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September 19, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Farmers Continue to Poison Crops Despite Ruling, Experts Claim

September 19, 2018 07:00 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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Experts tell us what farmers are doing to our food supply, and you probably have no idea. Few people know that scores of farmers douse crops with weed killer immediately prior to harvest, and not for the purpose of killing weeds. Will a landmark ruling for $289 million in August of 2018 change the minds of farmers who desiccate their crops with glyphosate? [More]

September 17, 2018
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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What Makes A Hero

September 17, 2018 09:38 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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The death of Senator John McCain was commemorated, nationwide, for a full week. He was remembered, primarily, for his courage, while held captive in Vietnam. For 5 1/2 years, held as a prisoner, he refused special treatment. He turned down an “offer” to be released early, spent two years in isolation and carried permanent debilitating physical injuries as a result of poor medical care. [More]

August 24, 2018
by Tina Arnoldi

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Debate Continues for South Carolina Compassionate Care Act

August 24, 2018 12:00 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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The East Cooper Republican Club, near Charleston, South Carolina recently hosted a forum to discuss the passage of the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, with Senator Tom Davis, Representatives Lin Bennett and Nancy Mace, Jill Swing, President, SC Compassionate Care Alliance, and Christopher Pelic, MD Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). [More]

July 5, 2018
by Arthur Hunter

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Therapists Publicly Diagnosing President Trump May Be Raising Stigma

July 5, 2018 16:32 by Arthur Hunter  [About the Author]

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Thousands of psychologists have banded together against president Trump to diagnose him with a mental illness, and then to use that diagnoses against him to remove him from office. Some argue this is a risky path for the mental health community to be going down and that using the DSM-5 as a means to enact negative action against someone is the very act of stigma itself. [More]