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Science Censored

Imagine you could cure a disease but the government refused to allow you to study the data.That’s what happened at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) according to the latest issue of Scientific American. The CDC hires scientists and doctors to study a range of issues from flesh-eating bacteria to tuberculosis, and staff gather evidence on what harms you—morbidity—and what kills you—mortality. ...more

5 Weekend Conversation Starters!

It's busy here today already, soooo, here are 5 quick things to start your weekend out with a bang! ...more

School Safety Keeps Evolving

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There's nothing I can say that's appropriate. Nothing I can put forth that would hold any meaning, make sense of the wrong, erase the gruesome hurt that I refuse to even imagine for fear of doing nothing but cry all day.I picked my own children up from school just now, and as they sang me Christmas carols and blathered on about their friends and day, I just hugged them close....more

Weekly Wellness Wire

Weekly Wellness Wire...more

Just Give Newark Teachers A Raise

I fully support all 3,300 Newark school teachers and all teachers in America. They have one of the most important jobs in the country teaching the 37,000 school children in Newark (from NJ.com). I however disagree with the merit pay passed yesterday based on student performance....more

The Good News

I hate the news…oh no, scratch that. Its feel good Friday so let me start a little more positively. I love watching anything other than the news. Most of it is not news anyway. It is a lot of gossip and entertainment with very little news. As sad as it may be, an unfortunate fire, accidental car accident, or domestic dispute (unless someone is on the run) is not news it is gossip, a way to say look at what happened to these folks. It does not impact my life other than to make me sad or riddled with anxiety. Also the sport segment is not news....more
Two thumbs up and a  big high 5 for some good news!more

Explaining Madness to Innocence

Explaining Madness to Innocence  I think that we all know what evil is. We have a sense of what's evil, and certainly killing innocent people is evil. We're less sure about what is good. There's sort of good, good enough, could be better - but absolute good is a little harder to define.  ~Madeleine Albright...more