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STOP POISONING OUR KIDS! -Tell the Nation's Top Ten Retailers to Get Tough on Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products! PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, kids, health, risk, humans, hazardous, children, disease, cancer, babies, illness, prevention )

Julie
- 436 days ago - mindthestore.saferchemicals.org
Walmart, Gap, Gymboree, Hallmark and H & M are just some of the companies who admit they use these chemicals in various products marketed specifically to children and adolescents.
Health Risk Linked to Early Birth
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risk, linked to, early, birth )

Agnes
- 877 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Babies born just a few weeks early have a slightly higher risk of health problems in infancy, research suggests. Doctors said their work challenged widely held views that babies born after 37 weeks had similar long-term outcomes to those born at full term
Loss of Loved One Ups Heart Attack Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, Loss, of, loved, one, ups, heart, attack, risk )

Agnes
- 915 days ago - topnews.in
Washington, Jan 10 : Heart attack risk rises by approximately 21 times in the first 24 hours after losing a loved one, researchers say.
Study Finds ASA Can Cut Risk of Colon Cancer in Some
Health & Wellness  (tags: Study, finds, ASA, can, cut, risk, of, colon, cancer, in, some )

Agnes
- 1003 days ago - ctv.ca
Acetylsalicylic acid, the little white pill often sold as Aspirin, has long been more than just a pain reliever. It's already known to help prevent blood clots, strokes and heart attacks. Now, research finds it might also prevent colon cancer in those
Yearly Mammograms Increase False Alarm Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Yearly, mammograms, increase, false, alarm, risk )

Agnes
- 1015 days ago - cbc.ca
More than half of the women who have annual mammograms starting at age 40 will be called back for more testing because of false positives, a new U.S. study suggests.
Thousands of Patients Exposed to Infection Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Thousands, of, patients, exposed, to, infection, risk )

Agnes
- 1017 days ago - torontosun.com
Thousands of patients have been put at risk of hepatitis or HIV infection by an outpatient facility using dirty lab materials, the city announced Saturday. Ottawa Public Health will be contacting nearly 7,000 people who were treated facility letting
Common Medicines for Elderly Linked to Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: Common medicines, death, risk, heart disease, elderly depression, brain function )

Nancy
- 1131 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Commonly used drugs - for conditions such as heart disease, depression and allergies - have been linked to a greater risk of death and declining brain function by UK researchers.
BURUNDI: Displaced Women in Bujumbura Risk HIV Rather Than Hunger
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, HIV / AIDS, risk, hunger, Burundi, Africa, sex for money, unprotected, women, poverty, gender, food security, IDPs, displaced, desperate, conflict )

Naoko
- 1188 days ago - plusnews.org
Desperate dn displaced, some Burundian women will do anything, including have unprotected sex for money, to escape the dreadful living conditions in the Bujumbura suburb of Sabe, where more than 480 families of IDPs have lived for several years.
Fetal Surgery Takes a Huge Step Forward in Treating Children With Spina Bifida
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fetal Surgery, Children, Spina Bifida, Risk, Health )

Nancy
- 1265 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Performing delicate surgery in the womb, months before birth, can substantially improve outcomes for children with a common, disabling birth defect of the spine.
Malaria Risk Warning to Last-Minute Holidaymakers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Malaria, Health, Risk, Warning, Medical Advice )

Nancy
- 1287 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Travel websites offering late deals to destinations where malaria is a risk should carry clear warnings, say experts.
Breast Cancer Risk and Lifestyle Choices
Health & Wellness  (tags: Breast Cancer, lifestyle, risk )

Tarequl
- 1292 days ago - daily-sun.com
Research shows that certain lifestyle choices can have an influence on whether you develop breast cancer:
Epilepsy Drugs Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Adults
Health & Wellness  (tags: Epilepsy Drugs, Risk, Older Adults, Research, Chronic neurological disorder )

Nancy
- 1294 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
The chronic neurological disorder Epilepsy that is found in most of the young children, the drugs prescribed for the disease can increase the bone fracture risk in older adults, claims a new study.
Painkillers 'Risky in Pregnancy'
Health & Wellness  (tags: painkiller, paracetamol, pregnancy, health, risk, baby )

Sophie
- 1358 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Prolonged use of paracetamol and other painkillers during pregnancy may pose a health risk to baby boys, warn experts.
Vitamin E Linked to Increased Risk of Some Strokes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vitamin E, health, strokes, risk, prevention, treatment, research )

Nancy
- 1362 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Taking vitamin E could slightly increase the risk of a particular type of stroke, a study says.
Are YOUR Pills Dangerous? Overprescribing Is So Rife That Millions of Us Are Given Drugs We Don't Even Need, Worse, They Put You
Health & Wellness  (tags: pills, drugs, health, risk )

Anna
- 1365 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
When your doctor prescribes a drug it means you really need it, right? Wrong! In fact, every year, millions of Britons are given medicine that's completely unnecessary or inappropriate.Quite apart from the huge waste this ­represents for the NHS .........
 

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