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Monday, January 26, 2015

Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post: If you want to quantify the alarming impact of the anti-vaccine movement, the chart [at the link] is a good place to start. It plots the cumulative number of new measles cases by month, for each year from 2001 to 2014. But the latest CDC data illustrate the troubling resurgence of a disease that, as of 2000, had been declared eliminated. Anti-vaxxers are quite literally turning back the clock on decades of public health progress. read more

Monday, January 05, 2015

Despite being asked by the family of Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Commissioner William Bratton not to turn their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio Sunday as he spoke at Liu's funeral, many police officers from New York City and other departments did it anyway -- as they had done earlier at Officer Rafael Ramos' service. Bratton said in a memo before the funeral that such actions put all NYPD officers in a bad light. "A hero's funeral is about grieving, not grievance," he said. "It stole the valor, honor and attention that rightfully belonged to the memory of detective Rafael Ramos's life and sacrifice." read more

Saturday, November 22, 2014

They may be our biggest rivals on the ice, but when it comes to honouring our American neighbours, Canadians don't pass up on the opportunity to chime in. The video above, filmed Nov. 18, shows the opening of the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. the Nashville Predators hockey game. When Canadian singer Michelle Madeira began the American national anthem, her microphone failed. So what did the Canadian crowd do? They picked up right where she left off. read more

Friday, November 14, 2014

On behalf of registered nurses and other healthcare workers across the United States, we understand that the only way to adequately confront the Ebola crisis, which the World Health Organization has termed the most significant health crisis in modern history, is for the President to invoke his executive authority to mandate uniform, national standards for care and protocols that all hospitals must follow to safely protect patients, registered nurses, other front-line healthcare workers, and the public. Every healthcare employer must be directed to follow the Precautionary Principle and institute optimal protocols and personal protective equipment for Ebola that meets the highest standards used by Nebraska Medical Center, or a higher standard... read more



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And, as usual, the Onion is unfortunately accurate.

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