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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

- 1772 days ago -
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 2020 days ago -
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Why Most People May Not Wake Up ~ The Sad Truth.   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, dishonesty, abuse, illness, health, abuse, crime, education, ethics, rights, dishonesty, corruption, health, environment, safety, news )

- 2580 days ago -
Many are already aware, but may not realize or understand why & the cause with the evil intention behind this intentional agenda. Become informed & inform all others Please.
ACTION ALERT: People Dying as a Result of Gulf Oil Spill Clean-Up ! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: illness, humans, dying, sickness, BP oil spill, government, sadness, environment )

- 2753 days ago -
The BP oil spill is not over. Thousands of people who were involved in the clean-up are now becoming sick and dying. No one is doing anything about this and if no one does then thousands of innocent Americans will pay for it with their lives. Hold
Leonard Peltier Family Accuses US of Medical Neglect
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Genocide, Leonard Peltier, cover-up, corruption, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, freedoms, ethics, health, healthcare, illness )

- 2898 days ago -
"A man dies from prostate cancer every 16 minutes in this country. Why does my brother have to wait over a year to receive even a diagnosis?"
Crow Creek Reservation - Children Freezing :: GREENSEAS
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, politics, Native Americans, elderly, death, environment, ethics, government, illness, society, housing, SupremeCourt )

- 3191 days ago -
We are into winter and at night, temperatures are already dropping below zero. Power has been shut off in numerous homes leaving infants, veterans, and families in the cold.
Illness Forces Longtime ICWA Advocate to Leave Program She Started
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, retires, illness, tumor, culture, ethics )

- 3349 days ago -
DENVER - The Denver Indian Family Resource Center was dealt a serious blow in early July when its founding director, Phyllis Bigpond, known nationally for 40 years of community service work, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor
Young South African Woman's AIDS Diary Touched Millions of Radio Listeners
Society & Culture  (tags: South Africa, Society, health, disease, illness, AIDS/HIV, stigma, death )

- 3417 days ago -
Rising from a shack in a South African shantytown, Thembi Ngubane mined a personal tragedy to become an international advocate for people with HIV and AIDS.
17 Percent of US Children Under 5 May Face Hunger
Society & Culture  (tags: society, US, children, hunger, health, food, nutrition, illness, risks, diet )

- 3455 days ago -
An estimated 3.5 million children under the age of 5 are at risk of hunger in the United States, according to a look at government numbers by an anti-hunger group. That's more than 17 percent of children who could suffer cognitive and developmental damage
L.A. County Files Detail Deaths of 14 Children
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, society, culture, children, neglect, welfare, sadness, violence, abuse, law, government, family, death, safety, rights, health, illness, investigation, protection, warning, risks )

- 3470 days ago -
The family of a boy who died of multiple skull fractures was reported 25 times to child welfare officials; the mother was a known methamphetamine abuser. In other families, children died within months or even one day after a social worker's last visit.
SCIA Highlights Youth Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, SCIA, constitution, ethics, government, lies, healthcare, news, politics, propaganda, usa, interesting, illness, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, protection, healthcare, children, culture, society, death )

- 3505 days ago -
WASHINGTON - The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs heard testimony Feb. 26 that indicates youth suicide in Indian country continues to be an urgent and pressing crisis, despite new prevention initiatives. Health experts said that more resources and...
Native American Death Rates Soar as Most People Are Living Longer
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, culture, society, americans, death, humans, interesting, news, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, nutrition )

- 3511 days ago -
On the Okanogan plains in northeast Washington, the Colville tribes recently buried a man who died after facing a bleak decision: spend his money on trips into town for dialysis, or buy food for his family...
Swayze, Who Has Pancreatic Cancer, Checked Himself Into Hospital for Pneumonia
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, health, media, sadness, illness, healthcare, disease, treatment )

- 3571 days ago -
Actor Patrick Swayze, who has stage IV pancreatic cancer, has checked himself into a hospital for observation because he has pneumonia.Swayze, 56, was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, which had already spread to his liver, in March 2008. Swayze
Bob Busch Care2 Member Needs Assistance
Society & Culture  (tags: disabled vet, service dog, therapy dog, illness, healthcare, fundraiser, Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, dogs, pets, AnimalWelfare, rescued dogsamericans, safety )

- 3689 days ago -
Bob B. is a Care2 member has been trying to get a Service Dog. There is a fundraising campaign for him to get one through PALS with Pawz. Please if you can, note this and cross post. PALs with Pawz set up a fundraiser thru Paypal or
Wheelchair-Bound Woman Dies After Being Shocked With Taser 10 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Tasers, illness )

- 4050 days ago -
A Clay County woman's family said it's seeking justice after their loved one died shortly after being shocked 10 times with Taser guns during a confrontation with police.

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