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PETITION - Stop Serving Known Carcinogenic Food to Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: carcinogenic food, children, school, toronto district school board. diet, food, health, protection )

- 46 days ago -
We are asking the Toronto District School Board to act on this knowledge responsibly, and in the best interest of the children by not allowing processed meat to be served at school.
Health & Wellness  (tags: SCHOOL, CANCEL, mumps, safety, students, disease, health, children, humans, illness )

- 190 days ago -
There is mumps going around CHAT, for the safety of all students, staff members, and faculty, it is in everyone's best interest for school to be cancelled for the duration of this issue.
Tell Congress: DonâEUR(TM)t Gut Healthful School Meals
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school, meals, lunch, food, nutrition, petitions )

- 1045 days ago -
For many children, especially those from low income families, school lunch is their only healthful meal of the day.
Teaching Does NOT Go Better With Coke ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: American Federation of Teachers, school, Coca cola, children, health, food )

- 1159 days ago -
As strong supporters of teachers and teachers' unions, we are distressed that the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is partnering with Coca-Cola.
Carey Mulligan Praises Brother After He Helps Reopen Afghanistan School Closed By Taliban
Health & Wellness  (tags: Afghanistan, school, Taliban, poisoned water )

- 1326 days ago -
Carey Mulligan has praised her brother after he raised money to reopen a girls' school in Afghanistan which had been shut down because the Taliban poisoned the water supply.
UN Warns Of Rapidly Unfolding Health Disaster In Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza, UN, health crisis, Operation Protective Edge, facilities on verge of collapse, bombed hospitals, clinics, school, infrastructure, crisis )

- 1419 days ago -
Weeks of war has left medical services and facilities in the Gaza Strip "on the verge of collapse," according to UN officials in the region who warned that a health disaster of widespread proportions is rapidly unfolding as the conflict grinds on.
ACTION ALERT: Kids Deserve Healthy Food at School! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school, health, health, nutrition, school lunches )

- 2439 days ago -
School provided lunches are a necessary aspect in lives of many children. While parents are given the choice to provide their kids with lunches or have their kids eat school provided meals, more and more parents do not have the luxury of choice
Free Lunches Vanish Amid Schools' Budget Woes
Health & Wellness  (tags: school lunch, school lunches, school lunch programs, government, US, USA, children, diet, food, health, nutrition, school, schools, hunger, hunger in America )

- 2914 days ago -
A new study by the Food Research and Action Center, a nonprofit advocacy group, has found that fewer kids were served free summer lunches in 2009 than in 2008, even as the impact of the recession left more school-age kids hungry.
50 Best Blogs for Midwives
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nursing, Midwives, School, Blogs, Training )

- 3004 days ago -
These blogs offer some great advice, perspectives and information for those who are currently working in the field and those who are still in nursing school or training to be a midwife.
Gender Identity Disorder Girl Allowed to Attend School As Boy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gender Identity Disorder, GID, school, uncomportable, gender, Kagoshima, Japan, public school, school uniform, sickness, Ministry of Education )

- 3036 days ago -
A teenager diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder (GID) has been allowed to attend her school as a boy from April. The 13-year-old, who has felt uncomfortable with her gender since around 2 years old, will attend her public junior high school in Kagoshim
Exploring Online Pharmacy Degrees
Health & Wellness  (tags: Online Pharmacy, Education, Nursing, School, Degrees )

- 3144 days ago -
Online pharmacy schools actually involve a higher degree of study since the students need to have the skills necessary to learn on their own through hands-on methods.
Boy, 9, Returns to School as a Girl
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, sex change operation, school )

- 3197 days ago -
The unidentified Year Five child left school as a boy and returned the next day as a girl, in female uniform with a ponytail tied in pink ribbon. The case comes after reports a 12-year-old boy had started secondary school as a girl.
School Nurses Understaffed, Overwhelmed
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Nurses, school, children, shortage, overworked, understaffed, illness, healthcare, protection, prevention )

- 3214 days ago -
(CBS) It's the beginning of a new school day in Ardmore, Oklahoma. But for school nurse Renita Dotson it's like every other day: busy.
Millions of Kids Begin Returning to Mexico Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Mexico, Swine Flu, School, children, prevention, protection, illness, disease, safety )

- 3333 days ago -
SAN MIGUEL TOPILEJO, Mexico - As if marshaling for war, Mexico's government mobilized thousands of education officials and parents across the country to swiftly disinfect schools and monitor millions of returning students for signs of swine flu.
First US Count Finds 1 in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child, vegetarian, kids, school, culture, interesting, family, ethics, society, research, treatment, study, food, family, disease, healthcare, prevention, humans )

- 3446 days ago -
All the time, my friends try to get me to eat meat and tell me how good it tastes and how much bigger I would be," said Silverman, who is 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. "But for me, there's no real temptation."

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