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Health & Wellness

Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

- 5 hours ago -
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
7 Heart-Healthy Perks of Dark Chocolate
Health & Wellness  (tags: dark chocolate, Heart Health, CACAO, food, health, humans, nutrition, protection, study )

- 1 day ago -
Evidence is building that products of the cacao plant, especially dark chocolate, are good for your heart.
Over One in Five Women Stalk Exes Using Fake Social Media Profiles
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, women, technology, internet, facebook, stalker, stalking, risks, relationship, social media )

- 22 hours ago -
Time to move on, ladies? One-fifth of women stalk exes online using FAKE social media profiles - and one-fifth get in touch with old partners and later regret it (Hell hath no fury like a. . . )
VIDEO: - Drug Hope for Crohn's Patients: New Treatment Is First to Work in Symptoms on the Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Chron's Disease, New treatment, symptoms, Vedolizumab, gut lining, inflammation, diarrhea, bleeding, fatigue, disease, humans, illness, medicine, research, treatment )

- 1 day ago -
Vedolizumab is the first to work directly in the gut lining, targeting the inflammation that causes chronic symptoms such as diarrhea, bleeding and fatigue.
Genetic Clues to Spread of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthconditions, humans, protection, research, science, disease, Ebola Outbreak, genetic, spread )

- 1 day ago -
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak. Genetic analysis of patient samples suggests the virus spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone at a single funeral.
What Actually Happens When You Get a Sunburn
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, weather, protection, safety, risks, sunburn, ultraviolet light (UV) )

- 4 hours ago -
It's been a long, hot summer, and for many of us, our skin is certainly feeling the effects. Without proper protection, like sunscreen, clothing and shade, the sun's ultraviolet rays can have damaging effects on the skin. . .
CNN Publishes Story Denying Vaccine-Autism Link
Health & Wellness  (tags: )

Walter L
- 2 hours ago -
CNN just dropped the bomb many of us have been waiting for: pure denial. They have been waiting patiently for the journal -- Transactional Neurodegeneration -- which published the historical study on the link between autism and MMR vaccine to retract, red
India: A Race to the Bottom With Antibiotic Overuse
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, drugs, risks, medicine, India, Antibiotic resistance, overuse of antibiotics )

- 1 day ago -
An analysis of national pharmaceutical sales data published in 'The Lancet Infectious Diseases' last month found that Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa accounted for 76 percent of the increase in antibiotic use around the world.
A Climate Change Agreement Is a Global Health Agreement
Health & Wellness  (tags: who, world, health, Climate Change, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, science, society )

- 1 day ago -
The World Health Organization kicked off its global high-level conference on Health and Climate Change this week in Geneva. . .
China GMO-Leukemia Link Debunked: How Anti-GMOers Scaremonger, Twisting Facts, Manipulate Internet
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMOers, fear mongers, China, Leukemia, Golden Rice, disinformation, manipulation, GMOs, genetic modification, biotechnology )

- 1 day ago -
"The anti-GMO believers have learned that the constant release of tenuous, unconfirmed, even fake, information is critical to their misinformation campaign, as it resonates favorably with the biotech-knowledge-less. "
CDC Whistleblower: Mercury in Vaccines Given to Pregnant Women Causes Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: mercury, autism, pregnant women and mercury, mercury and unborn children )

- 1 day ago -
Today, the Autism Media Channel released a short video where CDC whistle-blower Dr. William Thompson states, in a phone call to Dr. Brian Hooker, that injecting mercury into pregnant women creates a "clear and present danger" to the unborn child.
Your Bacterial "Aura" Follows You When You Move Into a New Home
Health & Wellness  (tags: habitat, humans, nature, science, society, bacteria, aura, environment )

- 1 day ago -
Housemates may share more than a Netflix subscription and a mortgage - they also host an abundance of shared microbes, which significantly shape a home's overall micro-environment, according to a new study.
Ebola Genomes Confirm People, Not Animals, Are Spreading the Disease in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, world, africa, disease, Ebola Outbreak, genome, science )

- 1 day ago -
Genetic data confirm that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is being spread from human to human, not through contact with infected animals. The findings emphasize the need for better public health measures to keep the epidemic from spreading more widely
Study Links Inuit Children's Height Discrepancy to Food Insecurity
Health & Wellness  (tags: Inuits, children, food, height discrepancy, research, northern Quebec )

- 18 hours ago -
Researchers found kids from underprivileged villages in northern Quebec were shorter than their well-fed counterparts
Commitment to Blind Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, government, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, treatment, risks, safety, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Post WWII commitment to blind Veterans August 29, 2014 - The year was 1947 - Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered at Qumran, a Hollywood "blacklist" was developed by the House Un-American Activities Commi
Veterans' PSA: The Power of 1
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, activists, culture, violence, world, prevention, protection, society )

- 44 minutes ago -
One small act can make a big difference in the life of a Veteran or Service member in crisis. "The Power of 1," a public service announcement from the Veterans Crisis Line, shows how taking the time to reach out can be the first step to getting those wh
The Future of Abortion Is Here--No Clinic Needed
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, risks, treatment, society, health, ethics, women, medicine, protection )

- 10 minutes ago -
The Dutch organization Women on Web sends abortion pills to women in countries that restrict or ban the procedure.

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