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Health & Wellness

China's Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Is Making Its Way To The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smog, Pollution, Particulates, Coal, #DirtyEnergy, #DirtyCoal, China, US, West Coast, human health, deaths, 1.2 million worldwide, from coal )

Brian
- 525 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"China's pollution has shut down schools and shortened lifespans in the country -- but its not just Chinese residents who should be worried about their smog. On the US West Coat, pollution from can account for 12 to 24 percent of sulfate concentrations..."
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
- 704 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
- 707 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
- 774 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
- 775 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.
Paying More To Be Sick: The High Cost of American Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, health, insurance, US, broken system, paying more, more sickness )

Brian
- 834 days ago - socialistworker.org
Americans pay more for health care than anyone else on the planet, even though their health care system significantly fails them.
Tell NRC & Congress: Strengthen or Close GE Reactors ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: nuclear reactors, radiation, US, GE, health, containment vents )

Nancy
- 847 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
Yes to Changing Medicare Age ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, medicare, family, US, prevention, humans, disease )

Nancy
- 880 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Raising the age for Medicare could leave hundreds of thousands of seniors uninsured, as states with budget deficits fail to expand Medicaid, and as the Department of Health and Human Services continues to issue waivers to businesses and insurance compa...
Tell the USDA: No GE Apples! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: apple, gm, ge apple, Canada, US, food, health, monsanto, prevention, safety )

Nancy
- 1040 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
A Canadian company is asking the USDA to approve a genetically engineered (GE) apple that will not brown when sliced.We know that sliced apples turn brown when they're exposed to oxygen, but they don't lose any flavor or nutritional value, and not even...
Help Urge the USDA to Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: apple, gm, ge apple, Canada, US, food, health, Okanagan, prevention, safety )

Nancy
- 1040 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The USDA is considering approving an apple genetically engineered to not turn brown when cut open. This non-browning apple, from the Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits, is a useless and risky response to a nonexistent problem.
We Need to Monitor Our Food for Radiation ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Japan, radia-active, nuclear energy, US, protection, ecosystems, food, environment )

Nancy
- 1056 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The three agencies that monitor almost all of the food Americans eat have done very little to detail specific ways in which they are responding to the threat of radiation in food, and it is unclear if these agencies, along with the EPA and other division
Say "Happy Birthday" to Medicare and Medicaid ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicaid, anniversary, research, information, medicine, disease, medicare, drugs, Congress, US, republicans )

Nancy
- 1061 days ago - fusa.convio.net
Next week, seniors, children, and people with disabilities across America will be joining together to celebrate the 47th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid. Unfortunately, Republican leaders aren't joining in on the celebration. Instead, they've...
American Heart Association ACTION Signup US
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, health, family, children, protection, heart, stroke, US )

Nancy
- 1121 days ago - yourethecure.org
You don't have to be a doctor to save lives - just an advocate with the American Heart Association willing speak out to lawmakers about our nation's No. 1 and No. 4 killers, heart disease and stroke . With just a few clicks, you can make a big difference
Tell Your Senators to Keep Unsafe and Mislabeled Seafood Off Our Dinner Plates ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, government, safety, fish, seafood, US )

Nancy
- 1122 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Senate is considering three bills that would crack down on illegal fishing and improve seafood safety and labeling. These "seafood fraud" bills would prohibit the mislabeling of seafood products and increase inspections of suspected illegal activitie
You Can Help Pass The Safe Chemicals Act ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, health, disease, prevention, environment, water, disabilities, US )

Nancy
- 1151 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We're in a battle to protect America's health and we need your help more than ever. The chemical industry is spending millions of dollars lobbying Congress to block meaningful progress in Washington. We just learned that in the last few months they have
 

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