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Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, environment, family, food, government, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment, warning )

- 2 hours ago -
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
Tell McDonald's: Stop Hurting Working Families ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: McDonald's, corporate, business, family, children, food, disease )

- 19 hours ago -
Together we're ensuring McDonald's is held accountable for the harmful impacts of its dangerous practices -- exposing how it undermines health professionals and parents the world over by inundating kids with junk food marketing.
Tell EPA: Make Radiation Standards More Protective ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: radioactivity, disease, health, nuclear power, EPA )

- 17 hours ago -
Nuclear power operations that release radioactivity have been given an enormous "free pass" to expose communities (and the biosphere) to levels of radiation that are too high.
Study Finds People Prefer Electric Shock Over Time Alone With Their Thoughts
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, interesting, research, study )

- 17 hours ago -
In a recent study, when people were given the choice of sitting alone for six to fifteen minutes with nothing but their thoughts, or giving themselves a mild electric shock that would allow them to not have to complete the task, the majority of the people
Ebola: Man Tested for Deadly Virus in UK - Increasing Fears Over Threat to Britons
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, family, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, science, treatment, warning, women )

- 1 day ago -
The unnamed man had arrived back in Britain from Nigeria via Paris. It comes after it was revealed an American with Ebola was allowed on two flights while infected
5 Unexpected Uses for Tea
Health & Wellness  (tags: tea, beverages, diet, health, nutrition )

- 3 hours ago -
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world next to water, but in the U.S., it's the sixth-after water, coffee, and several brands of soda. If we drank more tea, we'd be thinner, smarter, and healthier-no kidding!
Walking: A Step In The Right Direction
Health & Wellness  (tags: walking health benefits )

- 1 day ago -
Here's a healthy idea: Let your feet help your heart and improve your well-being. Doctors say walking five days a week for 30 minutes at a time may lower your chances of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
Ebola Forces Sierra Leone Emengency
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, health, humans, medicine, risks, warning, treatment )

- 20 hours ago -
Sierra Leone began quarantining areas of Ebola infection, as international health officials announced an international $100m plan to combat an epidemic which has already killed more than 700 people in West Africa. Security forces set up quarantines on Thu
The Real Reason We Still Don't Have A Vaccine For Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment )

- 2 hours ago -
Three renowned doctors joined HuffPost Live on Monday to weigh in on all the facts about the Ebola outbreak, from how the disease spreads to how it might be stopped.
Quadrupling Breast Cancer Survival
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, Breast cancer, diet )

- 1 day ago -
Half a million Americans are expected to die this year from cancer, equal to five jumbo jets crashing every day. The number of Americans who die from cancer each year is more than all those who have died in all U.S. wars combined.
Infected Factory Farmed Meat May Be Another Causative Factor for Alzheimer's Disease [+ Video 12:27]
Health & Wellness  (tags: infected farm meat, Alzheimer's disease risk, factory farm raised animals )

- 23 hours ago -
Investigators have raised the possibility that Alzheimer's disease may be linked to eating meat from animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
Please Send A Comment to The FDA-Regulate Tobacco Products ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, tobacco products, e cigarettes, cigars, health, regulation, children )

- 19 hours ago -
Calls to poison control centers about liquid nicotine poisoning have risen dramatically. The FDA must act swiftly to require child-proof packaging of nicotine e-liquids and related products.
Five of the World's Deadliest Diseases Known to Man
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, disease, environment, family, food, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, warning, women )

- 15 hours ago -
"Ebola is one of the world's most virulent diseases, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and up to 90% of sufferers die from the virus."-
Atlanta Hospital to Receive Ebola Patient
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, environment, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, treatment, women )

- 14 hours ago -
Emory University Hospital has been informed of plans to transfer a patient with the Ebola virus to its special facility containment unit within the next several days.
The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, health, humans, interesting, news, prevention, protection, research, society, treatment, women, art, mind, brain )

- 14 hours ago -
Research Shows That Doodling Helps People Stay Focused, Grasp New Concepts and Retain Information
A Heart-Healthy Salad | Bay State Banner
Health & Wellness  (tags: Healthy Heart Diet )

- 9 hours ago -
This is a simple and healthy salad from the cookbook Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style published by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. The recipe combines fruit and lettuce greens with nuts and seeds.
UPDATE: UTMB Receives $6M to Develop Treatment for Deadly Ebola, Marburg Viruses
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, science, research, prevention, protection, study, treatment, disease, family, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, news )

- 2 hours ago -
"Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have been awarded two grants to developing drugs against both Ebola and Marburg viruses, the hospital announced Thursday."-
In the Wake of CDC Anthrax Release, Even More Errors Involving Deadly Pathogens Are Discovered [ + Videos ]
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC lax regulations, anthrax, deadly pathogens )

- 1 day ago -
Earlier this month, we ran a report on the CDC anthrax blunder. As if that weren't bad enough, there have been additional exposures since we posted that report. This time, it involved the shipment of live, highly contagious, and deadly H5N1 avian influenz
Mother's Tea Cup: Certain Herbal Teas May Help to Reduce Cellulite Part One
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, nutrition )

- 1 day ago -
This article discusses traditional herbal teas that have been known to help reduce cellulite.
Mother's Tea Cup: Certain Herbal Teas May Help to Reduce Cellulite Part Two
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, nutrition, women )

- 23 hours ago -
This is part two of an article concerning the benefits of traditional teas known for helping to reduce cellulite.
Latest VA Facility-Level Patient Access Data Released
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, politics, ethics, culture, society, violence, treatment )

- 18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON - July 31, 2014 - In keeping with the commitment to improve transparency in the department's processes, VA today released the latest update of facility-level patient access data.
Investigating Unhealthy Mummies
Health & Wellness  (tags: news, interesting, science, humans, medicine, illness, offbeat, society )

- 18 hours ago -
Keep away from fire.
Peace Corps, Aid Groups Evacuate Personnel From Ebola-Hit West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, death, disease, environment, government, health, healthcare, humans, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, women )

- 14 hours ago -
Organizations Pull Staff, Volunteers From Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as Deadly Virus Spreads
Every Arm Is Needed This Summer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heartland )

- 7 hours ago -
Heartland Blood Centers, an independent medical organization serving 57 hospitals in a 12-county region in Illinois and Indiana, asks all healthy individuals to "roll up their sleeves" and give blood in August.

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