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Domestic Violence Abusers Should Not Have Access To Guns - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Domestic Violence, women abused, women shot, petition, close loophole )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
46 women in America are shot to death each month by a current or former husband or boyfriend. Yet abusers with a history of domestic violence can easily buy weapons from private sellers online or at gun shows without a background check. Close loophole.
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

Wendy
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 7 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
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
- 3 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.
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
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...
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, food, diet, AlternativeMed )

Nils Ande
- 2 days 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
Iceland's Largest Volcano Erupts Overnight
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, environment, volcano, Volcanic Eruption, iceland, iceland volcano, eruption )

Darren
- 4 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
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.
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
- 4 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. "
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio, Disease, Human Health, Pakistan, Immunization, Vaccine, Rotary )

Brian
- 6 days ago - time.com
"Political unrest in Pakistan has been a gift to the poliovirus, with 99 cases reported there so far this year. But Rotary International, which has already vaccinated 2 billion children in 122 countries, is hitting back hard."
Health Risk From Fukushima Radiation
Health & Wellness  (tags: Radiation, Health Risk, Fukushima, Japan, 2011 Earthquake, Tsunami, Reactor Incident )

Brian
- 6 days ago - csicop.org
"On March 11, 2011, a tsunami hit northeast Japan. The flooding overwhelmed the safety measures at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing several reactors to experience meltdown and resulting in the leaking of radioactive contaminated..."
 

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