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FDA Restricts Access to Diabetes Drug Avandia
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, diabetes, FDA alert )

- 2801 days ago -
The diabetes drug Avandia has been pulled from the European market and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed significant restrictions on its use in the U.S., citing increased risk of heart attack associated with the drug.
Michaele Salahi Battling MS and Bad Press
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, health, society )

- 2807 days ago -
Michaele Salahi,infamous for crashing a White House dinner and landing a gig on a reality television show, added another dimension to her fame by announcing that she has multiple sclerosis. Can't you hear the collective groan? It's Invisible Illness Week
FarmVille Goes Organic
Society & Culture  (tags: green, gaming, organic farming, FarmVille, internet )

- 2867 days ago -
FarmVille players, hang on to your green hats because FarmVille is about to go organic!
We're Havin' a Heat Wave... 7 Tips to Avoid Heat Stroke
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, family, humans, healthcare, health, news, prevention, risks, warning )

- 2880 days ago -
The summer of 2010 began with a sweltering heat wave in much of the U.S., with temperatures hitting triple digits, coupled with high humidity. How to avoid heat-related illness
McDonald's Recall: 12 Million Tainted Shrek Glasses
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, society, risks, warning, safety, illness, tainted drinking glasses, shrek, mcdonalds shrek glasses )

- 2912 days ago -
McDonald's has issued a recall for 12 million "Shrek Forever After 3D" drinking glasses after learning they are tainted with cadmium.
Edward Janus, Passionate Online Activism at Its Finest
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

- 2919 days ago -
Edward Janus | Disability Advocate and Activist says thank you Ann Pietrangelo. She is a person with a big and caring heart. I was honored when she asked to write about my Internet Activism. I am so proud that I can be able to call her a friend.
TAKE ACTION! Good News: Union of Concerned Scientists Backs Our Demand for Global Warming Facts on Fox!
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climatechange, environment, Sustainabililty, wildlife, humans, science, world )

- 2922 days ago -
Following our united SEN-Care2 lead, the Union of Concerned Scientists and have launched a matching petition, and Huffington bloggers are sending activists to the SEN-Care2 petition page, urging thousands to sign BOTH petitions! Let's go!
Global MOMS Act: What It Means for Global Maternal Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, death, family, health, healthcare, humans, prevention, protection, society, women )

- 2927 days ago -
No woman should have to put her life or her health at risk to give birth. The Global MOMS Act will expand access to quality maternal health services and greatly reduce maternal mortality. It calls for the development of a strategy to coordinate existing
Presumed Consent for Organ Donation: Smart Move or Orwellian Prophecy Come True?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, politics, news, healthcare )

- 2946 days ago -
Let's presume you want to donate your organs. It's very generous of you. Unless you don't. "Presumed Consent" - "Opt Out" Clause... Can't wait to see the poll results on this one.
MS Activist John Hicklenton Ends Life at Euthanasia Clinic
Health & Wellness  (tags: MS, multiple sclerosis, John Hicklenton, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, ethics, health, healthcare, illness, society )

- 2978 days ago -
Make no mistake about it. John Hicklenton triumphed over multiple sclerosis. I say this in spite of the fact that he ended his own life because of it.
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