Category Archives: Humanity

BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls

Does this answer the question: “Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?” I don’t think so.  There is certainly a lot of plastic around.  Some of it serves a good purpose although I wonder about recycling vs landfills for … Continue reading

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Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work, new study finds

We still have a long way to go in this department!  I believe that generational turnover is so slow that it takes a long time (maybe longer than our lifespan) to see changes in behaviors.  And we can’t discount that … Continue reading

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If Exercise is Medicine then this must be bad medicine!

This started the revolution.  Good idea for some applications – security, law enforcement, etc. bad idea for the general public since we already move too little!  If  Exercise is Medicine®  http://exerciseismedicine.org/index.htm then certainly the idea of not moving (with your own limbs … Continue reading

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Up! Off our duffs! | The Legal Genealogist

Up! Off our duffs! | The Legal Genealogist. Did you know that in some places important genealogical data is being destroyed?  Or that our access to our ancestors information may be restricted?  You should check out the blog above to … Continue reading

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What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center

What we call ourselves — finding the right term for cancer – Cancerwise | Cancer blog from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Read more: Andrew Griffith has mantle cell lymphoma and had an auto (November 2009) and an allo (August 2011) stem cell transplant. … Continue reading

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What took so long??

What took so long? http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/freeman.asp This is a story of true heroism! Medal of Honor Winner Captain Ed Freeman 

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Did man’s greed create the HIV epidemic a century ago?

Interesting essay of the origins of the HIV epidemic and what may have lead to its spread outside of the continent.  Maybe it would have died out on its own with no carriers to transport it to populated areas.  Most … Continue reading

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A Cowboy named Bill

You might ask, “How can knowing one person change me personally?”. My daughter gave me the book “Butterfly Effect” for my birthday recently. The book, in a surprisingly way, tells a story of how one person’s actions has an impact … Continue reading

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Do Solar Storms Threaten Life as We Know It?

          This is pretty interesting!  It appears that maybe we should be paying more attention to these things than our electricity bills, pollution, the deficit, and politics!!  I’m afraid to go to Yellowstone now! One good … Continue reading

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N.E.D. – Would you trust your health to this group of doctors?

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