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What It Is Like To Be A Teen In The U.S. Who Can Not Afford Tampons
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pine Ridge, girls, menstrual cycle, pads, tampons, poverty, Dominique Amiotte, affecting education )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dominique Amiotte, 17, always makes sure to keep a few extra tampons in her locker. It is not much, but it is enough to encourage at least some of her struggling friends to come to school when they have their periods.
Combatting The Opioid Crisis At Its Source
Health & Wellness  (tags: opioid, civil law suit, oxycontin, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, Cherokee Nation, fines, pharmacy, CVS, Walgreens, Walmart )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Companies have paid tens of millions of dollars in fines, but have failed to meaningfully address their roles in the crisis as they treat fines as the cost of doing business. The Cherokee Nation is taking matters into our own hands with a civil lawsuit
Air Pollution Elevates Stress Hormones: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: breathing dirty air, stress hormones, research, exposure to pollution, Heart Disease, stroke, diabetes, shorter life span, disease, health, humans, risks, warning )

Lone
- 31 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Breathing dirty air causes stress hormones to spike, new research suggests, which could help explain why long-term exposure to pollution is associated with heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and a shorter life span.
Disabled and Disobedient How ADAPT Activists Blocked the GOP Healthcare Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: disabled, medicaid, ADAPT activist, cuts to health care, ACA, disability rights )

Dandelion
- 47 days ago - inthesetimes.com
Disability rights activists with ADAPT are worried the GOPs proposed cuts to Medicaid could force them into institutions by slashing support for home and community based services. Rather go to jail than die without Medicaid read a sign one carried.
Health Care Research Paper Delivered to Congress
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sanders Institute, research paper, Medicare for All )

Dandelion
- 54 days ago - sandersinstitute.com
We stand at the crossroads between guaranteeing healthcare to everyone through an improved and expanded Medicare program and leaving increasingly more people at the mercy of the market with legislation such as the American Health Care Act.
Do Not Punish Families With Disabled Children By Charging Premiums on Medicaid
Health & Wellness  (tags: petition, medicaid, Pennsylvania, premiums, disabled children, budget )

Dandelion
- 54 days ago - change.org
This idea has been discussed in the past and was rejected by both the public and policy makers in our state. Balancing the budget on the backs of sick and disabled children is not the answer to this crisis.
Skinny Repeal Could Be GOPs Final Effort to Sell Trumpcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mitch McConnell, Better Care Reconciliation Act, Trumpcare, skinny repeal, Senate, straight repeal, vote a rama, votes, GOP )

Dandelion
- 56 days ago - nymag.com
At the end of the required 20 hours of Senate debate and after a required vote a rama with long list of amendments if fail passing a straight repeal or the Better Care Reconciliation Act McConnell offers a skinny repeal a name just made up to get 50 votes
Healthcare Not Warfare - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rev. William Barber, healthcare, petition, arrested, not warfare )

Dandelion
- 62 days ago - codepink.org
At a moment when our government is trying to take away healthcare while pushing for a massive increase in Pentagon funding, we need to listen to the moral voices of our time: Reverend William Barber
Protect the Clean Water Rule - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA. clean water, Trump Administration, petition, protection )

Dandelion
- 75 days ago - sierra.secure.force.com
Everyone deserves clean water. Period. And yet the Trump Administration, led by Scott Pruitt at EPA, are trying to repeal clean water protections for one in three Americans.
 
 
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