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Revoke License of Texas Doctor Who Allegedly Engaged in Malpractice for Personal Gain

Revoke License of Texas Doctor Who Allegedly Engaged in Malpractice for Personal Gain

A Texas-based doctor allegedly gave patients unnecessary treatments like injections, chemotherapy, and other toxic treatments in order to increase personal gain. Sign this petition to urge the president of the Texas Medical Board to revoke the doctor’s license to practice medicine.

Stop Using Potentially Lethal Medications on Dementia Patients

Stop Using Potentially Lethal Medications on Dementia Patients

Dementia patients living outside of nursing homes are being given dangerous antipsychotic drugs at an increasing rate, unmonitored by the government office that keeps tabs on this risky practice within nursing homes. Demand that outreach be expanded so all dementia patients are protected from being prescribed potentially lethal drugs.

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Protect Endangered Communities from Deadly Malaria Threat

Many know malaria as the mosquito disease, but the violent fevers, headaches, seizures, comas, and potential death associated with this devastating illness are lesser-known. Vulnerable citizens stand in the crosshairs of this threat today. Demand the world’s leading health organization equip these citizens with the tools for health and survival.

Stop Limiting Access To Food Stamps

Stop Limiting Access To Food Stamps

The Trump administration is attacking our nation’s hungry by trying to restrict access to Food Stamps. Stand up and demand Trump stop his war on our nation’s poor.

Require Plant-Based Food Options in Hospitals and Prisons

Require Plant-Based Food Options in Hospitals and Prisons

Plant-based meal options, which provide numerous health benefits and meet the needs of most people with dietary restrictions (personal, religious, ethical, and otherwise) may soon be made available in California’s prisons and hospitals if a new bill passes. Demand that California’s health and well-being be prioritized and that these food options be required at these facilities.

Cancer-Causing Processed Meats Must be Classified as a Health Hazard

Cancer-Causing Processed Meats Must be Classified as a Health Hazard

Processed meats are classified as cancer-causing substances, and yet they are absent from California’s list of carcinogenic materials. Therefore, the products do not require warning labels and many people are unaware of the health risks. Demand that the health hazards of processed meats be legally acknowledged to stop exposing unknowing consumers to increased risks of cancer.

Demand EPA Ban Deadly Chemical in Household Products

Demand EPA Ban Deadly Chemical in Household Products

The Environmental Protection Agency has let us down once again by allowing a toxic chemical to remain on the shelves. Demand that this lethal chemical be banned by the EPA at once.

Help Citizens Breathe Clean Air

Help Citizens Breathe Clean Air

Citizens in Arkansas are breathing dangerous air, and are suffering from respiratory and other health issues due to exposure to hydrogen sulfide from a nearby paper mill. Urge the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to bring more awareness to the issue and help protect citizens from harmful chemicals.

Encourage Medicare for All, Support Healthcare for All

Encourage Medicare for All, Support Healthcare for All

America prides itself on its healthcare system, but the inefficiencies in this system are often swept under the rug by politicians who do not want change. Real people with real lives lie behind every statistic about the uninsured. Demand lawmakers strip insurance companies of their power by providing every citizen access to the Medicare program.

Praise FDA for Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes

Praise FDA for Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes

Tobacco products like cigarettes cause 480,000 deaths per year in the U.S. The FDA is proposing to make cigarettes less addictive, a first step to help smokers quit and prevent teenagers from getting addicted. Sign the petition to show support for this momentous decision.

Stop the Spread of HIV in the Philippines

Stop the Spread of HIV in the Philippines

New HIV cases in the Philippines have increased 3000% since 2007. The nation’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, has publicly stated condoms should not be used because they “are not satisfying.” Urge Duterte to endorse safe sex practices, including condom use, to prevent the spread of HIV.

Demand Mike Pence Stop Attacking Women’s Health Care

Demand Mike Pence Stop Attacking Women’s Health Care

Mike Pence continues to wage a war on women’s health care. Sign the petition to demand that he stop attacking women’s basic human rights.

Hold Companies Accountable for Fracking Chemicals Causing Breast Cancer

Hold Companies Accountable for Fracking Chemicals Causing Breast Cancer

A recent study found that fracking chemical mixes cause symptoms that are precursors to breast cancer in female mice. Current laws do not give the federal government or its agencies power to force companies to disclose fracking chemical mixtures because of industry protection laws. Sign the petition below to urge the CDC to support research on fracking chemicals and require companies to fully disclose chemical mixtures.

Stop Overmedicating Seniors in Nursing Homes

Stop Overmedicating Seniors in Nursing Homes

Millions of seniors with dementia are dosed with potent antipsychotic drugs to shut them up and make them behave. These medications are used solely for sedation and not for the treatment of a specific illness. Demand these seniors be treated with dignity and restore their right to free and informed consent.

Applaud Bill Gates For Malaria-Fighting Donation

Applaud Bill Gates For Malaria-Fighting Donation

Malaria is a devastating disease that affects the lives of countless people in the tropics. It is particularly deadly to children, newborns, and pregnant women. Sign this petition to applaud Bill Gates for making a donation to continue progress to fight malaria.

Justice for Patient Allegedly Left Out in the Cold Wearing Just a Hospital Gown

Justice for Patient Allegedly Left Out in the Cold Wearing Just a Hospital Gown

A mentally ill young woman was allegedly left out at a bus stop on a winter’s night in Baltimore, wearing only her hospital gown, with no way to fend for herself. Demand justice for this patient, and that steps are taken to ensure that “patient dumping” never happens at this hospital again.

Support CVS Ban on Photo Manipulation

Support CVS Ban on Photo Manipulation

CVS will stop using digitally altered images to sell its beauty products, in order to prioritize health and realistic body images, and is calling on other brands to do the same. Support this commitment to health and transparency.

Stop Slaughtering and Eating Dogs for Horrific Wrestling Competition

Stop Slaughtering and Eating Dogs for Horrific Wrestling Competition

Thousands of teenage boys gorge themselves on dog meat for days as part of a wrestling and dog meat festival every year. Countless dogs are brutally slaughtered for this purpose. Demand that this horrific practice be banned immediately.

Stop Children From Being Poisoned by Lead Paint

Stop Children From Being Poisoned by Lead Paint

Over a million American children are exposed to dangerously high levels of lead. Many are being poisoned by lead paint in their very homes. Sign this petition to demand programs to replace lead paint and protect vulnerable children.

Don’t Make Students Freeze in School

Don’t Make Students Freeze in School

Students were forced to endure freezing temperatures in their schools due to inadequate heating systems in Baltimore. Demand functioning heat for Baltimore’s schools immediately.

Ensure Access to Food Stamps

Ensure Access to Food Stamps

Food stamps provide crucial relief for low-income families, but they are about to become harder to access. Urge the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to ensure continued availability of food stamps to prevent Americans in need from going hungry.

President Trump: Do Not Censor the Centers for Disease Control

President Trump: Do Not Censor the Centers for Disease Control

Words like “diversity,” “fetus,” “transgender,” “science-based,” and more are now banned from use in official documents for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Demand that this censorship be stopped.

Don’t Cut Funding for Malaria Programs

Don’t Cut Funding for Malaria Programs

Donald Trump may cut funding for the President’s Malaria Initiative by nearly half. This would lead to millions more cases of malaria and many more deaths, especially among vulnerable children. Sign this petition to demand that funding be maintained to save lives.

Protect Children from Tuberculosis

Protect Children from Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of child mortality globally. Urge the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to expand programs for the diagnosis and treatment of TB to save children from this terrible disease.

Give Children Access to Safe Drinking Water

Give Children Access to Safe Drinking Water

The water crisis in South Sudan has left a third of the population without access to clean drinking water, exposing children to a plethora of potentially deadly waterborne diseases. Sign this petition to support the building of wells and water pipelines in South Sudan to prevent the unnecessary suffering of South Sudanese children.

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