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Health & Wellness

Domestic Violence Abusers Should Not Have Access To Guns - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Domestic Violence, women abused, women shot, petition, close loophole )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
46 women in America are shot to death each month by a current or former husband or boyfriend. Yet abusers with a history of domestic violence can easily buy weapons from private sellers online or at gun shows without a background check. Close loophole.
Organic Producers: End Your Support of the Vermont GMO Labeling Lawsuit - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, Vermont, labeling, Lawsuit, Horizon Organic, Stonyfield Farms, Organic Valley, Aurora Organic, Organic dairy producers )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Vermont passed a historic GMO labeling bill into law, setting the stage for states across the country to follow suit and protect our right to know what's in our food. Four of the country's largest organic dairy producers are fighting against that. Why?
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

Wendy
- 19 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
Republicans Don't Gut The School Lunches - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michele Obama, obesity, nutrition, Congress, school lunches, cutbacks )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - credomobilize.com
Our children deserve healthy food at school, not junk food filled with salt, sugar, and empty calories. We urge you reject any attempts to roll back healthy school nutrition standards.
Keep Toxic New Agent Orange GMOs Off Your Plate! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxins, agent orange, disease, birth defects, Dow Chemical, gmos, food )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Dow Chemical is petitioning the EPA and USDA to approve a new Enlist GMO "Agent Orange" corn and soy to tolerate 2,4-D, a main chemical component of the Vietnam era defoliant linked to birth defects, cancer, and hormone disruption, and glyphosate...
PA. Mom Sentenced To Prison For Obtaining "Abortion Pill" For Daughter Who Lacked Insurance
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion pill, prison, PA, terminate pregnancy, poor women, rural women )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - phillymag.com
This case proves exactly what pro-choice groups have been saying for decades--that the legislation passed to restrict a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy disproportionately impacts poorer, rural women.
Stop Attacking Social Security Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Congress, NCPSSM, disability, benefits, die yearly )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - capwiz.com
Some members of Congress have started attacking Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits. It's incredibly difficult for applicants to qualify for disability benefits thousands die each year waiting for these benefits.
Help Us Provide More Than Just A Meal! Write A Note!
Health & Wellness  (tags: citymeals on-wheels, food, homebound, elderly, New Yorkers, no family, no friends, nearby, write a note )

BarbCat
- 13 days ago - citymeals.org
Citymeals-on-Wheels delivers nourishing meals to 18,000 of our homebound elderly - but we also provide something more: a sense of connection. Most of our meal recipients live all alone. Without family or friends nearby, they may have virtually no...
How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 21 days ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: 8 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, prevention, research, treatment, protection, health, illness, news, medicine )

Cal
- 6 days ago - rd.com
Certain facial traits may reveal vital clues to underlying health conditions. We asked doctors around the country to share what they look for while examining patients
They Look Like Apples, Taste Delicious, and Will Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, death, Manichineel Tree, 'little apple of death', fruit, humans, warning, risks, safety, society, health, illness, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The poison apple in Snow White may have caused its victims to fall into a "sleeping death," but the apple-like fruits of the manchineel tree are much, much worse. The innocuous-looking tree grows along the beaches of Florida, the Bahamas, Caribbean, and..
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 22 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
Recalled Nut Butter List
Health & Wellness  (tags: Whole Foods, recall, nut butter recall, Trader Joe's, Arrowhead Mills, salmonella, nSPIRED Natural Foods )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - fda.gov
nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters (listed below) packaged in glass and plastic jars because they
Vermont Kicks the War on Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: heroine, addiction, Vermont, compassion, disease, health )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - magazine.good.is
"Addiction is, at its core, a chronic disease," he said. "We must do for this disease what we do for cancer, diabetes, heart, and other chronic illness: first, aim for prevention, and then eradicate any disease that develops with aggressive treatment."
Despite Industry Opposition, Scientists Report Formaldehyde Causes Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 28 days ago - ecowatch.com
While an industry group has tried to confuse the issue and stall action on it, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a report on Aug. 8 which concludes that formaldehyde causes at least three types of cancers.
 

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