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Health & Wellness

UN Slams Israel's Demolition of Palestinian Homes
Health & Wellness  (tags: UN, world, homelessness, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, humans, health, illness, children, risks, safety, ethics, environment, government, society, warning )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
"In the past three days, 77 Palestinians, over half of them children, have been made homeless," the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement issued late Friday.
Don't Let Corporations Keep GMOs in the DARK ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo lebeling, Nestle, Dow, Pepsi, health, risks, food, family, gmo federal bill )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Monsanto, Nestlé, Dow and Pepsi's industry group, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, keeps trying to pass a federal bill that would effectively prevent the labeling of genetically engineered foods, or GMOs.
Your Kids Are Getting Way Too Many Calories From Pizza
Health & Wellness  (tags: pizza, children, diet, food, health, research, risks, family, news, prevention, warning )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - washingtonpost.com
America has a pizza problem. A team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that too many kids are eating too much pizza, and all the excess calories are taking a toll on children's health.
7 Myths About Washing Your Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, fresh produce, safety, health, disease, interesting, news, risks, study, protection, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - modernfarmer.com
In my constellation of neuroses, the cleanliness of produce is a relatively minor concern. Most of the fruits and vegetables you eat are safe after a quick wash, but there's a lot of confusion about produce safety. We did our research and debunked some...
Sick Privilege: Wealthy Anti-Vaxxers Are Driving Outbreaks of Deadly 19th Century Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, immunizations, disease, health, risks, safety, research, humans, illness, protection, ethics, family, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
In Orange County, CA, wealthier, better-educated parents are less inclined to immunise their children. Doctors warn of a public health time-bomb. Travel north to south in Orange County, a coastal strip of 34 cities, and the growing size and opulence.
Animal-Welfare Audits: A Strategic Move for Meat Processors
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal welfare, animal welfare audits, meat processors, humans, abuse, health, government, ethics, safety, society, protection, food, environment )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
While plant executives may look at the market-driven emphasis on animal welfare as an added cost, many forward-looking plants can, and should, turn the requirement into a strategic benefit. The key is choosing the right third-party auditing body.
My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, mental illness, marriage, treatment, medicine, illness, research, health, medication, society, family )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - psmag.com
We met at 18. We wed at 24. At 27, I checked my wife into a psych ward--for the first time. How mental illness reshapes a marriage.
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: ractopamine )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - act.credoaction.com
If you've eaten meat recently, especially pork, you've probably ingested food treated with the chemical additive ractopamine, a livestock growth drug so dangerous that 160 countries worldwide have banned it.
Take ACTION for Sustainable Farms, Clean Water, & Healthy Soil! US
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA NRCS Chief Jason Weller, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), farmers, healthy soil, clean water, health, food, family )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
One of the biggest - and best! - federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble. It's called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it's widely popular with farmers, and it's growing...
Tell the New Congress to Stand Up for People and Our Environment! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, food, water, safety, government, congress, ethics, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We aim to protect our environment because it has a direct affect on our health. We cannot live without clean drinking water, and we cannot grow healthy food without a healthy ecosystem.
 
 
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