Airline Water Study 2019

Today I was looking up chicken-pox parties (ugh!) and I noticed a headline on the People magazine website about unsafe drinking water on US airlines. This study is a little scary but I thought it MORE


Appeal to Jenny McCarthy

Vaccine opponents in California appealed to another “Jen” today: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of Gov. Gavin Newsom, in a desperate attempt to urge Mr. Newsom to veto bills restricting fraudulent vaccine exemptions. The anti-vaxers MORE


Child Musicians

North Carolina’s governor proclaimed a day in honor of soul musician Nina Simone (born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, NC in 1933). Nina was what we often call a child prodigy: she started playing piano MORE


Let it snow…plastic?

BBC News reported today that plastic is showing up in more areas of the environment than ever expected: now it’s been found in Arctic air. A group of German and Swiss scientists studying environmental contamination MORE


Make mine a double

Good news arrived today on two fronts in the vaccines-vs-disease war. An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started a little over a year ago, and health-care workers continue to struggle with widespread MORE