Health

Praise City’s Innovative Anti-Obesity Initiative

Praise City’s Innovative Anti-Obesity Initiative

A free adult playground which includes exercise equipment has been created in Kansas. Praise the initiative, which is designed to encourage adults to keep healthy and fit at no cost.

Don’t Force Women Seeking Abortions to Have Mental Health Assessment

Don’t Force Women Seeking Abortions to Have Mental Health Assessment

Women seeking an abortion may soon be required to undergo a mental health evaluation, thanks to a far-reaching proposal from anti-choice lawmakers. Demand that their proposal be vetoed at once so that it can never be used to repress this vital medical procedure.

Success: Abstinence-Only Sex Education Prohibited

Success: Abstinence-Only Sex Education Prohibited

Abstinence-only sex education will now be prohibited in one California school district, thanks to a recent ruling. Praise those who worked to stop ignorance in sex education.

Applaud New Drug Treatment Program

Applaud New Drug Treatment Program

A small town is now allowing drug addicts to come forward for treatment with no threat of legal recourse. This program will save countless lives and do a great deal to heal the community as a whole. Sign here to praise the Gloucester police and beg them to spread this compassionate program far and wide.

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Stop Severe Potential Restrictions on Abortion

Abortions are set to become much more difficult for doctors to perform and for patients to receive if new legislation from anti-choice lawmakers becomes law. Demand that the proposal in question be vetoed without hesitation so that this vital procedure does not become even more difficult to obtain.

Increase Funding for Expansion of Online Mental Health Services

Increase Funding for Expansion of Online Mental Health Services

Reach Out is an online organization aimed at improving the mental health of the younger generation. Urge the organization to work to increase funding and vow to save many more lives.

More Research Needed Into Ebola Eye Infection

More Research Needed Into Ebola Eye Infection

After a man was thought to be cured of Ebola, it was discovered that the infection had spread to his eye. Tell the World Health Organization to prevent thousands of deaths by researching the connection between Ebola and eyes.

Remove Dangerous Chemicals From Nail Products

Remove Dangerous Chemicals From Nail Products

Beauty products contain many dangerous chemicals which are not required to be disclosed to the public. Demand companies let the public know what dangerous chemicals are hiding in their beauty products.

Praise Initiative to Send Addicts to Treatment Instead of Jail

Praise Initiative to Send Addicts to Treatment Instead of Jail

Rather than jailing drug addicts, they will be sent to rehabilitation centers for free as part of a comprehensive new policy designed to address increasing rates of opiate addiction. Applaud the policy, which will improve rates of rehabilitation and decrease recidivism.

Stop Denying Birth Control

Stop Denying Birth Control

Health Insurance companies are using a loophole in the Affordable Care Act to get out of paying for women’s birth control. Demand that these companies abide by the law and provide women birth control without charge.

Don’t Discriminate Against Females for Libido Drugs

Don’t Discriminate Against Females for Libido Drugs

In a clear sign of bias against female patients, prescription drugs used to treat low sexual drive in women have repeatedly failed to get approval despite similar libido-enhancing drugs being approved for males. This is likely due to a historical gender bias that undervalues female physical and mental ailments. Demand that the FDA take concrete steps to eliminate gender bias.

Remove Toxic Chemicals from Hair Straightening Products

Remove Toxic Chemicals from Hair Straightening Products

Many hair straightening treatments are known to contain the toxic chemical formaldehyde. This known carcinogen has resulted in multiple cases of formaldehyde poisoning across the nation. Act now to help ban this poisonous chemical from hair straightening and cosmetic products.

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Demand Health Insurance Companies Comply with the Affordable Care Act

Cisgender women and other people with uteruses are still being forced to pay for healthcare that is specific to their bodies out-of-pocket, despite the fact that insurance companies are supposed to cover this care under the Affordable Care Act. Demand that this continued discrimination on the part of health insurance companies be ended at once.

Stop Increasing Air Pollution

Stop Increasing Air Pollution

Utah’s air quality continues to get worse and has received an ‘F’ on an air quality report card. Urge the governor of Utah to take action to reverse increasing air pollution.

Demand Phony Doctor Step Down from His Positions of Power

Demand Phony Doctor Step Down from His Positions of Power

Thousands of doctors are calling for celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz to step down from his positions of power for lying to the sick and needy. Sign here to stand with them and demand this fraud stop hurting innocent people.

Praise Chipotle for Removing All GMO Ingredients from Menu

Praise Chipotle for Removing All GMO Ingredients from Menu

Chipotle has become the first company in the United States to remove GMO ingredients from its menu. Praise the company for thinking about the health and welfare of its customers and the environment.

Applaud Ban on Underweight Models and Pro-Anorexia Websites

Applaud Ban on Underweight Models and Pro-Anorexia Websites

The glorification of anorexia in the media has recently been banned in France, with potential fines and jail time for law breakers. Applaud France for taking a stand against the sickening promotion of eating disorders.

Stop Holding Mentally Ill Children in Jail Cells

Stop Holding Mentally Ill Children in Jail Cells

Children in England are being kept in jail cells during mental health crises due to a lack of beds in hospitals and psychiatric wards. Demand that appropriate facilities are built so that mentally ill children can be attended to in a compassionate and timely manner.

Crack Down on Dangerous Fake Medicines

Crack Down on Dangerous Fake Medicines

Letting sick persons believe they are receiving life-saving medication instead of blank pills is a gross injustice. The fake drug trade is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths all around the world. Help put a stop to this trade and demand quality medicines for all.

Stand Up for Women’s Health

Stand Up for Women’s Health

No politician should be able to decide how a woman can treat her own body, but lawmakers in many states are trying to do just that. Stand up for the right of all women to make their own health and reproductive choices.

Protect Kids From the Scourge of Polio

Protect Kids From the Scourge of Polio

Polio is still crippling children in certain parts of the world, even though a cure exists. Help get rid of polio for good and don’t let another child’s life be scarred by this horrific disease.

Famous Health Blogger who Faked Her Cancer Must Face Justice

Famous Health Blogger who Faked Her Cancer Must Face Justice

Belle Gibson made a name for herself based on deception after pretending she overcame brain cancer by eating wholesome foods. She never had cancer. She sold a book and app called “The Whole Pantry” featuring her recipes. Demand she donate profits to cancer research.

Stop Regressive “Personhood” Anti-Choice Law

Stop Regressive “Personhood” Anti-Choice Law

Anti-choice lawmakers are trying to sneak restrictive language into law that would guarantee that personhood is legally recognized to begin at conception, a precedent that would lay the groundwork for abortion restriction in the future. Demand that this anti-women proposal be vetoed at once.

Ban Monsanto-Made Herbicide Linked to Cancer

Ban Monsanto-Made Herbicide Linked to Cancer

Many scientists are linking glyphosate, an herbicide, to cancer but it still continues to be used in consumer products. Sign this petition and urge the EPA to ban this deadly chemical for good.

Support McDonald’s Ban in Hospitals

Support McDonald’s Ban in Hospitals

Several hospitals have partnerships with fast food chains that incentivize the hospitals to sell more fast food. Sign this petition to support the idea that hospitals should end these partnerships and instead promote healthy eating.

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