START A PETITION27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Health & Wellness

Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: ractopamine )

- 319 days ago -
If you've eaten meat recently, especially pork, you've probably ingested food treated with the chemical additive ractopamine, a livestock growth drug so dangerous that 160 countries worldwide have banned it.
Demand The CPSC Mandate Warning Labels On Ionization Smoke Alarms - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smoke alarms, smoke detectors, Boston's Deputy Fire, Chief Joseph Fleming, Secretary of State, John Kerry, photoelectric alarms, ionization smoke alarms )

- 227 days ago -
Your family is very likely at risk. This flaw has been concealed from the public by the smoke alarm manufacturers and testing agencies.
Help Stop Antibiotic Overuse On The Farm - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, farms, overuse antibiotic, misuse antibiotic, Pew Charitable Trusts, petition )

- 299 days ago -
Pew Charitable Trusts is working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to healthy food animals.
**UPDATE** Father Reunited With Dying Daughter After Arrest for Giving Her Cannabis Oil!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, children, AlternativeMed, Cannabis oil, father arrested )

- 307 days ago -
Adam Koessler was finally allowed to see 2 year old Rumer after 3 weeks apart!!! He was arrested for giving his daughter highly successful Cannabis oil!
Take ACTION for Sustainable Farms, Clean Water, & Healthy Soil! US
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA NRCS Chief Jason Weller, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), farmers, healthy soil, clean water, health, food, family )

- 319 days ago -
One of the biggest - and best! - federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble. It's called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it's widely popular with farmers, and it's growing...
Sign the Petition: Say No to GMO Frankenfries ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs and the USDA, potatoes, ethics, government, food, health, family, children, diet, warning, humans )

- 329 days ago -
Last month, the USDA approved a new genetically modified potato created by Simplot, one of the biggest potato suppliers in the country, opening the door to a new wave of processed junk foods containing unlabeled and potentially dangerous GMO potatoes.
I'M In Here - The Anthem For Autism (Video!)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Autism spectrum disorder, autistic kids, inspirational video )

- 189 days ago -
Hello? Can you hear me? I'm in here! Please help me get out! I'm not happy in here by myself....even though I smile all the time!
Help Stop the Spread of Lyme Disease - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lyme disease, better diagnoses, petition )

- 179 days ago -
Too many are needlessly suffering from the pervasive effects of Lyme disease. Each year, there are approximately 300,000 new cases of Lyme in the United States. We urgently need to improve reporting and better diagnose cases of Lyme disease.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Sale of Quinoa Grown With Toxic Chemicals
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, prevention, pesticides, health, pesticides food supply )

- 354 days ago -
Protect consumers from harmful pesticides sprayed on imported quinoa
Taken From Families Indigenous Children Face Extreme Rates of State Violence in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indian removal, indigenous children, Indian Child Welfare Act, Native families, IBISWorld, moneyed influence, Lakota, South Dakota )

- 98 days ago -
Taking children away from their Native families is profitable: According to a Feb 2015 report from IBISWorld adoption and child welfare services in the USA rake in $14 billion a year. And there are other indications of moneyed influence in child removal
Help Nigerian Farmers Resist the Corporate Land Grab ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: land grab, Nigerian farmers, Dominion Farms, New Alliance for Food Security and Nutri, environment, health, food )

- 300 days ago -
What would you say if I told you that aid money from a foreign country was being used to help a multinational corporation buy up farmland just outside of your town? And that this land was the size of 42 thousand football pitches?
The Joy of Aging With Dignity
Health & Wellness  (tags: aging, growing old, being old, quotes, reminders, freedom, dignity )

- 56 days ago -
Life is not about how far you can go, how high you can jump, or how much weight you can carry. Life is about experience, friendship, family, and the memories they leave with us.
Haunted By Student Debt to the Grave
Health & Wellness  (tags: social security, educational loans, garnished, student loans, senior citizens, forgive student loans for those on socia )

- 118 days ago -
Close to 200,000 on Social Security are having their Social Security checks garnished by student debt creditors. Leaving some Seniors with only $750 a month to live on. It is time to forgive educational loans for people on Social Security.
Don't Let Corporations Keep GMOs in the DARK ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo lebeling, Nestle, Dow, Pepsi, health, risks, food, family, gmo federal bill )

- 310 days ago -
Monsanto, Nestlé, Dow and Pepsi's industry group, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, keeps trying to pass a federal bill that would effectively prevent the labeling of genetically engineered foods, or GMOs.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Cannabis Oil Available to All Cancer Patients as a Treatment Option.
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicinal marijuana, treatment, medicine, politics, healthcare, ethics, health, humans, protection, study, society )

- 325 days ago -
It is now an established fact that cannabis is a safe and effective medicine, supported by a very large body of evidence and further supported by patent filed by the US government,

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Health & Wellness

Most Active Stories Today in Health & Wellness

top story finders in Health & Wellness

1. Natasha Salgado 22 popular stories

2. AniMae C. 21 popular stories

3. Julie Irwin 21 popular stories

4. GGmaSheila D. 20 popular stories

5. Laura H. 19 popular stories

6. Dalia H. 18 popular stories

7. Carole K. 17 popular stories

8. Darren Woolsey 16 popular stories

9. Candy L. 15 popular stories

10. Jason B. 14 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!