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The Future of Abortion Is Here--No Clinic Needed
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, risks, treatment, society, health, ethics, women, medicine, protection )

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

- 1 day 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. . . )
Girl Aged 6 Choked to Death After Waiting DOUBLE Target Time for Ambulance
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, environment, Body-Mind-Spirit, babies, diet, death, family, food, healthcare, humans, news, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, women, treatment )

- 13 hours ago -
Jasmine Lapsley's distraught family revealed their daughter made a wish at a well on the day of the tragedy which 'she never had the chance to see come true'
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) )

- 23 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. . .
Experimental Ebola Drug Halts Virus in Monkeys Five Days After Infection
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, drug, West Africa, disease, humans, treatment )

- 8 hours ago -
The experimental drug pressed into emergency use in the West African Ebola epidemic cured a group of 18 monkeys of the deadly disease, including some who didn't receive the treatment until five days after they were injected with the virus. . .
Police Believe 5-Year-Old Ashya King, Removed From UK Hospital Against Medical Advice, May Be in Spain
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, Ashya King, uk, hospital, medical advice, Brain Tumor, spain )

- 7 hours ago -
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, missing since being taken out of hospital by his parents against medical advice, may be in Spain.
When Zero Doesn't Mean Zero: Trans Fats Linger In Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, diet, ethics, food, health, investigation, protection, trans fats )

- 11 hours ago -
Last we heard, the once ubiquitous trans fats had mostly disappeared from packaged cookies, muffins and french fries. That's what we reported back in November 2013, when the Food and Drug Administration announced it was intending to ban partially-->
Countless Brits Scammed By Holiday Villa Fraud
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, family, holiday, villa, scam, fraud, corruption, crime, safety, protection, scandal )

- 6 hours ago -
Holiday villa fraud that's hit countless British families: You arrive at that dream villa to find the owner's never heard of you - and you sent your cash to a chillingly plausible conman
87 Years Together
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, humans, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthcare, illness )

- 4 hours ago -
A beautiful video and a sad one about what Alzheimer's has done to a life long love story.
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 )

- 1 day 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 )

- 20 hours 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 )

- 19 hours 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
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, society, abuse )

- 12 hours ago -
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.When you are a drug user, society tells you that you are worth nothing.It makes it harder to get help you are so afraid of rejection.
Almost 50% of Men Were Smokers in East Asia & the Pacific
Health & Wellness  (tags: study, research, health, smoking, smokers, east asia, pacific, risks, cancer )

- 8 hours ago -
World Development Indicators: Health risk factors and future challenges
Preventing Cancer From Forming 'Tentacles' Stops Dangerous Spread
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, cancer, research, study, University of Alberta, Lawson Health Research Institute preven, treatment )

- 8 hours ago -
A new study from the research group of Dr. John Lewis at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) and the Lawson Health Research Institute (London, ON) has confirmed that "invadopodia" play a key role in the spread of cancer.
Supermarket Donates Ice Cube Sales To ALS, Challenges Competitors To Do The Same
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, supermarkets, tesco, donations, viral, Ice Bucket challenge )

- 8 hours ago -
Thanks to the viral ice bucket challenge, in-demand cubes are flying out of freezers and one supermarket is using the surge to contribute to the cause.
The Early Cost of HIV: Inflammatory Response Breaks Down Intestinal Lining, But Help May Come From Friendly Bacteria
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, humans, research, hiv, bacteria, UC Davis, SIV, infection, cells, Paneth, intestine )

- 5 hours ago -
Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection. Studying simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), the team found that specialized cells in the intestine called Paneth cells are. . .

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