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Pregnant Sick With Zika and Prohibited From Getting An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, pregnancy, Latin America, South America, Florida, abortion, contraception, delay pregnancy )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - motherjones.com
Latin American countries are telling women to avoid pregnancy for up to two years while at the same time providing them with no help to do so. Many of the Nations affected by Zika have banned abortion contraception is costly if it can be obtained at all.
'Bagpipe Lung' Death Prompts Doctors' Warning to Musicians
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, disease, protection, prevention )

Cal
- 2 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
- 1 day 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
Stop Immoral Price Gouging for Life Saving EpiPen - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: epi pen, price gouging, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, CEO Heather Bresch, medication, life and death )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
In 2007 price on an EpiPen in the U.S. was $57 today it is $300 yet each pen only has a $1 worth of medicine. Tell Mylan CEO Heather Bresch to immediately reduce the cost of this life and death treatment that so many people depend on.
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
- 3 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.
Amid Lakota Tribal Protest At The Standing Rock Reservation And The Rosebud Reservation, Oil Pipeline Construction Is Halted --
Health & Wellness  (tags: Protect Water, Oil Pipeline Construction, Protest At Standing Rock Reservation, Protest At Rosebud Reservation, Halting Construction For Nowhumans, society, safety, science )

Fiona
- 5 days ago - portside.org
More than 1,500 protesters rallied this week near the reservation, including Tenille Bluebird of South Dakota's Rosebud Sioux Reservation. "If the oil comes through, there ain't going to be no water," she said.
Standing Rock Sioux Are Not Backing Down to Pipeline
Health & Wellness  (tags: Standing Rock Sioux, Oglala Sioux, pipeline, water, sacred sites, protest )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Standing Rock Sioux leaders say the pipeline will threaten the Missouri River, the tribes main source of drinking and irrigation water, and forever destroy burial grounds and sacred sites.
To Allow Organ Transplants for People With Down Syndrome!! PLEASE SIGN & SHARE!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: children's health, autism, downs syndrome, transplant )

Barb
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a human right issue to deny people with Down Syndrome fair medical practices!
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 sick
- 14 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Albertsons: Eliminate Toxic BPA in Canned Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, health, protection )

Cal
- 13 days ago - act.credoaction.com
As one of the countryâEUR(TM)s leading grocery store chains, Albertsons must set an example and stop selling food products containing BPA to protect the health and safety of its customers.
 
 
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