There has yet to be even one case of human transmission of the Ebola virus in the United States. People within the borders of the United States are already extremely safe, very well-protected from the spread of Ebola. Screening for Ebola is already taking place
Over the last few days, panic over Ebola in the United States has reached ridiculous levels, as people with the common cold have begun to visit hospital emergency rooms, convinced that they are dying of the disease, despite the fact that no case of transmission
The state of reporting on Ebola was best represented today by Jim Garamone of DoD News, who wrote breathlessly that, “The potential spread of Ebola into Central and Southern America is a real possibility.” What this sentence seems to mean, in the context of the
The logic reasoning needed to debunk the idea that unaccompanied children who crossed into the United States through Mexico in the summer of 2014 is not complicated. If enterovirus 68 has been in the United States for 52 years, it could not have been brought into the United States by an event that took place a few months ago.
If We Stop Flights From West Africa In Order To Contain Ebola, What Else Could We Do To Save American Lives?
Fears of the Ebola virus are provoking remarkable displays of xenophobia from right wing Americans. Here at Irregular Times, for example, we’ve seen comments that Ebola has been brought into the USA by people crossing the border with Mexico, though no such thing has ever
The juices in Ritual Mixers are not merely natural, Marra St. Clair and Lori Kenyon explain. They’re “super natural”. They contain no added chemicals, so that you can add all the chemicals yourself!
For 231 members of Congress, the basic idea of responsible waste management by the coal industry was too much.
Is it really worth sacrificing those jobs, just so the people of Appalachia can be healthy and have clean water and land, and safe workplaces?
In the British Journal of Psychiatry, Heyman et al (2001) find a trend of rising numbers of cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as people age out of childhood and into their early adult lives. What can explain this age trend? OCD Education Station writes about
If think you have hyperactive kids, well, much of that hyperactivity is probably a natural part of their childhood. If their active behavior isn’t appropriate to the setting, you might think about changing the setting. There are some cases of hyperactivity among children, however, that
Yesterday, the House of Representatives saw the introduction of H.R. 526, a bill that if passed into law would create a moratorium on mountaintop removal coal mining until studies of the health impacts of the extreme mining method.