Bad Things Can Happen To Those Who Wait It’s exactly what it sounds like. Vaccine hesitancy describes a situation in which a person is on the fence about getting vaccinated for some disease. Now, I’m pretty sure you know where this is going, but I want to clarify that these people can be highly educated […]
As mentioned in the first post: I love history. I can easily get engrossed in a narrative history book. So, these are some of the best books I have read. The Devil in the White City By: Erik Larson Have you ever heard of the white city? Do you think architecture is fascinating? Want to […]
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Many thanks again to the fine folks at Small World Adventures for making our trip to Ecuador another awesome trip. The following blog update was prepared and written by Mary Langford from her notes that she kept along the way in Ecuador. We would also like to thank everyone on the trip who shared their […]
Here’s a fact about Civilian Public Service (CPS), a US government program that provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War II. CPS draftees fought forest fires, helped reform an abusive mental health system, and even acted as test subjects in medical experiments.
Civilian Public Service firefighting crew at Snowline Camp near Camino, California, 1945. The Civilian Public Service (CPS) was a program of the United States government that provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War II. From 1941 to 1947, nearly 12,000 draftees, willing to serve their country in some capacity but […]
On Jan. 16, 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report ranking “vaccine hesitancy” as one of the top “Ten Threats to Global Health in 2019”, alongside air pollution and climate change; noncommunicable diseases; global influenza pandemic; antimicrobial resistance; and infectious diseases such as ebola, dengue fever and HIV.1 Throughout history, the greatest contributors […]
Now that Valentine’s Day is over, it’s time to move on to the next celebration on the calendar. That would be the Periodic Table’s Birthday! Yes, Dmitri Mendeleev sketched his first draft of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements on February 17, 1869. Notice that this year’s a “big one” for the Periodic Table — […]
If depression “runs in families”, it is at least partly genetic, as many claim. But greed, atheism, criminality and more can “run in families” as well, which raises many ethical issues and problems. Some scientists even claim there is a gene for spirituality. With eugenics as the origin of the “runs in the family” concept, reductionism and the now known complexity of genetic effects, the genetics of mental illness is seriously flawed.
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Insurance rules that limit access to the addiction treatment medication buprenorphine may be worsening the U.S. opioid epidemic, a new study suggests. READ: Do You Know the Signs of Addiction? “Buprenorphine is a safe and effective treatment that decreases deaths due to opioids and stops heroin and other […]
For years I’ve planned to write a scintillating review of the words and phrases I now, as a wise and mature adult, refuse to use. The “c-word” (expelled in 1976) and “r-word,” (out forever in 1980), and “n-word” (never used) are notable, but they’re old and tired targets that most self-respecting people in the 21th […]
Since growing medical, hobby, and recreational cannabis for more than a decade, Obie Strickler, Co-Founder and CEO of Grown Rogue, has a deep passion for the industry and cares for the plant in a way that should be admired. We were privileged to ask him some questions about his current operation, where he sees the […]
Every single day, we underappreciate the technology around us, yet we consume it without even batting an eyelash. From our iPhones to our laptops, to the gear shifts in cars and light bulbs. A typical day without the inventions from under-credited African Americans would leave many of us in the dark…literally. It should be quite […]
A Washington State commission passed a law on Friday banning the personal or philosophical release of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine for school-age children during an outbreak of the virus. The bill went through the state's Health and Wellness Committee, although critics claimed that parents should have the right to choose to vaccinate […]
Pastafarianism “We are not anti-religion. We are anti-crazy nonsense done in the name of religion. If there is a God and He is intelligent, would guess that He has a sense of humor. ” (Bobby Henderson, Founder of the Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster) “Science is uncertain. Theories are subject to revision; observations are […]
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change” page 112 of Jack Kornfield’s “Buddha’s Little Instruction Book” So, get this….. here’s the truth! According to many CBD Researchers the following are a list of conditions that the use of CBD has been shown to improve: Acne, ADD/ADHD, […]