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Health & Wellness

Congress Is About To Take Food Away From Hungry Children - Say No Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: SNAP, Congress, budget cuts, petition, hungry children )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last night, Congress approved a budget that will literally take food away from ONE IN FIVE children. Taking food away from families is plain wrong. Leave SNAP alone!
Lobbyist Claims Monsanto Weed Killer Is Safe to Drink, Then Bolts When TV Host Offers Him a Glass ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: media, safety, research, risks, Monsanto's 'Roundup', humans, health, illness, interesting, news, cancer, disease, death )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
A controversial lobbyist who claimed that the chemical in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer was safe for humans refused to drink his own words when a French television journalist offered him a glass.
Fix Medicare Now - Actions Needed
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, SGR repeal bill, Senate, bipartisan bill, legislation )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - fixmedicarenow.org
The House approved a bipartisan bill Thursday that would prevent a 21% cut in payments on April 1 to doctors who treat Medicare patients. The legislation still must be approved by the Senate. Send a message do the correct thing for Seniors and their Drs.
Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz May Have Hidden Illness From Employers ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, mental illness, depression, 'Germanwings' co-pilot, health, humans, investigation, interesting, treatment, society, death, suicide, murder, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said.
Cancer Experts Are Finally Feeling Optimistic ~ Here's Why ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, 'The Emperor of All Malaies', PBS, health, disease, research, prevention, protection, humans, interesting, medicine, news, treatment, illness, society, study, science )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - motherjones.com
In Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a three-part documentary executive-produced by Ken Burns and set to air on PBS from March 30 -April 1, director Barak Goodman delivers a sweeping, and fascinating, and tear-jerking, and horrifying, history of ...
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
- 2 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.
The Sale of Monsantos Toxic Weedkiller Is Banned in the Netherlands!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Round Up is toxic )

Reverend
- 1 day 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
It's Time for Real Toxics Reform! - TAKE ACTION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemical safety reform, President Obama, Senate, Sens. Boxer & Markey, Sens. Udall and Vitter, chemical safety bill, chemical industry, petition )

Judy
- 8 days ago - action.ewg.org
Support real chemical safety reform. Ask President Obama and the Senate to oppose the bill written by the chemical industry.
Slideshow: The Worst Shoes for Your Feet
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, fashion, foot pain, health, prevention, humans, news, interesting, safety, risks, research, warning, treatment, protection, men, exercise )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - webmd.com
Before you slip into those high-heeled sandals and sporty flats for spring, get the facts on which shoes can trigger toe, foot, and ankle pain.
TAKE ACTION PLEASE: And Don't Take Away Food From Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, US congress )

Dimitris
- 2 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Overnight, the U.S. Senate voted for a budget that literally takes food away from hungry children.
Stop the DARK Act - Take Action!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Deny Americans the Right to Know, DARK Act, Rep. Pompeo, genetically engineered foods, labeling GMO's, Congress, FDA )

Judy
- 6 days ago - signforgood.com
Time is running out to make your voice heard! Congress is considering the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK Act). It would block states from labeling genetically engineered foods, and make it much harder for the FDA to ever mandate national labeling.
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide.
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, Environmental Pollution, ecosystems, protection laws, Prevention of disease, risks, safety, politics )

Sabine
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Scientific evidence pointing to the dangers posed by Monsanto's widely used Roundup herbicide has been mounting for years, but a new report just out from the World Health Organization (WHO) may be the most damning yet.
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
- 2 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
So Roundup "Probably" Causes Cancer. This Means What, Exactly?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Risk Assessment, Cancer, Carcinogens, Roundup, Science )

Brian
- 3 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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