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Health & Wellness

Americans Are Huge: 5 Surprising Reasons Why We May Be Getting Fatter
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, obesity, AMericans, healthcare, disease, safety, risks, research, food, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 34 days ago - alternet.org
Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight.
'Cancer Eye' a Common Reason for USDA Condemnations
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rancho Feeding Slaughterhouse, USDA, sick cows, eye cancer, safety, research, society, protection, investigation, health, government, food, ethics )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
If media reports prove to be true, the U.S. Department of Agriculture shut down the Rancho Feeding slaughterhouse in northern California because the facility was processing cows with eye cancer.
Syringe Filled With Tiny Sponges Seals Gunshot Wounds in 15 Seconds Flat
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, investigation, prevention, protection, research, treatment )

Frans
- 41 days ago - industrytap.com
Gunshot wounds are one of the most traumatic injuries. Emergency treatment of these wounds can seem as brutal as the injury itself. The only way to stop a bleeding wound is by stuffing gauze into the wound, sometimes as deep as four to five inches ...
Scientists: Test West Coast for Fukushima Radiation
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, scientists, research, Fukushima, radiation, U.S West Coast, risks, protection, humans, environment, health, investigation, warning, society )

Carrie
- 41 days ago - usatoday.com
Very low levels of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster likely will reach ocean waters along the U.S. West Coast next month, scientists are reporting.
Why We Hold Grudges About Little Injuries But Forgive Big Ones
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, research, mental health, grudges, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, study, society )

Carrie
- 41 days ago - io9.com
Why do people forgive the guy who burned their house down, but still hate that one relative who had a nasty tone while thanking them for a birthday present? Here's why we nurse grudges about small things, but forgive the big ones.
Coming Soon to a Pharmacy Near You: Marijuana?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, mecial marijuana, protection, safety, research, prevention )

Cal
- 45 days ago - takepart.com
The first medicine developed straight from pot plants is poised for FDA approval. What would that mean for medical cannabis, legalization, and patients in need?
Half of US Tap Water Found to Contain Live Bacterium That Can Cause Legionnaires' Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: water contamination, legionnaire's disease, L. pneumophila, health, research, risks )

Nancy
- 45 days ago - naturalnews.com
At the same time, Legionnaires' disease is said to only be contracted through airborne exposure, which means that drinking contaminated water is not necessarily an issue. However, breathing in the vapors of contaminated water during a hot shower...
The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics --By Mariah Blake
Health & Wellness  (tags: estrogens, toxins, plastics, research, phthalates, bisphenol S (BPS), Whole Foods, tritan, Eastman, health, disease, risks )

Nancy
- 48 days ago - motherjones.com
Despite its "oh shit" findings, by 2010 Eastman began to produce marketing materials claiming that Tritan was free of all synthetic estrogens. One section of its website featured the tagline "Safety is our key ingredient" along with photos of smiling...
Mystery Polio-Like Virus Paralyzes Children in California
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, polio like virus, children, paralysis, research, warning, news, medicine, health, disease, illness )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - mag.newsweek.com
Between August 2012 and July 2013, sudden paralysis beset five children in California: Sofia and four others who fared even worse - one child lost control of all four limbs.
It Doesn't Take Much Sugar for It to Wreak Havoc on Your Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: sugar consumption, report, healthcare, health, illness, diet, protection, prevention, research )

Cal
- 54 days ago - alternet.org
At least a can of soda per day is safe, right? Nope, much much less, according to the World Health Organization.
Whole Foods: America's Temple of Pseudoscience
Health & Wellness  (tags: Whole Foods, Pseudoscience, health, research, society, diet, interesting, humans, food, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, study )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Americans get riled up about creationists and climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods. It's all pseudoscience--so why are some kinds of pseudoscience more equal than others?
TELL GENERAL MILLS' CHAIRMAN: REMOVE GMOS FROM ALL CEREALS -- NOT JUST CHEERIOS *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, children, family, food, government, health, humans, illness, nutrition, research, safety, science, study )

Frans
- 58 days ago - credomobilize.com
People have the right to know that their food is safe, especially when it comes to children's breakfast cereals. Removing GMO ingredients from Cheerios was a great first step, but it doesn't go far enough. Publicly announce an aggressive timeline for...
Change Insurance Guidelines to Cover ALL Preventative Methods for Diagnosed Cancer Patients *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, ethics, family, government, healthcare, interesting, illness, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment )

Frans
- 62 days ago - change.org
Sonja Wagner, a 24 year old, three time cancer survivor, has been denied insurance coverage for a PET scan that can accurately locate any potential malignant tumor growth. During remission, Sonja goes in for regular scans to keep an eye on any new ...
How Poverty Burdens the Brain [ Infographic ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, family, food, government, health, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment )

Frans
- 64 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
The poor often behave in less capable ways, which can further perpetuate poverty. The theory is that poverty reduces cognitive capacity because poverty-related concerns consume mental resources, leaving less for other tasks....
 

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