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Tackle Malnutrition Now
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, children, death, diet, disease, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, health, humans, medicine, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, study, treatment, warning )

- 1808 days ago -
Malnutrition stunts people, economic growth, FAO official says Malnutrition threatens life, stunts growth and has a lasting impact on earnings...Malnutrition is the cause of death for more than 3 million children annually, according to a Lancet study.
Video:"Invisible: The State of LGBT Health"   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, disease, family, health, healthcare, humans, ethics, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, treatment, study, warning, women, investigation, gayrights, freedoms, ethics, education )

- 1808 days ago -
"Invisible: The State of LGBT Health" - underscores the everyday fears and hurdles that LGBT Coloradans encounter in obtaining their care, just because of who they are. Check it out here.
Video:One Colorado: Barriers to Transgender Health   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, humans, rights, sadness, society, safety, usa, abuse, americans, health, healthcare, investigation, medicine, protection, prevention, research, risks, safety, treatment, warning )

- 1808 days ago -
Do you know how it feels to be denied health care simply because of who you are? Or to have your provider ignore a key part of your identity when treating you?
Hospitals Say "No" to Meat Raised With Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, death, disease, ethics, healthcare, food, health, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, warning )

- 1808 days ago -
Under the guidance of physicians and foodservice staff alike, UCSF's Academic Senate unanimously approved a resolution to phase out the procurement of meat raised with non-therapeutic antibiotics and urged all ten University of California campuses to do
Tumor in Bone Shows Neanderthals Got Cancer Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, bone, neanderthals, research, study, discovery, disease, environment )

- 1807 days ago -
Cancer is often lamented as a modern-day scourge, but researchers have discovered a type of bone cancer in a 120,000-year-old Neanderthal rib. Before this discovery was made in Krapina, Croatia, the earliest evidence of this type of bone tumor, known as
5 Things to Make a Better Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, gratitude, positiveness, emotional, spiritual, interesting )

- 1808 days ago -
Life is going to throw us some challenges, no doubt about it. My mom used to call them character-building experiences. Apparently, I don't have enough character because this stuff keeps coming my way, but I have a kind of first-aid kit now, ..
Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Made From Tumor Cells Yields Responses
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, cancer, Ovarian cancer, research, vaccine, study, science, prevention, women, treatment, disease )

- 1872 days ago -
Scientists have crafted an experimental vaccine against advanced ovarian cancer that was safe and triggered an immune response using muscled-up blood cells primed by tumors that were taken from the patients.
National Autism Awareness Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, children, research, prevention, medicine, treatment, study, drugs )

- 1872 days ago -
In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate...
A Tale of Song and Giving
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, illness, disease, death, medicine, prevention, protection, treatment, babies, children, adults )

- 1872 days ago -
A video featuring a student from the College of Saint Rose has gone viral, getting hundreds of hits in less than 24 hours. Our Erin Vannella caught up with Saint Rose senior Tess Moreland to find out why she "Dreamed a Dream."
Hospital Denies Rehtaeh Parsons Was Strip-Searched
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hospital denies Rehtaeh Parsons was stri )

- 1808 days ago -
The IWK Heath Centre in Halifax is denying allegations from Rehtaeh Parsons's father that his daughter was strip-searched by two men while receiving treatment for suicidal thoughts in 2012.
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