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Black Men are Missing: Tell Us Something We Don't Know

The tragic and spiraling plight of black men in American society has reached such epic proportions that the national paper of record, The New York Times, is discussing the “disappearance” of African American men from civil society. “The stigmatization of blackness presents an enormous obstacle,” they note, “even to small boys.”

I Will Be Pulling an Airplane at Delta Air Lines for the American Cancer Society

8 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

I am honored to be one of the participants of Jet Drag Day at the world headquarters of Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, where I will be pulling an airplane — most likely a Boeing 757-200 aircraft — along with other members of a team along...Show More Summary

Christian Right Bigots Destroyed LGBT Lives for Decades -- Now They Claim to be Victims?

Sorry guys, you are not victims. You never were. As a gay man, I admit that I am enthused and encouraged by what I see as a more LGBT-inclusive American society.While we still have some kinks to work on and straighten out, I am happy with our progress. Show More Summary

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon--and a cliché--in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. Whether it's the Donald...Show More Summary

The Anti-gay Right Can't Run Forever From Its History of Bigotry

As a gay man, I admit that I am enthused and encouraged by what I see as a more LGBT-inclusive American society. While we still have some kinks to work on and straighten out, I am happy with our progress. Just a decade ago, we wouldn't be talking about LGBT issues as openly as we are now. Show More Summary

‘Reactions’ Explores Whether a ‘Game of Thrones’ Valyrian Steel Sword Could Be Made With Real Chemistry

3 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Waterloo, Ontario-based chemistry enthusiast and material scientist Ryan Consell of Mad Art Lab starred in a recent episode of the American Chemical Society series Reactions to answer the Game of Thrones-themed question, “could we make a Valyrian steel sword using real life chemistry?” Consell goes into further detail about his findings on the Mat Art […]

Why I Volunteer as a CEO

Why do I do volunteer for others when I should be focused on growing my business? Because I'm selfish. This past week, I dedicated one day of work, and half my weekend, to speak at an American Cancer Society event in Wyoming. Over the...Show More Summary

The Resource War and Social Security Expansion

One of the most important chimeras of contemporary American politics is that the major political party that has for decades schemed to undermine the New Deal and Great Society retirement...

Why Are Natives Changing Their Names to Zuckerberg on Facebook?

  Native Americans are still losing their Facebook accounts for having “Fake Names” but now it is being used to silence them.  — As a Native person in today’s society, you might internalize a fear that you’re not “Indian enough”, not real enough. Show More Summary

Nearly half of Americans threatened by earthquakes, study finds

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Nearly half of all Americans -- 150 million people -- are threatened by possibly damaging shaking from earthquakes, scientists said Wednesday at a meeting of the Seismological Society of America.

Nearly half of Americans threatened by earthquakes, study finds

Nearly half of all Americans -- 150 million people -- are threatened by possibly damaging shaking from earthquakes, scientists said Wednesday at a meeting of the Seismological Society of America.

D.C. adopt a pet

Chico, a 1-year-old, 38-pound American Staffordshire terrier mix, is available for adoption through the Washington Humane Society.The D.C. Animal Shelter, 1201 New York Ave. NE, and the Humane Society shelter (www.washhumane.org), 7319 Georgia Ave. Show More Summary

CAP and NSH Release New Guideline to Improve Patient Safety

Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the National Society for Histotechnology (NSH) released the first evidence-based guideline to ensure patient safety through the uniform labeling of paraffin blocks and slides. The...Show More Summary

Grover Norquist: Follow Kansas and End the Income Tax

4 days agoNews : Reason

"I think it speaks to the health of American society that people don't buy into envy and class antagonisms the way that the Left thinks they do," says Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform and author of End the IRS Before...Show More Summary

Wingnut Dennis Prager: Nature-Worshiping Pagans Stole California’s Water, Gave It To Fish

Dennis Prager, the Family-Values radio talker who thinks children should go hungry because it builds character and that nudity is undermining American society, has more thoughts about Matters Spiritual and Material. Specifically, heShow More Summary

The Myth of Black Gay Privilege

In The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin expiates about American society, writing presciently that it is "a civilization sexually so pathetic that the white man's masculinity depends on a denial of the masculinity of the blacks." As always,...Show More Summary

2015 Award Winners Announced at 24th AMSSM Annual Meeting

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) presented the following awards during its 24th Annual Meeting at the Diplomat Resort and Spa today (April 19, 2015).

New Guideline on How to Treat the One in 10 Who Experience a First Seizure

In order to help doctors treat the millions of people who experience their first seizure each year, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a new guideline on how to treat a first seizure. The...Show More Summary

Esophageal Cancer: A Growing Threat Linked to Reflux

Esophageal cancer is one of the fastest-growing and deadliest cancers in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 17,000 new cases of esophageal cancer will be diagnosed in 2015. Incidence of adenocarcinoma, a type of esophageal cancer linked to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) has risen six-fold in recent decades.

Yale Joins Lung Cancer Dream Team

Yale Cancer Center will join a group of prominent cancer research and treatment institutions in a new Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) - American Cancer Society $20 million Dream Team to combat lung cancer.

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