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Health & Wellness

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
- 64 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
- 66 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.
Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz May Have Hidden Illness From Employers ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, mental illness, depression, 'Germanwings' co-pilot, health, humans, investigation, interesting, treatment, society, death, suicide, murder, news )

Carrie
- 67 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said.
Cancer Experts Are Finally Feeling Optimistic ~ Here's Why ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, 'The Emperor of All Malaies', PBS, health, disease, research, prevention, protection, humans, interesting, medicine, news, treatment, illness, society, study, science )

Carrie
- 68 days ago - motherjones.com
In Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a three-part documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns and set to air on PBS from March 30 -April 1, director Barak Goodman delivers a sweeping, and fascinating, and tear-jerking, and horrifying, history of ...
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
- 69 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.
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
- 73 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.
Third-Degree Burn. McDonald's "Treatment"? MUSTARD. PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, news, interesting, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, prevention, protection, treatment, health, food )

Robert
- 75 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Four out of five fast food workers have been burned on the jobâEUR"most repeatedly, many badly. To make matters worse, many fast food restaurants donâEUR(TM)t even have a properly-equipped and accessible first aid kit
Fukushima Radiation Found in Sample of Green Tea From Japan
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, world, Fukushima, radiation, green tea, risks, safety, research, society, illness, food, health, diet, disease, cancer, children, environment, ethics, government, medicine, news, protection, humans )

Carrie
- 78 days ago - ecowatch.com
Four years after the multiple explosions and melt-downs at Fukushima, it seems the scary stories have only just begun to surface. Given that Japan's authoritarian regime of Shinzo Abe has cracked down on the information flow from Fukushima with ...
Here's The Michelle Obama-Ellen DeGeneres Dance Party You Wish You Were Invited To ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, culture, celebrity, First Lady Michelle Obama, 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', children, #GimmeFive Dance, fitness, exercise, health, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In a sneak-peek clip released Friday of Obama's upcoming appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show,' the first lady challenged the talk show host to perform the #GimmeFive dance with her and some of the cast from 'So You Think You Can Dance.'
Things We Want To Try: Coffee Leaf Tea
Health & Wellness  (tags: Coffee Leaf Tea, diet, health, interesting, antioxidants benefits, society, Africa, Ethiopia, news, research, environment )

Carrie
- 84 days ago - modernfarmer.com
A tea (well, technically a tisane) made from the leaves of the coffee bush have been drunk in parts of Africa for centuries. Yet even in the most coffee-crazed cities in North America, we've never seen the beverage before. So what is it, and could it ...
How Deep Brain Stimulation Helped One Woman Fight Anorexia
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain stimulation, anorexia, Pioneering, toronto, disease, food, health, healthcare, humans, illness, news, research, society, treatment )

Lone
- 85 days ago - thestar.com
In a pioneering Toronto study, neurosurgeon Dr. Andrex Lozano is using deep brain stimulation, or DBS, to treat people with anorexia nervosa.
How Is Polio Still A Thing?
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, vaccination campaign, Pakistan, CIA, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, research, health, society, humans, illness, interesting, government, ethics, medicine, protection, disease )

Carrie
- 87 days ago - medium.com
We're so close to eradicating it, but here's the block: Superstition, suspicion, and the C.I.A.
Urge Washington Health Services To Support Stanwood Horse Therapy For Disabled!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Disabled adults and children, horse therapy, Social Security Disability, AlternativeMed, prevention, funding, healthcare, society )

Sabine
- 91 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign and share this petition nationwide as we encourage the Washington State Department of Social Health Services along with other state and local organizations for the disabled to fund the Stanwood horse therapy ranch...
Demand Better Regulation of Imported Foods to Prevent Future Outbreaks of Foodborne Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: poison in our food, imporrted foods, healthcare, disease, dishonesty, business, law, politics, society, risks, safety, prevention, protection )

Sabine
- 91 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A mass hepatitis A breakout in Australia due to infected frozen berries from China has seen calls for better regulations for imported foods. However, Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, has argued that it is the responsibility...

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