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Latest Health Research Reports

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Lots of interesting information in my recent Health News Reports Posts: Diet Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke risk Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 20 hours ago *American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guideline* Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and […] [Read More]
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Steve Perry’s plan – Turn Hartford’s Capital Prep into a charter, open charters in Bridgeport and New York

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By Jonathan Pelto from Wait, What This is Part 1 of a series about Steve Perry and his on-going effort to get public officials to help him build a financially lucrative charter school management company with taxpayer funds. When the Hartford Board of Education rejected Steve Perry’s plan to transfer Hartford’s Capital Preparatory Magnet School […] [Read More]
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My New Art and Archaeology Posts

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Genomic data support early contact between Easter Island and Americas Jonathan Kantrowitz at Archaeology News Report – 23 hours ago *IMAGE:* This image shows Botocudos Chief Brasil. Click here for more information. People may have been making their way from Easter Island to the Americas well before the Dutch commander Jakob Roggeveen arrived with his […] [Read More]
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COMMON CORE IS A LEMON

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From Wait, What by Jonathan Pelto (Guest Post by Joseph A. Ricciotti) Governor “Dan” Malloy says it is to late to turn back on the Common Core and its associated unfair, ineffective and expensive Common Core Testing Scheme. In fact, he has repeatedly said he will “stay the course” on his corporate education reform Industry […] [Read More]
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Protect access to Medicaid, which serves low-income families

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Source: American Academy of Family Physicians American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA) convene today in Washington, DC to urge Congress to extend current-law payment parity for primary care and immunization services under Medicaid for at least two years. Absent congressional […] [Read More]
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GOV. MALLOY ANNOUNCES THREE NEW TRAIN STATIONS AS PART OF NHHS RAIL PROGRAM

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This is good news, now let’s add stains in East Bridgeport and Orange. Source: Governor Dannel P. Malloy Governor Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) today announced the start of construction for new train stations in Wallingford, Meriden and Berlin as part of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program. Governor Malloy […] [Read More]
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U.S. battles international ban on toxin used on utility poles that Health and Human Services calls a “carcinogen

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SOURCE: IPEN The U.S. government is opposing international efforts to halt the global use of a toxic chemical, pentachlorophenol (PCP), used in the U.S. on wood utility poles, at the same time that a lawsuit, filed by a group of Long Island residents, charges that hundreds of new PCP-treated utility poles are causing serious injury […] [Read More]
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El Greco in New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Frick Collection

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To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos, 1541–1614), a special collaboration will bring together all of the artist’s paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection, the finest outside the Museo del Prado in Madrid, and six loans from the Hispanic Society of America, November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015. […] [Read More]
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