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Health & Wellness

Corporate Greed Vs Children's Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children's health issue )

- 23 hours ago -
Our children's health is not negotiable. This is the message we need to send federal officials âEUR" loud and clear
Ask Your Governor to Keep Medicaid and CHIP Strong for Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, children, illness, treatment, ethics, disease )

- 20 hours ago -
divGovernors from across the U.S. are weighing-in with Congress about the future of Medicaid and the ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Medicaid and CHIP and it is critical for children to have age-appropriate health
Booker and the Big Pharma Dems Have No Excuse This Vote Proves It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: cheaper drugs, Sens. Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Canada, Big Pharma, Corey Booker, Congress )

- 3 hours ago -
Democrats betrayal crushed one of the few remaining rays of hope for the millions of Americans whose health and financial security are endangered by the new Republican Congress.
Two Sisters Got Kicked Off a Plane. So Their Ailing Father Died Without Them, They Say.
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, safety, violence, women, rights, ethics, culture, abuse, family, death, risks, safety, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Two sisters who said they were traveling to visit their dying father claim they were forced to miss his final moments because they were booted from an Allegiant Air flight while trying to comfort one another.
Childhood Obesity Rates Steady, But Remain at High Levels
Health & Wellness  (tags: childhood obesity, USA, poverty, culture, food deprivation, ethics, child welfare, economy, nutrition, news, risks, health, illness, children, food, government, family, diet, environment, disease, society )

- 20 hours ago -
The childhood obesity epidemic is rooted in poverty, neighborhood deprivation and the political economy of our industrial food system
Israel Gives 15 Year-Old Palestinian Girl 18 Months in Prison
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tasnim Halabi, Defense for Children Int'l, occupation of Palestine, torture, Palestinian children rights' violations, excess force, israel, military courts, child prisoners, government, child rights, news, media, world, usa, crime, children, ethics )

- 16 hours ago -
Israel is the only country in the world that allows the prosecution and imprisonment of children as young as 12 years old in military courts
HIV Treatment Might Boost Susceptibility to Syphilis, Say Researchers
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, illness, health, HIV, AID, syphilis, STD's )

- 23 hours ago -
The antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection might inadvertently be boosting gay/bisexual men's susceptibility to the bacteria responsible for syphilis, Treponema pallidum, conclude researchers in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Transcendental Meditation Reduces Trauma
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, treatment )

- 4 hours ago -
This study shows that female inmates who meditate twice a day have less trauma symptoms and are less likely to recidivate.
Brain Cancer Patient Given Months to Live Improves With Malaria Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, health, healthcare, treatment, drugs, illness, disease, medicine )

- 4 hours ago -
26-year-old Lisa Rosendahl was given 12 months to live because of her aggressive brain cancer âEUR" until she was given a treatment for malaria instead.
30 Fun Facts About Birthday Girl Betty White!
Health & Wellness  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, humans, women, celebrity, activists, ethics )

- 3 hours ago -
Is an avid animal rights activist and supporter of the Farm Animal Reform Movement and Friends of Animals group. Is vegetarian, yet has a hot dog named after her at the famous Hollywood eatery Pinks (the Betty White "Naked" dog).
Child of Rage The FULL Documentary   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, abuse, child abuse, docimentary )

- 1 hour ago -
Documentary details the traumatizing and long lasting effects of child abuse.
EPA Finally Concludes Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, ethics, food, healthcare, investigation, risks, study, warning, EPA, fracking contamination )

- 18 minutes ago -
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed on Tuesday that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, contaminates drinking waterâEUR"but claimed a lack of information makes it impossible to determine how widespread the risks are. In a final report...
Poison Fruit - Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, diet, drugs, ethics, food, healthcare, investigation, nutrition, research, risks, warning, Dow Chemical, pesticide, Autism, ADHD )

- 11 minutes ago -
On Mondays, Magda and Amilcar Galindo take their daughter Eva to self-defense class. Eva is 12 but her trusting smile and arching pigtails make her look younger. Diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, Eva....

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