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Health & Wellness

Don't Let the USDA Destroy Organics! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: organics, Sunset Provision, synthetics in organics, USDA, food, health )

Nancy
- 172 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Just as the NOSB meeting was beginning Tuesday morning, a small group of activists gathered in front of the room to peacefully protest the USDA's unilateral change of the "Sunset Provision", which governs the removal of synthetic ingredients from organic
National Women's Law Center ACTION Page US
Health & Wellness  (tags: congress, americans, humanrights, women, employment, wages, health )

Nancy
- 171 days ago - nwlc.org
This Mother's Day we're asking Members of Congress to sign the LARGEST MOTHER'S DAY CARD EVER to hit Capitol Hill. I'm talking about a card that's eight feet tall.
End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

Nancy
- 164 days ago - change.org
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
"Doomsday Seed Vault" in the Arctic
Health & Wellness  (tags: biowarfare, eugenics, seed vault, food, Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta, BOA, Bill Gates, Rockefeller )

Nancy
- 164 days ago - minds.com
A small California biotech company, Epicyte, in 2001 announced the development of genetically engineered corn which contained a spermicide which made the semen of men who ate it sterile.
Urgent Action Needed: Defeat the Chemicals in Commerce Act! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, chemicals, toxins, wildlife )

Nancy
- 154 days ago - action.ewg.org
As currently drafted, the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) would allow thousands of chemicals to be treated as safe with little or no review.
Tell the FDA to Ban Phthalates in Drugs! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, phthalates, drugs, health, nail polish, perfume, plastic, fertility, toxins )

Nancy
- 154 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Phthalates are synthetic chemicals used in plastics, lubricants, insect repellants, nail polish, perfumes, and, yes, even in prescription drugs. The answer, as always, can be reduced to three little words: "Follow the money."
New Hepatitis C Treatments Cure the Deadly Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: hepatitis C, new treatments, treatment, disease, illness, medicine, health )

Nancy
- 149 days ago - lifescript.com
One in 30 boomers has hepatitis C, with boomers accounting for more than 75% of the cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Your Antibacterial Soap Is So Dangerous, Minnesota Just Banned It By Liz Dwyer
Health & Wellness  (tags: triclosan banned, Minnesota, health, risks, hormonal imbalance, supergugs, toxins )

Nancy
- 147 days ago - takepart.com
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a measure banning the antibacterial chemical triclosan from all products sold in the state. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Parents Watch Son Fight for Life in Isolation
Health & Wellness  (tags: Comer Children's Hospital, University of Chicago, children, disease, family, news, medicine, safety, risks, health, cancer )

Carrie
- 174 days ago - news.msn.com
At precisely the time 6-year-old Sammy most needed his parents, they were forced to keep their distance because his unique cancer treatment made him radioactive.
Toxic Chemical Bill Championed By Industry, Chided By Children's Health Advocates ~PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, toxic chemicals, health, illness, risks, society, government, safety )

Carrie
- 172 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Brad was among four children dressed up as "Toxin Freedom Fighters," complete with green shorts, capes and masks, in the halls of Congress on Wednesday. They hand-delivered a petition that urges legislators to strengthen the nation's regulation of...
 
 
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