Monthly Archives: August 2014

12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Teachers


12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Teachers   from: http://weareteachers.tumblr.com/post/74492609694/12-things-you-should-never-ever-say-to-teachers We asked 170,000 educators on our WeAreTeachers Facebook page, ”What do people say or ask you about teaching that drives you crazy?” They had a few lessons to share. So … Continue reading

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Ferguson Crackdown Sparks Review of Police Militarization that Mainly Targets Communities of Color


  Ferguson Crackdown Sparks Review of Police Militarization that Mainly Targets Communities of Color   TOPICS Police, Michael Brown,Race in America GUESTS Kara Dansky, senior counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union and author of their new report, “The War … Continue reading

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As 145 Arrested in White House Protest, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez Urges Obama to Halt Mass Deportations


  TOPICS Immigrant Rights,Immigration GUESTS Luis Gutierrez, Democratic Congressman from Illinois. He is the Chair of the Immigration Taskforce of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Immigrants and their allies held protests in more than a dozen cities Thursday to mark what … Continue reading

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Could U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Weaken Islamic State — or Win Them More Recruits?


Could U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Weaken Islamic State — or Win Them More Recruits? from: http://www.democracynow.org/2014/8/29/could_us_airstrikes_in_syria_and TOPICS Iraq, Syria   Could U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Weaken Islamic State — or Win Them More Recruits?   Jonathan Steele, … Continue reading

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Heralding a National Trend? Enrollment Surges as NYC Begins Full-Day Prekindergarten for 50,000 Kids


As the school year begins, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching his signature initiative of full-day universal prekindergarten at public schools. More than 50,000 children have already enrolled and thousands of additional teachers have been hired. Democracy … Continue reading

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Patient information: Sleep apnea in adults (Beyond the Basics)


Patient information: Sleep apnea in adults (Beyond the Basics) August 30, 2014Uncategorizedeslkevin Edit from: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/sleep-apnea-in-adults-beyond-the-basics INTRODUCTION Normally during sleep, air moves through the throat and in and out of the lungs at a regular rhythm. In a person with sleep apnea, air … Continue reading

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Up-to-date Patient information: Fibromyalgia (Beyond the Basics)


Patient information: Fibromyalgia (Beyond the Basics)   AuthorDon L Goldenberg, MD Section EditorPeter H Schur, MD Deputy EditorPaul L Romain, MD from: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/fibromyalgia-beyond-the-basics FIBROMYALGIA OVERVIEW Fibromyalgia is one of a group of chronic pain disorders that affect connective tissues, including the … Continue reading

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Chronic fatigue syndrome: Inherited virus can cause cognitive dysfunction and fatigue


A friend of mine with this disorder, too, has indicated that Australian researchers have linked many of the noted viruses to the forests of the Benelux region in WWI. –kas Chronic fatigue syndrome: Inherited virus can cause cognitive dysfunction and … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD in Adults


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: ADHD in Adults Save This Article For Later Share this: What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most well-recognized childhood developmental problems. This condition is characterized by … Continue reading

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A National Call-Out to Help Update Findings on ADHD in American Communities–is timely, so get involved


Get your community involved or get more involved in your community to improve this research.-kas Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/research.html Research   On this Page Overview Current Research Research Agenda Public Health Perspective Related Pages   Overview Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder … Continue reading

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