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Health & Wellness

EBOLA Virus Definition
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, family, health, humans, investigation, protection, research, society, warning )

Frans
- 3 hours ago - medterms.com
Ebola virus: A notoriously deadly virus that causes fearsome symptoms, the most prominent being high fever and massive internal bleeding. Ebola virus kills as many as 90% of the people it infects. It is one of the viruses that is capable of causing...
EBOLA Outbreak Explained in 60 Seconds ** Video **
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, health, humans, illness, investigation, protection, research, risks, safety, society, warning )

Frans
- 4 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The deadly Ebola outbreak, which started in Guinea, has now spread to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria claiming 670 lives so far....
Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
Subway Fires Worker Forced By Manager to Serve Food While Vomiting From Stomach Virus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Subway, health, food, risks, safety, society, news, ethics, illness, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
A Subway employee in Freeport,Texas claims she was fired after she became so ill that sympathetic workers at a nearby restaurant called 911 to care for her."I was going back and forth to the bathroom, puking my guts out," Taft said.Her manager ordered her
New Immunotherapy Procedure That Kills Cancer in Dogs Could Help Save Human Lives, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, dogs, cats, humans, pets, immunotherapy, disease, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 16 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Our pets are like family members, so when they get sick, we want to get them the best treatment possible. But when dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer, about half of them have their lives shortened.
Kansas Girl Dies From 'One in a Billion' Infection By 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Water Skiing (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), humans, health, risks, safety, illness, news, medicine, death, study, society )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - rawstory.com
Hally "Bug" Yust died Wednesday, and officials from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed that one person in Johnson County died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by Naegleria fowleri.
Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, science, research, stress, Body-Mind-Spirit, health )

Cal
- 22 days ago - npr.org
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it -- and the bad things that result. But if you ask a biologist, you'll hear that stress can be good.
Michelle Obama Fights GOP On School Lunch Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michelle Obama, childhood obesity, school lunches, children, republicans, diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, protection, society, exercise, ethics, illness, interesting, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."
Walgreens: Stand With Us & Stay in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: Taxes, usa, society, money, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, business, americans, abuse, economy, finance, humans, safety, rights, interesting, law, news, health, government )

Robert
- 26 days ago - credomobilize.com
a fancy gimmick called "tax inversion" could allow Walgreens to continue cashing in on U.S. profits, while dodging an estimated $4 billion in taxes over the next five years. The majority of the company's $72 billion in sales last year were made in the Un
WHO and WAHO: Stop the Spread of Ebola in West Africa! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 28 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The largest outbreak ever of hemorrhagic fever Ebola is spreading through West Africa, and it's spreading "totally out of control." Victims across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are suffering eye and genital swelling, skin boils ...
WATCH: John Oliver's Latest Epic Rant Hilariously Nails Dr. Oz and the Supplement Industry (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: John Oliver, Dr. Oz, health, dietary supplements, humans, ethics, interesting, risks, safety, research, society )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - alternet.org
Oliver's Sunday night rant about the dietary supplement industry, clocking in at 16:25 minutes, was quite possibly his most epic rant yet. It started with Oz, ("Name me one case where a man named Oz claimed mystical powers and led people astray,") and...
Heroin Epidemic Takes Hold of People--and Politics--in India's Punjab State
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthcare, illness, health, humans, society, prevention, protection, government )

Cal
- 49 days ago - globalpost.com
A widespread problem, with official estimates that more than 50 percent of youth are using drugs, is finally triggering government action.
It's Time to Stand Up for Women and Girls. PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, society, safety, sadness, politics, rights, interesting, law, news, humans, government, ethics, crime, culture, death, education, children, prevention, protection, risks, science, treatment )

Robert
- 57 days ago - pathfinder.org
Every day, billions of women and girls are denied their human rights. They pay the price with their health, future, and lives. That stops today. Building a brighter tomorrow starts with doing more for the world's women and girls today. It requires change
NYC Uses Yelp Reviews to Track Foodborne Illnesses
Health & Wellness  (tags: YELP, NYC, food borne illness, protection, prevention, society, safety, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 64 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Last September, Food Safety News reported on Yelp's efforts to start posting health grades on its restaurant pages. Now health officials are experimenting with using Yelp reviews to track down foodborne illness outbreaks.
Uruguay: Marijuana Will Be Sold Tax-Free To Undercut Drug Smugglers
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, ethics, government, health, humans, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, Uruguay )

Kit
- 71 days ago - hemp.org
Marijuana production and sales will be exempt from taxes in Uruguay, according to government consultants who said the move is to ensure prices remain low enough to undercut competition from the black market.
 

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