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Health & Wellness

The Dangerous Chemical Lurking in Your Beer Can
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, prevention, protection, BPA, research, beer cans, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthcare, study, medicine, food )

Cal
- 22 days ago - motherjones.com
BPA is well established as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, meaning that it likely causes hormonal damage at extremely low levels. The question is whether we get enough of it in beer (and other canned goods) to cause harm.
Thank Richard & Wash for Making a Beautiful Film About Caregivers! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, world, caregivers, society, culture, arts, celebrity, movies, 'Still Alice', Julianne Moore, Oscars, family, disease, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - caringacross.org
According to co-directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, their Oscar-nominated movie 'Still Alice' is actually about "the real unsung heroes: caregivers." Movies like Still Alice are incredibly powerful because they have the ability to ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Government: Keep Cholesterol Warnings!
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition standards, politics, nutrition, food, government, healthcare, health, diet, disease, prevention, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Please help us stop the U.S. government from dropping its recommendations against consuming dietary cholesterolâEUR"found in cheeseburgers, pizza, and all meat and dairy productsâEUR"in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Woman Suing California for Her Right to Die at Home
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, death, disease, healthcare, drugs, family )

Dee
- 8 days ago - cnn.com
A San Francisco woman battling cancer is prepared to battle the state of California in court for what she says is her right to die on her own terms.Christie White is suing her home state of California so that she might have the right to die at home-
Why You Should Save Your Pet From Thirdhand Smoke
Health & Wellness  (tags: thirdhand smoke, smokers, pets, cats, dogs, dangerous )

BarbKnigh
- 25 days ago - care2.com
We all know of the dangers of smoking and second-hand smoke, but do you know about the dangers of thirdhand smoke? Sometimes known as ETS (environmental tobacco smoke), when residue from smoke remains on furniture, rugs, curtains, fabric lampshades...
Paying Less Than 16 Dollars Per Hour Not Fair - States Aetna CEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, floor wage, living wage, corporations, CEO Mark Bertolini, Aetna )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - cnbc.com
Publicly revealing that these increases really are not financially painful for corporations âEUR" total cost to Aetna will be about $26 million a year âEUR" nothing for a giant with annual revenues of $62 billion.
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
- 8 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.
Defend Planned Parenthood - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Planned Parenthood, cancer screenings, abortion, safe medical care, stand with women )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
With womenâEUR(TM)s access to health care under constant assault by the radical right, Planned Parenthood is often the only place where women can go to get cancer screenings, prenatal care, STD testing, birth control. Standing with PP is standing with women.
SILLY LOVE SONGS - Paul McCartney & Wings - 1976 [HQ] - YouTube   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dianne Lynn Elko, cancer, Silly Love Songs, dedication )

BarbKnigh
- 26 days ago - youtube.com
This is dedicated to my sweet friend Dianne Lynn Elko who is undergoing intensive chemo therapy. The 3 words 'I love you' can be so powerful. I am praying for you Dianne. Please hang in there! God loves you and so do I!
Advocates Use Facts, Not Fury, To Combat Anti-Vaxxers
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccinations, health, children, disease, illness, family, research, risks, safety, science, protection, study, prevention, medicine, humans, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Amid a heated vaccine debate, even-keeled advocates are laying out cold-hard facts, instead of getting into cat fights with those who oppose immunizations.
STRIVING FOR THE PERFECT DIET IS MAKING US SICK
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, orthorexia, diet, food, health, research, risks, safety, warning, interesting, nutrition, study, science, society )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - popsci.com
Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. As a growing number of people dramatically retool their diets in the pursuit of health, some are cutting out half the categories on the food pyramid altogether.
Oil Industries Toxic Wastewater Threatens California Water Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, drinking water, wastewater. fracking, oil industry, flowback, toxins, Gov. Brown )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - sacbee.com
Every year the states oil industry produces some 130 billion gallons of wastewater. But where do oil companies put this dirty fluid? Injected into protected California aquifers clean enough to drink and to irrigate crops.
Palestinian Youth Face Psychological Trauma and Educational Neglect Following Israeli Detention
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, children, emotional trauma, Human Rights, freedoms, international law, society, ethics, culture, crime, news, violence, abuse, rights, sadness, safety, research, safety, society, environment )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - mondoweiss.net
2014 was a harrowing and devastating year for many people living in Israel and Palestine. Violations of human rights, racism, and hatred did not stop after the 2014 Gaza war and today are commonplace.
Is Your Pet Having Trouble Walking? How Wagons and Strollers May Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: impaired dogs, pets, walking, wagons, strollers, pet lovers, healthcare, illness, interesting )

BarbKnigh
- 16 days ago - care2.com
Impaired mobility is a common condition in dogs. Sometimes it is due to an illness or injury, such as a slipped disc or healing fracture. Other times your veterinarian puts the kibosh on exercise following surgery or to improve the chances...
 

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