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The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical, mistakes, errors, third, leading, cause, death, US, medical, journal, BMJ )

Sam
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published in the medical journal BMJ.
Tell Congress: I Stand With Planned Parenthood! (PLEASE SIGN)
Health & Wellness  (tags: planned parenthood, US, health, rights, Congress, GOP, electioneering, attack, petition )

Evelyn
- 228 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Planned Parenthood is under attack and needs your urgent help. This is part of a systematic effort to destroy the venerable institution that serves 2.7 million women and men annually - with false claims and a misleadingly edited video.
These Are America's 10 Most Polluted Cities
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, cities, pollution, bad for your health )

Dave
- 368 days ago - time.com
sad and unhealthy....................hope you don't live in one
Rare Pneumonic Plague Outbreak Tied to Colorado ManâEUR(TM)s Dog
Health & Wellness  (tags: pneumonic plague, outbreak, colorado, pet dog, US, health, humans, illness )

Lone
- 368 days ago - thestar.com
A pet dog was responsible for the largest U.S. outbreak of pneumonic plague in 90 years, the first known North American case of canine-to-human transmission of the rare disease, public health officials say.
Trains Carrying Oil Are ExplodingâEUR"Find Out If You Live in a Blast Zone
Health & Wellness  (tags: oil trains, blast zones, US, danger will robinson, environment, ecosystems, wildlife, safety, health )

Nancy
- 437 days ago - takepart.com
The question is, how close do you live to a potential oil train blast zone? Link to input your address is above the map...I'm just a few miles from 2 possibilities.
NYT Op Ed: How to Defeat Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: workld, Ebola, outbreak, virus, West Africa, US, health care delivery, source )

Evelyn
- 560 days ago - nytimes.com
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. So let's calm down and get to work protecting America from Ebola by stopping this disaster at its source.
Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 564 days ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 620 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of The Ebola Virus Spreading In The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Ebola virus, CDC, treatment, containment, disease, medicine, risks, safety, humans, news, interesting, society )

Carrie
- 641 days ago - foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com
Ebola is deadly and can spread person-to-person, but with the precise infection prevention measures that will be in place with the CDC, the spread of the virus in America is extremely unlikely. I think that fear is unwarranted and here's why.
CDC Confirms First Case of MERS in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, US, world, Middle East, MERS virus, health, humans, illness, warning, risks, research )

Carrie
- 734 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious Middle East virus. The man fell ill after arriving in the U.S. last week from Saudi Arabia where he was a health care worker.
FDA Releases Two Major Rules to Boost Oversight of Imported Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, protection, government, imported food, food safety risk, US, health, news, safety, illness, diet, prevention )

Carrie
- 1014 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is releasing two long-awaited rules aimed at improving the safety of imported foods, which now make up about 15 percent of the U.S. food supply.
The Royal Birth Cost $15,000. The Average American Birth Is Billed at $30,000.
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, delivery costs, US, UK, healthcare, government, medicine, interesting )

Carrie
- 1017 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The $15,000 figure comes from estimates of how much one would have to pay to deliver in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a son on Monday. This is expensive for the United Kingdom, but, here in the...
Senate Energy Comm. Radwaste Discussion Draft Is Unacceptable. Start Over! ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, EPA, health, containment vents, wastescience )

Nancy
- 1084 days ago - care2.com
Add your voice now. Tell the Committee that "interim" storage and related massive radioactive waste transport is unacceptable. Stop a Mobile Chernobyl. No Fukushima Freeways.
Tell the EPA: Strengthen Radiation Protection Standards; Drop Current PAGs ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, EPA, health, containment vents, wastescience )

Nancy
- 1085 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
High "acceptable" contamination and exposures for dirty bomb scenarios are being morphed into regular allowable levels with the nation's drinking water protection first on the chopping block.
Tell NRC & Congress: Strengthen or Close GE Reactors ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, GE, health, containment vents )

Nancy
- 1158 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
The nuclear reactors that exploded at Fukushima in March 2011 and released toxic radiation across our planet were designed and manufactured by General Electric. There are still 23 nearly-identical GE Mark I reactors operating in the U.S. and 8 more very
 

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