Category Archives: Health

We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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E-Cigarette Endangers Public Health


A new study found e-cigarettes can potentially release significant amounts of toxic metals in its vapors, which users inhale. Scientists discovered a number of them released vapors with potentially unsafe levels of lead, chromium, manganese, and more https://hub.jhu.edu/2017/02/17/e-cigarettes-contain-toxic-metals/     … Continue reading

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Mental Health Issues Plagued The Parkland, Florida Shooting


In World War I, the British and French shot hundreds of soldiers for cowardice after they deserted. Only years later was it was recognized that many of those soldiers were suffering from what we now call PTSD. Their problem was … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21.


I see where Fla. Gov. Scott wants to make it illegal to purchase a firearm if you are under 21. Florida’s Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred … Continue reading

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Can Speaker Madigan Survive ?


That’s the big unknown. What else is out there? Lots and lots of rumors are jetting through the gossip-sphere, but nobody has yet come forward. Madigan has been in power for so long that the odds are pretty darned good … Continue reading

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Our Congress hard at work….


Our Congress hard at work….

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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California’s Proposition 65 rules brew trouble for small businesses, such as coffee shops.


Mind you, you would have to drink 64 liters of roasted coffee brew a day to reach carcinogenic levels. Safe daily intake level of acrylamide before neurotoxic level is even higher at 40 μg/kg per day, equivalent to 6222 cups … Continue reading

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My 2018 Predictions For The World As I See It:


I join the legion of prognosticators who offer guesses and visions about what will happen in 2018. Once again,……………. All predictions guaranteed, or your money back. Of the baker’s dozen below, one or two are tongue-in-cheek. I leave it to … Continue reading

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What It Really Means To Be A Leader


A little food for thought… A group of wolves: The three in front are old & sick, they walk in front to set the pace of the running group lest they get left behind. The next five are the strongest … Continue reading

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