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Health & Wellness

A Polar Bear Might Keep The Measles Away, But Shots Work Better
Health & Wellness  (tags: Measles, Vaccines, #VaccinesWork, Immunization, Childrens book, US, Outbreak )

Brian
- 3 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."
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
- 3 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."
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
- 4 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
- 4 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
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
- 5 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
Researchers Boost the Heart's Natural Ability to Recover After Heart Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, Fibroblasts, Endothelial Cells, Oxygen, Recovery, Research, UNC, School of Medicine )

Brian
- 5 days ago - medicalxpress.com
"Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that cells called fibroblasts, which normally give rise to scar tissue after a heart attack, can be turned into endothelial cells, which generate blood vessels to supply oxygen..."
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
- 5 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...
Why We Allow Big Pharma to Rip Us Off
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

Dandelion
- 5 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.
Prepare Hospitals for Emergency Ebola Response. PLEASE SIGN !!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola virus, healthcare, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Your signature will demand that a nationwide emergency plan is made, and that all hospitals and medical facilities are properly staffed and equipped to stop the spread of Ebola.
Remove Harmful Plastic From Toothpaste. PLEASE SIGN !!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, toothpaste, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Polyethylene is a dangerous toxin and it must be removed immediately from Crest toothpastes. Urge the CEO of Procter & Gamble to fully remove the toxin from Crest products within months, not years.
TAKE ACTION: Amazon--Remove the Book 'Healing the Symptoms Known as Autism' From Your Sellers List --PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Child Abuse, Autism, Amazon, Book, Pseudoscience, Quackery, Chlorine Dioxide, Bleach, Toxic, Poison, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 6 days ago - change.org
This book "promotes the use of 'Chlorine Dioxide' to be digested by children. Long term administration of this treatment may lead to respiratory problems. After Heart disease, Cancer and much more." Stop this child abuse disguised as treatment. Pls Sign
Halliburton's Deadly Secret Ingredient ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Halliburton, ecosystems, healthconditions, environment, habitat destruction, wildlife, family, disease, corruption )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - storyofstuff.actionkit.com
The carcinogenic brew that diesel contains is at risk of infecting groundwater sources across the country, exposing citizens to risk of cancer, stillbirths, and other illnesses.
To Best Fight Ebola, We Need A Surgeon General
Health & Wellness  (tags: Surgeon General, Ebola, US, Reassurance, Nomination Blocked )

Brian
- 6 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"The surgeon general is America's doctor, delivering information to the American people in a language they can understand," former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin recently explained. "Not having one right now, you don't have that face and that person..."
Let Disabled Veteran Keep Her Service Pig - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Jean
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
A Navy Veteran who can no longer work after a fight with bacterial meningitis was given a $500 fine for keeping her service animal, who happens to be a pig, in her home in New York. The fine was reportedly for keeping a "wild animal," despite the fact(mor
Cancer Metastasis Reduced Up to 90% in Mice Using Engineered Decoy Protein
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Metastasis, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Genetic Engineering, Decoy Protein )

Brian
- 7 days ago - singularityhub.com
"After testing the decoy protein in mice with breast cancer and ovarian cancer, the scientists found a 78% reduction in metastatic nodules in the breast cancer group and a 90% decrease in metastatic nodules in the ovarian cancer group."

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