Another year, another new virus that threatens the health of mankind. The Zika virus is the newest scare that can have major consequences if ever infected. Carried by daytime active mosquitoes the Zika virus is related to yellow fever, dengue, and the West Nile virus. Around since the late 1940’s, it isn’t until recently that […]
Clean water is a necessity and a privilege Americans often take advantage of. We expect to have the ability to take showers whenever we want, drink water straight from the tap without fear, and have unlimited access for all cooking needs. Residents of Hoosick Falls, NY are learning the hard way how precious accessible clean […]
I recently connected with a friend of mine. June and I had not spoken in months. We were just discussing the unusual good luck we’ve had with weather. It was almost Christmas and we only had had one major winter storm. June started to tell me about the unfortunate luck her family suffered this summer. […]
It has been a year since America woke up in the wake of the very fresh wounds left by the senseless terrorist attack that led to the largest death toll in a mass shooting in the U.S, I think it is the perfect time to reflect on how this nation needs a substantial change. It isn’t OK that we […]
Take yourself back to your teenage years. You’re doing the activity that you love the most, whether it’s playing a sport, practicing a musical instrument, painting, doing photography, dancing, or anything that makes your heart sing. Now imagine doing this activity when tragedy strikes. You are attacked by something out of a horror movie or […]
For many kids, playing sports is an important part of childhood. Whether they play on the local soccer team, shoot hoops in the driveway, or spend afternoons on the playground, being physically active brings joy and excitement to children and brings back fond memories or parents and adults. If sports teach kids to work hard and […]
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