This Time, Some Better News About Guns: A Reblog in Appreciation of the Biden-Harris Plans to Treat Our Public Health Epidemic
As the outlook for sensible gun safety legislation isn’t positive right now, we are fortunate that the Biden-Harris administration has created a significant six-part program to reduce gun violence.
Parts of it mesh well with information I came across in 2019 about evidence-based programs that were working, but lost their funding. Both the relevant aspects of the new administration plan and my earlier blog appear here.
I’m sorry to do this to you—I really am. Haven’t we had enough stories about being careful during this damn pandemic? But I think you’ll want to consider the implications of this one…
Apparently, the Covid throwaway detritus—the single-use gloves (often latex) and face masks (usually with rubber strings and made of polypropylene, a thermoplastic fabric)—has been identified as an “emerging threat” to animals.
A repost of an earlier piece just a few days past Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. COVID interfered with life-saving screening tests in several leading diseases, and young people especially, need to know about their increased risk for colon cancer.
Here’s my attempt to inject a little lightheartedness into a difficult topic about a life-saving procedure.