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Eurosceptics May Be Hugely Underestimating the Economic Value of Membership of the European Union for Many Countries
World  (tags: The Economist, EU, Europe, Britain, economy )

- 172 days ago -
IEA gave a prize for best plan for British exit from EU; winner believes it could lift Br economy by 0.1% but warns that a meaningful decline in Br's link to the EU economy would cost Br dearly, slashing output by 2.6%, even this may be an underestimation
Recognise and Help the 30 Million Americans Living With a Rare Disease That Have Few Treatments and No Cures
Health & Wellness  (tags: terminal, "rare" disease, 30 million, chronic, no cure )

- 195 days ago -
'There are 7000 different rare diseases, 5% have treatments. There are NO cures... Despite the fact that more people live with a rare disease than AIDS and cancer combined we get very little research money.' Please sign.
Proposed Bill Could Help Terminal Patients (Petition in Comments)
Health & Wellness  (tags: terminal, all diseases, cancer, Duchenne, rare disease, Saatchi, treatment, bill )

- 199 days ago -
The government is consulting on a bill which would allow terminal patients access to new potential treatments. If you agree with the video, please sign the petition in the C2 story in the first comment. Thank you.
Please Sign to Save Children Dying From DMD (Deadline 29th March)
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDASIA, FDA, treatment, death, children, terminal, DMD, Duchenne, muscular dystrophy )

- 213 days ago -
DMD is fatal but a new drug could finally offer a treatment! If you haven't already, please sign + share the petition (it's open to citizens of all nations). 100,000 signatures needed by the deadline! Information in the first comment.
A Mother's Plea to the FDA for Quicker Action in Order to Save Her Sons (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: DMD, Duchenne, FDA, FDASIA, death, children, petition, government, video )

- 219 days ago -
Max has access to treatment & is improving while older brother deteriorates 'Everybody's happy for Max & that might be hard for Austin. We try not to celebrate here, because how can we celebrate Max's gains when Austin's just losing?' Petition in comments
Please Release a Life-Saving Drug to Children Dying From DMD! [Deadline: 29 March 2014]
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, DMD, death, children, disease, treatment, deadline, FDASIA )

- 230 days ago -
DMD is fatal but a new drug could finally offer a treatment! Please sign this petition to get the FDA to follow the FDASIA rules & release this drug to the children dying from DMD. 100,000 signatures are needed before this closes on 29 March, please help!
Britvic Please Stop Using Aspartame in Your Products [Petition]
Health & Wellness  (tags: conflict of interest, bias, EFSA, FDA, aspartame, cancer, premature birth, neurological function, MS, children, research, Britvic, Robinsons )

- 272 days ago -
Robinsons squash ('the perfect choice for your family') contains aspartame (APM). Even their squash with added sugar adds extra APM. Please see the first two comments for more information, incl. EFSA's conflicts of interest regarding their ruling on APM.
Save Beaches From Seashell-Grabbing Tourists
Environment  (tags: ecosystem preservation, action, petition, coast, beach, habitat destruction, ecosystem )

- 280 days ago -
There are laws that prevent tourists from picking shells, but this doesn't stop them from doing so. Ecosystems depend on these shells to function. Sign this petition and raise awareness for this important aspect of coastal preservation!
An Inside Look at the NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Policy   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: institutional racism, stop-and-frisk )

- 280 days ago -
A secret audio recording by teenager Alvin of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city's young people of colour in the NYPD's crosshairs.
'Big Soy' in Argentina Is Leading to Misery and Tragedy for Local People   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: soy, birth defects, stillbirth, land grabbing, factory farming, Big Soy, Argentina, cancer )

- 280 days ago -
'Big Soy' production is having tragic effects that go even further than its environmental damage. Land grabbing, intimidation & violence, birth defects, stillbirths, childhood cancers & other diseases have all become huge issues in local communities.
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