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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Government: Keep Cholesterol Warnings!
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition standards, politics, nutrition, food, government, healthcare, health, diet, disease, prevention, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Please help us stop the U.S. government from dropping its recommendations against consuming dietary cholesterolâEUR"found in cheeseburgers, pizza, and all meat and dairy productsâEUR"in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Oil Industries Toxic Wastewater Threatens California Water Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, drinking water, wastewater. fracking, oil industry, flowback, toxins, Gov. Brown )

Dandelion
- 36 minutes ago - sacbee.com
Every year the states oil industry produces some 130 billion gallons of wastewater. But where do oil companies put this dirty fluid? Injected into protected California aquifers clean enough to drink and to irrigate crops.
Keep Smoking, and There's a 67% Chance It'Ll Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: dangers of smoking, mortality, study, study, research, safety, risks, health, healthcare, illness, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - msn.com
In case you weren't convinced of the dangers of smoking, a new study offers a stark figure: Up to two-thirds of those who continue smoking will die as a result, researchers say in a press release.
Tony Abbott: Please Tighten Food Importation Laws and Labelling Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hep a, australia, new zealand, food, labelling, berries )

Scooby
- 2 days ago - change.org
In the wake of the Hep A contamination of frozen berry products and given the number of food contaminations of late causing serious illness, consumers need to be in possession of clear and accurate data to inform decision-making regarding foods.
We Are United Behind Social Security - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Disabled adults and children, Veterans )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
DC is putting into action their plan to cut Social Security disability insurance for 11 million Americans, including more than 1 million veterans and 3 million children starting in 2016.
Defend Planned Parenthood - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Planned Parenthood, cancer screenings, abortion, safe medical care, stand with women )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
With womenâEUR(TM)s access to health care under constant assault by the radical right, Planned Parenthood is often the only place where women can go to get cancer screenings, prenatal care, STD testing, birth control. Standing with PP is standing with women.
Paying Less Than 16 Dollars Per Hour Not Fair - States Aetna CEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, floor wage, living wage, corporations, CEO Mark Bertolini, Aetna )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - cnbc.com
Publicly revealing that these increases really are not financially painful for corporations âEUR" total cost to Aetna will be about $26 million a year âEUR" nothing for a giant with annual revenues of $62 billion.
The Dangerous Chemical Lurking in Your Beer Can
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, prevention, protection, BPA, research, beer cans, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthcare, study, medicine, food )

Cal
- 19 days ago - motherjones.com
BPA is well established as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, meaning that it likely causes hormonal damage at extremely low levels. The question is whether we get enough of it in beer (and other canned goods) to cause harm.
Help Stop Antibiotic Overuse On The Farm - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, farms, overuse antibiotic, misuse antibiotic, Pew Charitable Trusts, petition )

Dandelion
- 30 days ago - advocacy.pewhealth.org
Pew Charitable Trusts is working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to healthy food animals.
Support The Medical Innovation Act - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, The Medical Innovation Act, reinvest, petition )

Dandelion
- 30 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
Elizabeth Warren introduces The Medical Innovation Act requires that whenever giant drug companies enter into a settlement agreement with govt to avoid trials for breaking the law and defrauding taxpayers, they must (see below)
 
 
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