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'Disposable Red Woman' Makes Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Impossible To Ignore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, safety, murdered Indigenous women, Indigenous women, Native women, aboriginal women, Murdered native women, Murdered Indian women, Murdered aboriginal women, Women's rights native women's rights, women's safety )

Steven L
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The message is simple: wake up. Two artists are challenging Calgarians to confront Canada's scores of missing and murdered Indigenous women this summer with a guerrilla installation called "Disposable Red Woman."
Farmers' Crops Are Rotting in the Fields Thanks To Trump
Business  (tags: farmers, crops, food, harvests, harvesting, workers. immigrants, farms )

Freya
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
Trump's immigration and trade policy is singlehandedly hurting an already struggling agriculture sector. Farmers are crying, literally crying, that they cannot find the people qualified to harvest their crops.
The Opioid Crackdown Is Making Life MiserableâEUR"Even UntenableâEUR"for People With Chronic Pain
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chronic Pain, Opioids, opioid painkillers, Opioid Crisis, health, healthcare, medicine, risks, safety, protection, prevention, society, treatment )

Cat
- 3 days ago - slate.com
As a chronic pain sufferer, I've been caught in this crossfire. The crackdown on pain medication prescribing is intended to help the addiction crisisâEUR"but itâEUR(TM)s leaving chronic pain patients in untenable situations.
Why We Fell for Clean Eating | Life and Style | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, fad diets, Clean Eating, diet, illness, health, healthcare, warning )

Cat
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Fad diets are dangerous. Period. The oh-so-Instagrammable food movement has been thoroughly debunked âEUR" but it shows no signs of going away. The real question is why we were so desperate to believe it.
Do Kimchi and Other Fermented Foods Give You More Fizz? | Life and Style | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, Fermented Foods, Food Preservation, Gut Microbes, Prebiotics, Bacteria, Yeast, Kefir, Kombucha, probiotics, diet, disease, health )

Cat
- 23 days ago - theguardian.com
Whatever works! Products such as kombucha, kefir and sauerkraut are growing in popularity, propelled by health claims and increasing knowledge about the microbes in our guts. But do they justify the hype?
Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce Dementia Risk, Report Says - Chicago Tribune
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dementia, Dementia Prevention, Lifestyle, disease, diet, health, exercise, research, protection, prevention, healthcare, risks )

Cat
- 27 days ago - chicagotribune.com
News we can all use. Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing loss and depression over the course of a person's lifetime.
Even a Tiny Dip in Measles Vaccinations Could Have Disastrous Consequences
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccines, Measles, Public Health, Public Safety, safety, children, disease, death, health, healthcare, research, medicine, warning, prevention )

Cat
- 30 days ago - gizmodo.com
This all the US needs. Modest reductions in measles vaccination rates among US children are poised to produce an inordinate number of new cases of the disease
The Defenders: Recording the Deaths of Environmental Defenders Around the World | Environment | The Guardian
Environment  (tags: Environmental Defenders, Deaths, indigenous communities, Industry, Mining, Logging, Poaching, The Guardian, Global Witness, world, politics, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, destruction )

Cat
- 30 days ago - theguardian.com
Terrible that they need to do this. At this current rate, chances are that four environmental defenders will be killed this week somewhere on the planet.
CDC: Over Half of All Female Homicides Linked to Intimate Partner Violence
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Violence, Homicide, research, safety, women, health, warning, prevention, death )

Cat
- 30 days ago - jezebel.com
Well, this is awful. Fifty-five percent of women homicide victims were killed in situations related to intimate partner violence (IPV), according to recently published study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
 
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