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9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, risks, safety, treatment, health, disease, research, protection, medicine, news, illness, death )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. And the troubling news continues with the recent report that the head doctor treating patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone
World AIDS Forum Opens With Tribute for Plane Dead
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Aids forum, Malaysian Airliner, scientists, death, sadness, research, health, humans, disease, safety, science )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
A six-day world forum on AIDS got under way on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and fresh vows to crush a disease that has claimed twice as many lives as World War I.
How Do You Pay for a Drug That Costs $84,000?
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, treatment, Sovaldi, costs, healthcare, ethics, government, drugs, investigation, research )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Since Gilead Sciences unveiled Sovaldi more than six months ago, its $84,000 price tag has ignited a conversation in the health policy world about how to make life-saving medicines more affordable without hurting drugmakers' incentives to develop the...
New Immunotherapy Procedure That Kills Cancer in Dogs Could Help Save Human Lives, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, dogs, cats, humans, pets, immunotherapy, disease, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 14 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Our pets are like family members, so when they get sick, we want to get them the best treatment possible. But when dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer, about half of them have their lives shortened.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, pathogens, air travel, prevention, protection, research, risks, disease, health, interesting )

Cal
- 14 days ago - npr.org
How easily do bacteria and viruses spread on commercial jets? And is there anything we can do to cut our risk?
How to Poison Proof Your Kitchen
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, suffering, dogs, cats, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, GoodNews, conservation, rescued, pets, habitat, treatment, research, risks, safety, prevention, protection, interesting, health, healthcare, medicine, illness, children, family, dr )

Kelly
- 16 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
It's amazing (yet scary) how many common food items in our kitchen are poisonous to our pets! Some of these food items, while safe to you, may cause serious problems if ingested by our dogs and cats.
Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated
Health & Wellness  (tags: Immigrant children, Texas children, immunizations, disease, health, children, protection, interesting, news, research )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - texasobserver.org
Central American Governments concerned about health, and good parents investing in their kids, have made Central American kids better-vaccinated than Texan kids.
Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, science, research, stress, Body-Mind-Spirit, health )

Cal
- 20 days ago - npr.org
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it -- and the bad things that result. But if you ask a biologist, you'll hear that stress can be good.
Washington State Pot Scare & the Rise of GMO Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Cannabidiol, CBD, ArisiTol, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, drugs, government, health, medicine, news, protection, research )

David
- 22 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
By only approving 0.03% applicants of marijuana growers and retailers may have ulterior motive - the pave the way for the need for genetically modified marijuana to be provided by the Bio Tech industry; specifically Monsanto - Now we've found them in Colo
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 24 days ago - alternet.org
... you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years. The ads, ... have done two amazing things. They have made drugs like Claritin, Lipitor and the "Purple Pill" financial blockbusters--and ... "sold" the conditions behind them.
Anti-Vaxx Insanity: New Study Highlights the Dangers of Science Denialism
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, science denial, vaccinations, family, ethics, illness, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, study, medicine, health, warning )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - alternet.org
We are breaking a new record in the U.S., and it is not one we want to break: According to the CDC, measles cases are at a 20-year high. As of May 23, more than 288 cases have been reported this year.
WHO and WAHO: Stop the Spread of Ebola in West Africa! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 27 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The largest outbreak ever of hemorrhagic fever Ebola is spreading through West Africa, and it's spreading "totally out of control." Victims across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are suffering eye and genital swelling, skin boils ...
Study Finds Vaccine Side Effects Extremely Rare
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, family, disease, vaccines, research, safety, study, risks, protection, prevention, illness, health )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - usatoday.com
The analysis comes as many vaccine-preventable diseases are making a comeback, often in communities with low vaccination rates. At least 539 people across 20 states have been infected with measles this year, according to the CDC.
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 33 days ago - cbsnews.com
Some vets with PTSD swear by it, but because marijuana is still considered a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, there has been very little research into the effects of pot and post-traumatic stress disorder
Ticks Packing More Than One Disease in Single Bite
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, prevention, research, warning, ticks )

Giana
- 34 days ago - news.discovery.com
Some ticks are nearly twice as likely than previously expected to carry not only the Lyme disease bacterium but also the organism that causes babesiosis, according to findings from a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
 

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