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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $55 Million in Talc-Powder Trial
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, corporate, consumers, healthcare, health, protection )

Cal
- 26 days ago - reuters.com
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered by a U.S. jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using the companyâEUR(TM)s talc-powder products for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer.
Doctors Without Borders Pulls Out Of World Humanitarian Summit Says It No Longer Has Hope
Health & Wellness  (tags: Doctors Without Borders, World Humanitarian Summit, Afghanistan, Aleppo, Syria )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - thinkprogress.org
According to the organization, 75 hospitals managed or supported by Doctors Without Borders were bombed last year. DWB called for greater accountability for these violations of international law, as well as greater attention to the refugee crises.
Cops Remove His Prosthetic Limbs Then Leave Him Stranded - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: triple amputee, Paris, France, Gare de Lyon railway station, train, prosthetics, disgraceful police )

Dandelion
- 21 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
The incident was filmed at the Paris Gare de Lyon railway station. A triple amputee was left brutalized and humiliated after a police search on a train platform left him laying on the ground, struggling to re-attach his prosthetics.
The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical, mistakes, errors, third, leading, cause, death, US, medical, journal, BMJ )

Sam
- 24 days ago - yahoo.com
Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published in the medical journal BMJ.
Flint Mayor Ordered Staffer to Divert Charitable Donations to Her Campaign Fund Lawsuit Claims
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, Mayor Karen Weaver, Karenabout Flint, lead poisoning, donations )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - motherjones.com
The Mayor instructed Murray and a volunteer to direct donations from Safe Water Safe Homes, a fund created to repair antiquated plumbing in Flint homes, to a campaign account called Karenabout Flint. Are there no officials in Flint that give a care?
11 Foods That Can Help You Look Younger
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, study )

Cal
- 27 days ago - ecowatch.com
Aging is a natural part of life that canâEUR(TM)t be avoided. However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out.
Don't Be Fooled By the Claim "Natural" PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, protection )

Anna
- 29 days ago - congressweb.com
The claim's meaning is a far cry from what consumers expect. In fact, on meat and poultry products, the government defines natural to mean only that there are no artificial ingredients or chemical preservatives and that the meat is only minimally
If America Really Loves Moms It Should Do More to Support Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: paid leave, maternity leave, John Oliver, Papua New Guinea, USA, horrid for families, Mothers, children, Mothers Day )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - vox.com
John Oliver blasted the American maternity leave policy for being the weakest outside of Papua New Guinea. Oliver is right that American maternity leave policies fall far short compared with the rest of the world. Comedy to get out a serious message.
Play 9 Question Jeopardy to Donate! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fistula Foundation, play to donate, health, disease, treatment )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - fistulafoundation.org
Fistula Foundation believes no woman should endure a life of misery and isolation simply for trying to bring a child into this world. ThatâEUR(TM)s why weâEUR(TM)re dedicated to ending the suffering caused by obstetric fistula, a childbirth injury caused...
The Last Pediatrician in Aleppo
Health & Wellness  (tags: Aleppo, Syria, pediatrician, no doctors, hospitals bombed )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - theatlantic.com
Doctors represent a last hope, the final defenders of life in this city. Doctors Without Borders urges the most powerful countries of world, and their allies, to halt attacks on medical facilities. Such attacks makes life impossible. Full stop.
App Uses Adapted Israeli Airforce Imaging Tech to Detect Skin Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli medical research, skin cancer )

David
- 19 days ago - israel21c.org
DermaCompare, smartphone app that uses image processing & predictive analytics to detect changes in marks & moles over time. With a smartphone or digital camera take photos of your moles and lesions An algorithm then analyzes the photos.
Tell Baby Formula Companies to Remove Risky Nanoparticles From Their Products PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, babies, protection, food )

Anna
- 7 days ago - action.foe.org
Sign the petition demanding that baby formula companies remove these engineered ingredients from their products!
Flooding Flushes Oil, Fracking Chemicals Into Texas Rivers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, floods, fracking chemicals and oil, rivers, health threats, carcinogens, leukemia, brain cancer, endocrine disruptors, premature births, cattle deaths )

Judy
- 28 days ago - statesman.com
Recent Texas floods have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing oil and fracking chemicals into rivers.
Obamas Pick to Head the FDA The Worst Selection Ever
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr. Robert Califf, President Obama, FDA, pharmaceutical industry, fox and hen house, Eli Lily, Merck, Novartis )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - drugsafetynews.com
His pick Dr. Robert Califf who led a research dept funded by Big Pharma. He was also a paid consultant for drug companies including Eli Lily, Merck, and Novartis. A cozy relationship with pharmaceutical industry who funded this mans entire career.
How Amazonian Tree Frog Poison Became the Latest Treatment for Addiction
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, addiciton cures, frog poison, news, treatment, study, disease, health, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 13 days ago - vice.com
Why are people turning to the slimy poison of an Amazonian frog to try to cure their ills?
 

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