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Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan
World  (tags: world, Japan, health, medicine, death )

Alexandra
- 106 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquito bites, and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. It can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in severe cases can be fatal.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 157 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
Sunder: Now and the Next Steps
World  (tags: had become accustomed to, seemed to look, forward to getting a GOOD BOY treat, Congratulations to everyone, BABY SHIVA healthcare, humans, health, medicine, protection, food, news )

Kelly
- 188 days ago - petaindia.com
Congratulations to everyone who helped with the #FreeSunder campaign! It was an enormous effort with a wonderful result. Sunder is now at his new home, as per the order of the Supreme Court. First, after getting off the truck, Sunder was given fruits.
Commend Organization for Worldwide Veterinary Care
World  (tags: covered in fleas and ticks, veterinary care for over 375 animals, world, society, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, humans, illness, interesting, disease, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, food, nutrition, protection, medicine, animalwelfare, suff )

Kelly
- 349 days ago - forcechange.com
Nico was an abandoned puppy found by the World Vets team while on a mission in the Dominican Republic. Like many animals helped by World Vets on that trip, Nico was hungry, dehydrated, ~Photo Credit: Richard W Sinyem via InterestingFoto
TAKE ACTION: Provide 100 Mothers With Midwives
World  (tags: world, women, prevention, study, society, science, risks, medicine, healthcare )

Beverly
- 458 days ago - greatergood.com
Throughout the world, complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age
Recognize Israel's Accomplishments Slideshow
World  (tags: Israel, accomplishments, slideshow, Honest repoting, science, medicine, technology, health, disaster assistance, Middle-east, inventions, desalination )

Beatrice
- 965 days ago - slideshare.net
In honor of Israel's 64th birthday, we thought it would be nice to show some of the things that the media should be reporting about her accomplishments. It's a very different image than usually portrayed. Enjoy and share with those who care about Isra
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010 Was Awarded to Robert G. Edwards for IVF Fertilization
World  (tags: Nobel Prize, Robert Edwards, Physiology, Medicine, Award, IVF Fertilization )

Anna
- 1535 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Robert Edwards has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for the development of human in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy. His achievements have made it possible to treat infertility, a medical condition afflicting a large proportion of humanity including mo
British IVF Pioneer Robert Edwards Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
World  (tags: Nobel Prize, medicine, robert edwards, scientists, british )

Sophie
- 1535 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Robert Edwards, the British scientist who pioneered IVF, was responsible for the conception of Louise Brown, the world's first test-tube baby
Parents: Be Mindful of Hazardous Holiday Ornaments
World  (tags: mindful, parent, children, medicine )

Nancy
- 1829 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A new study from Children's Hospital Boston's Division of Emergency Medicine has found that holiday decorations, particularly glass ornaments, are one more safety hazard parents must consider during the season.
Britons Outraged Over US Conservatives Criticism of British Health Care
World  (tags: britain, nhs, conservatives, lies, socialist, healthcare, government, public, option, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, americans, abuse, illness, disease, treatment, prevention, medicine, protection, safety )

Tom
- 1949 days ago - voanews.com
Britons are outraged and speaking out in response to comments among Conservatives in the United States attacking Britain's national health care system as socialist, evil and Orwellian. Such criticism has sparked an outpouring of NHS support in Britain.
Sign Petition: Tell Congress to Help Afghan Girls
World  (tags: world, afghanistan, usa, war, troops, obama, politics, military, government, americans, girls, rights, freedoms, culture, family, education, health, food, protection, medicine, safety )

Tom
- 1994 days ago - thehungersite.com
Schools torched. Classrooms hit with poison gas. Acid thrown in their faces. Girls risk life and limb to learn even as attacks by insurgents mount. You can help: The Afghan Women Empowerment Act would fund educational opportunities and keep them safe.
Sign Petition: Thank UN Peacekeepers for a Safer World
World  (tags: world, war, violence, UN, peacekeepers, military, middle-east, africa, human, rights, protection, safety, food, medicine, freedom, government, conflict, Refugees&Relief, politics, GoodNews )

Tom
- 2016 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
UN peacekeepers are risking their lives in the name of peace. These men and women in blue helmets, more than 100,000 in total - the second largest deployed military in the world - can be found in 16 of the world's most dangerous conflict areas.
Sign Petition: 61 Years of UN Peacekeeping - Send a Letter Thanking Peacekeepers for Their Service.
World  (tags: world, humanitarian, relief, war, violence, UN, peacekeepers, middle-east, africa, darfur, zimbabwe, congo, sri lanka, human, rights, starvation, food, medicine, conflict, politics, terrorism, freedoms, death, humanrights )

Tom
- 2027 days ago - humanitarianrelief.change.org
Take a minute to watch the message from George Clooney below. Then sign this letter and join us in thanking the 100,000 brave men and women from 118 countries serving as UN peacekeepers in 16 of the most volatile countries in the world.
Sign Petition: Would You Want to Lose Your Mom to a Disease That Could Be Prevented With a Vaccine?
World  (tags: world, africa, asia, medicine, treatment, prevention, rights, women, poverty, death, disease, immunize, health, cervical, cancer, vaccine )

Tom
- 2035 days ago - change.org
500,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year. More than half of them will die because they are poor and their cancer will not be diagnosed until it is too late to treat. Most will live in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
 

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