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  • Is It True Public Health Advocacy… Or Is It Fear-mongering And Fads?

    09/17/2014 8:55:41 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/17/14 | Michael D. Shaw
    A classical definition of “public health” describes it as the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical and mental health, sanitation, personal hygiene, control of infection, and organization of health services. The practice of public health derives from dim antiquity, at least with respect to sanitation and personal hygiene, which was often done for religious purposes. The Greeks—including Hippocrates—in the 4th and 5th centuries BC, are considered the first to have applied logic and right reason to the causation of disease. The Middle Ages would see various plagues, and an organized response to control further outbreaks....
  • REPORT: Obama Is Considering A Limited Two-Day Strike On Syrian Military Targets

    08/27/2013 7:12:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 196 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/27/2013 | Michael Kelly
    President Obama is considering a strike on Syrian military targets involving sea-launched cruise missiles or possibly long-range bombers that would last no more than two days, according to senior administration officials and reported by Karen DeYoung and Anne Gearan of The Washington Post. Reuters reports that the West has told the opposition to expect a strike "within days." The limited strike would seemingly be a response to allegations that the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people before dawn on August 21. Hundreds were killed and thousands suffered "neurotoxic symptoms." The design of the potential attack implies sending...
  • Who benefits by exposing Blumenthal?

    05/17/2010 10:37:43 PM PDT · by Piranha · 39 replies · 2,112+ views
    Free Republic ^ | May 18, 2010 | Piranha
    Tonight we can see a concerted effort by the New York Times and other Mainstream media attributing their stories to the New York Times, to destroy the political career of Richard Blumenthal, the Democratic candidate for the US Senate from Connecticut. I assume the claims are accurate, and Blumenthal lied about serving in Vietnam and about being captain of his swim team at Harvard. We know that Blumenthal is despicable, as we saw him work hand in glove with ACORN to coerce private businesspeople into returning their compensation bonuses. My question is this: The New York Times is an agenda-driven...