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If We Let Health Care Workers Lose Their Jobs and Homes, Who's Left to Care for Us?
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, care, children, death, disease, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, treatment )

- 2582 days ago -
Faced with cuts in programs and stripped of their bargaining rights, home care workers are trying to maintain the activist vigor of their scrappy past.
ACTION ALERT: Ban Toxic Plastic in Children's Products! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, care, plastic products, dangerous, ban toxic plastics )

- 2669 days ago -
PVC plastic, also called vinyl, is widely used in children's and babies' toys, packaging and supplies despite its many proven health and environmental hazards. While PVC is cheap and versatile, its production uses toxins such as chlorine gas, mercury.
Hospitals Are Treating the Elderly 'Like Slabs of Meat' Says Damning Report Into NHS Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hospitals, are, treating, the, elderly, 'like, slabs, of, meat', says, damning, report, into, NHS, care )

- 2719 days ago -
Nurses have refused to give painkillers to dying patients Concerned relatives have stayed on wards round the clock with loved ones Hospitals are accused today of treating elderly patients like 'slabs of meat' in a damning report that lists a
Exercise Should Be 'Standard Part of Cancer Care'
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, treatment, care, patients )

- 2812 days ago -
All patients getting cancer treatment should be told to do two and a half hours of physical exercise every week, says a report by Macmillan Cancer Support.
50 Best Blogs for School Nurses
Health & Wellness  (tags: School Nurses, nursing, care, students, blogs, nursing professionals )

- 3028 days ago -
With students, teachers and staff members all needing help and care when they're feeling ill, the work of a school nurse is never done. check out these blogs for the best news, information and advice.
Gay Teens at Greater Risk Without Family Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, parents, support, health, society, care, love )

- 3279 days ago -
Cherie MacLeod, Executive Director of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Canada, urges parents to take back the role of parent. Although coming to terms with your child's sexual orientation may be difficult, this does not mean you should cha
Mapping Truckers' Route to the Health Center
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV AIDS, treatment, care, pin-point, exact location, Shell, North Star Alliance, Maplecroft, Kenya, Tanzania, truck drivers, wellness center, STIs, sexually transmitted deseases, SafeTStops, health )

- 3321 days ago -
New maps pin-pointing the exact location of "welness centers" in sub-Saharan Africa are improving truck drivers' access to treatment and care for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
7 Things That Should Not Be Done After Eating
Health & Wellness  (tags: green life, health, care, world )

- 3322 days ago -
Here is the 7 Facts YOU DON'Ts after you have meals or eating.
20 Weird Allergies That Actually Exist
Health & Wellness  (tags: Allergy, Health, Care, Facts )

- 3379 days ago -
Allergies are established when the immune system fires itself up over a generally harmless - if not outright helpful - stimulus, such as the aforementioned plants, animals, and food.
Another Cancer Drug Too Dear for Britain: Bowel Cancer Victims Denied Life-Prolonging Care That's Free in Europe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer victims, care, health, drug, Europe )

- 3434 days ago -
Bowel cancer sufferers are to be denied a life-prolonging drug on the NHS which is available to patients across Europe and beyond.
The New Role of the Pharmacist
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pharmacy, Pharmacists, Medical, Care, Nursing )

- 3448 days ago -
Pharmacists serve dual roles in providing both medical care and furthering the technological aspects of current medical care.
"Some Can't Go Home to Recover From Flu" --H1N1 Vaccinations in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, rights, healthcare, disease, care )

- 3461 days ago -
The homeless, the downtrodden, the drug-addicted,& healthcare workers are the first to be vaccinated for H1N1 ['swine'] flu virus."If somebody who's homeless gets sick, where do they recover for 3 or 4 days if they don't end up in hospital?" Crowe asks .
A Canadian Doctor Diagnoses U.S. Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: universal, single, payer, health, care, u.s., america, canada, prevention, protection, medicine, illness, humans, healthcare, disease, research, safety, study, treatment, government, drugs, science, society, investigation )

- 3547 days ago -
The caricature of 'socialized medicine' is used by corporate interests to confuse Americans and maintain their bottom lines instead of patients' health while 46 million people go uninsured and healthcare bills bankrupt over a million Americans every year.
The Prem Rawat Foundation Brings Food and Water to Children in Cambodia
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, water, children, poverty, care, prem rawat, donation )

- 4101 days ago -
TPRF has made a grant to the Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF) to bring food and water to more than 300 children in three centers for children of very poor families on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, the capital. One child at the CCF shelter explained that she
Fund Helps Uninsured Get Mental Health Care Victims of Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental health, care, victims.wildfires, fund, treatment )

- 4192 days ago -
The San Diego Wildfire Mental Health Relief Fund will help uninsured residents directly or indirectly affected by the wildfires obtain access to mental health services

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