The increasingly popular e-cigarette uses liquid toxins to make its allegedly innocuous vapor. Recent poisonings have shot up in recent years, particularly in young children. Support regulating these liquids in order to prevent further harm to the public.
An extremely dangerous drug with high potential for abuse is now available as a prescription medication. It is non-tamper resistant, and many times more powerful than any related product currently prescribed. Demand that this hazardous drug be removed from the market.
Two New York legislators are leading an effort to end employer discrimination against women for their reproductive health decisions. Commend them for their efforts to ensure that women have access to affordable preventative health care.
Hectic, overwhelming, and designed for speed, emergency room care is hardly conducive to the healing of our elderly friends and family members. Push for better critical care for this growing and vulnerable population.
The U.S. government is considering a rule that will allow chicken production to speed up significantly, leaving more room for inhumane slaughter and unsafe work environments. Urge that this ruling does not happen by signing this petition.
Hawaii passed a bill banning certain deadly pesticides, and yet one biotech company continues to spray its fields anyway. Meanwhile, residents are suffering numerous ailments, including lung disease and cancer. Tell this company to prioritize residents’ health over profit.
A plan to deregulate the poultry industry is now in the final stages of becoming a reality, despite the huge risks to public health, and undoubtedly yet more suffering for the animals. Sign the petition to urge the government not to go through with this deregulation.
America’s most contaminated nuclear site is leaking nuclear waste but this information was hidden from the public. Demand immediate action to fix this nuclear crisis.
Guns kill twice as many children as cancer, and giving away free guns at promotional events helps feed this epidemic. Condemn one faith group’s use of gun giveaways to attract new church members.
Tiny scrubbing micro-beads in many face and body washes enter our waterways and absorb toxic substances. They are then eaten by fish and make their way up the food chain to humans, poisoning several species in the process. Urge Congress to create a bill banning these harmful substances.
Recently the FDA announced it would make generic versions of emergency contraception available over the counter. Thank the FDA for expanding access to cheaper options and for standing up for women’s reproductive rights.
Confronting the food industry directly, Michelle Obama is tackling two controversial issues at once: nutrition labels and the marketing of food to children. Support our First Lady in protecting our nation’s health.
Companies continue to use food coloring additives to drive sales, even though they have been linked to cancer and other health problems. Demand the U.S. government ban the use of dangerous coloring additives in food.
The United States’ first underground nuclear storage site is leaking, and nearby residents worry they aren’t being told everything. Demand the government’s complete transparency in handling this crisis.
Many household products contain chemicals known to harm childhood development; more have yet to be identified as toxic to the brain. Demand that regulators protect the public, and require testing of all chemicals.
Hospitals and pharmacies in India can more easily purchase essential pain medications for patients, thanks to recent reforms. Thank India’s parliament for ensuring that patients receive the care and treatment they need.
Recent obesity prevention programs focused on exercise and healthy eating have shown record-breaking declines in obesity at high-risk school districts for the first time in a decade. Congratulate the school districts involved for their commitment to fighting childhood obesity.
Nearly 2 million children from developing countries die from vitamin A deficiency each year. Golden rice, a genetically modified rice, will be able to give these children more vitamin A in their diets, staving off these frequent deaths. Support this genetically modified rice to save the lives of children.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is promoting a bill that would make GMO labeling optional. SIgn this petition to stop manufacturers from legally hiding harmful ingredients in their products.
A newly developed test for malaria is faster, more cost-effective, and less invasive, and will improve access to health screenings in developing countries. Applaud this revolutionary advance in global disease prevention.
The Food and Drug Administration wants to require all generic drugs to provide a warning label with health risks, but the drug companies are fighting this potential regulation. Please support this mission to get important warning labels on commonly used drugs.
California has recently proposed a bill that would legally require warning labels on sodas and other varieties of sugary beverages, after recent studies revealed the risks associated with added sugars. Please support the state of California in making this bill a reality.
A preservative found in most cosmetics, which is easily absorbed by human skin, has been potentially linked to health risks such as cancer. Urge the Food and Drug Administration to conduct thorough research on this product and ensure that it is not endangering our health.
Beauty professionals across the nation are being trained to notice the signs of abuse and refer these clients to support services that can help change their lives. Sign this petition to applaud the efforts of this large organization to stop abuse.
18 antibiotics known to be unsafe for humans have been approved for use in livestock and poultry feed. Please urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to immediately ban these additives and make our food less dangerous.