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Tell Congress: No Abortion Bans, Period
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, anti-choice, laws, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 16 days ago - secure.ppaction.org
Congress is considering a series of nationwide abortion bans - and if they pass, there's nothing stopping President Trump from signing them into law. Right-wingers want politicians to take private medical decisions away from patients and their doctors.
Take Action: Veterans Deserve Access to Medical Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, PTSD Veteran, medical marijuana, healthcare, medicine, treatment, humanrights )

Beryl
- 8 days ago - engage.drugpolicy.org
Medical marijuana has helped veterans suffering from conditions such as chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. However, Veterans Affairs (V.A.) doctors are banned from submitting paperwork for or recommending it
Petition - Ask Canada to Improve Toxic Chemical Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, chemicals, harmful ingredients, consumer products, Health issues, endocrine disruption, toxic ingredients, risks, safety, prevention of damages, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 23 days ago - action.environmentaldefence.ca
Every day, Canadians are exposed to many chemicals suspected of having harmful impacts on human health. Our reports show that Canadians are being exposed to a slew of chemicals in consumer products, some of which are linked to endocrine (hormone)...
PETITION - First Nation Health Matters in the Mushkegowuk Territory.
Health & Wellness  (tags: first Nation, health, Mushkegowuk Territory. aborigional peopl, patients, ethics, healthcare, humans, protection )

Lone
- 5 days ago - change.org
As Aboriginal people who receive substandard medical services, we value medical doctors who are committed to the health of their patients, no matter what social stratification or ethnicity they originate from.
Don't Let The Pink Ribbon Be Exploited For Profit
Health & Wellness  (tags: pink washing, marketing, breast cancer, marketing ploys, petitions )

Freya
- 21 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Every October, we see it: products branded with pink ribbons that claim to be "supporting the cause" or "raising awareness." But did you know the presence of a pink ribbon does not guarantee a portion of the proceeds will go to breast cancer research?
A LOVING-KINDNESS MEDITATION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit )

Larry
- 32 days ago - ggia.berkeley.edu
Practicing kindness is one of the most direct routes to happiness.
New Shingles Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, health, illness )

Mitchell
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
This appears to be a marvelous thing, and the takeaway is "Get this done!"
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Stop Big Pharma From Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: Congress, Big Pharma, opioid epidemic, PAIN KILLERS, addictions, chronic diseases, drug distribution, illicit sales, bad business, Side Effects, questionable behaviour, lobbyists, drug relatives, risks, safety, healthcare )

Kalliope
- 26 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The opioid crisis has devastated families, stolen more than 200,000 lives and made billions for the pharmaceutical industry. The drug dealers of the opioid crisis wear suits and ties and lab coats. They line their own pockets with illicit sales...
PEETITION - Universal Health Coverage for Dental Care in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: universal health covrage, dental caps, canada, oral health, government, health, healthcare, humans, protection, treatment )

Lone
- 9 days ago - change.org
Oral health is a vital component to overall health and wellness, and as such, it is important that all Canadians have equal access to preventative and emergency oral care treatments despite income.
Cats Protect Newborns Against Asthma
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, illnesses, cats, pets, respiratory ailments, diseases )

Freya
- 14 days ago - sciencenordic.com
We know that cats keep mice away. But did you know that they can also help prevent asthma in newborns? That is the conclusion of a new study by scientists from the Copenhagen Studies on Asthma in Childhood Research Center, Denmark.
Petition - Stop Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
Health & Wellness  (tags: Livestock, Factory Farming, Antibiotics in Agriculture, overuse of antibiotics, resistant bacteria, superbugs, risks, Preventive care, stronger controls, Infectious Diseases, safety, protection )

Kalliope
- 24 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by overusing human antibiotics in cattle. Antibiotics are being used in dangerous amounts on U.S. livestock. Antibiotics are one of the best weapons in the fight against infectious disease - penicillin alone...
Petition - Tell NBC and This Is Us to Stop Hurting Chronic Pain Patients!
Health & Wellness  (tags: tv shows, opioids, opioid epidemic, opioid addiction, chronic pain, painkillers, painkiller addiction, prescription drug abuse, prescription drugs )

Joanna
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Legitimate chronic pain patients are already being stigmatized in today's world for needing opioids to function, although the vast majority do not become addicted or overdose. Yet the show indicates otherwise with a recent storyline.
 

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