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Health & Wellness

Booze Increases Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Claims
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, health )

- 7 hours ago -
Yet another reason not to drink.
Digestive Problems Linked to Parkinson''s
Health & Wellness  (tags: Parkinson's, vagus nerve, brain, digestion, bacteria, health, disease )

- 14 hours ago -
They believe the illness starts in the stomach and travels to the brain through the vagus nerve, the longest of the 12 cranial nerves that connect the brain to the abdomen.
Two Surprising Factors That Make Millions of Americans Sick
Health & Wellness  (tags: prejudice, discrimination, banks, lending, poverty, health care, inner cities )

- 17 hours ago -
How urban planning preventative medicine can keep people from getting sick in the first place.
Tell Congress: Don't Take Away Our Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: ACA, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, petitions )

- 2 days ago -
It's easy to forget how bad things were before we passed the Affordable Care Act. But six years ago, almost half of all Americans were at risk of being denied access to health care because of pre-existing conditions. Insurance companies could deny...
BREAKING NEWS Sheriff Orders No Propane Sold to Water Protectors - Petition   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ace Hardware, propane, Sheriff, freeze to death, North Dakota, petition )

- 2 days ago -
Kevin Gilbertt provides Update regarding Sheriffs order to ACE Hardware Ace Care Center to not sell propane. The temperatures are 2 degrees at night and people can freeze to death by this action.
HereâEUR(TM)s Why HIV Rates ArenâEUR(TM)t Going Down for People of Color
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV )

- 3 days ago -
In both the Bay Area & the rest of the nation, people of color continue to be disproportionately infected with HIV.
North Dakota Police Want to Deny Standing Rock Protesters Food and Shelter
Health & Wellness  (tags: North Dakota, Gov Jack Dalrymple, starvation, cold, shelter, supplies cut off, evacuation, federal officials )

- 3 days ago -
ND Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered thousands of Natives and environmental activists 2 leave but neither state nor federal officials had said how they planned 2 get everyone to comply. It appears we now have the answer by making them 2 cold and hungry 2 stay
Hermantown Eighth-Graders Sew An Answer to An Uncomfortable Problem | Duluth News Tribune
Health & Wellness  (tags: port pillows, chemo assist, service project )

- 3 days ago -
Port pillows for chemo patients. What a wonderful idea for a service project.
The Link Between Higher Social Security & Lower Rates of Dementia. - YouTube   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Thom Hartmann, dementia, new study, higher Social Security benefits, lower dementia rates, cognitive improvements )

- 3 days ago -
Thom talks about an amazing new study, which documented a clear link between higher Social Security benefits and lower rates of dementia.
After Months of Controversy, Texas Will Require Aborted Fetuses to Be Cremated or Buried
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Texas, abortion, laws, regulations, anti-choice )

- 4 days ago -
On Monday, health officials finalized the new rules prohibiting hospitals, abortion clinics and other health care facilities from disposing of fetal remains - regardless of the period of gestation.
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