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Health & Wellness

Our Monday Miracle Is Mr. Miles, An Advocate for FIV+ Cats Everywhere
Health & Wellness  (tags: Catster's Monday Miracle, Mr. Miles, advocate for FIV+, cat disease, inspiration, Facebook superstar, Ingrid's Haven )

BarbCat
- 1 day ago - catster.com
Mr. Miles went from a battered street cat to a Facebook superstar, becoming the first FIV-positive kitty at Ingrid's Haven. When Mr. Miles was first found wandering the sidewalks of Melbourne as a street cat, his shelter savior described him as being...
INSPIRATIONAL! MAKING A DIFFERENCE! 60 MINUTES: Affordable Care for Those Still Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama, politics, healthcare, obamacare, making a difference, nurses making a difference in Appalachia, medical care for the needy, illness, prevention, treatment, healthcare, health, government, medicine, news, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare
Despite Industry Opposition, Scientists Report Formaldehyde Causes Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - ecowatch.com
While an industry group has tried to confuse the issue and stall action on it, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) issued a report on Aug. 8 which concludes that formaldehyde causes at least three types of cancers.
East Africa Breaks the Silence on Menstruation to Keep Girls in School
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, women, Menstruation, reproductive health, uganda, East Africa, safety )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Students from Great Horizon Secondary School in Uganda's rural Kyakayege village pose proudly with their re-usable menstrual pads after a reproductive health presentation at their school. Credit: Amy Fallon/IPS
Robin Williams' Death Brings Lessons in Mental Illness and Its Link to Highly Creative People
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, illness, Body-Mind-Spirit, Robin Williams, depression, depression, creativity )

Naoko
- 2 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There really is no question that there's a statistical correlation of mental illness in highly creative people," said Andreasen, who chairs psychiatry at the University of Iowa. She stressed, though, that mental illness is usually treatable -- "It's not a
Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: rats, lab, South Africa, tuberculosis, infectious disease, disease, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 2 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box?
Health & Wellness  (tags: nanoparticles, panacea, unlabeled, unregulated, food, environment, health, humans, nutrition, protection, research, risks, safety, study, warning )

Lone
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
An Friends of the Earth report finds use of unlabelled, unregulated nano-ingredients in food has grown substantially since 2008.
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Seed Savers Exchange
Health & Wellness  (tags: Seed Savers, Exchange, rare garden seeds, stop GMO's )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - seedsavers.org
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN estimates that 75% of the world's crop diversity disappeared between 1900 and 2000. Seed Savers is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds.
Health Alert: Stop MORCELLATION in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, Morcellation, Gynecological surgeries, risks, safety, warning, health, research, medicine, death, prevention )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - change.org
Many women have been harmed and have died prematurely or unnecessarily because of a routine but avoidable gynecological practice known as MORCELLATION. This world-wide practice has devastated many families for well over two decades now.
 
 
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