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How We Deal With Trauma

How We Deal With Trauma

By Anna Maletta Human beings, though sitting on top of the planet’s food chain, are actually quite vulnerable and fragile when exposed to outside forces that can cause a traumatic incident to spiral us out of control. Some among us, such as firefighters, emergency responders and doctors, go through extensive training to learn how to […]

Navigating the Information Age

Navigating the Information Age

By Lawrence A. Tartaglino We are fortunate to live in this age of information and mass communication, as we are now given instant access to an abundance of ideas, knowledge, and concepts. At our fingertips is the ability to receive answers to almost any of life’s questions. We can witness live audio and video from […]

Preventative Medicine: Vaccine

Preventative Medicine: Vaccine

Ron Conte, Pharm.D. What a boon to the good health of society to have vaccines available to prevent the deleterious and, at times, fatal outcomes of infections. Vaccinating children prevents approximately 2.5 million deaths per year. According to The World Health Organization (WHO) there are a total of twenty-six serious illnesses for which vaccines have […]

Drug Information: How to find it

Drug Information: How to find it

By Ron Conte, Pharm.D. Drug information can be found just about anywhere. Up to date data can be extracted from the internet—PubMed, Medscape, and others; from your pharmacist; your physician or other healthcare providers; your health insurance hot line and related publications; as well as from magazines and journals; and your local poison control center. […]

Citrus On The Sucker List

Citrus On The Sucker List

By Tony Tomeo A five-pound kumquat is a problem! It means something went seriously wrong. Anyone who grew one would concur. They are huge, lumpy, and very insipid, with ridiculously thick pale yellow rind around a small handful of uselessly fibrous pulp. They are protected by dangerously sharp and rigid thorns that can get longer […]

PJ Sparkles

PJ Sparkles

PJ (ID#A255219) was surrendered to the Shelter after her owner could no longer care for her. PJ used to live outside, but has adapted well to an indoor environment. An independent, smart rabbit, PJ will hop to her x-pen all by herself so volunteers can clean her kennel. She likes to explore her “Cottontail Cottage” […]

Invention Convention Winners

Invention Convention Winners

By Scott J. Turnbull “All sorts of things can happen when you’re open to new ideas and playing around with things.” — Stephanie Kwolek, chemist who invented Kevlar and winner of the Lavoisier Medal for Technical Achievements   One of our Board Members frequently reminds us not to ask our students the old question, “What […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

More Than A Century of Celebration By Maya Tabasz The greatest love is a mother’s then comes a dog’s, then comes a sweetheart’s.                                                            — Polish proverb Mother’s […]

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