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The Forgotten Story Of The Radium Girls Whose Deaths Saved Thousands Of Workers Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: Radium girls, deaths, workers safety, cancer, OSHA, occupational hazards )

- 749 days ago -
The radium girls case was one of the first in which an employer was made responsible for the health of the companys employees. It led to life saving regulations and ultimately to the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
President Obama Please Come To Flint Michigan - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint, Michigan, President Obama, Gov. Snyder, toxic water, Flint River, poisoned residents, lead, Legionnaire's Disease, deaths )

- 1252 days ago -
To cut costs Republican Gov Snyder and his Administration took over the city of Flint from its duly elected leaders unhooked the city from its fresh water supply of Lake Huron and then made the people drink the toxic water from the Flint River.
Fumes From Iowa Hog-Manure Pit Kill Father and Son
Health & Wellness  (tags: deaths, hog farm, manure pits, health hazard )

- 1420 days ago -
An eerily similar father-son tragedy occurred in Wisconsin earlier in July.
CDC Reveals Scary Truth About Factory Farms and Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, deaths, factory farms, food, diseases )

- 2105 days ago -
The CDC report lays out a couple of specific pathogens whose spread among people is driven by farm practices. Drug-resistant campylobacter causes 310,000 infections per year, resulting in 28 deaths, the report states.
ACT NOW: Tell Canada to Ban Exports of Cancer Causing Asbestos! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: canadian government, ban asbestos, studies, deaths, illness, cancer )

- 2598 days ago -
Canada is one of only a handful of countries who have been unwilling to - under the Rotterdam Convention - ban the use of Asbestos or the exporting of these toxic fibres. Their reasoning - it's cheaper than the alternatives
AC TION ALERT: Protect Our Health: Stop Mercury and Other Toxics! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, dangerous, chemicals, toxics, mercury, deaths, legalisation, protection )

- 2751 days ago -
Mercury is poison and it's likely in you or your loved ones. Mercury and other air toxics contribute to a host of heinous health problems from birth defects to premature death.
ACTION ALERT: Tell President Obama to Stop Being a Champion for Corporate Polluters ! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama administration, corporate polluters, health, deaths, ozone pollution, proection )

- 2844 days ago -
President Obama recently announced that he doesn't plan on enforcing a law that would have prevented 12,000 deaths every year by protecting Americans from ozone pollution.
NHL Player Deaths Put Spotlight on Mental Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: NHL, Player, Deaths, Mental Health )

- 2852 days ago -
Three of the National Hockey League's hard-hitting enforcers have died since May, highlighting the emerging link between head trauma and mental illness.
Cancer Death Rates Continue Drop: Report
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer Society, population, deaths )

- 2928 days ago -
U.S. cancer death rates are continuing to fall, but not all segments of the population are benefiting, the American Cancer Society said Friday.Overall, the group predicts 1,596,670 new cancer cases in the United States and 571,950 deaths in 2011.
Mozambique Vaccinates to Reduce Measles Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mozambique Vaccination, Measles, Deaths, Health, treatment )

- 2954 days ago -
Mozambique plans to vaccinate 3.6 million children against measles over the next five days in a bid to reduce deaths by 98 percent by the end of 2012, a UN official said Sunday.This will bring the southern African country closer to a World Health ........
Fish Oil 'Could Save 10,000 Lives a Year' By Preventing Heart Failure Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fish oil, health, heart failure, deaths, life )

- 3217 days ago -
Giving fish oil capsules to patients with a heart condition could save 10,000 lives a year claim doctors.
TAKE ACTION: Demand Stronger Penalties for Mine Safety Violations
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION: SIGN PETITION, MINE SAFETY, targeting Hilda L. Solis (Secretary of L, DEATHS, , 25 MINERS KILLED, VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES Mine Safety & Health Administr, President Obama i )

- 3365 days ago -
As America mourns the deaths of 25 miners at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia one thing is obvious: penalties for violating mine safety rules aren't strong enough. Last year the Upper Big Branch mine had 458 safety violations
Thousands of Americans Died From H1N1 Even After Receiving Vaccine Shots
Health & Wellness  (tags: swine flu vaccine, deaths, illness, interesting, health )

- 3445 days ago -
The CDC is engaged in a very clever, statistically devious spin campaign, and nearly every journalist in the mainstream media has fallen for its ploy. No one has yet reported what I'm about to reveal here
Third of Heart Disease Deaths Blamed on Being Too Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: heart disease, deaths, fat, overweight, research )

- 3484 days ago -
A third of heart disease deaths are caused simply by being overweight, researchers have found.The stark conclusion means about 67,000 deaths a year in Britain could have a direct link to our expanding waistlines.
Swine Flu Hits NM's American Indian Population Harder
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, risks, deaths, Native Americans, high risk )

- 3490 days ago -
Swine flu is killing American Indians in New Mexico at a higher rate than other ethnic groups, the Associated Press reports

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