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Get the EPA to Protect Prisoners From Toxics PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, protection )

Anna
- 4 hours ago - sierra.force.com
It is appalling that our government is exempting millions of people from basic environmental and health safeguards. Prisoners aren't the only ones harmed by this indifference -- prison guards, visitors, and neighbors feel the harmful effects of toxic
PETITION: Don't Skimp on Veteran's Mental Health Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: VA, mental health, veterans, therapy, therapist, military veterans, military suicides, PTSD veteran, government, illness, prevention, treatment, health, medicine )

Marcia
- 8 hours ago - change.org
Therapists have been forced to cut sessions down to a half hour, in an administration-wide attempt to manage their overload of mental health cases. This is not fair to our veterans. VA needs to hire more therapists until the mental health crisis ends
Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: Martin Shkreli, drugs, FDA, US Congress, Big Pharma, prevention, illness, society, research )

Cat
- 21 hours ago - newyorker.com
Much as I loath him, Shkreli is right. The Daraprim saga has as much to do with the Food and Drug Administration as with Shkreli:
Alliance For Natural Health ACTION Page
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Alliance for Natural Health, toxic chems, medicine )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - anh-usa.org
Several actions regarding health, nature and politics.
PETITION - Increase Medical Research to Decrease Stillbirths
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, Pregnant women, stillbirth, medical research, Prevention and Control, proper treatments, proper care, risks, safety, responsible behaviour, protection )

Sabine
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
The U.S. has a very high rate of stillbirths every year, and this rate has hardly declined at all over the past 15 years. A huge part of this continuously high rate of stillbirths over the years is a lack of research on the subject. With 22,750...
The Fraud of the American Cancer Society Exposed
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, health, medicine )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Does your insurance cover the latest cancer drug that costs $159 to make, but sells for $106k? The cost of cancer drugs has skyrocketed lately by more than 5000%, and this is not the exception, but the rule. Despite this gob-smacking display of greed...
Demand Justice for the Murder of Costa Rican Sea Turtle Conservationist Jairo Mora
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, ethics, investigation, prevention, protection, safety, warning, risks )

Eileen
- 2 days ago - change.org
Mora, 26, was brutally murdered and died from asphyxiation after being dragged behind a truck. The four female volunteers were sexually assaulted, but managed to escape with their lives.
The Invisible Epidemic: Radiation and Rising Rates of Thyroid Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: thyroid cancer, radiation )

Judy
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
Since 1991 the annual number of newly documented cases of thyroid cancer in the United States has skyrocketed from 12,400 to 62,450. It's now the seventh most common type of cancer.
Lawmakers Call for British Trials of Genetically Modified Insects :>(
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, Aedes Aegypti, genetically modified insects, scientists, Oxitec, OX513A, dengue, Brazil, microcephaly, intrauterine )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
Britain should challenge "woefully inadequate" European regulations & launch field trials of genetically modified insects that are designed to wipe out disease-carrying bugs that harm crops & people. GMI like the Aedes Aegypti spreading Zika in Brazil?!
 
 
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