Health

Prevent Water-Related Diseases in Poverty-Stricken Communities

Prevent Water-Related Diseases in Poverty-Stricken Communities

Improper waste disposal and a lack of water treatment facilities are killing poor residents of the Philippines. Help end the prevalence of waterborne diseases by encouraging the country to adopt safer drinking water policies.

Help Kids Stay Healthy in School

Help Kids Stay Healthy in School

Instead of sacrificing children’s nutrition by weakening healthy school lunch standards, lawmakers need to find solutions to support schools. Demand incentives and training programs to leave children hunger-free and healthier.

Stop Pushing Plastic Surgery on Young Girls

Stop Pushing Plastic Surgery on Young Girls

Venezuelan beauty queen schools are encouraging young girls to undergo dangerous procedures to achieve a beauty pageant look. Stop these schools from pushing the girls to do anything they can to achieve beauty pageant standards.

Success: Schools Ban Antibiotic-Treated Meat

Success: Schools Ban Antibiotic-Treated Meat

Six major school districts are saying no to antibiotic-fed chickens in their cafeterias in favor of students’ health. Support this important initiative against antibiotic abuse.

Praise Cafe Providing Job Training for Adults with Mental Illnesses

Praise Cafe Providing Job Training for Adults with Mental Illnesses

Adults with mental health issues have been given a chance to earn money and receive valuable vocational training thanks to the efforts of a nonprofit bistro. Applaud this organization for empowering individuals to overcome their challenges and work toward independence.

Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion project

Stop Expansion of Dirty Gas Pipeline

A volatile gas pipeline lies dangerously close to a nuclear power plant, powerful transmission lines, active fault lines, and a natural river, and could soon be expanded and put even more people at risk. Stop this dirty and dangerous project from receiving a permit.

Demand Farm Subsidies for Healthy Foods

Demand Farm Subsidies for Healthy Foods

Farm subsidies disproportionately support corn, wheat, and soy, which are used in the animal agricultural business. This forces lower income families to rely on animal products, fast food, and processed foods because they are unable to afford healthier options like fruits and vegetables. Push for a more balanced farm subsidy, because a balanced diet shouldn’t be a luxury.

Support Wooded Sanctuary for Veterans and their Families

Support Wooded Sanctuary for Veterans and their Families

Hundreds of veterans have found sanctuary from the horrors of war at a unique, healing retreat. The chance to care for horses and other alternative therapies are available free of charge. Applaud this incredible resource for America’s wounded warriors.

Support Young Women in Need

Support Young Women in Need

Thousands of young women receive help with reproductive care or pregnancy from doctors and nurses at Planned Parenthood. Thank these dedicated individuals for their service and compassion.

Applaud Marijuana Dispensary’s Donation to Epileptic Child

Applaud Marijuana Dispensary’s Donation to Epileptic Child

A severely epileptic child has been seizure-free for nine weeks thanks to free medication provided by a marijuana dispensary. Thank the donors, who intend to medicate another 500 children at no cost.

Praise Funding to Address Mental Health Issues in the Military

Praise Funding to Address Mental Health Issues in the Military

New funding to combat mental health conditions in the Canadian military was recently announced. Praise the Canadian government’s decision to provide much-needed support for its dedicated service members.

Don’t Cut Lifesaving Medical Programs

Don’t Cut Lifesaving Medical Programs

Cancer treatment programs are being put on the chopping block by Congress, and patients and their families are in danger of losing the care and support they need. Don’t let lifesaving medical programs disappear.

Applaud New York Times for Proclaiming Cow Milk Unhealthy

Applaud New York Times for Proclaiming Cow Milk Unhealthy

The health risks of dairy milk have been exposed in a recent New York Times article. Exposure through this respected newspaper is necessary to encourage consumers to stop drinking milk. Applaud the author responsible for this important article.

Maui moratorium on GMOs

Applaud Moratorium on GMOs

The Hawaiian island of Maui has voted to pause GMO farming and research until an environmental and public health analysis proves their safety. Commend the non-profit group responsible for this groundbreaking initiative.

Protect Women from Preventable Death

Protect Women from Preventable Death

Thousands of women die every year as a result of pregnancy complications and unsafe abortions, in developing countries around the world. Don’t let this preventable travesty continue any longer.

Success: State Closes Gun Show Loophole

Success: State Closes Gun Show Loophole

Voters closed a loophole that allowed guns to be sold without background checks online and at gun shows. Let the backers of this initiative know you appreciate their efforts to protect people from gun violence.

Praise Efforts to Sue FDA Over Harmful Feed Additive

Praise Efforts to Sue FDA Over Harmful Feed Additive

Food safety and animal welfare groups have come together to sue the FDA for approving the use of a harmful additive in livestock feed. Please sign this petition to thank these groups’ efforts to stop the use of this harmful drug.

Urge Dairy Industry to Admit its Products are Harmful

Urge Dairy Industry to Admit its Products are Harmful

Dairy consumption is linked to many serious ailments, such as asthma, cancer and arthritis. Even though long-term studies have proven that dairy is harmful, the dairy industry continues to insist that dairy is a necessary staple for a healthy diet. Tell the dairy industry to stop lying to consumers.

Give Newborn Infants Lifesaving Care

Give Newborn Infants Lifesaving Care

Babies born with life-threatening complications need specialized care to survive and grow healthy. Don’t cut back on programs that these newborns and their families depend on.

Stop Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Patients

Stop Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Patients

People living with HIV/AIDS are vehemently denied health care in Yemen. Sign the petition to stop this discriminatory practice.

Stop Pollution Caused by Factory Farms

Stop Pollution Caused by Factory Farms

Pig farms in North Carolina are massive polluters, causing health problems and environmental issues in the communities where they exist. A group of prominent, environmental lawyers is working to change the negative impact these farms have. Commend the group for working to address the harmful pollution on North Carolina’s hog farms.

Reform End-of-Life Care for the Terminally Ill

Reform End-of-Life Care for the Terminally Ill

Countless patients with terminal illnesses in Mexico suffer unnecessarily from chronic pain and discomfort due to inadequate end-of-life care. Sign the petition to stop this needless suffering by urging reform of Mexico’s health care system.

Warn Consumers About the Dangers of Salty Foods

Warn Consumers About the Dangers of Salty Foods

More Americans are dying from heart disease and stroke due to excess salt consumption. Call for mandatory labels on food products that are high in sodium, to help curtail the amount of unhealthy salt people consume.

Stop the Spread of Ebola

Stop the Spread of Ebola

The spread of the Ebola virus is turning into a deadly runaway epidemic. Urge world leaders to take swift action before thousands more lives are lost.

Keep Kids Healthy

Keep Kids Healthy

Thousands of children could lose access to crucial healthcare services because lawmakers are failing to act. Don’t put kids’ health on the chopping block.