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TAKE ACTION: Walgreens: Phase Out Toxic Chemicals in Your Products
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemicals, cancer, endocrine disruption )

Dogan
- 6 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and our sister campaign Mind the Store have been asking Walgreens to get chemicals that are linked to cancer, endocrine disruption, and reproductive harm out of their products for two years, and they finally responded!
The Surprising Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, interesting, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare )

Natalie
- 1 day ago - makecoffe.com
The Surprising Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
Anglo Saxon Remedy Kills Hospital Superbug MRSA - Health - 30 March 2015 - New Scientist
Health & Wellness  (tags: MRSA, traditional medicine, research )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
Take cropleek and garlic, of both equal quantities, pound them well together... take wine and bullocks gall, mix with the leek... let it stand nine days in the brass vessel... The medieval medics might have been on to something.
Scientists Work Out How To Make Chocolate Healthier And More Flavorful
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chocolate, Health, Pleasure, Science, Health Benefits, Manufacturing Process )

Brian
- 1 day ago - iflscience.com
Good news, chocoholics: Scientists have found a way to not only make chocolate more nutritious, but also to enhance its taste.
Consumer Affairs: Organic Purists Condemn Millions to Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: Developing World, Hunger, Famine, Golden Rice, #AllowGoldenRiceNow, Food Purists, Orthorexia, Organic, Cultural Imperialism )

Brian
- 1 day ago - consumeraffairs.com
Fight to block GMO crops a dagger in the heart of Third World countries.
Amy's Kitchen Recalls More Than 70,000 Cases Of Food Due To Fear Of Listeria Contamination
Health & Wellness  (tags: Amys Kitchen, Organic, Food, Food Safety, Recall, Health Risk, Listeria, Food Poisoning )

Brian
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
"The list of products being called back include Spinach Lasagna, Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, Gluten Free Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap and Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl."
All Pregnant Women Deserve Access to Insurance Coverage
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, Pregnant women, Health insurance, health care, right to health care, health care system, safety, protection, society, ethics, politics )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
The Affordable Care Act has made historic gains in women's access to health care coverage, but it has a major loophole that's denying insurance to some pregnant women. Unfortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services has decided not to fix it.
The Sale of Monsantos Toxic Weedkiller Is Banned in the Netherlands!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Round Up is toxic )

Reverend
- 3 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The government of the Netherlands just took a huge step to protect its citizens and banned Monsantos super-toxic pesticide Roundup ~ and its time more countries did the same. The pesticide is widely known to contaminate soil and water, causing~Petition
Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Had Been Told Not to Go to Work By Doctor on Day He Crashed Airbus A320
Health & Wellness  (tags: Germanwings pilot, Lubitz, suide crash, sick note, air crash )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Germanwings pilot who deliberately killed himself and 149 others had been told by a doctor not to go to work on the day he crashed his Airbus into the Alps. Andreas Lubitz, 27, tore up a sick note signing him off work on Tuesday, and kept it a
No Time to Mourn
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Israel, Palestine, death, occupation, uplifting, world, 'Gaza Community Mental Health Program', humans, safety, news, interesting, family, society, investigation, medicine )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
I first saw the spanking new administrative buildings for the Gaza Community Mental Health Program in 2005; ten years later there is a rusty shabbiness to the exterior but the people working inside are energetic and spectacular.
German Agency Says IARC Glyphosate Decision Based on Poor Evidence
Health & Wellness  (tags: Germany, Federal Institute, Risk Assessment, Glphosate, IARC, Classification, Health Risk )

Brian
- 3 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) commented as rapporteur for the active ingredient glyphosate as part of the EU reevaluation this classification by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) based on the published...
TAKE ACTION PLEASE: And Don't Take Away Food From Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, US congress )

Dimitris
- 3 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Overnight, the U.S. Senate voted for a budget that literally takes food away from hungry children.
Why Cigarette Usage Is At Record Lows And Dropping
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, cancer, prevention, medicine, disease, illness, health )

Glenn
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Let's hope it drops even further.
So Roundup "Probably" Causes Cancer. This Means What, Exactly?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Risk Assessment, Cancer, Carcinogens, Roundup, Science )

Brian
- 4 days ago - grist.org
Another probable carcinogen, acrylamide, is formed by cooking at high temperatures: It shows up, for instance, in coffee beans, potato chips, and french fries. The FDA just approved a GMO potato that produces less than half the acrylamide.
 

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