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Health & Wellness

A 'Code Death' for Dying Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, death, supportive, protocol, society )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - well.blogs.nytimes.com
We physicians need to relearn the ancient art of dying. When planned for, death can be a peaceful, even transcendent experience. Just as a midwife devises a birth plan with her patient, so we doctors must learn at least something about midwifing death.
Condemn Racist Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: Free abortion, Human Rights, Women's Rights )

Ben
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. Goal: Repeal racist restriction on sex-selective abortions. Recently, South Dakota lawmakers unabashedly introduced and passed a bill that they acknowledge is based on a racial stereotype of Asian immigrants
5 Ways to Increase Your Attention Span
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, healthcare )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theweek.com
Focus is like a muscle: It needs exercise
UPDATE 2-Fukushima Meltdown Not Seen Causing Many Cancers-UN Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fukushima, Meltdown, Cancer Risks, No Significant Change, UNSCEAR, United Nations, Scientific Committee, Radiation )

Brian
- 10 days ago - in.reuters.com
"In a major study, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) said it did not expect "significant changes" in future cancer rates that could be attributed to radiation exposure from the reactor meltdowns."
Men Must Join Fight Against FGM, Leading Campaigner Urges
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, FGM, mutilation, health, victims )

Beatrice
- 10 days ago - standard.co.uk
One of the world's leading campaigners against female genital mutilation has called on men to take up the fight against the practice. Maternal health pioneer Edna Adan, who was the first to speak out about ending FGM on Somali radio in the 1970s
Haifa's New Subterranean Hospital Runs Major Drill
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rambam Medical Center, subterranean hospital, Israel )

David
- 10 days ago - timesofisrael.us4.list-manage.com
Rambam Medical Center's 'downstairs' emergency facility is ready to move to a war footing at a moment's notice
Joint Israel-UK Stem Cell Research Wows Peres, Cameron
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem Cell Research, UK, Israel )

David
- 10 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Israeli and British scientists are working on advanced solutions for some of the most difficult diseases around - Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes, and the use of stem cells to build a human liver.
Living With Williams Syndrome, the 'Opposite of Autism'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, Williams Syndrome )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"I get so anxious if I want to go out to things. I live with my Mum because I don't want to live on my own. I can't do money. I wish I could."
Made In Israel - Medicine
Health & Wellness  (tags: medical technology, Israel )

David
- 11 days ago - cbn.com
Gordon Robertson takes a look at some of the medical breakthroughs that have come from Israel, including cancer and diabetes treatment and technology to help blind people see and crippled people walk.
Stop Monsanto! - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stop, monsanto, GMOs, pledge, boycott )

Marie
- 11 days ago - causes.com
Monsanto's genetically engineered crops increase pesticides, not yields or nutrition. The only contribution Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) have made to the world's food supply are junk food ingredients and factory farmed animals raised on genetical
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Support Grassroots Activists Against Violence
Health & Wellness  (tags: US congress, Violence against Women- girls, action alert, Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women )

Jess
- 11 days ago - womenthrive.org
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women can--and has--made a difference in the lives of women around the world. Unfortunately, the United States withdrew its support for this program after 2010.
Pledge to Fight the Most Extreme Abortion Ban in the Country ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, women, health, family, abortion )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - secure2.convio.net
If it becomes law, the proposed six week ban would become the earliest and most extreme abortion ban in the country, with no exceptions for cases of rape and incest. If passed, this bill would essentially ban all abortions in the state of Alabama.
Tell Michelle Obama: Consumers Want Labels on Genetically Modified Foods! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmos, labeling GMO foods, Michelle Obama, health, food, risks )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
What's missing from the new rules? Any mention of requiring food companies to tell you if their products contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Save Organic Standards! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: organics, food, health, Vilsack, USDA, corruption, humanrights )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell USDA Secretary Vilsack to Reverse Rule that Weakens Organics. The USDA's new rule plays to the cabal of the self-appointed organic elite who want to degrade organic standards and undermine organic integrity.
Another Mass Shooting, Another Psychiatric Drug? Federal Investigation Long Overdue
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, drugs, healthcare, mental illness, over use of drugs, prevention, protection, research, science, study, treatment, warning )

Kit
- 11 days ago - cchrint.org
There is overwhelming evidence that psychiatric drugs cause violence. 22 International drug regulatory warnings cite violence, mania, hostility, aggression, psychosis and even homicidal ideation.

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