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Health & Wellness

Farmers Market Program Doubles the Fresh Goods for Food Aid Recipients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, SNAP Program, government, diet, food, humans, society, family, nutrition, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
As more and more New Mexicans enroll in SNAP, state and federal agencies are pumping taxpayer cash into a program called Double Up Food Bucks to encourage participants to spend their benefits on fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets.
50 Hospitals Charge Uninsured More Than 10 Times Cost of Care, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, uninsured Americans, ethics, dishonesty, illness, safety, society, warning, humans, interesting, abuse, research, study )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - washingtonpost.com
All but one of the facilities are owned by for-profit entities and the largest number of hospitals ~ 20 ~ are in Florida. Topping the list is North Okaloosa Medical Center, a 110-bed facility in the Florida Panhandle about an hour outside of Pensacola.
The Conflicted History of Alcohol in Western Civilization
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, health, humans, risks, safety, diet, disease, abuse, alcohol, western civilization )

Darren
- 31 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Booze was the beverage of choice for much of human history. But over the past millennium, views of alcohol in the West have swerved from warm embrace to moral vilification to a worry about the human costs of abuse
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: The Big Problem With Children's Vitamins and Supplements
Health & Wellness  (tags: children's vitamins, healthcare, health, children, medicine, research )

Cal
- 15 days ago - newsweek.com
The kidsâEUR(TM) vitamins aisle at your grocer or health food store is the kind of nook only a madcap like Willy Wonka could have dreamed up.
BBC Panorama: GM Food...Cultivating Fear   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, GM Foods, Crops, Biotechnology, BBC Panorama, Public Perceptions, Anti-GM groups, Cultivating Fear )

Brian
- 17 days ago - youtu.be
"A new generation of GM foods is winning over governments and former critics of the technology, and scientists say the crops could help feed people in the developing world. So are those who oppose GM doing more harm than good?"
Missing Link Found Between Brain, Immune System
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, University of Virginia, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, links, immune system, brain, Neuroscience, Jonathan Kipnis, neuro-immune interaction )

Evelyn
- 26 days ago - medicalxpress.com
In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.
HEALTH WARNING! What Is Flakka (Aka Gravel) and Why Is It More Dangerous Than Cocaine?
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, drugs, safety, warning, flakka, health )

Cal
- 33 days ago - cnn.com
A small overdose of the drug, which can be smoked, injected, snorted or injected, can lead to a range of extreme symptoms: "excited delirium," as experts call it, marked by violent behavior; spikes in body temperature and high levels of paranoia.
A Dying Girl's Family Takes On Big Pharma Over Drug Access
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, prevention, protection, healthcare, health, Big Pharma, cruelty, drugs, disease, treatment )

Cal
- 26 days ago - worldcrunch.com
A U.S. pharmaceutical company testing a drug meant to slow down child dementia refuses to offer the medication to a terminally ill young girl in Germany. Her family is fighting the decision.
Native American Youth Face Higher Suicide Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native American youth, suicide rate, mental health, research, society, warning, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, news, abuse, children, government, study, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, ethics )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - nmindepth.com
This series is the culmination of two years of work examining the higher suicide rate among Native American youth, which we found is probably even more severe than official statistics indicate
 
 
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