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Financial Despair, Addiction and the Rise of Suicide in White America
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, safety, politics, rights, culture, family, ethics, death, violence, health, education, usa, war, risks, research, disease, illness )

- 3 days ago -
The death rate for white Americans aged 45 to 54 has risen sharply since 1999, but Montana officials wrestle to explain why the state has the highest rate of suicide in the US at nearly twice the national average - and it's rising
PETITION - Increase Medical Research to Decrease Stillbirths
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, Pregnant women, stillbirth, medical research, Prevention and Control, proper treatments, proper care, risks, safety, responsible behaviour, protection )

- 4 days ago -
The U.S. has a very high rate of stillbirths every year, and this rate has hardly declined at all over the past 15 years. A huge part of this continuously high rate of stillbirths over the years is a lack of research on the subject. With 22,750...
A Danger Lurks Behind the BPA-Free Label
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, protection, research, risks, safety, warning, babies, food )

- 7 days ago -
But BPAâEUR(TM)s supposedly benign replacement, Bisphenol S, may not be so safe, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Endocrinology.
PETITION - Help End HIV Epidemic With Better Education
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV infections, health care, education, cultural practices, Hygiene Practice, Preventive care, risks, safety, protection )

- 11 days ago -
The Maya people are at a greater risk of HIV for a variety of reasons-a lack of education, different cultural practices, rising migration, and a history of poverty all contribute. Migrants are three times more likely to get HIV. The state is also...
PETITION - Prevent Overprescription of Opiod Painkillers
Health & Wellness  (tags: medical treatments, opioid painkillers, prescription drug abuse, prevention of addiction, responsible behaviour, overdosing, risks, safety, protection )

- 11 days ago -
Addiction to opiates and overdoses resulting from opiod use are on the rise in the U.S., with many of these addictions stemming from the use of prescription painkillers. In 2013, 1.9 million Americans suffered from substance abuse related to opiod...
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, children, family, health, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, risks, treatment, warning, study )

- 11 days ago -
British biotech company Oxitec wants to conduite year experiment in the Florida Keys, using Genetically modified (GMO) mosquitoes Meant to Decrease the disease-carrying mosquito population. HOWEVER, There Are Concerns That icts experimenting elsewhere,
Petition: FDA, Delay U.S. GMO Mosquito Experiment, Possibly Linked to Zika Outbreak in Brazil
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika virus, mosquito controlling, GMO Mosquitoes, Tiger Mosquito, disease-carrying animals, Prevention of disease, stronger controls, responsibility, health care, risks, safety standard, protection )

- 12 days ago -
British biotech company Oxitec wants to conduct an experiment in the Florida Keys, using genetically modified (GMO) mosquitoes meant to decrease the disease-carrying mosquito population. However, there are concerns that its experimenting elsewhere,...
Petition: Big Pharma Needs to Stop Making Drug Commercials
Health & Wellness  (tags: big business, drug companies, unsafe drugs, synthetic drugs, natural medicine, Alternative Therapy, cost of medical care, Big Pharma and lifelong disease, Health care costs, Prevention and Treatment, safety, risks, politics )

- 12 days ago -
We the people of the United States and as well as in other countries need to be protected against big business and drug companies that are peddling unsafe synthetic drugs to people. Natural medicine is the only medicine. Doctors are not even taught...
PETITION - Don't Limit Women's Access to Abortion Services
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, abortion rights, assessability, women's rights, safety, risks, Family Planning, planned parenthood, prevention, protection, proper treatments )

- 17 days ago -
Over the past few years, 14 states have passed laws that limit the abortion services available to women within their borders. This March, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that will determine the constitutionality of such state laws, resulting...
PETITION - Stop Overworking Nurses
Health & Wellness  (tags: nurses employment, overwork, proper health treatment, working conditions, responsibility, exploitation, quality of health care, risks, safety, Prevention and Control, protection )

- 17 days ago -
In any given shift, a licensed practical nurse may be responsible for as many as 8 to 10 patients. This includes taking blood, administering medicines, attending to hygiene, and other problems the patient may have.
Say No to GMO Frankenfries ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo potatoes, FDA, health, warning, risks, food, EPA )

- 24 days ago -
The FDAâEUR(TM)s decision means that the Idaho company responsible for the new GMO potato, J.R. Simplot, will be able to bring the product to market next year, assuming it gets final approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Tell The VA: Take Care Of Women Veterans Too!
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, humans, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, risks, treatment, women )

- 29 days ago -
Today, 15 percent of the United States' veterans are women. As service members, they are, in theory, entitled to the same benefits as their male counterparts, but in practice, this is far from true because VA hospitals are critically understaffed
PETITION - Increase Early Treatment of Eating Disorders
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, eating disorders, psychological problems, mental disorders, hospitalization, recovery, risks, early treatment, proper health treatment, responsibility, prevention, protection )

- 30 days ago -
Eating disorders are dangerous psychological diseases, as is evidenced by the fact that they have the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder. A report published by The American Academy of Pediatrics found that hospitalizations for children 12...

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