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Take a Stand for Health Care for All PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, women, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, news, prevention, protection, safety, society, risks, treatment, americans, democrats, republicans, ethics, government, healthcare, healthc )

Robert
- 151 days ago - action.citizen.org
Sign the Petition Urging Your Senators and Representative to Co-Sponsor Single-Payer Legislation. Add your name to show support for legislation that would create a universal, single-payer health care system in the United States.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

Kelly
- 279 days ago - change.org
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
Stop Giving Animals Unnecessary Antibiotics PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: law, society, disease, health, government, medicine, news, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, interesting, humans, investigation )

Robert
- 300 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Already 2 million Americans are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and at least 23,000 die, each year.
Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine, investigation, interesting, news, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning, culture )

Robert
- 774 days ago - nytimes.com
In 2000, the company reached one of a series of settlements involving a huge Medicare fraud case with the Justice Department that would eventually come to $1.7 billion in fines and repayments. The accusations, which primarily involved overbilling, occurr
Texas Christian U. and Kappa Sigma Fraternity Investigating Butt-Branding By Frat Brothers
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Texas, university, Frat brothers, abuse, crime, safety, risks, investigation )

Dee
- 1695 days ago - nydailynews.com
Officials at Texas Christian University and Kappa Sigma fraternity are investigating an early January ski trip in which a fraternity member incurred second- and third-degree burns after he was branded on his buttocks.
Domestic Dispute Injures Child
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Domestic Violence, dispute, child, crime, family, safety, violence, law, risks, protection )

Dee
- 1899 days ago - capitalnews9.com
WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. -- Police say an infant is recovering after being hurt in the middle of an argument between a Warren County couple.
Coming of Age in the Years of Living Dangerously
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, children, family, interesting, safety, prevention, protection, risks, health, diet, activities )

Dee
- 1901 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Bike helmets? SPF? Veggie meals? No way, if you grew up in '50s, '60s, '70s.. How did we survive our childhoods? If you grew up in the '50s, '60s or '70s, you probably violated every rule we now know about nutrition and safety.
Child Injured in ATV Accident
Society & Culture  (tags: society, ATV's, safety, accidents, injuries, risks, children, law )

Dee
- 1913 days ago - capitalnews9.com
SARATOGA COUNTY, N.Y. -- Saratoga County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an ATV accident involving an eight-year-old boy. It happened in Corinth in an area off Comstock Road.
Mexico Removes Official Who Oversaw Day-Care Center
Society & Culture  (tags: Mexican government, politics, day care center, children, sadness, death, safety, risks, protection, investigation )

Dee
- 1925 days ago - edition.cnn.com
(CNN) -- Mexico's Institute of Social Security, which oversaw the day-care facility where 44 children died in a fire last week, removed its director in the state where the tragedy occurred, the state-run news agency Notimex reported.
Drunk-Driving Foes Split on Severity of Penalties
Society & Culture  (tags: society, DUI, DWI, MADD, Alcohol, Drunk Drivers, crime, death, safety, travel, transportation, safety, risks )

Dee
- 1928 days ago - online.wsj.com
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has severed ties with an ally backed by the liquor industry, contending that the group is undermining MADD's campaign to eliminate drunken driving.
An Hors d'Oeuvre of An Unexpected Species
Society & Culture  (tags: society, T.G.I. Fridays, restaurants, eating out, risks )

Dee
- 1961 days ago - timesunion.com
CLIFTON PARK The sight of a severed snake's head under his broccoli made Jack Pendleton lose interest in dessert. Pendleton said he found the head, the size of the end of his thumb, while eating Sunday at the T.G.I. Friday's in Clifton Park.
17 Percent of US Children Under 5 May Face Hunger
Society & Culture  (tags: society, US, children, hunger, health, food, nutrition, illness, risks, diet )

Dee
- 1961 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An estimated 3.5 million children under the age of 5 are at risk of hunger in the United States, according to a look at government numbers by an anti-hunger group. That's more than 17 percent of children who could suffer cognitive and developmental damage
Drugs: To Legalize or Not
Society & Culture  (tags: health, drugs, legalization, addictions, prevention, risks, study, research )

Dee
- 1972 days ago - online.wsj.com
Progress in Colombia provides clear evidence that the war on drugs is winnable, while history repeatedly shows that relaxed restrictions lead to more abuse and addiction.
Mexican Tourism, Already Hurt By Violence, Bears Blow of a Health Scare
Society & Culture  (tags: Mexico, Mexico City, tourism, Swine Flu, drug wars, travel, warning, safety, risks )

Dee
- 1972 days ago - nytimes.com
MEXICO CITY-Mexico's tourism industry was in crisis even before the government announced the presence of a deadly influenza virus a few days ago and began handing out surgical masks by the millions and shuttering virtually all public gathering spots in..
 

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