Archive for November, 2011 :

The Cancer Cause of Growing Mustaches
November 29th, 2011

Men grows mustaches as a symbolical campaign for prostate cancer awareness this month of November.

Program for Elderly Keeps Them Active
November 28th, 2011

Program offers activities despite having no building.

A Call for Organic Industry Preservation
November 27th, 2011

The Cornucopia Institute calls for preserving the integrity of organic farms.

The World’s Largest Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
November 27th, 2011

Started as a small organization with the goal of eradicating poverty in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) now becomes the largest NGO in the world.

Citizens’ Initiative to Ban Chemtrails
November 27th, 2011

New York’s Suffolk County government will hold a public hearing on a proposal to ban aerial spraying of aluminum oxide, barium, sulfur, and other salts into the air over the county…

Reducing Food Waste by Donating Excess Food
November 26th, 2011

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, industrialized countries waste 222 million tons of food annually. But there are easy–and inexpensive–ways to reduce food waste, including composting, recycling, and donating excess food to those in need.

Merck Pays for Criminal Fines
November 26th, 2011

Merck pays $950 million in criminal fines and for deceptive marketing of Vioxx tablets.

Thanksgiving Reminds Us of Being Grateful for the Advocates of Healthy Living
November 26th, 2011

Thanksgiving day is a day to be grateful for especially for a healthy life we learned from teachers or advocates. No reason not to keep this awareness and advocating the same for others.

Waiting Five Years for a Drop of Water
November 25th, 2011

2.5 million U.S. dollars to supply water to several marginal neighbourhoods in the capital of Haiti. Approved in 2006. Five years later the water has yet to run.

Storm Watch: Arab Spring
November 25th, 2011

“Arab Springs” are not as spontaneous as the Western mainstream media would have us believe. Their behind-the-scenes instigators always get “a little help from their Global Power Elite mega-planning friends…”

Positive Reinforcement May Change Behavior the Easy Way
November 24th, 2011

To help people change behavior, positive reinforcement is worth a try.

US, Israel Funding Terrorists in Syria
November 24th, 2011

Evil is being pitted against Evil in Syria, with Syrians being the losers no matter who prevails.

GOP-Opposed Healthcare Official Resigns
November 24th, 2011

Donald Berwick, the Medicare administrator who is President Barrack Obama’s point man for healthcare reform, has quit after only 17 months in the job.

Egyptian Revolution Enters New Phase As Thousands Brave Violence to Protest Military Rule
November 23rd, 2011

Activists in Egypt are holding their fourth day of massive demonstrations to demand an end to military rule and a transition to a civilian government.

Pirate To Join European Parliament As Youngest Member
November 22nd, 2011

In a few weeks Amelia Andersdotter will be the second Pirate Party member to take a seat at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Traditional Wood-Burning Stoves on the Rise
November 20th, 2011

More U.S. homes are being heated with wood stoves.

Long-Term Sick are Still Able for Work
November 20th, 2011

Jobcentre staff are allowing thousands of people to needlessly drop out of work and live on sickness benefits when they could still earn a living, a government-commissioned report warns today.

Australia Leads in Cigarette Packaging Regulation
November 16th, 2011

Australia passes law to make packets off-putting.

APEC Partners with Global Food Safety
November 14th, 2011

New fund aims at building oversight capacity, initially among members of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation trade group.

Greek City Starts Barter Revolution
November 13th, 2011

Greek city starts “rebel” barter economy and alternative currency.

Canada Kills Essential Environmental Programs
November 13th, 2011

Canada is going on a spending spree to prepare for needless war while turning its back on the environment.

Cholesterol and Diabetes Screening by Age 9
November 13th, 2011

The panel urges cholesterol screening between ages 9 and 11 — before puberty, when cholesterol temporarily dips.

Tropical Diseases Hit Billion People Neglected
November 12th, 2011

Experts note that success is uneven in part because of different rules and regulations for drug development, testing.

Overcoming Corporatism
November 12th, 2011

The ‘occupy’ demonstrations across the US are getting the attention of the corporate criminals that run the country.

Australia Brave Enough to Defy Big Tobacco’s Threats
November 12th, 2011

Parliament moves forward on landmark scheme to remove trademarks, advertising from cigarette packages.

Retailers Warned Over Selling Cigarette to Kids
November 12th, 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issues over 1,200 Warning Letters to tobacco retailers.

Busted! GPS Trackers Found on SUV
November 8th, 2011

As the US becomes more like the Soviet Union, more people are finding themselves under warrentless and unjustifiable surveillance.

Supreme Court Considers Warrantless GPS Tracking
November 8th, 2011

The US Supreme Court delved into the issue of privacy amid 21st century technology, hearing arguments on whether police can use a GPS device attached to a vehicle to track a suspect without a search warrant.

Parents can be Fooled About this Vaccine Exemptions
November 8th, 2011

Potential loophole in vaccine law could mandate vaccines in children during declared emergency.

Food and Medicine Everywhere
November 7th, 2011

The most powerful food and medicine on the planet is free, and it’s growing right outside your door and around your neighborhood.

Concussion-Management Policies Required in Schools
November 7th, 2011

Student-athlete concussions are being protected with a law.

Consumer Insights on Animal Welfare
November 6th, 2011

Survey suggests US consumers trust farmers but never sure if today’s agriculture still qualifies as farming.

Success on Right to Know About Food
November 2nd, 2011

State of Ohio dropping regulation in face of organic community pressure.

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