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Health & Wellness

Clam Cancer Spreads Along Eastern Seaboard
Health & Wellness  (tags: clams, cancer in clams, marine environment, spread of disease, implications )

Judy
- 7 days ago - npr.org
This opens up a host of questions about how diseases might spread through the marine environment. And it might have implications for human health as well.
WHO Wants To Crack Down On Skewed Research That Hides Drug Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, pharmaceuticals, WHO )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the latest chapter in the controversy over pharmaceutical development and potential research bias, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on researchers to fully disclose the results of their clinical trials.
Woman Unknowingly Adopts Pit Bull Who Detects Seizures (Video!)
Health & Wellness  (tags: pit bull, seizure detective, service dog, Danielle's BFF, pics, video )

Barb
- 2 days ago - petcha.com
Danielle Zukerman didn't plan on getting a seizure alert dog when she adopted Thor, but she got one anyway. Dogs really are our best friends and can perform a variety of tasks. Some of these tasks are life changing, as is the case with service
Angie Whiteman Is Fundraising for Diabetes Jersey
Health & Wellness  (tags: justgiving, diabetes fundraiser, prevention, disease, children, family, treatment, research )

Barb
- 1 day ago - justgiving.com
Angie's North2South Walk I am walking 10K to raise funds for Diabetes for Diabetes Jersey because My mum and many people I know have diabetes.
Provide a Mother With a Lifesaving Approved Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: petitions, treatments, drugs )

Freya
- 6 days ago - change.org
United Healthcare is refusing to pay for a woman's lifesaving treatment they had earlier approved. She needs your help to make sure a toddler does not lose her mother.
Anti-Abortion GroupâEUR(TM)s Effort To Defund Family Planning Clinics Backfires Spectacularly
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Maine, clinics, funding )

Freya
- 5 days ago - thinkprogress.org
This week, a network of family planning clinics in Maine raised thousands of dollars to help fund its abortion services, thanks to an assist from a particularly unlikely source: A major anti-choice group in the state.
Grant Widespread Access to Genervon's GM604 to All ALS Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease, veterans, treatments, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - change.org
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes ALS as a service-connected disease. This disease is exorbitantly expensive to manage and is costing the VA hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
Shock Aversive Therapy For Special Need Students?!
Health & Wellness  (tags: students, therapy, cruelty, torture, petitions, special needs )

Freya
- 2 days ago - theautismsite.greatergood.com
Shock aversive therapy is a form of torture a special needs school is using. It should be outlawed immediately!
Woman Allegedly Forced To Give Birth On Jail Cell Toilet, Alone
Health & Wellness  (tags: criminal justice, prisons, reproductive rights, women's health )

Judy
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A new lawsuit claims that a female inmate was forced to give birth on her jail cell toilet, after medical attendants ignored her pleas for help.
One Doctor Thinks He Knows the Cause of SIDS
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, doctor, SIDS, inner ear damage, disease, health, humans, protection )

Lone
- 8 days ago - popsugar.com
"These babies have inner-ear damage, but they can't tell you," Rubens told The Seattle Times. "They are too young to sit up. The baby has got a problem getting air."
 
 
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