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Health & Wellness

Chevron Making A Killing With Water In California But at What Cost?
Health & Wellness  (tags: wastewater, fracking, Chevron, California, chemicals, irrigation, acetone, methylene chloride )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - whowhatwhy.org
Chevron is selling treated oil field wastewater to the state which in turn is being used for irrigation on crops. Analysis of water tested revealed high levels of dangerous chemicals acetone and methylene chloride. In our food and risk to farm workers.
When the Catholic Church Owns Your Doctor: The Insidious New Threat to Affordable Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, health, protection, prevention )

Beverly
- 9 days ago - salon.com
Eight of the largest health systems in America are now Catholic-owned. More and more won't prescribe contraception.
Condemning Indiana's Persecution of Purvi Patel - TAKE ACTION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: State of Indiana, feticide, stillbirth, feticide conviction, Parvi Patel, injustice, petition )

Judy
- 24 days ago - action.rhrealitycheck.org
Why We Protest: It's hard to believe that a woman could be convicted over what she maintains was a home stillbirth.
Report: Insurers Are Violating Obamacare Rules on More Than Just Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: health insurance companies, study, National Women's Law Center, ACA, women's healthcare, Kaiser Family Foundation, transgender healthcare )

Judy
- 25 days ago - rhrealitycheck.org
In a survey of more than 100 insurers in 15 states, the National Women's Law Center found that many insurers aren't properly covering birth control, maternity care, preventive services, and care related to gender transition.
Central Valley's Growing Concern: The Mix of Oil, Water and Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: irrigation, crops, treated oil field water, Chevron, Central Valley water authority, toxins, contamination, oil field chemicals, acetone, methylene chloride, testing standards )

Judy
- 24 days ago - latimes.com
The use of treated oil field water to raise Central Valley crops raises questions about food chain safety
Get Propyl Paraben Out of Our Food! TAKE ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: propyl paraben, Environmental Working Group, petition )

Judy
- 16 days ago - action.ewg.org
Cosmetics companies are taking the hint and removing the endocrine disruptor propyl paraben from some of their body washes, lotions and other items. So why are Sara Lee and other food companies still putting it in their food?!
Please Sign: End Use of Highly Toxic Methyl Bromide on Strawberry Fields - Forever
Health & Wellness  (tags: Methyl Bromide, exemptions, deadly poison, strawberries, strawberry fields treated with methyl br, risk to farm workers, neurotoxic, risk to children, homes schools, pesticide drift, EPA exemptions )

Susan
- 14 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Methyl bromide was supposed to have been banned by 2005. But the EPA allowed loopholes that continue the use of this deadly poison. According to Truthout, California used close to 4 million pounds on fruits & nuts and on soil used to grow strawberries.
 
 
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