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Sweet Lies: How the Sugar Industry Tricked Us Into Worrying About Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, diet, sugar, fat, research, manipulation of data, study, healthcare, health, food, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - takepart.com
Confidential documents show that an industry trade group was deeply involved in research that helped put fat at the heart of the diet debate.
PLEASE SIGN AND TAKE ACTION! Help Gemma Nuttall, 3rd Time Cancer Patient With Stage 4 Cancer in Her Brain & Lungs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, disease, PHILANTHROPY, helping a cancer patient )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In order to survive Gemma needs a specialist treatment which is unavailable in the UK and not covered by her insurance.
Dangerous Products That We're Unknowingly Using in Our Day-to-Day Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: everyday products, health, dangerous products, chemicals )

Judy
- 18 days ago - journal-neo.org
In today's highly controversial and aggressive world, virtually anything can present a threat to the life of a human being, not just wars, climate change, or short-sighted and often criminal actions of certain politicians.
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 23 days ago - npr.org
A powerful drug that's normally used to tranquilize elephants is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest.
Feds Use Funds for Medicaid, Children's Services to Avoid Delaying Zika Vaccine Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, research, funding, Congress, Pres. Obama, NIH, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Administration for Children and Families )

Judy
- 44 days ago - abcnews.go.com
President Obama has requested $1.9 billion in Zika funding, but Congress has yet to approve anything near that amount.
Elizabeth Warren: Tell Congress: Stop Playing Games With Zika - TAKE ACTION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., Elizabeth Warren, Zika, Congress, Republicans, funding for Zika )

Judy
- 44 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
Zika is a public health emergency, and Congress should be doing everything in its power to fight the disease right now. But Congress has gone on recess. The Republican leadership won't lift a finger.
Customers End Up Paying For The Toxic Legacy Of Coal Ash
Health & Wellness  (tags: Environment, Climate, Coal, North Carolina, South Carolina )

Judy
- 44 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Residents are forced to pay for coal ash with their money and health.
Tighter Patent Rules Could Help Lower Drug Prices, Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug costs, patents, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, healthcare, health, humans )

Cal
- 33 days ago - npr.org
The U.S. could rein in rising drug prices by being more selective about giving patents to pharmaceutical companies for marginal developments, a study concludes.
'Bagpipe Lung' Death Prompts Doctors' Warning to Musicians
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, disease, protection, prevention )

Cal
- 32 days ago - pri.org
Musicians have been warned to clean their wind instruments regularly after British doctors reported that "bagpipe lung" had killed a man who inhaled fungi growing inside his pipe
Call on Mylan Pharmaceuticals to Reduce Price of Life-Saving EpiPen SIGN NOW
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug companies, cost of Epi-pens, healthcare, safety )

Cal
- 31 days ago - change.org
An EpiPen can mean the difference between life and death for children, men, and women who are afflicted with life-threatening allergies
 
 
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