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Health & Wellness

Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
Epileptic Baby Given Liquid CANNABIS to Stop Him Fitting
Health & Wellness  (tags: Epileptic Seizures, Cannabis Medical Marijuana Health Choice )

Slava
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 10-month-old boy who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy is being treated with liquid cannabis.Oliver Osborn has migrating partial epilepsy, provoking up to 100 seizures a day.
TORONTO - 30th Anniversary Vegetarian Food Festival September 5 - 7, 2014
Health & Wellness  (tags: toronto, harbourfront centre, vegetarian food festival, lifestyle, food, diet, family, health, humans, nutrition, society )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - harbourfrontcentre.com
Discover how to choose a healthier, greener, and more compassionate lifestyle through cooking demonstrations, free samples, new products, and lots of delicious food.
Hillary Clinton Is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hillary Clinton, usa, politics, gmo's, science, research, environment, health )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - organicconsumers.org
Hillary would do well to go back to her science books. Here are the facts, as understood by every biologist. Seed hybridization occurs when the seeds of two compatible parent plants, within the same species, are crossed, either in a controlled...
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, food, diet, AlternativeMed )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
From a young age, we learn that it doesn't matter how or what we eat, there is a quick fix around the corner for whatever ails us--whether we're obese, have high blood pressure or bad cholesterol--just to name a few of the issues plaguing our society
China GMO-Leukemia Link Debunked: How Anti-GMOers Scaremonger, Twisting Facts, Manipulate Internet
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMOers, fear mongers, China, Leukemia, Golden Rice, disinformation, manipulation, GMOs, genetic modification, biotechnology )

Brian
- 2 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The anti-GMO believers have learned that the constant release of tenuous, unconfirmed, even fake, information is critical to their misinformation campaign, as it resonates favorably with the biotech-knowledge-less. "
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

Freya
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
Iceland's Largest Volcano Erupts Overnight
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, environment, volcano, Volcanic Eruption, iceland, iceland volcano, eruption )

Darren
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Volcano experts declare 'red alert' after Iceland's Bardarbunga erupts overnight, prompting immediate flights ban echoing 2010 ash cloud disaster
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
No, There Still Is No Connection Between Vaccines and Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-Vaxxers, Fear Mongers, Irrational, Conspiracy Theory, Misinformation, CDC, Autism, Vaccine, Moon Landings )

Brian
- 3 days ago - slate.com
"There's a conspiracy theory going around that the CDC covered up a link between autism and vaccines. From what I can tell, this conspiracy theory is on the same level as the one that NASA faked the Moon landings."
Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
Rotherham: The Council Leaders Who Presided Over Child Abuse Scandal
Health & Wellness  (tags: paedophiles, social care, councillors, child abuse, PC, Rotherham )

Beatrice
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The woman who presided over the last five years of failure as the boss of children's services at Rotherham Council is the same executive who removed three children from their foster parents because they were Ukip voters. Joyce Thacker, £130,000-a-year
 

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