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Health & Wellness

Petition - No to Health Care Discrimination
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, Health Care for all, discrimination, lgbt, religious beliefs, miscarriages, Basic human rights, violations, denial of care, inequality, responsibility, health consequences, Prevention and Treatment, risks, safety )

- 10 hours ago -
When two-year-old Katie knocked her tooth out, the dentist wouldn't treat her because she has two mommies. When an Oklahoma rape survivor needed emergency contraception, her emergency room doctor refused, citing religious beliefs.
Congress Must Save Home Visiting Programs - Save the Children Action Network
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, visiting nurses )

- 10 hours ago -
Great work, thanx; also: Congress our nation needs this New YearâEUR(TM)s Resolution started right away; please: Make Puerto Rico a legislative priority! Provide Puerto Rico with adequate disaster relief funding. Increase Medicaid funding for Puerto...
Kentucky Residents Told It May Take a Decade to Get Clean Safe Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: coal country, Kentucky, no clean water, water bills warning, water causes cancer, rate hikes )

- 11 hours ago -
To add insult to injury, the county is implementing a 49 percent increase in water rates. Even the water bills have a warning on the back saying the water may cause cancer.
NO to Health Care Discrimination!
Health & Wellness  (tags: bigotry, prejudice, injustice, homophobia )

- 7 hours ago -
For a rural woman suffering from a miscarriage, this could mean being turned away from the ER. For LGBTQ folks, a homophobic doctor could refuse to treat any condition, including an emergency.
The Root Cause of Autism May Have Been Found... and No, It's Not Vaccines
Health & Wellness  (tags: root cause, autism, study, brain connections, communication problems, nervous system, humans, children, health, healthcare, research )

- 10 hours ago -
A new study says that people with autism might have too many brain connections, causing communication problems in their nervous systems.
President Trump Is Pushing for a 20-Week Abortion Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, anti-choice )

- 7 hours ago -
Trump voiced his support for a federal ban on all abortion after 20 weeks gestational age, actively calling on the Senate to vote on the measure, which has already passed the House, and send it to his desk for signature into law.
Postate Cancer Linked to Diet!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, death, health, humans, illness, interesting, research, medicine, protection, safety )

- 4 hours ago -
"Consumption of high fat foods may help to fuel the disease."

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