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Why We Allow Big Pharma to Rip Us Off
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - robertreich.org
The critical question is not whether government should play a role in the market. Without such government decisions there would be no market, and no new drugs. The issue is how government organizes the market. Great side videos to watch as well on here.
Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, eldercare, caretakers, economic bind, medicine, family, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Senior citizens whose finances fall IN THE MIDDLE -- not rich, not poor -- can find themselves in a real bind if they need home care. And their loved ones can find themselves caught in the middle as well.
What This Man Does To Make His Wife Smile Is SO Sweet. (And Delightfully Goofy!)   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, men, 'Pink Tutu Project', breast cancer, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, inspiration, society )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - youtu.be
After his wife Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob began taking delightfully goofy photographs of himself in a pink tutu. The resulting images led to "The Tutu Project" and funding for Carey's Foundation, and organization that provides support
4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
Craig Spencer Tests Positive For Ebola In New York City (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, NYC doctor, Bellevue Hospital, health, illness, news, risks, safety, treatment, prevention, protection )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
A New York City doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, tested positive for the disease on Thursday, the New York Times reported.
Stop Pinkwashing Fracking Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Breast cancer, pinkwashing, Susan G Komen, pink drill, fracking, chemicals, toxins )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The largest breast cancer organization in the country and a major fracking company are banding together to pinkwash fracking. They even painted drilling equipment pink! Fracking involves trucking huge quantities of toxic chemicals many cause breast cancer
Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
How to Make a Home Cold Remedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Home Cold Remedy, honey, citrus fruits, spices, syrop )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - ba-bamail.com
Syrup in a jar is actually a combination of honey, citrus fruit (orange, lemon etc), herbs (Mint or rosemary) and spices (ginger, cardamom or cloves). A timeless article; 5 "most effective" preparations presented
Medical 3D Holograms (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli technology, medical, 3D holographc images )

David
- 4 days ago - labroots.com
RealView, an Israeli high-tech company, intrigued the medical world when it presented 3D holographic images of inner body organs that can be manipulated by the physician in real time.
Paralysed Man Darek Fidyka Walks Again After Treatment By British Doctors on Brink of 'Cure'
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, spinal cord injury, SCI. possible SCI cure, olfactory ensheathing cells, OECs )

Judy
- 3 days ago - independent.co.uk
Both the medical teams and independent experts underlined that the new technique has so far only been applied to a single patient and its near-miraculous effects need to be repeated with a larger group.
Israelis Discover Clear Link Between Diabetes and Parkinson's Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel medical researchers, Parkinson's Disease, diabetes type 2 )

David
- 3 days ago - nocamels.com
Israeli scientists at Israel's Ben Gurion University in the Negev have found a definite link between Type II diabetes and the propensity for developing Parkinson's disease. She won grants from the EU 7th Framework Program, among other scientific bodies.
A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: Measles, Vaccines, #VaccinesWork, Immunization, Childrens book, US, Outbreak )

Brian
- 5 days ago - npr.org
"Measles cases spiked in the United States this year, with 594 cases and 18 outbreaks, the highest number since 2000. They were caused by people traveling to the U.S. and infecting people who hadn't had measles shots."
NYT Op Ed: How to Defeat Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: workld, Ebola, outbreak, virus, West Africa, US, health care delivery, source )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. So let's calm down and get to work protecting America from Ebola by stopping this disaster at its source.
7 Reasons to Never Drink Soda Pop Again
Health & Wellness  (tags: soda drinking, research, prevention, protection, illness, food, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, study, health )

Cal
- 7 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Read some of these potential outcomes of heavy soda-drinking, and you may be reaching for some water or a glass of fresh organic juice instead.
First Patient Receives Stem Cell Treatment for Degenerative Eye Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Eye Disease, Degenerative Eye Disease, Stem Cell Treatment, Biotechnology, Experimental Phase, Human Trials, Japan )

Brian
- 5 days ago - singularityhub.com
"Human trials for the use of stem cells in treating degenerative eye disease have received the green light from an oversight committee in Japan after they agreed that the proposed treatment is safe."
 

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