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Zika Virus in NYC: CDC Records First Female-to-Male Transmission
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, virus, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, exercise, family, health, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, women )

Frank
- 8 days ago - patch.com
The CDC has previously only recorded transmissions from males to females.
Texas Teen Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, babies, death, disease, environment, exercise, family, water, swimming, news, nutrition, protection, research, prevention, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, medicine )

Frank
- 8 days ago - patch.com
He's the second Houston teen in less than a year to die from infection resulting from the killer amoeba, but there are preventive measures.
Why Your Bottled Water Contains Four Different Ingredients
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, ethics, food, interesting, treatment, health, safety )

Beryl
- 10 days ago - time.com
Water you buy in the store is not just hydrogen and oxygen. Here's why food producers add all those extra ingredients. Bottled water is not pure either. but you shouldn't buy plastic anyway.~~Drink tap water!
Practically All the Least Healthy Foods Have This One Thing in Common
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, farming, food, health, government, nutrition, safety, subsidies )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - motherjones.com
This summer, the Midwest's farmers are doing what they do every year, only more so: tending massive plantings of corn and soybeans. This year's corn crop covers 94.1 million acres, a land mass nearly equal in size to California. Soybeans cover 83...
Deaf Children in Danger *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, ethics, family, healthcare, humans, investigation, protection, risks, safety, society, study )

Frans
- 18 days ago - mesopinions.com
The CELEM, school for deaf children - may be on the street in September 2016 - or in new nonconforming local safety standards ...
San Francisco Will Ban All Polystyrene Products By 2017
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment )

Frans
- 21 days ago - futurism.com
Next year, styrofoam will be a thing of the past in San Francisco. Local council has just unanimously voted to ban the sale of polystyrene products âEUR" also commonly called styrofoam âEUR" by 2017...
Open Letter From Senator Bernie Sanders : I Will Do Everything I Can to Defeat This Terrible GMO Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: bernie sanders, gmo labeling, humans, risks, safety, science, ethics, food, government )

Beryl
- 23 days ago - occupyliberals.com
People have a right to know what is in the food they and their children eat. That is why 64 countries around the world have passed GMO labeling laws. That is why the states of Vermont, Connecticut, Maine and Alaska have passed legislation to mandate...
324 Cases of Zika Virus Found in New York State
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, zika virus, health, environment, disease, family, children, healthcare, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, women )

Frank
- 23 days ago - nydailynews.com
New York's Health Department says it has identified 324 cases of Zika, all associated with travel to areas where mosquitoes are known to transmit it.
More Than 100 Nobel Laureates Demand Greenpeace End Anti-GMO Crusade
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo's, greenpeace, nobel laureates, toxins, golden rice, health, safety, prevention, food )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Greenpeace have also claimed that Golden Rice would not work; that it would not deliver enough vitamin A to be effective, or that it would produce so much as to be dangerous."
Sign the Petition to Your Representative: Support the WATER Act! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, ethics, family, government, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety )

Frans
- 25 days ago - signforgood.com
Clean drinking water is a human right, and people should not have to worry about whether their water is safe to drink. But U.S. pipes are getting old âEUR" some are as old as Ford's first Model T car. And too many are still made of lead....
Don't Let Monsanto & Corrupt Corporate Organic Kill GMO Labeling *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, environment, ethics, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, science, safety, society, study, warning )

Frans
- 25 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Right now weâEUR(TM)re being betrayed in Washington D.C. by a group of donation-hungry Senators and a handful of corrupt corporate organic companies that have just brokered an outrageous deal behind our backs in an effort to kill mandatory GMO labeling....
Discourage The Spread Of AIDS With Family Planning Resources
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, safety, prevention, protection, humans, health )

Elaine
- 27 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Provide family planning tools to women in sub-Saharan Africa and help them take charge of their own lives
Join Coldplay, Global Citizen & CHIME FOR CHANGE to Call on the Netherlands to Deliver on Sanitation
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, disease, environment, humans, health, risks, safety, sanitation )

Beryl
- 27 days ago - globalcitizen.org
There is a water and sanitation crisis, affecting billions of people. 946 million people live without basic resources like toilets. Women and girls must walk a long way risking their lives to access a toilet. Menstruation forces them to miss school.
Phase Out Aspartame in Diet Soft Drinks
Health & Wellness  (tags: soft drinks, aspartame, research?, dangerous, harmful, diet, disease, cancer, safety, risks )

Ivana
- 31 days ago - forcechange.com
Even if it's not as dangerous as some claim it is,it's far from harmless.People with certain conditions,such as phenylketonuria or clinical depression,have reported that consumption of aspartame has made their condition worse,or had an adverse effect..
Girl Killed By Illegal Female Genital Mutilation Deserves Justice
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, dead girl, illegal, justice, protection, risks, safety, women, investigation, ethics )

Ivana
- 32 days ago - forcechange.com
An Egyptian girl (17) has become the latest victim of a dangerous tradition after she died while undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital.Those responsible for this needless and tragic death must be held accountable
 

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