Archive for March, 2012
As March- Women’s History Month- Comes to a Close the War Against Women Continues. Mar. 29, 2012 The House Republicans Rejected the Violence Against Women Act
Friday, March 30th, 2012
March is Women’s History Month. Look what happened to some women in March 2012!
Republicans invite an all-male panel to talk about birth-control! Prevent a woman from speaking! Limbaugh insults female law student calls her a slut. He is still on the air.
Screening for Poverty: Identifying an Important Social Determinant of Health – Is A Healthy Debate Topic
Sunday, March 25th, 2012
“Just as screening is important for other conditions or risk factors, like smoking, high cholesterol or domestic violence, so too is screening for poverty,” says Dr. Bloch, a Family Physician at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital and a founding member of Healthcare Providers Against Poverty (HPAP)
Saturday, March 24th, 2012
Seven Oaks Elementary goes after bullying by teaching manners, conflict resolution and social skills, trying to prevent it before it actually happens.
This school holds two full days of social training at the start of each school year focusing on how to deal with conflicts and arguments so they don’t fester and spill into mean emails, texts, posts on Facebook or physical fights.
Monday, March 19th, 2012
In 1961, the Republican icon of today, Ronald Reagan denounced Medicare as being Socialized Medicine. Today it is the main health life-line for millions of senior Americans. People who worked all their adult lives; however, without access to Medicare today many would suffer greatly. Medicare, like a public health option today is NOT A HANDOUT. It is NOT government dictating your health coverage. Learn the facts. PLEASE.
Mass Incarceration, Reproductive Health, Education, Health Outcomes: Regardless of the topic Disparities between Blacks, Hispanics and Whites Remain
Sunday, March 18th, 2012
“Black people are not dark-skinned white people; in fact, they are much more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, who have excelled against all odds, constantly making a way out of no way.” Mass incarceration is the new principal instrument of social policy directed at poorly educated black men.