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Johnson & Johnson: Remove Cancer Causing Talc Off the Shelves
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, cancer, children, death, talcum powder, talc )

Beth
- 2 days ago - change.org
Women who use talcum powder on their genital region just once a week are 40% more likely to develop ovarian cancer than those who do not. This product is targeted for children and J&J has no plans to remove the talc.
Deadly Pathogens Repeatedly Dispatched By U.S. Labs to Unsecure Sites
Health & Wellness  (tags: Government Accountability Office, Department of Defense, Pathogen )

Judy
- 1 day ago - publicintegrity.org
The government isn't regulating how highly dangerous viruses and bacteria are rendered safe for shipment, posing risks to the public, auditors say.
Support the Refuge From Cruel Trapping Act! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Urge your representatives to cosponsor the Refuge From Cruel Trapping Act.
Don't Legalize the Killing of Buzzards PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop granting licenses for the killing of buzzards after they recovered from near extinction.
White Tigers Stuck In Aquarium Have Not Felt The Sun In 12 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 23 hours ago - thedodo.com
In December 2004, these tigers who were bred in captivity were purchased by an indoor aquarium in Houston, Texas. The dungeon-like conditions that the tigers are forced to endure harm their physical health and psychological well being, and deny them much
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ban Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas in Ireland
Environment  (tags: Ireland, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, healthconditions, water, pollution )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - gopetition.com
We are calling on the Irish Government to immediately ban the process known as Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking) in Ireland.
Former Lab Chimps Try Watermelon And They REALLY Like It
Offbeat  (tags: animals )

Angie
- 22 hours ago - thedodo.com
Earlier this month, a group of 9 chimpanzees was released from a laboratory and arrived at a retirement sanctuary in Georgia. In the video one chimp begins to cautiously examine the halved watermelon. Once the others get a taste, they devolve into a chor
Man Smuggles Toys (And Joy) Into Syria (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Syria, children, Finland, toy smuggler, Rami Adham, Syrian-Finnish )

Evelyn
- 56 minutes ago - facebook.com
He lives in Finland and risks his life to bring joy to Syrian kids. Meet the toy smuggler of Aleppo. 28 visits in 5 years. Started because his 3-yr old daughter wanted him to take all her toys for the kids (and give her a new Barbie when he came home!)
Save Short Sands PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

Anna
- 2 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Clean water is a priority for all Oregonians. The people who live and play in OregonâEUR(TM)s rural communities deserve access to clean water, just like those in places like Eugene and Portland.
 
 
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