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Sign the Petition: Tell the EPA and Justice Department to Crack Down on "Coal Rollers"
Health & Wellness  (tags: Coal Rolling, coal rollers, Petition, environmental disaster, dangerous, safety risk )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Coal rolling is an environmental disaster and a public safety risk. Some even make it a sport to emit the black smoke when a Prius is behind them, or to bicyclists, which can blind the driver and therefore makes it a dangerous public safety hazard.
Tell Senate To Pass The Not My Bosses' Business Bill On Contraception Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ultra-Violet, Not My Bosses Business Bill, Supreme Court, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, contraception, health care, ACA )

Dandelion
- 21 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
The bill states that federal laws, including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act cited by the Supreme Court, do not allow employers to refuse to cover health care -- including birth control -- guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress: Keep Toxic BPA Out of Our Bodies and Our Food!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, prevention, protection, women, food, government, ethics, politics, government, congress, food, children, drugs, protection )

Cal
- 23 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
New legislation introduced into both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives would remove the toxic chemical bisphenol A from food packaging, including cans and beverage containers.
Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, science, research, stress, Body-Mind-Spirit, health )

Cal
- 23 days ago - npr.org
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it -- and the bad things that result. But if you ask a biologist, you'll hear that stress can be good.
10 Indigenous Foods You Should Start Eating Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, food, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, diet )

Cal
- 17 days ago - alternet.org
Eating these nutrient-rich crops can help the farmers that grow them
Say No GMO! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, Obama, year of action, risks, family, food )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - farmersmarketactioncommittee.org
President Obama can direct the Food & Drug Administration to require food products which contain GMOs to disclose this information to consumers. California's Senior Senator Diane Feinstein recently disclosed that the President has this power...
5 Great Protein Sources That Aren't Meat (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, nutrition, meatless, health, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
You know you can easily meet your daily protein requirements with a steak or a platter of sashimi, but you can get the essential nutrient from these lesser-expected foods, as well.
9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, risks, safety, treatment, health, disease, research, protection, medicine, news, illness, death )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. And the troubling news continues with the recent report that the head doctor treating patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone
Why Uruguay's David and Goliath Fight With Big Tobacco Really Matters
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, prevention, smoking, smoking deaths, law, lawsuit )

Cal
- 15 days ago - globalpost.com
Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
This Disease You'Ve Never Heard Of Is Spreading Like Wildfire Across The Caribbean
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, prevention, medicine, disease, risks, warning, protection )

Cal
- 25 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last summer, chikungunya fever was virtually unknown in the Western Hemisphere. Since then, over a quarter of a million people in the Caribbean have contracted the mosquito-borne disease and the CDC reports that 112 people have brought the illness into 27
Ice Cream Sandwich From Walmart Doesn't Melt in Sun
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ice Cream, Walmart, Great Value, sun, standards )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A mom from Cincinnati treated her kids to ice cream sandwiches from Walmart, but after one of them was left uneaten, outside in the heat, she noticed it had barely melted despite 80 degree temperatures.
World AIDS Forum Opens With Tribute for Plane Dead
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Aids forum, Malaysian Airliner, scientists, death, sadness, research, health, humans, disease, safety, science )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
A six-day world forum on AIDS got under way on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and fresh vows to crush a disease that has claimed twice as many lives as World War I.
Tell Monsanto: We Have a Right to Know What's In Our Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, family, food, Monsanto, GMO labelling, protection, disease )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - oregonrighttoknow.ngpvanhost.com
Big chemical companies like Monsanto, who are terrified labeling would jeopardize their huge corporate profits, are ready to do whatever it takes - and spend whatever it takes - to make sure GMO labeling never becomes law.
 

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