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Sign the Petition to Protect Women's Health Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health care, petitions )

- 31 days ago -
The Department of Health and Human Services has asked a committee of experts to update the list of which women's preventive services are covered without out-of-pocket costs under the health care law.
Zika Virus in NYC: CDC Records First Female-to-Male Transmission
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, virus, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, exercise, family, health, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, women )

- 100 days ago -
The CDC has previously only recorded transmissions from males to females.
Texas Teen Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, babies, death, disease, environment, exercise, family, water, swimming, news, nutrition, protection, research, prevention, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, medicine )

- 100 days ago -
He's the second Houston teen in less than a year to die from infection resulting from the killer amoeba, but there are preventive measures.
He Says ... She Says ...
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, humans, women, men, communication, talk, relationship )

- 104 days ago -
You ever feel like when you talk about an issue, the more you talk the farther apart you get? Here's a few things I'm noticing about our communication skills. Grab yourself a cup of coffee and join me for my morning chronicle
Vegetables in the Legume Family Are Highly Nutritious and Taste Best When Picked Fresh
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, babies, diet, family, food, health, humans, nutrition, research, society, women, news )

- 105 days ago -
Beans and peas, in their many guises, are grown and consumed across the world; prized for their nutritious content and versatility in recipes.
Study: Fruits, Veggies Will Make You Happy. No, Really 14 Tweet Email
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, family, food, health, humans, interesting, news, nutrition, research, society, study, women )

- 105 days ago -
Further study is needed to explain why eating fruits and veggies makes people feel good. A possible explanation is that fruits and veggies are rich in antioxidants, substances in the body that other research has linked with optimism.
324 Cases of Zika Virus Found in New York State
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, zika virus, health, environment, disease, family, children, healthcare, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, women )

- 115 days ago -
New York's Health Department says it has identified 324 cases of Zika, all associated with travel to areas where mosquitoes are known to transmit it.
Light and Acid Kill Cancer Cells From the Inside Out
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, women )

- 116 days ago -
In an effort to destroy cancer cells without harming surrounding tissue, using beams of light to activate chemicals or particles in tumors has shown much promise.
Is Dieting a Valuable Treatment for Breast Cancer?
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, diet, disease, food, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, treatment, women )

- 116 days ago -
Research appears to show that one's metabolic health, as impacted by weight, can impact one's potential for breast cancer!
Discourage The Spread Of AIDS With Family Planning Resources
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, safety, prevention, protection, humans, health )

- 119 days ago -
Provide family planning tools to women in sub-Saharan Africa and help them take charge of their own lives
Join Coldplay, Global Citizen & CHIME FOR CHANGE to Call on the Netherlands to Deliver on Sanitation
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, disease, environment, humans, health, risks, safety, sanitation )

- 119 days ago -
There is a water and sanitation crisis, affecting billions of people. 946 million people live without basic resources like toilets. Women and girls must walk a long way risking their lives to access a toilet. Menstruation forces them to miss school.
The List of Zika Birth Defects Is Even Longer Than We Thought
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, Birth Defects, research, risks, New England Journal of Medicine, protection, prevention, women, warning, health, disease )

- 121 days ago -
More bad news. Since the Centers for Disease Control confirmed that the Zika virus could cause microcephaly in newborns, the list of the effects of the virus only continues to grow.
A Bishop In The Exam Room: When Faith Dictates Health Care Instead Of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, women's rights, hospital mergers, covered procedures, freedoms, women, healthcare )

- 124 days ago -
As hospitals throughout the country struggle with financial woes, many have begun to merge with Catholic systems in order to stay in business. This means a growing number of patients are winding up in institutions guided by religious doctrine
Girl Killed By Illegal Female Genital Mutilation Deserves Justice
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, dead girl, illegal, justice, protection, risks, safety, women, investigation, ethics )

- 124 days ago -
An Egyptian girl (17) has become the latest victim of a dangerous tradition after she died while undergoing an illegal female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital.Those responsible for this needless and tragic death must be held accountable

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