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Tell Congress to Put An End to Diaper Need
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, poverty, filth, petitions )

Freya
- 41 days ago - action.momsrising.org
The inability to access diapers can force parents to keep their children in soiled diapers, exposing them to health risks, and prevent them from enrolling their babies in childcare.
Real Rice. A Mobile App Game
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, poverty, hunger, rice, game, smartphone, appnutrition, food, diet )

John
- 131 days ago - play.google.com
By downloading and playing this game you can donate rice for free.
Hands Off Medicaid!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, public assistance, poverty, health coverage, petitions )

Freya
- 486 days ago - secure.everyaction.com
The Trump administration just ended Medicaid as we know it in a decision that could strip health care from millions of struggling workers, including people with disabilities and severe health conditions, caregivers, students, retirees, and more.
For-Profit Medical Companies Are Making Tons of Money Taking Poor People's Blood
Health & Wellness  (tags: poverty, greed, blood, bodily fluids, corporations )

Freya
- 520 days ago - alternet.org
Donors hope to get $30 a pop for their plasma, but sometimes they aren't even paid what they're promised.
Petition - Protect Children From Tuberculosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: india, tuberculosis treatment, children's health, Prevention of disease, health care, risks, safety, poverty, drug resistance, treatment programs, Diagnostics, modern technology, access to treatment, stronger protection )


- 523 days ago - forcechange.com
Save vulnerable children from dying of tuberculosis. In 2016, a quarter of a million children died from tuberculosis (TB). Although TB is present in dozens of countries, including the United States, India has the largest number of TB cases, accounting...
What It Is Like To Be A Teen In The U.S. Who Can Not Afford Tampons
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pine Ridge, girls, menstrual cycle, pads, tampons, poverty, Dominique Amiotte, affecting education )

Sheryl
- 628 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dominique Amiotte, 17, always makes sure to keep a few extra tampons in her locker. It is not much, but it is enough to encourage at least some of her struggling friends to come to school when they have their periods.
A Living Wage - A Human Right for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, living wage, human rights, poverty, lack of time )

Sheryl
- 726 days ago - commondreams.org
Poverty is such a challenge; a citizen working two or three jobs just to put food on the table does not have much time or energy left over for civic engagement and the exercise of the franchise. The problem is not sloth, or lack of diligence.
Neoliberalism Is Killing Us: Economic Stress as a Driver of Global Depression and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Global study, World Health Organization, (WHO), April 7 World Health Day, depression, suicide, stressors, statistics, Neoliberalism, inequality, poverty, unemployment )

Judy
- 774 days ago - truth-out.org
A new report shows rates of depression increased 18% between 2005 and 2015, now estimated to afflict over 300 million people worldwide. Approximately 800,000 people commit suicide each year. Poverty and unemployment are leading causes.
Abortion Clinic Closures Will Have Devastating Impact on Women in Appalachia
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, health care, clinics, poverty )

Freya
- 832 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
"Rural women, women of color, low-income women will be disproportionately affected the closure of the clinic," said Margaret Chapman Pomponio, executive director of WV FREE.
Mike Pence Was Asked to Solve the Lead Poisoning Crisis in His Own Backyard - Here's What Happened Next
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, resources, poverty, Indiana, lead, pollution, housing projects )

Freya
- 864 days ago - alternet.org
Flint isn't the only Midwestern city dealing with lead poisoning; East Chicago, IN is experiencing a crisis all their own. And residents of the small city are rising up and demanding change.
What Happens When You Can't Afford Self-Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: self-care, poverty )

Judy
- 1063 days ago - truth-out.org
People in poverty are so overloaded that their cognitive brain abilities are impaired to the point of debility, according to one study.
Drought Leaves 6 Million Ethiopian Children Hungry
Health & Wellness  (tags: Starvation, Ethiopia, Poverty, Development, Health, Environment )

Fly
- 1133 days ago - aljazeera.com
Charity says millions of children face critical food shortages and waterborne disease as crisis intensifies
PETITION: Empower Women To Eradicate World Hunger!
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hunger, nutrition, prevention, Poverty )

Nita
- 1217 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Empowering women with education and resources is one of the most effective ways to ensure that more children are being cared for properly and more mouths are being fed.
Why Disability And Poverty Still Go Hand In Hand 25 Years After Landmark Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: poverty, unemployment, disability, disabilities )

Judy
- 1394 days ago - npr.org
If you have a disability in the U.S., you're twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You're also far more likely to be unemployed. And that gap has widened in the 25 years since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted.
 

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