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Why Drug Companies See Rare Disease Patients as Human Jackpots
Health & Wellness  (tags: rare disease, drug companies, drugs, prescription medication, prescriptions, health insurance )

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Loukisha Olive-McCoy, 44, has hereditary angioedema (HAE), a life-threatening disease so rare that many doctors have only read about it. Each week, she injects medicine into her body thatâEUR(TM)s worth more than a yearâEUR(TM)s rent for her tiny bungalow.
The People Behind Gazas Statistics
Health & Wellness  (tags: congress, Palestinian right of return, end all U.S. AID TO ISRAEL, occupation crimes against Palestinians, Gaza Strip, israeli impunity, human rights, american taxes, Palestinians in Gaza, abuse, lies, media, news, usa, war, u.s., government, media )

- 23 hours ago -
On 30 March, Jihad went, along with thousands of Palestinians in Gaza, to protest for the Palestinian right of return near the boundary with Israel. He never made it back
Lupus Treatment Generates Positive Results in Phase III Clinical Trial
Health & Wellness  (tags: lupus, drugs, prescription drugs, drug trials, autoimmune disease )

- 11 hours ago -
New research indicates that belimumab, a monoclonal antibody therapy that targets a component of the immune system, provides considerable benefits to patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Girl With Rare Disease Races Time Via Virtual Tech
Health & Wellness  (tags: rare disease, technology, genetic disorders, lbsl )

- 1 day ago -
Nine-year-old Ellie McGinn has a very rare genetic disorder called LBSL that affects her brain and spinal cord. It mostly strikes children, slowly worsening their ability to walk, stand, and coordinate their movement.
Curbing Salt Intake Could Add Years to Your Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: fastfood, salt intake, children, Body-Mind-Spirit, food, family, environment, humans, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, study, warning, women )

- 13 hours ago -
Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries. Thoughts of these foods can make our tongues dance as we anticipate satisfying our salty cravings.
#NursesTakeDC: Why Are Nurses Once Again Heading to Washington?
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, nursing, nurses, health care, protest )

- 12 hours ago -
What if you knew about a problem that makes patients have to stay in hospitals longer and suffer more infections? That makes nurses unhappier and more likely to suffer burnout? That actually makes more patients die? Wouldn't you take to the streets?
Defund Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Health & Wellness  (tags: clinics, reproductive care, reproductive rights, women, scams, fraud, petitions )

- 4 hours ago -
John Oliver just exposed a right-wing scam to block women from getting access to abortions. They're lying to women about abortion and using our tax dollars to do it!
Study: Chemotherapy Actually Increases Cancer Growth, Cancer Cells Becoming Resistant to Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, healthcare, disease, interesting, medicine, investigation, study, warning, risks, safety, treatment, chemotherapy, cells, resistance, worsening, Big Pharma profits and agenda )

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The cancer treatment scam that is chemotherapy has once again been shown in the scientific literature to be a major cause of, rather than a cure for, cancer. According to a new study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature......
Largest Study of Its Kind Identifies 44 Genetic Risk Factors for Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: Depression, Genetics, Genomes, research, study, risks, health )

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I suppose this is good news. Depression is a tricky beast. Symptoms vary widely from person to person, as does the response to treatment. But thereâEUR(TM)s no question that genetic makeup plays an important role.
Death By Medicine a Film By Gary Null   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma agenda and profit )

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The result is the American medical system is broken and corrupted by money rather than scientific fact, and the answer is to create a new medical paradigm that addresses the health of people rather than raising of stock prices, careers and reputations.
Report: Israeli Army Demolishing West Bank Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags:  Human rights, International, US media-news-world, Palestinian children's rights, Palestinian school demolitions by Israel, racism-zionism, occupied Palestine, land theft-annexations, stolen land, oPT, Palestinian Refugees/Immigration, West Bank )

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) has published a report of Israeli violations in the occupied Palestinian territories, with special note to the demolition of schools and education facilities in the West Bank

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