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Author: Jonathan Kantrowitz

Fossil fuel combustion endangers children’s health in two significant ways

Source: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH Writing in a commentary in Environmental Health Perspectives, Frederica Perera, director of the Columbia Center for Children’s

Voting Rights Restrictions in Georgia

Source: Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) released a new report, “Voting Rights Communication Pipelines:

Latest Archaeology Reports

Israel A Rare Cache of Silver Coins Dating to the Hasmonean Period was Discovered in Modi‘in Jonathan Kantrowitz at Archaeology News Report – 6 days ago A hoard of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean

Latest health research – Diet

E-mail me for links or go to: Healthy plant-based diet linked with substantially lower type 2 diabetes risk Health News Report – 1 day ago

Cuomo appoints Finch to run New York Thruway system – Should we Laugh or Cry?

by Jonathan Pelto from Wait,What In a move that would make the likes of Donald Trump, or any other example of the Peter Principle proud, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has appointed defeated

Updated Restaurant Listings

I have updated my comprehensive restaurant listings, with links for: Bridgeport New Canaan Newtown I have also updated my Fairfield County Restaurants for Sale/Lease with many new listings.

Donald Trump Ignores the Facts on the Weather and Unemployment

Source: Bill McBride at Calculated Risk The War on Data, Calculated Risk: People have different priorities and different values. But we share the same data. Over the last few days, we’ve heard a

Raising the Social Security Retirement Age Is a Terrible Idea

Source: Center for American Progress Social Security has long been a bedrock of economic security for American workers and their families, helping them stay afloat when a breadwinner can no longer

‘Millionaire taxes’ raise a lot of revenue and have very little downside

Source: AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION The view that the rich are highly mobile has gained much political traction in recent years and has become a central argument in debates about whether there

As more states legalize marijuana, adolescents’ problems with pot decline

Source: WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states indicates the number of teens with marijuana-related problems is declining. Similarly, the