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States Have Enacted 39 New Abortion Restrictions This Year Alone
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, abortion, child health, conception, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, women's health care )

- 2562 days ago -
In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. Of the 44 state legislatures that have convened this year, only seven currently remain in session.
Take Action! Help End Blindness in the Developing World - The Petition Site
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child health, blindness, trachoma )

Ingrid Of
- 3149 days ago -
The World Health Organization estimates that six million people worldwide are blind due to trachoma and more than 150 million people are in need of treatment. Trachoma infects poor people without access to clean washing facilities.
Support the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: Global sexua, HIV, child health, malaria, tropical diseases )

- 3188 days ago -
The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act (H.R. 5121), introduced by U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D NY-11), would promote the sexual and reproductive health of individuals and couples in developing countries. In addition, the Global Sexual ...
Kids Get 40 Percent of Calories From Junk Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: Child Health, Junk Food )

- 3196 days ago -
What Part of Childhood Obesity Don't We Understand...??? It's no wonder that kids are blowing up like balloons more every year. According to Kids Health, the percentage of overweight children in the United States is growing at an alarming rate...
Traffic Exhaust Can Cause Asthma, Allergies, Impaired Respiratory Function in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: child health, child neglect, asthma, allergies, impaired repiratory function, infant risk )

- 4117 days ago -
Children exposed to high levels of air pollution during their first year of life run a greater risk of developing asthma, pollen allergies, and impaired respiratory function. However, genetic factors are also at play.
Bush Plans to Veto Child Health Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: child health, health, insurance, veto, Bush, children )

- 4307 days ago -
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 -- President Bush, bracing for a series of battles with Congress over spending, threatened today to veto a bill expanding a popular children's health insurance program, calling it "a step toward federalization of health care."

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