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Google Gives $700K to Israeli Disabilities Technology Initiative
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli technology, disabilities technology )

- 5 days ago -
Tikkun Olam Makers, or TOM plans to support a global movement of innovators creating extremely affordable solutions to neglected needs of people with disabilities
PETITION - Don't Make Abortion Patients Take Unnecessary Anesthetics
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abortions, unnecessary anesthetics, health risks, prevention of damages, dangerous effects, safety healthcare, responsible behaviour )

- 10 days ago -
Repeal law that will force women having abortions after 20 weeks to take unnecessarily risky anesthetics. Utah Governor Gary Herbert recently signed a law that would require women having abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to take unnecessary...
PETITION - Stop the Release of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetically modified insects, releasing, health risk warning, environmental risks, citizens, prevention of damages, stronger protection laws, mutant genes, safety )

- 10 days ago -
Protect citizens and the environment from the unpredictable effects of releasing genetically engineered mosquitoes. Releasing millions of genetically engineered mosquitoes into a highly populated island environment is incredibly risky, but this is...
Ocean Pollutants Found in Tuna Can Weaken the Immune System
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, environment, oceans, food, diet, disease, safety )

- 11 days ago -
Exposure to certain contaminants blocks the bodyâEUR(TM)s ability to expel toxins, a study has found.
'Scarier Than We Initially Thought': CDC Sounds Warning on Zika Virus
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, babies, children, disease, family, health, government, humans, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, warning, women )

- 14 days ago -
Public health officials used their strongest language to date in warning about a Zika outbreak in the United States, as the Obama administration lobbied Congress for $1.9 billion to combat the mosquito-borne virus.
May Is Lupus Awareness Month! Please Sign & Share!
Health & Wellness  (tags: lupus, Lupus Awareness Month, women, research, disease, diet, food, nutrition )

- 13 days ago -
Lupus - a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any organ or tissue - affects approximately 5 million people worldwide. There is no cure. While anyone can develop this disease, it primarily targets women (some 90% of reported cases).
PETITION - Improve Health Care for Native American Populations
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Amreican health, access to health care, funding, Human Rights, proper health treatment, Medical facilities, responsible behaviour, Prevention of disease, Health care services )

- 12 days ago -
Many American Indians struggle to access adequate health care services. Much of this difficulty arises from a severe lack of funding for the Indian Health Service (IHS) that provides medical facilities and health care for American Indians.
How to Build An Emergency Field Hospital in 12 Hours
Health & Wellness  (tags: field hospitals, Israel, IDF, Humanitarian Aid )

- 18 days ago -
The secret to Israels speed in setting up a field hospital for disaster victims worldwide is a mix of experience, precision, motivation & expertise. Each time Israel completes a medical relief mission, the operation is analyzed for improvement.
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