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Is Your Home in Ruins?

September 9th, 2016, No Comments

We’ve seen the awful sights of Syria’s ruined cities, smoke emanating from the rubble of buildings that used to be homes. The story of those abandoning the destruction is well known to newspaper readers and television viewers via the images of the Syrians trudging towards transportation and the hope of shelter. Earlier blog posts here […]

On The Case…

June 23rd, 2016, No Comments

…of my missing suitcase. I’m sitting at the Fiumicino Airport like a Golem, with no suitcase due to the bizarre games people play with cellphones and MP3 players. Following the favorable weather for my health and my pocketbook, I’m presently in Italy. Taking a bus from Roma Center to the airport for lodgings, my youthful […]

When It Isn’t All About You – The Indiana Law

April 7th, 2015, No Comments

(Links are not posting reliably so please excuse the URLs in the post used for proper attribution. I’ll be editing older posts for the same purpose.) Many states are seeking to reprise Federal restatements about religious freedoms. These state-by-state activities pose an urgent question. Why do legislators at local levels believe that kind of repetition […]

An Oath Out-Standing

March 1st, 2014, No Comments

There are a variety of outstanding oaths taken by adults in the course of our lifetimes. Elected officials, from the President of the United States to the newest member of your local library board, asserts their intention of protecting and defending the Constitution. Witnesses before Congress or the judiciary pledge to stand before God or […]

The ‘Decline’ of Medical Care in the Empire State

February 20th, 2014, No Comments

New York City and vicinity has the best of everything and the worst of everything, a fact to which all great cities can attest. In New York, I’ve been able to have rarely diagnosed conditions identified through the perseverance of someone born to the theme of “I can do this!” Expertise is all around us […]

My Favorite Prescription Drug

August 7th, 2013, 1 Comment

An article in the Huffington Post today, agrees with a suggestion made by my doctor some years ago. Deficient in magnesium and some other nutrients due to my dietary limitations following toxic injury, he informed me that dark chocolate offers some of those nutrients and might help with leg cramping. Who am I to argue […]

Twenty-Three Children Dead from Pesticide Poisoning in India

July 18th, 2013, No Comments

Once again, we see schoolchildren victimized by the appearance of pesticide contamination in or around schools. This time, it was attributed to the luncheon served at a school in India as per this Reuter’s brief. I’ve already pointed out the results of pesticide poisoning as it affects schools in New York City (my own law […]

What’s Current in Environmental Issues Today?

July 15th, 2013, No Comments

I’m nursing a back injury today but wanted to let readers know where you can find up to date news on environmental tragedies, crimes and potential upgrades in these areas of our universal interest. http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ I’ve been using this website for years to monitor important points in this increasingly dangerous world of pollution, largely preventable […]

Nicotine Up Your Nose?

April 3rd, 2013, No Comments

Here in Greece, I’ve been getting sick from the fumes of something that smells like tobacco smoke – and isn’t. An odor heavy in the airport harkened back to memories of my research in pesticide science when I first came across the ‘neonicotinoids’. It’s spring now and pesticides are making the news like crazy. The […]

Where are the Responsible Professionals in Pest Control? I Know You’re Out There!

January 14th, 2011, No Comments

I wrote an article in 2002 about the forms of pest control typically used in schools to the detriment of both children and adults. Titled, “Getting the Bugs Out”, it was the first article I published after losing my ability to work from the effects of pesticide poisoning suffered in a school I was supervising […]

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