Hippocrates & His Kin

By admin on 07/16/2019 9:38 PM

Last month we mention that our household has been watching Good Morning America ever since our Sacramento Lady, daughter of Dr Blunden, cohosted the show from 1980 to 1997 and we continued to watch until last month when George, the cohost, had a diatribe on the Mueller report trying to find evidence for impeachment. We […]

By admin on 05/15/2019 11:56 PM

What is the effect of a workplace wellness program on health and economic outcomes? Conclusions and Relevance:  Among employees of a large US warehouse retail company, a workplace wellness program resulted in significantly greater rates of some positive self-reported health behaviors among those exposed compared with employees who were not exposed, but there were no […]

By admin on 04/02/2019 5:40 AM

This has been a very eventful March. We’ve had two 737-MAX Aircraft that have plunged to their death on land and on sea with the pilots feeling helpless as they took the entire plane load of passengers to their death. However, one of the 737-MAX was starting to make a downward correction the previous day […]

By admin on 03/19/2019 8:22 AM

     Sam Schechner reported in the WSJ that many Apps were sending detailed private information to Facebook. The next day, one App stopped sending data to Facebook and then four more the following day. The WSJ had determined that they had found 11 popular Apps were using software that Facebook provides to the app developers […]

By admin on 01/03/2019 3:38 AM

Medical care is a professional service, not a right. Rights (as to life, liberty, and property) may be defended by force, if necessary. Professional services are subject to economic laws, such as supply and demand, and are not properly procured by force. Physicians are professionals. Professionals are agents of their patients or clients, not of […]

By admin on 12/04/2018 4:06 AM

Origins of the color scheme The choice of colors reverses a long-standing convention of political colors whereby red symbols (such as the Red Flag or Red Star) are associated with left-wing politics, and right-wing movements often choose blue as a contrasting color.[5] Indeed, until the 1980s, Democrats were often represented by red and Republicans by blue. According to The Washington Post, the terms were coined […]

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 4:00 AM

My Father introduced me to the evils of socialism after he voted for FDR in 1932. He voted against him in all subsequent elections. He saw the evils of socialism and a strong central government which he felt restricted his freedom, the very reason his grandfather came to this country. He eventually change parties since […]

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:49 PM

How values, opinions and beliefs are controlled in democratic societies. Laird Wilcox 1990 Defamation is the destruction or attempted destruction of the reputation, status, character or standing in the community of a person or group of persons by unfair, wrongful, or malicious speech or publication. For the purposes of this essay, the central element is […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:40 PM

From The Handbook Attributing overweight to overeating is hardly more illuminating than ascribing alcoholism to alcohol. —Jean Mayer All that running, and exercise can do for you is make you healthy. —Denny McClain A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in […]

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:48 AM

Facebook has asked banks to share financial information about customers, including bank account balances as it seeks to boost user engagement. Once you have invaded privacy, there is no limit to how far you can delve. USERS BEWARE! * * * * * Why would Gavin Newsom lose 160,000 followers or 10 percent this week […]