Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit an dear friend of mine. We’ve been friends for almost 20 years. Alex and I became friends when we were fencing in college. He and his wife own the Peekskill Fencing Center in Peekskill, NY (http://www.peekskillfencing.com/).. It’s a lovely
James Tate had a unique way to invite Sonali Rodrigues to the prom; he and his friends posted large letters to the wall at his high school entrance. Romantic? Fun? Maybe. Banned from the prom? Yes.
He received an in-school suspension for his antics. However, his high school’s policy is
Starting this summer, Tylenol will now have standardized dosing for their Infants’ & Children’s products. In 2009, the FDA made several safety recommendations, including changing the concentration of Tylenol so that it is unform regardless of the age of the child. That’s precisely what they’ve done. As a result, the
“Is she rolling over yet?” I asked.
“Are you giving her Tummy Time?” I asked.
“No, but she hates Tummy Time. The moment I put her on her tummy, she starts to cry. I can’t bear to see her cry.” She continued, “She really, really hates
The VICP was established as part of the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act in 1986. In essence, this provides families with financial compensation for injury proven to be caused by a vaccine. It also protects vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits due to injuries caused by childhood vaccines, as long as
In 1998, Dr. Andrew Wakefield and 12 co-authors, published a falsified “study” which claimed to show a link between autism and the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine. Over a dozen studies since then have shown there is no link between vaccines and autism. Now, there is the issue of medical fraud.
On Saturday, January 8, 2011, our nation suffered devastation with the shootings that occurred in Tuscon, Arizona. Jared Loughner killed 6 and injured 14 others at a gathering for constituents of Representative Gabrielle Giffords. Rep. Giffords was severely wounded by a bullet that passed through her brain. She is currently
By now, you probably have your New Year’s resolutions. If not, consider this unusual resolution … Be kind to yourself. Give yourself some credit. You probably have a lot on your plate. There are plenty of people out there who are more than willing to be harsh to you. You
y, there is a food safety bill in Congress that attempts to reduce the food borne