Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the NY Times about getting a preventive double mastectomy. She did this because she tested positive as a carrier of the BRCA gene. If one tests positive for this genetic mutation, one has up to a 65% lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. If one tests positive
Plastic bags may seem convenient. Unfortunately, however, the majority of plastic bags are used only once and end up in landfills, in our waterways and oceans, or as litter. There are simple steps we can take as consumers to reduce the amount of plastic bags that are wasted every day: Just say "no
Please sign this national message of support for the community of Boston, for the injured, and for the families of those killed in the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. Among those lost was an eight-year-old boy. More than 176+ people also were seriously injured. Let's send a message to
From a member: My son Paul was denied placement on the heart transplant list because of his mental disability. The doctor was more interested in the fact that he could not name all his medications (he takes 19 at the present time) and the Princess Peach doll he carries for comfort, than the fact
We ask to stop the terrible practice of eating dog meat and tortures to which the dogs are subjected in China. We ask Mr. Jose Manuel Barroso President of the European Commission and Mr. Barack Obama to convey our request to the Chinese government.