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Health & Wellness

WHO Should Declare Climate Change a "Health Emergency"
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change health risks, environment, government, health, humans, medicine, protection, world )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - rtcc.org
A leading medical journal has added its voice to calls for climate change to be declared a health emergency. The British Medical Journal, which has an international reach, last month published its first article purely on climate science.
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
7 Myths About Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, research, prevention, protection, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, Mental health, myths, suicide, Robin Williams )

Darren
- 28 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The recent tragedy of Robin Williams's suicide--and the ensuing media storm--raised awareness of suicide as a mental health issue but also generated a lot of misinformation. This week, the Savvy Psychologist cleans up after the headlines
Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, warning, treatment, study, science, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, news, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, health, food, disease, diet, gut bacteria, autism, intestinal, microbes )

Darren
- 30 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Evidence is mounting that intestinal microbes exacerbate or perhaps even cause some of autism's symptoms
C.D.C.'s Worst-Case Ebola Scenario: 1.4 Million Cases in 4 Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, illness, disease, risks, safety, research, protection, prevention, cdc, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, epidemic )

Darren
- 31 days ago - nytimes.com
Yet another set of ominous projections about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was released Tuesday, in a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that gave worst- and best-case estimates for Liberia and Sierra Leone based on. . .
Mothers of the Disappeared in Latin America Feel Gaza's Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel attacks on Gaza-siege, missing civilians, Latin America solidarity with Gaza, mothers, crimes against humanity, israel impunity, Justice Now!, world, BDS, end all US aid to Israel, 2014 gaza massacres, death, children, family )

Jess
- 31 days ago - electronicintifada.net
This past summer, as Israeli weapons deindustrialized Gaza and decimated its civilians, leftist publications in Latin America began circulating a 2012 essay by the renowned Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 37 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 52 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 53 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
Iceland's Largest Volcano Erupts Overnight
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, environment, volcano, Volcanic Eruption, iceland, iceland volcano, eruption )

Darren
- 56 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Volcano experts declare 'red alert' after Iceland's Bardarbunga erupts overnight, prompting immediate flights ban echoing 2010 ash cloud disaster
Labour Appoints Its First Shadow Minister Who Will Be Tasked With Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, crime, government, humans, rights, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Darren
- 60 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Labour has appointed its first shadow minister for preventing violence against women and girls. Seema Malhotra MP said there was a "shocking" level of such violence in Britain and abroad.
Surviving Ebola: For Those Who Live Through It, What Lies Ahead?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola outbreak, survivors, world, warning, research, health, disease, humans, news, safety, treatment, death, medicine )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - cbsnews.com
As the Ebola virus continues to ravage West Africa, one thing has become all too clear: this highly contagious virus has an incredibly poor prognosis. This outbreak is the largest ever recorded.
VIDEO - Gaza: Is This a War on Children? | Channel 4 News   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, PTSD, TRAUMA, Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, STOP THE BOMBING, LIFT THE SIEGE, Vyoutube, USA, END ALL US MILITARY AID TO ISRAELwar cri, humanitarian crisis, WAR ON CHILDREN, NOW!, WORLD, OBAMA-KERRY, healthcare, medicine, warning )

Jess
- 88 days ago - youtu.be
July 23, 2014 - Warning: this report does contain distressing images of injured children. Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they're coping with living in a warzone.
10 Indigenous Foods You Should Start Eating Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, food, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, diet )

Cal
- 101 days ago - alternet.org
Eating these nutrient-rich crops can help the farmers that grow them
 

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