Autism and Preparedness

There is a new neighbor on Sesame Street. Her name is Julia and she’s helping dispel decades-old stereotypes about autism. Julia is a little girl with autism and her move to “where the air is sweet” coincided with April being Autism Awareness Month. Our new neighbor is helping us think about the challenges of parenting […]

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What’s in an environment?

Every year, more than 193 countries celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Earth Day reminds all of us of our personal and collective responsibility to preserve and protect the environment. Protecting the environment also helps us protect our health. The word “environment” means different things for different people. For some the environment is the natural […]

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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T HAVE A THREE DAY SUPPLY OF WATER

Water is Life by Williami5 via Flicker Having water is essential for survival. This we know. Over the years however a massive campaign was launched to get ALL Americans to have At Least three days of water stored for emergencies. This then become 72 hours. Over time the message of At Least three days seems […]

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Ebola Virus – Major Issues Coming to Light on Containment

Source: CDC Ebola Virus While I took some downtime for my birthday major things were going on in the world that I missed. One of these events surrounds some major developments regarding the containment of Ebloa or the lack there of. Though current reports still suggest that the current Ebola Virus is not airborne, it […]

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Ebola Virus – Why Has It Spread So Far, So Fast?

Source: CDC – Ebola Virus The Ebola outbreak in the West African Countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone has so far caused Suspected Case Deaths: 961, with Suspected and Confirmed Case Count: 1779 as of this writing. The spread of the virus has grown “out of control” and this state will likely remain […]

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Where are the Safest States to Live In 2014?

According to the study, Massachusetts is the safest State to live and New Hampshire comes in at number two. Overall the entire North-East of the United States is pretty safe overall based on this study. The study used the following safety factors to determine the relative overall safety of each state. Financial Safety of the […]

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