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Are Mass Killers Crazy?

January 13, 2017
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Are Mass Killers Crazy?

catch 22There is a famous book called “Catch-22.” It is about a World War II American flier. He wants to get out of combat duty. He does this by claiming he not fit to fly because he is crazy. …

Trump: The Gun Control President?

January 12, 2017
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Trump: The Gun Control President?

Americans love their guns. It seems no other people on earth spend more time and money buying guns than Americans. When they are not buying guns, Americans are fighting for laws that protect their right to buy guns.

The election …

Hollywood Begins to Look at a President Trump

January 11, 2017
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Hollywood Begins to Look at a President Trump

Hollywood is where they make movies. Every year it spends a lot of time giving itself awards. This year is no different.

The Golden Globes Awards start the season. This year “La La Land” won the Best Picture award.

What …

Donald Trump Tweets his Supporters

January 10, 2017
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Donald Trump Tweets his Supporters

Donald Trump needs people cheering for him. He fell into something useful with Twitter. He used it to talk to American voters about their problems. His supporters found someone who listens to them.

The U.S. intelligence agencies said Russia hacked …

Who is Nafta for? Not Mexican Workers

January 9, 2017
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Who is Nafta for? Not Mexican Workers

Nafta is the North American Free Trade Agreement. The parties to it are the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

The goal of the agreement was to increase trade among the parties. Nafta got rid of barriers, such as most tariffs. …

Sepsis: A Killer You Want to Know More About

January 8, 2017
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Sepsis: A Killer You Want to Know More About

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Sepsis is not a disease like cancer. It is a reaction your body may have when it fights infection. A doctor explained, “Your body has an army of ways to fight infection. With sepsis, your body is dealing with friendly …

Freezing, Thawing, Refreezing: What are the Rules?

January 7, 2017
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Freezing, Thawing, Refreezing: What are the Rules?

You can save yourself a lot of trouble and possible illness. Follow these rules.

Any raw or cooked meat, poultry, fish and seafood that has been thawed can be refrozen as long as it was thawed properly. Just make sure

Trump’s War with China Gets Underway

January 6, 2017
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Trump’s War with China Gets Underway

Donald Trump made China an enemy in his campaign. He said China stole jobs from U.S. workers. He said he would impose tariffs on goods made in China.

Soon after the elections, Trump spoke with the president of Taiwan. The …

Breakthroughs in the Skin Disease, Eczema

January 5, 2017
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Breakthroughs in the Skin Disease, Eczema

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Eczema is a skin disease. It creates an itching, oozing rash that can cover almost all the skin. The constant itch can be unbearable. Many patients consider suicide. There has never been a safe and effective treatment.

One type …

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Like a Bedtime Snack? What to Eat

bedtime snackMany people enjoy eating before going to...

Common Sense on Acid-Reflux

Acid refluxAcid-reflux is epidemic. Studies show as...

Good Reasons to Vaccinate Infants

VaccinationsParents should have their infants vaccinated. Vaccinations...

Breast Feeding More Important

Breastfeeding is a good idea. Only about a quarter of mothers breastfed forty years ago. Now, more than three-quarters do.  Breastfed infants enjoy greater...

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