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Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

HEALTH INSURANCE REBATES UNDER THE HEALTH REFORM LAW : $1.3 BILLION DOLLARS IN 2012

AMONG THE MANY CASUALTIES IF THE LAW IS OVERTURNED Consumers and businesses are expected to receive an estimated $1.3 billion by this August in rebates from health insurers who spent more on

Well Worth Watching

A little longer than usual, but well worth it:

My Latest Blogs

Consumption Of Resistant Starch May Protect Against Bowel Cancer Health News Report Western diets are typically low in fibre and have been linked with a higher incidence of bowel cancer. Even though

You Go, Bill!

Barnum Lives Receives 5 Emmy Nominations

A mixed media documentary on the life of PT Barnum has received five regional Emmy nominations from the New England Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The documentary mixes live drama with

Connecticut Needs A Raise

Connecticut Assembly Votes to Raise State Minimum Wage to $8.75 New Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Raising CT’s Minimum Wage Today the Connecticut Assembly voted to raise the state’s minimum

Toy Industry Association leads effort to keep toxics in children’s toys

Advocates, parents, health care professionals and concerned citizens across the state are working around the clock to get word to Connecticut lawmakers that action needs to be taken to protect

Marco Polo really did go to China

A thorough new study of Chinese sources by University of Tübingen Sinologist Hans Ulrich Vogel dispels claims that Venice’s most famous traveler never truly went as far as China. It has been said that

Mitt Romney wants to cut Pell Grants

Mitt Romney wants to cut Pell Grants: Here’s more on Pell Grants:

More Testing In Bridgeport!

As Jon Pelto reports below, Bridgeport schools are adding a new round of tests in June. My questions: 1. Where do these tests come from? Who wrote them? Who determined how appropriate they are? 2. Who