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** Good News ** Maharashtra State in India Revokes Monsanto's Cotton Seed License
Society & Culture  (tags: Bt cotton, GMO failure, 250000 suicides, politics, toxicity, pesticides, unfair trade )

- 2128 days ago -
The Agriculture Committee tabled a report seeking a ban on GM food crops and a halt to all field trials. The state of Maharashtra cancelled Mahyco Monsanto Biotech's license to sell GM Bt cotton seeds. Trading by Mahyco Monsanto Biotech is now illegal.
Medications Are 'Inappropriately' Prescribed To 1 In 5 Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, drugs, family, healthcare, medicine, safety, senior citizens, study, treatment, prescribing errors )

- 2127 days ago -
Researchers defined "inappropriate" as prescriptions that are totally wrong, or prescribed at a dosage that is too high or too low.
Disney Princess Marriage: Couples That May Not Have Lived Happily Ever After
Offbeat  (tags: divorce, Disney, funny, humor )

- 2127 days ago -
Disney's animated leading ladies tend to spend a good chunk of screen time pining for their Prince Charmings -- who they always find and (usually) marry in the end. But how would those fictional couples fare over the long haul?
Is Sleeping In A Bra Good Or Bad For You?
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, bra debate, breast health )

- 2129 days ago -
There is a lot of confusion around the topic, and the so-called benefits and possible health risks.
Is Alice in Wonderland Really About Drugs?
Society & Culture  (tags: drug use, story telling, books, children, movies, entertainment )

- 2130 days ago -
Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children's tale. But why do so many see adult themes in the story, asks Sophie Robehmed.
Thanatos, Canada's Real-Life Superhero, Fights Poverty In Vancouver
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, homelessness, death, Good News, humans, generosity, kindness, real life superhero )

- 2131 days ago -
A masked man dressed as 'Death' visits the homeless in Vancouver on a daily basis -- but not for the reason you might be thinking.
Stop the Trophy Hunt ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2131 days ago -
Did you think bears were safe in the Great Bear Rainforest? Think again. Despite the strong opposition of First Nations and a large majority of British Columbians, bears can still get shot in most parts of the Great Bear Rainforest.
Drug Companies Drive The Psychiatric Drugging Of Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, children, death, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, society, study, treatment, warning )

- 2132 days ago -
Drug company marketing has bought rich rewards, as reflected in the increasing numbers of children and youth diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other psychiatric problems.
* * * Need a Pick-Me-Up? Watch This!! :) Incredible Edible * * * How We Can Eat Our Landscapes * * *
Society & Culture  (tags: creativity, bureacracy-free, grass roots, society, learning, business, food sovereignty )

- 2132 days ago -
What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells the story of how plots of unused land are turned into communal vegetable gardens, and change the narrative of food in their community.
Action Alert: End Animal Abuse at a California Livestock Auction House! Please Sign!!
Animals  (tags: animal welfare, animal abuse, animal cruelty, Ontario Livestock Sales, Ontario California, horses, emus, pigs, goats, sheep cows, Mercy for animals, undercover video )

- 2209 days ago -
Ontario Livestock Sales has been caught on video abusing animals. Charges were filed against the owner and seven employees after an animal rights group shot undercover video showing animals being kicked, hit with batons, tossed, and left to die.
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