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Is the Boycott Strategy Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: corporate, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, environment, ethics, farming, finance, humans, money, world, usa, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, politics, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, law, lies, government, economy, d )

Leopold
- 4 days ago - organicconsumers.org
It's boycott time again. With less than two weeks to go before voters in Oregon and Colorado decide on ballot initiatives to require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Junk Food Giants are at it again.
WHO: New Ebola Cases Could Be Up To 10,000 Per Week In 2 Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, Ebola, warning, WHO, protection, humans, news, safety, treatment, medicine )

CarrieSIC
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.
Officials Admit a 'Defeat' By Ebola in Sierra Leone
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone )

Darren
- 19 days ago - nytimes.com
The decision to help families treat patients at home signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease.
Ebola Patient Sent Home Despite Fever, Records Show
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, diet, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Hits US, fever, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital, treatment )

Darren
- 19 days ago - nytimes.com
Medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died this week in Dallas, contradict earlier statements from the hospital that treated him.
Secret Money Fueling a Flood of Political Ads
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, usa, republicans, democrats, propaganda, politics, news, media, ethics, congress, candidates, advertising, Donors, secret, money, politcal ads )

Darren
- 19 days ago - nytimes.com
More than half of the general election advertising aired by outside groups in the battle for control of Congress has come from organizations that disclose little or nothing about their donors.
URGENT Please Sign!! Send RFA Argus Hospital Ship to Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, Nick Clegg MP, RFA Argus HOSPITAL, Gaza Strip, UK parliament, world, end the occupation-siege, Free Gaza! humanitarian aid to Gazaurgen, humanitarian crisis, children, babies, healthcare, medicine, safety, illness, family )

Jess
- 21 days ago - change.org
Petitioning Nick Clegg MP. We should be at the forefront of the humanitarian response, a pioneering lead from the UK in the face of traumatic world events.
Take Action for Global Child Vaccines ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, politics, ethics, treatment, prevention, protection, death, disease, illness )

Beverly
- 21 days ago - act.one.org
The US should help make sure that kids in the world's poorest countries (like these two babies below) don't die from completely preventable diseases - like diarrhea and pneumonia.
Families Wait in Agony for Word on Ebola Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monrovia, ebola, family, health, disease, treatment, warning, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - msn.com
A recent update from the World Health Organization showed that more than half the cases in Liberia happened in the preceding 21 days.
4 New Substances Identified as Carcinogens
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, technology, study, research, news, humans, environment, discovery, health, treatment, protection, health, illness, disease, cancer, substances, carcinogens, cleaning, solvent, wood, preservation, mixture, cancer-causing, substances )

Darren
- 25 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Heath and Human Services has added four new substances, including a cleaning solvent and a wood preservative mixture, to its list of cancer-causing substances
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, world leaders, assistance, world, money, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - act.one.org
We need our leaders to do more than just talk about this epidemic. We need them to act NOW. We don't have a day to waste.
Ebola Is Ecosystem Collapse, More Doctors and Hospital Beds Must Be Sent NOW ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, ecosystem collapse, health, family, prevention, society, world )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - forests.org
The Ebola epidemic threatens global ecological sustainability and well-being. Unless its exponential growth can be stopped in a matter of weeks to months, it is highly unlikely its global spread can be prevented.
Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, benzene and n-hexane, Apple, China, sweatshops, technology, safety, health )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
A new report issued by China Labor Watch and Green America found significant chemical exposures and fire safety risks at a factory that makes components for iPhones and iPads.
WHO Should Declare Climate Change a "Health Emergency"
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change health risks, environment, government, health, humans, medicine, protection, world )

Kathy
- 28 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 28 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
- 34 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
 

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