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The New VA Secretary
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, safety, research, protection )

James
- 10 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Senate confirmed Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs today, one month after President Obama nominated him for the post.
US Appeals Court Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproduction, abortion, Mississippi, courts )

Freya
- 19 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. Advocates for the law said women with unwanted pregnancies could always travel to other states, but the judges said every state must guarantee...
Israel Is Finding It Harder to Deny Targeting Gaza Infrastructure
Health & Wellness  (tags: israeli shelling of Gaza, civilians, children's rights, death, war crimes, infrastructure, homes, municipalities, mosques, targeting civilians, humanitarian crisis, world, food-medicine shortages, hospitals, media, BDS, news, protection, healthcare )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - theguardian.com
With blackouts, food shortages and sewage in the streets, observers say the IDF either targets civilians or has terrible aim
DEADLINE TOMORROW: Help Stop 'Agent Orange' Crops!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Dow's "Agent Orange" crops, , 4-D herbicide )

Ellyn
- 14 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Please contact your Congress members today and ask them to sign on to a letter by Reps. DeFazio and Pingree asking the USDA and EPA to reject Dow's "Agent Orange" crops! (You can check the list below to see if your Congress member has already signed).
Running Just 5 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer
Health & Wellness  (tags: running, jogging, exercise, health, humans, research, society, live longer )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Less could be more when it comes to the healthy-heart rewards of running: A new study has found that people who ran just 50 minutes or less per week received the same benefit -- three extra years of life -- as those who ran more than three hours weekly.
VIDEO - 5 Common Health Myths DEBUNKED
Health & Wellness  (tags: health myths, carrots, eyesight )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Carrots don't really improve your eyesight! So now you can't stop eating them because, let's be honest, carrots are kind of gross. Check out this video to hear us bust some more health myths.
Present: More Time Passes While Veterans Wait - Past: Decades & Wars From = DeJa-Vu
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, government, americans, politics, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, ethics )

James
- 21 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
reports on a new bipartisan, bicameral deal on a bill to benefit veterans and fund the V.A., but points out that recent history shows that a deal does not mean it will pass the House to become law, so more time passes while veterans wait.
Florida Hospital Demands Woman Undergo Forced C-Section
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Forced Birth, Cesarean Surgery, Human Rights, Women's Rightsrisks, science, warning, ethics )

Cat
- 1 day ago - rhrealitycheck.org
Unacceptable. In an action that appears to be increasingly commonplace, a Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her wil
Israeli Forces Shot Dead Two Palestinian Boys During West Bank Protests
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mohammad Ziad al-Araj, IDF aggression, murder, end all US MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL, NOW1, BDS, West Bank protests, tear gas-live bullets, U.N. world, Palestinian human rightsillegal occupati, news, investigation, children, protection, death )

Jess
- 1 day ago - dci-palestine.org
Mohammad Ziad al-Araj and other Palestinians were met with lethal force by the Israeli military, which used teargas canisters, rubber-coated metal bullets and live ammunition to disperse the crowd.
VIDEO : Israelis in Tel Aviv Chanting, "There's No School Tomorrow, There's No Children Left in Gaza! Oleh!"
Health & Wellness  (tags: israeli extremists, warning, RACISM-ZIONISM, ETHNIC CLEANSING, Hate groups, hate-fearmongering, activist groups targeted, Tel Aviv, occupation-siege of gaza, assault-occupation of Gaza Strip-Palesti, children, babies, death, risks, safety, illness, heal )

Jess
- 1 day ago - palsolidarity.org
This is Israel's third such operation on the Gaza Strip in the past 6 years, which it besieges from land, air and sea. Gaza is 360 km² , about twice the size of Washington DC. It is one of the most crowded places in the world
 
 
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