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GMO Foods Cause Cancer-Pseudoscience Says It's So
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMO, Extremism, Ideology, Paranoia, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Cancer, GMOs )

- 10 hours ago -
"Let's make something clear right here, at the beginning of the article-there is a vast amount of legitimate scientific literature that describes evidence that GMO crops are safe to both human health and the environment. "
A Tale of 2 Countries: The Cost of My Mother's Cardiac Care in the United States and India
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, US, India, transparency, health, treatment, health care financing, pricing, health insurance, international perspectives )

- 2 days ago -
Challenges in making well-informed decisions in the United States due to the lack of cost transparency 1 the minimal flexibility offered in choice of care, whereas in India costs are readily available & allow most people to freely choose type of care
Fluoride: Still Not Poisoning Your Precious Bodily Fluids!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fluoride, Health, Dental Health, Safety, American Academy of Pediatrics, Conspiracy Theorists )

- 2 days ago -
"Kudos to the AAP for updating their fluoride recommendations to better protect our young children from dental decay, the number one malady affecting children."
Orthorexia, Also Nicknamed the Food Babe Disorder
Health & Wellness  (tags: Orthorexia, Food Babe, Fool Babe, OCD, Anorexia, Bulimia, Eating Disorder )

- 2 days ago -
"It is insidious in the sense that as with anorexia or bulimia, the orthorexic manifests destructive unhealthy obsession regarding food and eating habits, but is eating, and does chooses a healthy diet."
How Nuclear Power Saves Lives   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Energy Health, Coal, #DirtyCoal, GHG Emissions, Climate Change, Particulate Pollution, Lung Disease, Deaths, Nuclear Energy, Zero Carbon, Emissions Free, Saving Lives )

- 2 days ago -
"The Fukushima disaster reignited the nuclear power debate, but it turns out, even with its faults, nuclear power is saving lives! That's according to new NASA study about the effects of pollution on health. So just how many lives are being saved..."
PA. Mom Sentenced To Prison For Obtaining "Abortion Pill" For Daughter Who Lacked Insurance
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion pill, prison, PA, terminate pregnancy, poor women, rural women )

- 8 days ago -
This case proves exactly what pro-choice groups have been saying for decades--that the legislation passed to restrict a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy disproportionately impacts poorer, rural women.
Protecting Nature's Essential Service: Xerces Society's Pollinator Conservation Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, ethics, environment, society, research, science, prevention )

- 3 days ago -
Xerces is named after a now extinct Butterfly. Since our own culture has brought so much poisonous death to all other life, it's time we strongly act to protect and restore. From bumblebees to Butterflies, learn the beauty and value of the life around you
GMO = PUBLIC (ENEMY) NUISANCE # 1 Humboldt Countyhopes to Join With Trinity and Mendocino to Protect Life and Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, safety, society, humans, abuse, ethics, environment, illness, protection )

- 3 days ago -
GMOs exist for one reason - $. Modification is done to allow increased use of pesticides, or make every cell in a plant poisonous to insects. In spite of fast evolutionary resistance by Nature, corps force GM plants on the world. End it where you live
The Havoc of the Unrestrained Drug Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, disease, drugs, ethics, government, health, humans, illness, medicine, risks, treatment )

- 4 days ago -
It is remarkable what very profitable drug companies--as they merge into fewer giant multinationals--continue to get away with by way of crony capitalism.
Scientists Discover Soy Actually Accelerates Breast Cancer, Rather Than Preventing It
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, study, women )

- 3 days ago -
Previous reports by several scientists in both reputable publications and cancer foundations have stressed the importance of soy to reduce breast cancer. Meanwhile there has been plenty of research to contradict these claims and completely oppose them.
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