Haiti Update: The elderly are in great need

A most desperate struggle in Haiti By William Booth PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — It was always hard to be old in Haiti, but after the earthquake, to be old and poor feels like a curse, say those who are both. My Take: We cannot forget there are people still suffering. The… Read more“Haiti Update: The elderly are in great need”

Medscape: Haiti Response Must Address Health Needs of …

Haiti Response Must Address Health Needs of Women and Girls Medscape Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health , 2010-01-27 My Take: Over the next 10-15 years we will need to continue to support the Haitian people as they rebuild their beautiful country. Ensuring  and developing adequate services now  for women and girls… Read more“Medscape: Haiti Response Must Address Health Needs of …”

Support Haiti In Small Ways

We have all been mesmerized by the reports from our neighbor, Haiti. We all want to help. It is important for all of us to pitch in, here are some ways you can help: ü Write your congressperson to encourage support to retire Haiti’s debt ü Make a point of… Read more“Support Haiti In Small Ways”

Haitian Earthquake Aftershocks.

6.1 aftershock rocks Haitians out of their sleep ——————– The latest temblor, centered 35 miles west-southwest of Port-au-Prince, sends people fleeing into the streets. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. military is ramping up its relief efforts. By Tracy Wilkinson and Ken Ellingwood January 20 2010, 7:22 AM PST… Read more“Haitian Earthquake Aftershocks.”

What are we doing? Why can’t we be leaders?

I have been diligently following the Climate Change Conference (CCC) now entering in the final week. It amazes me how the USA cannot take a leadership role especially since we were one of the big contributors to this problem. In the recent broadcast from Copenhagen, Denmark Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now!… Read more“What are we doing? Why can’t we be leaders?”

Yellowstone a petri dish for climate change

——————– Yellowstone a petri dish for climate change ——————– The national park’s virtually intact ecosystem, where the hand of man remains light, is a natural place for scientists to study the biological effects of global warming. By Julie Car, LA Times December 6 2009 Reporting from Yellowstone National Park —… Read more“Yellowstone a petri dish for climate change”