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.”

Schools could learn lessons on food safety – USATODAY.com

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/food/2009-12-29-school-food-safety-standards_N.htm?POE=click-refer Posted via email from drkenya’s posterous My take: Our children are so important to us  it is time we make sure their school lunches are as safe as possible. This is not rocket science but rather political and economic waffling. In 2010 there is no reason for any child… Read more“Schools could learn lessons on food safety – USATODAY.com”

NYTimes.com: Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89

NEW YORK REGION | December 28, 2009 Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89 By DOUGLAS MARTIN Mr. Sutton, a politician in New York City, stood proudly at the center of his race’s epochal struggle for equal rights. Posted via email from drkenya’s posterous Percy Sutton impacted so many of… Read more“NYTimes.com: Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89”

Dozens of criminal RNs identified by California regulators

Dozens of criminal RNs identified by California regulators ——————– Using newly required fingerprint screening, the state found registered nurses who had been convicted of murder, sex offenses, robbery and assault. By Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein December 26 2009 Dozens of registered nurses who have been convicted of serious crimes… Read more“Dozens of criminal RNs identified by California regulators”

Happiest States Revealed by New Research – Yahoo! News

Happiest States Revealed by New Research – Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20091217/sc_livescience/happieststatesrevealedbynewresearch So do you live in a Happy State? Even if you do not live in a one of the happiest states in the US happiness is a state of mind. It is important to create happiness in your personal environment…. Read more“Happiest States Revealed by New Research – Yahoo! News”

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?”

NYTimes.com: 4 American Teenagers Arrested in Japan

INTERNATIONAL / ASIA PACIFIC | December 06, 2009 4 American Teenagers Arrested in Japan By HIROKO TABUCHI Three boys and a girl from an American military base were arrested on charges of attempted murder for allegedly toppling a woman on a motorbike, causing her to suffer a serious head injury…. Read more“NYTimes.com: 4 American Teenagers Arrested in Japan”

Five lessons about the way we treat people

GOOD LESSONS FOR ALL OF US! 1. – First Important Lesson – Cleaning Lady… During my second month of college, our professor gve us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student a had breezed through the questions until I read t last one: “What is the first name of the… Read more“Five lessons about the way we treat people”