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Health & Wellness

FGM Victims Go Under the Knife Again âEUR" This Time to Rebuild Their Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, health, humans, treatment )

- 18 hours ago -
Ivona Percec, the plastic surgery director at the University of Pennsylvania, unintentionally became a voice for millions of women after treating a victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2015.
The GOP Health Care Plan Could Force Americans With Disabilities Back Into Institutions
Health & Wellness  (tags: The ACA, GOP health care plan, persons with disabilities, institutionalization, home care )

- 1 day ago -
For people with disabilities, such a step back threatens lives -- as well as the most basic of freedoms.
Most Brands of Tea Contain THESE Harmful Chemicals!
Health & Wellness  (tags: harmful chemicals, teas, toxins, pestisides, red rose tea, healt benefits, diet, food, health, humans, investigation, research )

- 1 day ago -
You donâEUR(TM)t need to stop drinking tea altogether to keep yourself safe from harmful toxins or pesticides that may be lurking in your cup. After all, tea is the source of some amazing health benefits. So whatâEUR(TM)s the solution?
Someone Get This Girl An Award For Her Sign Comparing Viagra and Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: birth control, reproductive rights, protests, demonstrations, cleverness )

- 1 day ago -
Ever since the Affordable Care Act mandated the coverage of birth control in 2010, there's been a fair amount of backlash. But as one Twitter user pointed out in a glorious protest sign, why is the government subsidy for Viagra not contested?
GOP's Planned Cuts to Medicaid Will Impoverish and Imperil Millions of Aging Baby Boomers and Seniors
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicaid, Medicare, elderly, senior citizens, budget cuts, poverty, injustice )

- 1 day ago -
One-fifth of Medicare recipients are covered through Medicaid, including nursing homes and long-term care.
Health & Wellness  (tags: coconut oil, coconuts, saturated fatty acids, diet, health, interesting, research, nutrition, treatment )

- 7 hours ago -
The flesh of the coconut is very high in healthy fatty acids. The composition of fat varies depending on the type and processing of the oil. Medium-chain saturated fatty acids make up approximately 90% of coconut oil
Fluoridated Water Found to Be a Factor in the Development of ADHD
Health & Wellness  (tags: water fluoridation dangers, fluoridated water and ADHD )

- 6 hours ago -
Fluoride exposure linked to damaged thyroid, decreased cognition, and lowered IQ.

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