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The Joy of Aging With Dignity
Health & Wellness  (tags: aging, growing old, being old, quotes, reminders, freedom, dignity )

- 60 days ago -
Life is not about how far you can go, how high you can jump, or how much weight you can carry. Life is about experience, friendship, family, and the memories they leave with us.
French Court Confirms Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto loses, toxins, France, chem poisoning, health, legal battle )

- 79 days ago -
Francois, who says he suffered memory loss, headaches and stammering after inhaling Monsanto's Lasso in 2004, blames the agri-business giant for not providing adequate warnings on the product label.
No Health Insurance Mega Mergers - Healthcare Is a Right! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: mega mergers, oligopoly, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Humana, Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, insurance premiums, mega corporations, health care )

- 79 days ago -
The countries five largest for-profit health insurers are trying to merge into three mega corporations, creating an oligopoly that will drive up premiums for patients and employers, cut payments to doctors, and pocket the difference as profits.
Support the Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2015 - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: prescription, 20% can't fill medications, Prescription Drug Affordability, Social Security Works, Bernie Sanders )

- 79 days ago -
Americans pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world. This must change! 35 million people last year did not fill their prescription because they could not afford the medication. This is tragic and leads to sicker people who end up in hospitals
How I Became An "Expert" Yoga Teacher Through A 20-Minute Online Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: yoga, certified instruction, risks, yoga teachers, exercise )

- 82 days ago -
September is National Yoga Month. So in celebration, one recent afternoon, while drinking rosé and binge-watching Friends on Netflix, I sat at my laptop, paid $69.99, and cheated on an online yoga exam. Only 20 minutes later, I was a certified yoga...
Tell NRC to Reject Efforts By Pro-Nuke Fanatics to Weaken Radiation Standards ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: radiation standards, health, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, “hormesis” model, LNT model )

- 101 days ago -
Emergency Planning Zones would be significantly reduced or abolished entirely. Instead of being forced to spend money to limit radiation releases, nuclear utilities could pocket greater profits.
Taken From Families Indigenous Children Face Extreme Rates of State Violence in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indian removal, indigenous children, Indian Child Welfare Act, Native families, IBISWorld, moneyed influence, Lakota, South Dakota )

- 103 days ago -
Taking children away from their Native families is profitable: According to a Feb 2015 report from IBISWorld adoption and child welfare services in the USA rake in $14 billion a year. And there are other indications of moneyed influence in child removal
Leaked Document 35,000 Combat Vets Denied VA Health Care Enrollment Due To Computer Error
Health & Wellness  (tags: Veterans, illegal artificial barrier, VA, medical care, means testing )

- 107 days ago -
The VA has created an illegal artificial barrier for people to access care. Many vets have to submit a means test to be enrolled, but it's not required for combat vets, who are automatically eligible for five years of free care.
Cops Say Video Showing Them Steal Marijuana and Joke About Beating Disabled Woman Is Illegal
Health & Wellness  (tags: Santa Ana, marijuana, cops stealing, medical store, disabled woman, robbery )

- 116 days ago -
The audacity in the lawsuit is unfathomable and it speaks to the sheer above the law mentality of police. They were caught on film breaking the law and now they are attempting to destroy the only piece of evidence which proves they broke the law. Video
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