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5 Modern Diseases Grown By Factory Farming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, humans, illness, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, e coli, salmonella, mad cow, sick, sickness, CAFO, factory farms, animals, greed, MRSA, Obesity, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Pork, Beef )

- 746 days ago -
Industrial agriculture is making us sick. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), nutritional scientists, and medical professionals warn against the health risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)...
Study Paints Picture of Aging, Homeless Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, homelessness, more vets homeless, sick, poverty, VA's Healthcare for Homeless Veterans, male/female veterans )

- 1395 days ago -
Veterans are significantly more likely to be homeless than civilian adults, and these homeless vets are getting steadily older and sicker, researchers reported on Friday.
Can Your Toothbrush Make You Sick?
Health & Wellness  (tags: toothbrush, sick, health )

- 2034 days ago -
According to scientists at England University of Manchester, there are more than one hundred million bacteria living in your uncovered toothbrush, including staphylococci which causes skin rashes and E. coli which causes diarrhea.
Packing a Heavier Warning
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, cigarette smoking, warnings, prevention, sick )

- 2304 days ago -
Imagine gruesome color photographs showing a mouth riddled with cancer, lungs blackened, a foot rotten with gangrene. If the images sound sickening, well, that's the point.
Sign Petition: Downed Animal Protection - No Downers Campaign
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, downers, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, livestock, sick, injured, cruelty, suffering, protection, usda, risks, safety, prevention, health, disease, humans, food )

- 2347 days ago -
The USDA banned downed cattle from being slaughtered and entering the human food supply. While this step is a milestone in efforts to protect those animals too sick and injured to walk, or even stand, protections need to be expanded to all species.
Meat Packer Admits Slaughter of Sick Cows
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cows, sick, meat recall, protection, humans, disease, food, risks, safety, warning )

- 2813 days ago -
The president of a slaughterhouse at the heart of the largest-ever meat recall denied under oath on Wednesday, but then grudgingly admitted, that his company had apparently introduced sick cows into the hamburger supply.
Father Beats Newborn to Death Because He Wanted a Son and Not a Daughter
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, child abuse, murder, fathers, florida, sick, insane, mentally ill )

- 2873 days ago -
A Winter Haven man was charged with murder, accused of fatally beating his 4-month-old daughter because he wanted a son, authorities said. Marcos Gomez-Romero, 28, told investigators that he beat Ariana Rodriguez Romero to death.
Vomiting Bug 'Hits Three Million'
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctor, norovirus, vomiting, stomach bug, england, uk, wales, britain, sick, illness, serious, diarrhoea )

- 2874 days ago -
Almost three million people have been affected by the norovirus stomach bug so far this winter, figures suggest. Doctors advise people to stay at home for 48 hours after symptoms have gone to cut the risk of the bug spreading.
Bindeez Recall Spreads Worldwide, Two Kids Fall Ill - VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, toy, bindeez, children, sick, GHB or FANTASY DRUG, china again, banned, poisoned )

- 2938 days ago -
AUTHORITIES around the world have begun recalling Bindeez toys following two cases in which children in North America fell into comas after eating the Chinese-made beads.
Date Rape Drug in Bead Toy
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, toy, bindeez, banned, children, sick, poisoned, toy of the year, risks, date rape drug GHB, children hospitalized, butanediol, recalled, made in HONG KONG )

- 2940 days ago -
THE Australian toy of the year, Bindeez, has been withdrawn after a warning that the date rape drug GHB may have been "deliberately" put into the product.
New Ebola Case In DR Congo
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, virus, outbreak, no cure, disease, Congo, world, deaths, sick, sickness )

- 2974 days ago -
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has confirmed a fresh case of the Ebola virus. Copyright (c) 2007 BBC

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