A woman recently released a free cookbook entirely comprised of healthy recipes that can be made on one of the cheapest budgets possible: food stamps. Thank her for her research and generosity.
Two Americans who were infected with Ebola have been recently released from the hospital. The doctors and other hospital staff should be thanked for treating these patients with a rare and deadly disease.
More than one and a half million people are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. each year. Pledge to be part of the solution, and help find a cure for all variations of this deadly disease.
Prenatal exposure to a dangerous pesticide can cause serious mental and psychological side effects in developing children, yet it is still being used. Call for a permanent ban on these harmful chemicals that are routinely sprayed on food.
People suffering from an incurable and deadly disease have been offered new hope thanks to an innovative social media campaign. Praise the ‘ice bucket challenge’ to encourage people to search for a cure to Lou Gehrig disease, and to provide better care for those affected by it.
In wake of the Ebola outbreak, Canada has decided to donate doses of an experimental vaccine in order to help those infected in West Africa. Sign the petition below and thank Canada for their compassion and urge other countries to follow their steps.
As drug and alcohol addiction continue to plague many individuals in the United States, one innovative program has proven to be highly effective in treating and rehabilitating patients. Praise this program and those who work hard to improve the lives of others.
A prominent radio host attacked the decisions of parents of transgender children, accusing them of “child abuse” for accepting who their children are. This kind of language could do great harm to children who are already trying to find their place in the world. Tell the host to cease her attacks on transgender youth and their parents.
A new study confirms that decriminalizing sex work is imperative to ending the HIV/AIDs pandemic. Urge the U.S. to adopt positive harm reduction policies that promote public health.
Children with cancer often are weighed down by IVs. Please show your appreciation of the backpack that allows children the ability to tread lightly.
Exposure to chemical agents used in the Vietnam War continues to devastate veterans and their families. Demand justice for the millions of Vietnamese and Americans who have suffered because of these deadly poisons.
Millions of people across the world are unable to access potable water, leading to illness and death because of a variety of diseases that can be found in water that has not been filtered. Scientists have developed a cheap, quick, and convenient way to filter water. Sign the petition to thank them for taking the first steps towards solving such a big and important issue.
A health crisis is emerging due to the improper disposal of radioactive waste near living areas and food sources, which is causing cancer, birth deformities, and sterility. Demand that all mining be stopped until proper disposal procedures are implemented.
Countries with serious health issues have been spending funds intended for healthcare initiatives on lavish endeavors. Ask the World Health Organization to pressure these countries to prioritize the health of their citizens.
Employers may soon be required to provide employees with 12 weeks of paid parenting leave, thanks to new legislation. Currently, only a tiny percentage of the United States work force is granted any paid leave. Tell Senate to support families by passing this important legislation.
Politicians continue to claim Central American immigrants might be carrying the Ebola virus, despite this being impossible. Such fear-mongering is dangerous and counterproductive. Urge lawmakers to tell the truth about these unconnected issues.
The recent measles outbreak is the worst in the United States in the past 20 years. Demand that parents be required to vaccinate their children against this dangerous but preventable infection before they enter public school.
The Ebola virus has already infected 1,300 individuals and many are concerned about the possibility of a global pandemic. Act now to urge the FDA to fast-track Ebola drug research.
Mothers across the world work to raise research money to fight pediatric cancer. Show your support of the women who seek to save the lives of thousands of children each year.
The dysfunctional Department of Veterans Affairs will be overhauled and veterans will have access to improved health care benefits thanks to recent work by Congress. Sign the petition and applaud Congress for taking care of our veterans.
If a strict anti-abortion law goes into effect, Texas will be left with less than ten abortion clinics. Urge the federal judge to rule against these stringent and discriminatory provisions and preserve the right to choose for Texas women.
Half a million people went without drinking water for days in Ohio as a result of high levels of dangerous toxins. Tell the EPA to start regulating drinking water for toxins from algal blooms.
A clothing company is printing suggestions telling people to avoid using sunscreen during a time when skin cancers and sun damage effects are on the rise. Please request that the company refrain from these remarks and leave health issues to the professionals.
A nursing professor recently implemented an innovative Skype monitoring system for infants in intensive care. Applaud her efforts to allow families to more closely monitor their newborns.
The Ebola outbreak in Africa does not seem to be slowing down, possibly due to misinformation and inadequate education about the disease. The three countries in Africa most affected by Ebola have put a significant amount of money into funding education about the disease, in order to help people and save lives. Commend this valiant education promotion.