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Petitioning the Abbott Government to Establish a Royal Commission Into the Human Impact of CSG Mining
Health & Wellness  (tags: Australia, Royal Commission, Abbott Government, Coal Seam Gas, CSG, fracking, health risks, protection, risks, research, study )

- 3 hours ago -
All levels of Government have let the people of Australia down allowing the unfettered growth of an industry which is known to be harmful to the environment, human health, communities and ultimately our future. PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION
Illinois Wheelchair Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: disability, medicaid, Illinois, wheelchair, access to health care, treatment, health )

- 4 hours ago -
Access to specialized wheelchairs, seating systems and essential adaptive equipment is threatened by pending, across-the-board, 16.75% Medicaid payment cuts. Unrestored, these cuts compromise the health and independence of Illinois Medicaid participants.
Exercise Is ADHD Medication
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, exercise, health, research )

- 16 hours ago -
Exercise can help with mental heath as well as physical.
Grassley to Attorney General Lynch: Crack Down on Medicare Advantage Overbilling | Center for Public Integrity
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicare advantage )

- 14 hours ago -
About time Medicare Advantage was investigated. Can't happen soon enough!
Making Your Home Fall-Proof
Health & Wellness  (tags: Aging, Accidents, Home Design, Falling Down )

- 6 hours ago -
Design breakthroughs have made aging in place easier than ever.
Statins Linked to 50% Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, health, humans, diabetes, cholesterol lowering drugs, healthcare, medicine, research, risks, safety, statins, study )

- 14 hours ago -
A recent study from Finland suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs known as Statins may increase ones risk of developing the highly-preventable Type 2 diabetes by a startling 50% - even after adjusting for other factors.
Cholesterol Rx and Stroke: The Effects on Older Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Statins, Lower Cholesterol, Longevity, Reduced Stroke Risk, Seniors, Health )

- 13 hours ago -
Statins and fibrates used to lower cholesterol might lower stroke risk in older patients.
Tell Congress to Keep COOL
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, children, prevention, safety, food )

- 12 hours ago -
Monday the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued a final ruling against the U.S. country-of-origin labeling policy that allows American consumers to know where their meat is born, raised, and slaughtered. Please Sign !!!
Allowing Veterans Admin. Phys. To Recommend Medical Cannabis
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, violence, world, humans, treatment, safety, medicine, research )

- 5 hours ago -
The VEAA would end the current gag order preventing VA physicians from recommending or even discussing medical cannabis to veterans in states where medical cannabis programs exist.
Clay Walker; Living With MS
Health & Wellness  (tags: Clay Walker MS, World MS Day, central nervous system, lifehumans, health, news, women )

- 3 hours ago -
Clay Walker was diagnosed with MS 19 years ago. Today he is livng a busy life and brings awareness to those living with MS.
If GMOs Are Safe, Why Not Label Them? (64 Other Countries Do)
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO Labeling )

- 2 hours ago -
Yes, why not label them? What do they have to hide if it's all so good for us? How come the wealthy won't eat them or drink water reclaimed from the fracking process. One of them when offered a glass declined to drink but insisted it was still safe. ???
Fracking May Affect Air Quality and Human Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fracking concerns )

- 2 hours ago -
There have been at least three financial settlements between affected families and the fracking firms. These families are sworn to non-disclosure agreements for life and have moved away for improved health. Seems they get better away from the cause.
Got Obamacare? Your Premiums Are (Probably) About to Go Way Up
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, medicine, news, society, women, Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, disease )

- 2 hours ago -
Health insurers on many state exchanges are requesting the right to increase premiums by upwards of 50%.
Separating Food Facts From Food Factoids
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, health, humans, interesting, protection, safety )

- 4 minutes ago -
A factoid is a datum that is unproven and probably false, but repeated so often by assumed authorities that it's accepted as true. Regardless of how many authorities think their dietary suggestions are factual, there are still some mythical factoids that

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