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Tell the EPA: Ban This Toxic Brain-Harming Pesticide
Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticides, chlorpyrifos, brain disease, risks, prevention, protection, children, humans, healthcare, safety )

Sabine
- 17 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
You've probably never heard of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and that's a good thing. Home and garden use of chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because of clear evidence of its neurotoxicity in children. Reduced IQ and memory impairment are just...
The 10 Grossest Foods You Can Buy at the Ballpark
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, health, ethics, humans, illness, interesting, nutrition, risks, safety, study, warning, family )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - motherjones.com
Even the stadium food without bacteria might make you sick ~ especially those over-the-top pseudo-regional specialties! Here are 10 of the most stomach-turning (or, depending on your tastes, delectable) dishes on ballpark menus this year:
WHO Wants To Crack Down On Skewed Research That Hides Drug Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, pharmaceuticals, WHO )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the latest chapter in the controversy over pharmaceutical development and potential research bias, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on researchers to fully disclose the results of their clinical trials.
Tell Congress: No More Antibiotics on Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Factory Farming, Antibiotics in Agriculture, Antibiotic resistance, superbugs, Prevention and Control, healthy food, safety, protection, ethics, laws )

Sabine
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
More than two million Americans get sick every year from infections caused by dangerous antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Tragically, nearly 23,000 of those Americans die. The cause of these dangerous infections is clear: more than 80% of all antibiotics..
All Pregnant Women Deserve Access to Insurance Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, Pregnant women, Health insurance, health care, right to health care, health care system, safety, protection, society, ethics, politics )

Sabine
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The Affordable Care Act has made historic gains in women's access to health care coverage, but it has a major loophole that's denying insurance to some pregnant women. Unfortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services has decided not to fix it.
No Time to Mourn
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Israel, Palestine, death, occupation, uplifting, world, 'Gaza Community Mental Health Program', humans, safety, news, interesting, family, society, investigation, medicine )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - mondoweiss.net
I first saw the spanking new administrative buildings for the Gaza Community Mental Health Program in 2005; ten years later there is a rusty shabbiness to the exterior but the people working inside are energetic and spectacular.
Lobbyist Claims Monsanto Weed Killer Is Safe to Drink, Then Bolts When TV Host Offers Him a Glass ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: media, safety, research, risks, Monsanto's 'Roundup', humans, health, illness, interesting, news, cancer, disease, death )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
A controversial lobbyist who claimed that the chemical in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer was safe for humans refused to drink his own words when a French television journalist offered him a glass.
Local Hospitals Accused of Discrimination, Making Patients Feel 'Completely Powerless' Read More: Http://Www.Wjla.Com/Articles/
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, deaf, auxiliary aids, sign language, court records, environment, health, healthcare, humans, protection, safety, society )

Lone
- 24 days ago - wjla.com
Court records show that in the deaf and hard of hearing discrimination cases, patients werenâEUR(TM)t always given access to auxiliary aids and services, including sign language interpreters.
Slideshow: The Worst Shoes for Your Feet
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, fashion, foot pain, health, prevention, humans, news, interesting, safety, risks, research, warning, treatment, protection, men, exercise )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - webmd.com
Before you slip into those high-heeled sandals and sporty flats for spring, get the facts on which shoes can trigger toe, foot, and ankle pain.
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide.
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, Environmental Pollution, ecosystems, protection laws, Prevention of disease, risks, safety, politics )

Sabine
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Scientific evidence pointing to the dangers posed by Monsanto's widely used Roundup herbicide has been mounting for years, but a new report just out from the World Health Organization (WHO) may be the most damning yet.
Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, safety, Antibiotics in Agriculture )

Teresa
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in the amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
How to React to Common First Aid Problems.
Health & Wellness  (tags: quiz, first aid, knowlwdge, health, healthcare, humans, prevention, protection, safety, treatment )

Lone
- 28 days ago - ba-bamail.com
This quiz will test your knowledge and teach you some of the best ways to react when someone next to you needs some first aid.
A Person of Different Abilities Is a Person First
Health & Wellness  (tags: Down Syndrome, society, attitudes, Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, health, humans, protection, safety )

Lone
- 28 days ago - thestar.com
A mother of a young girl with Down syndrome reflects on societyâEUR(TM)s evolving attitudes over the last 50 years, and the work still to be done.
 

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