Health

Success: Planned Parenthood Funding Upheld

Success: Planned Parenthood Funding Upheld

Texas tried to eliminate crucial funding for Planned Parenthood clinics across the state, but a judge has halted this blatant attack on women’s health. Sign this petition to applaud this judge’s decision.

United States: Help End Crisis in Venezuela

United States: Help End Crisis in Venezuela

Venezuela is slowly collapsing under the weight of extreme economic crisis and military corruption. Hospitals cannot afford medical supplies, and the military is profiting from the scarcity of food. Sign this petition to demand the United States send aid to these people immediately.

Don’t Rip Medical Coverage Away from Millions of Hardworking Americans

Don’t Rip Medical Coverage Away from Millions of Hardworking Americans

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan are trying to slash medical coverage for hard working Americans. Without access to affordable and fair heath insurance, millions of middle class Americans will be only one injury or sickness away from financial ruin. Demand Trump and Ryan stop their efforts to deny medical coverage to Americans.

Get Deadly Chemicals out of Home Products

Get Deadly Chemicals out of Home Products

A toxic chemical known to cause thyroid diseases, high cholesterol and cancer is now used in manufacturing plants in China by an American company after the United States banned the dangerous chemical. Sign this petition to demand that this company end its use of this toxic chemical worldwide.

Demand Poland Address Worst Air Pollution in Europe

Demand Poland Address Worst Air Pollution in Europe

Poland is home to 33 of the 50 most polluted European cities, and citizens are feeling the negative health effects of this pollution. Demand that the government make a move to tackle this rampant pollution.

Protect People From Toxic Fracking Contamination

Protect People From Toxic Fracking Contamination

Over 4,000 complaints alleging water contamination in areas near fracking operations have been filed in Pennsylvania since 2004. Sign the below petition calling on the Department of Environmental Protection to fully address the water quality concerns of those it serves.

Protect Children From Toxic Lead Poisoning

Protect Children From Toxic Lead Poisoning

Over 10 percent of children have been exposed to toxic levels of lead in Pennsylvania cities. This vastly exceeds the rate of those impacted in the Flint lead contamination crisis. Sign this petition urging Pennsylvania legislators to support proposed lead safety programs.

Protect 2.8 Million People From Polluted Tap Water

Protect 2.8 Million People From Polluted Tap Water

Nearly 3 million people in rural France are drinking polluted tap water. The places most affected by the pollution are rural areas near large agricultural operations where the use of pesticides, nitrates and other fertilizers is rampant. Sign this petition to protect the drinking water of the French citizens.

Success: Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ruling Requiring Fetal Burial

Success: Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ruling Requiring Fetal Burial

After reviewing a ruling which would have required women to bury or cremate fetal remains, a federal judge made the decision to block it indefinitely. Sign this petition to thank this judge for supporting women’s rights.

Success: Texas Blocked From Defunding Planned Parenthood

Success: Texas Blocked From Defunding Planned Parenthood

After Texas sent a letter to Planned Parenthood to say that the state would no longer allow the organization to receive Medicaid funds, a district judge stepped in to block the effort. Sign this petition to applaud the efforts that led to this victory for women’s rights.

Outlaw Medical Fat-Shaming

Outlaw Medical Fat-Shaming

Many women are reporting their doctors as dismissing their legitimate complaints of symptoms based on their weight, telling them that losing weight will cure them. Some women have nearly died as a result of this unethical trend. Sign this petition to demand doctors take the reports of symptoms seriously, no matter a patient’s size.

Demand Recognition of Cannabis Extract’s Medical Benefits

Demand Recognition of Cannabis Extract’s Medical Benefits

Cannabis extracts known to help children with chronic seizures have been classified under Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act, making their possession highly illegal. Sign this petition to demand that CBD be removed from the list of Schedule 1 substances.

Demand Microsoft Provide Mental Health Care for its Moderators

Demand Microsoft Provide Mental Health Care for its Moderators

Internet moderators for Microsoft claim they developed PTSD due to the immense amount of pornographic and violent material they had to sift through. Sign this petition to demand that Microsoft provide professional mental health services to all its moderators.

Let Terminally Ill Patients Die in Peace

Let Terminally Ill Patients Die in Peace

Terminally ill patients could be denied the right to die with dignity should a politician decide to block a proposed new law. Demand that this Republican Congressman take back his pledge to stop this crucial bill.

Don’t Let Congress Defund Planned Parenthood

Don’t Let Congress Defund Planned Parenthood

Republicans have vowed once again to defund Planned Parenthood. Though they are motivated by banning abortions, their actions will likely only harm low-income women seeking different health services. Demand that the President-elect promise to veto this bill if it makes it past the Senate and House.

Demand Replacement Plan for Obamacare Before it is Repealed

Demand Replacement Plan for Obamacare Before it is Repealed

Republicans’ “repeal and delay” strategy regarding the Affordable Care Act would allow the dismantling of Obamacare with absolutely no plan for a replacement. This would add billions to the deficit, cause tens of millions of people to lose their insurance, and ultimately result in thousands more deaths every year. Demand that plans for a replacement for Obamacare be worked out before it can be repealed.

Reduce the Skyrocketing Cost of Life-Saving Drug

Reduce the Skyrocketing Cost of Life-Saving Drug

Millions of Americans suffering from diabetes rely on insulin to lead healthy lives, however, the cost of this vital drug has increased by more than 200 percent in only eight years, making it too expensive for many of those who desperately need it to survive. Sign this petition to tell Sanofi, a top-selling pharmaceutical company, to stop profiting from citizens’ illnesses and decrease the cost of insulin.

Don’t Block Planned Parenthood from Receiving Medicaid Funds

Don’t Block Planned Parenthood from Receiving Medicaid Funds

Due to video footage aimed at depicting Planned Parenthood profiting off fetal tissue, Texas has repeatedly threatened to take away the organization’s access to Medicaid funds. Sign this petition to demand that these efforts be stopped and that Planned Parenthood continue to receive funds.

Call for Drastic Health Care Reform

Call for Drastic Health Care Reform

U.S. health care customers pay the highest costs in the industrialized world, and receive some of the worst health care outcomes. Demand far-reaching health care reform from the next administration.

Don’t Ban NFL Player Using Marijuana to Treat Crohn’s Disease

Don’t Ban NFL Player Using Marijuana to Treat Crohn’s Disease

A Buffalo Bills player who uses marijuana to treat his Crohn’s disease is now facing his second suspension from the NFL. If he fails another drug test, he will be banned for life. Tell the NFL that this is cruel and unfair – there should be a medical exemption for cannabis.

Stop Misleading Consumers About Herbal Supplements

Stop Misleading Consumers About Herbal Supplements

Herbal supplements, used by millions of Americans for various health and wellness concerns, have been proven to belie their labeling. A surprising number of supplements contain no trace of the medicinal herb advertised, or are heavily diluted by cheap fillers, and sometimes dangerous imposters. Tell the FDA herbal supplements must be regulated like other food and drug products.

Don’t Let Junk Food be the New Form of Famine

Don’t Let Junk Food be the New Form of Famine

Junk food has become a human rights issue. When we consider the number of people worldwide who are malnourished despite an adequate calorie intake, it’s clear to see that big food corporations are profiting at the expense of people’s health. Sign this petition to help ensure that citizens no longer have to choose between nutrition and affordability.

Save Lives by Legalizing Gene Replacement Therapy

Save Lives by Legalizing Gene Replacement Therapy

Tens of millions of Americans suffer from rare, deadly diseases, but gene replacement therapy may provide a cure. However, it is not approved in the United States. Demand that the FDA approve this treatment so that so many more families can live longer and healthier lives.

Allow NFL Players to Use Cannabis

Allow NFL Players to Use Cannabis

Current and former NFL players suffer from a myriad of physical and psychological problems that could potentially be cured or prevented with regular use of cannabis. Currently, the NFL bans this substance but allows players to take dangerous, addictive prescription painkillers. Sign this petition to demand that football players be allowed to utilize medical cannabis.

Demand Aid for Starving Children

Demand Aid for Starving Children

Over 200,000 pregnant and nursing mothers and children under 5 are suffering severe hunger and malnutrition due to a record drought. Demand United Nations aid for those affected by this catastrophe.

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