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Health & Wellness

Frog Slime Could Prevent the Next Pandemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: Frogs, South Indian Frogs, Frog Mucus, Influenza, peptides, prevention, medicine, research, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
Whatever works! New research from Emory University School of Medicine shows that a chemical in the mucus of South Indian frogs is capable of killing certain strains of the influenza virus.
Apparently Repealing Obamacare Could Violate International Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, politics, the UN, healthcare, protection, society, medicine )

Cheryl A.
- 1 hour ago -
"Article 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, under which states have âEURoethe core obligation to ensure the right of access to health facilities, goods and services on a non-discriminatory basis," Peace.
Scientists Create Artificial Womb
Health & Wellness  (tags: artificial womb, premature babies, artificial amniotic fluid, preemies )

- 9 hours ago -
An "artificial womb" has been developed that could soon be used to keep extremely premature babies alive. The device, which incorporates a plastic bag filled with artificial nutrient-rich amniotic fluid, has successfully been tested on foetal lambs.
Healing With Your Hands âEUR" A Forgotten Art
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, exercise, healthcare, humans, interesting, healing, reiki, hands touch and cure )

- 20 hours ago -
There is a feeling that comes over us when weâEUR(TM)re being cared for. A warmth that floods our senses when someone is devoting their complete attention to our health. A vibration that courses through the body. An inner sigh of relief. The phenomenon...
Pedometers Can Prevent and Manage Certain Chronic Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Arthritis, Body Mass Index, Copd, Disease, Health Conditions, Improved Health, Musculoskeletal Diseases, Pedometers, Physical Activity, Reduced Risks, Type 2 Diabetes, Walking )

- 1 day ago -
Pedometers can track our steps and tell us how active we are but do they provide additional benefits?Evidence shows using a pedometer as an intervention can reduce risk of disease and mange chronic disease.
Recess Debate Continues Despite Scientific Evidence of Its Value
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child Behavior, Child Development, Children, Emotions, Food, Myopia, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Play, School Recess, Social Skillsresearch, study )

- 1 day ago -
Some believe recess is a waste time regardless of the fact there is no practical evidence to support this claim however; there is sufficient research that recess has beneficial effects on childrenâEUR(TM)s mental and physical health.
The Problem With Moral Nuance on Abortion for Democrats
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Democrats )

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To see the difficulty in executing this abortion two-step, you have to look to the gubernatorial race in Virginia, where former Congressman Tom Perriello is challenging Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for the Democratic nomination.
PETITION: Demand Justice for Mentally-Ill Prisoner Denied Water for Seven Days and Died
Health & Wellness  (tags: dehydration, water turned off, no water for 7 days, prisoner, mentally-ill prisoner )

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A mentally-ill prisoner had all the water to his cell cut off as discipline for bad behaviour. For seven days, Terrill Thomas had no access to water and died of dehydration on the eighth day.

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