West Nile virus (WNV) and Zika are infectious diseases which are primarily transmitted by infected mosquitoes. Zika can also be sexually transmitted. Contracting the Zika virus during pregnancy is becoming more problematic as it can cause congenital brain abnormalities in the fetus which we may not be aware of until the child is born.
[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”#middleeast #refugees” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Millions of Middle East refugees are fleeing or have fled Middle Eastern countries because of wars, ISIS and terrorism and economic crisis.[/clickandtweet] The countries they’ve turned to are torn between compassion and fear that some of the refuges may in fact be undercover terrorists. And so the borders are […]
The economics of climate change is becoming an increasingly critical issue and divisive issue. President- elect Donald Trump’s pick for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Attorney –General, State of Oklahoma, is a major change away from the previous administration’s position on climate change. Historically, EPA chiefs have been climate change […]
Advocates of climate change say 97% of scientists agree that the earth is warming catastrophically, the science is settled and anyone who disagrees is just flat wrong.
Over the past 10 years, the question of mankind’s role in the warming climate has become a deeply polarized one in U.S. politics. An October survey from Pew Research found that only 15 percent of conservative Republicans think climate change is a function of human activity, compared with 79 percent of liberal Democrats.
Panelists join Dennis McCuistion to talk about the dangers as well as solutions to broken and fractured relationships.
In light of the recent election between Trump and Hillary, we talk about how fractured relationships are affecting both the business and political world.
Can Twitter predict who will win the election? Two out of three Americans use social media every day. There are 100 million daily active twitter users, 1,374,000,000 people on Facebook, 2.3 million Google searches a second, 187 million unique visitors monthly; and 1 billion viewers on YouTube generating millions of hours and trillions of views. […]
The United States Department of Defense estimates that 22% of all combat casualties from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are brain injuries.60% to 80% of soldiers who have other blast injuries may also have traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The results can be devastating: loss of memory, loss of executive functions, depression and even suicide. […]
The silent wounds of war afflict thousands of our returning veterans. The resulting effects from PTSD, (Post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event) traumatic brain injuries, and blast injuries are devastating. The suicide rate among veterans has increased 34% since 2001, one suicide every 65 minutes with women veterans […]