Every year millions of people die suffering from unnecessary pain, with no access to pain medication. Easing this suffering begins with proper education. Urge public health officials to make end-of-life care a priority.
Vermont’s newly signed bill that orders companies to label food products that contain genetically modified ingredients is being challenged by the GMO-producing company, Monsato, which claims the law infringes on their “freedom of speech”. Demand that Monsato keep the bigger picture in mind and refrain from suing the state of Vermont.
A widely-used herbicide has been linked to serious health problems in humans. Urge regulators to protect consumers and ban the use of this terrible toxin.
Repeated exposure to the nail drying lamps used in manicures has been linked to skin cancer. Urge regulators to require warning labels on all drying lamps to ensure consumers understand the risk.
Food-borne illnesses kill thousands of people every year, so a team in New York is working with an online review website to combat the problem of unsanitary restaurants. Thank authorities for taking this creative approach to promote public health.
Antibiotics in farm animal feed contribute to treatment-resistant infections in humans. Most of these drugs are used incorrectly and without supervision. Urge regulators to require that antibiotics are only administered to farm animals by trained veterinarians.
Applaud one state’s recent ban on a harmful ingredient in common household products. This ban will set a precedent for other states to more fully protect their citizens’ health.
There are better, healthier ways to lose weight than counting calories, and research into alternatives is desperately needed. Urge one of the largest pharmaceutical companies to step up and help fix a problem that it may have been perpetuating for years.
Cosmetic products from a popular company are promoted as “natural” despite containing lead. Consumers may assume they’re safe because of a stated commitment to using only the best ingredients. Call on the company to live up to its image and remove toxins from its products.
With the recent shooting in Santa Barbara, California, Americans are desperate for a solution to stop the violence. Promoting and strengthening mental health facilities is absolutely necessary, as gunmen in these situations are often mentally ill. Encourage President Obama to prioritize mental health care in the U.S. by signing this petition.
A company has developed a non-invasive way for patients to check for breast cancer through a simple blood test. Please sign this petition to thank the company for this revolutionary research.
A recent report by the Environmental Working Group reveals surprisingly high levels of sugar in cereals, some with more that 50% sugar by weight. These discoveries call for immediate reform to many cereals by the FDA.
Recent scientific discoveries have changed the way we understand evolution, and may hold the key to treatments for Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases. Praise scientists’ for their incredible contributions.
Many veterans who were injured while serving their country suffer from mental and physical disabilities, which can severely interfere with daily life. Assistance dogs who are specially trained to perform tasks to alleviate the negative effects of disabilities are extremely beneficial for affected veterans. Urge lawmakers to support a new piece of legislation that will help increase veterans’ access to this helpful therapy.
A recent study was launched focusing on the effect of friendly animals spending time with children who have cancer. It is the first study of its kind and is already showing positive results in the kids’ treatment programs. Support this study and bring it to the public’s attention so that it can be implemented across the nation.
A spate of recent illnesses in Washington state has been linked to pesticide use. Not only this, a dramatic spike in a deadly birth defect has appeared in the same areas as these illnesses. Sign this petition to ban pesticides in Washington, and to encourage other forms of pest control.
Soccer great Phil Neville recently gave an interview in which he hailed vegetarianism. Praise him for using his fame as a professional athlete to promote a healthier, more animal-friendly diet.
Vermont now requires all food manufacturers to label any genetically engineered food. Sign this petition to thank the governor who enacted this law, which marks a huge step in the campaign against Big Agriculture.
Tobacco companies are marketing their products directly to the younger generation and increasing their chances of smoking. Urge the FDA to ban direct marketing.
Unrealistic images of women’s bodies, created by photo editing, contribute to mental and physical disorders in women and girls. Support a law that would enact healthier and more realistic body image standards for the advertising industry.
GMO corporations are releasing toxic chemicals into the environment that can cause illness and cancer. Urge lawmakers to enforce strict regulations on GMO experiments and help protect public health.
Many doctors are now prescribing time outdoors to help fight obesity and heal mental illness in children. Thank these doctors for helping children and the environment by promoting eco-friendly healing methods.
Under a new state law, pregnant women can be criminally prosecuted for pregnancy outcomes related to narcotics use. Help ensure women receive the prenatal care they need, instead of being unfairly imprisoned for a healthcare issue.
Black lung is a chronic and often fatal disease caused by exposure to coal dust. More than 78,000 workers have died of black lung disease since 1968. Please sign this petition to thank the Obama administration for taking recent action to protect coal miners.
Praise this family for exposing the lies of a fracking company. Despite the corporation’s protests that its work was safe for nearby residents, the family’s rapidly deteriorating health told the true story. Congratulate the family on successfully winning their suit and proving the extreme dangers of fracking.