Posts Tagged ‘Nation’

Las Vegas First In Nation To Offer Clean Needles In Vending Machines

Las Vegas health officials may not be able to stop opioid addiction, but they’re hoping to make addicts’ lives safer. The city will be the first in the U.S. to dispense clean syringes for free in vending machines. The effort aims to reduce the transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis C, which can be transmitted […]

Is America Still A Nation of Immigrants?

The letter below was originally written after 9/11 as an open letter to a relative of mine who had worries about migrating to America. But it feels that it is especially relevant to our time. So here it is, revised. Dear Cousin, What is it like to be an immigrant in America these days? Is […]

Falafel Nation

Falafel Nation When people discuss food in Israel, their debates ask politically charged questions: Who has the right to falafel? Whose hummus is better? But Yael Raviv’s Falafel Nation moves beyond the simply territorial to divulge the role food plays in the Jewish nation. She ponders the power struggles, moral dilemmas, and religious and ideological […]

Obama: No Nation, Not Even One As Powerful As The U.S., Is Immune From Climate Change

HONOLULU ― Days after creating the largest marine protected area on the planet, President Barack Obama on Wednesday traveled to Hawaii to address those attending the world’s largest conservation event, highlighting his administration’s expansion of the nearby monument and the need to swiftly combat climate change. “No nation, not even one as powerful as the United States, is immune […]

Quicklet on Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation

Quicklet on Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation ABOUT THE BOOK “Hundreds of millions of people buy fast food every day without giving it much thought, unaware of the subtle and not so subtle ramifications of their purchases. They rarely consider where this food came from, how it was made, what it is doing to the […]

One Nation, Under Sedation: Medicare Paid For Nearly 40 Million Tranquilizer Prescriptions

(Photo: David Sleight/ProPublica) In 2012, Medicare’s massive prescription drug program didn’t spend a penny on popular tranquilizers such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan. The following year, it doled out more than $ 377 million for the drugs. While it might appear that an epidemic of anxiety swept the nation’s Medicare enrollees, the spike actually reflects […]

Saudi King Salman Will Miss Gulf Nation Summit In The U.S.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will not attend a Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders, his foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, said Sunday. In a statement, al-Jubeir said the summit Thursday coincides with a humanitarian cease-fire in the conflict in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting Shiite rebels […]

Will Hillary Show up to Netroots Nation?

And so it begins. Hillary Clinton is now officially in the race for the White House. Her announcement, like pretty much everything else about her upcoming campaign, will be microscopically analyzed within an inch of its life. Was she too generic? Was she appealing enough? Where were the specifics? What about Bill? And what was […]

The Plantpure Nation Cookbook: The Official Companion Cookbook to the Breakthrough Film. with over 150 Plant-based Recipes

The Plantpure Nation Cookbook: The Official Companion Cookbook to the Breakthrough Film. with over 150 Plant-based Recipes A revolution has begun. From a creative team that includes the producer and writer of Forks Over Knives, the documentary film PlantPure Nation captures the inspiring story of plant-based nutrition’s impact on a small town in the rural […]

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

Cherokee Nation Health Clinic Receive Tribute & Free Medication Help by ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

How Oprah Captured a Nation Divided by the O.J. Simpson Verdict | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Original airdate: October 3, 1995 It was a tense day on ‘The Oprah Show’ as a live studio audience awaited the verdict in the ‘Trial of the Century.’ Had football star O.J. Simpson murdered his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a waiter, Ronald Lyle Goldman? The audience’s opinion was decidedly mixed, mostly along racial lines, […]

Happy Holidays Walmart Fans! From the stars of My Country Nation

Check out this special holiday message exclusively for Walmart fans and subscribers from the stars of My Country Nation! Catch up with the latest in the country nation at mycountrynation.com Save Money. Live Better. Shop now: http://www.walmart.com Subscribe to Walmart on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1tVy1CI Like Walmart on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1qS59V6 Follow Walmart on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/1vR6XBY Follow Walmart […]

“A Test of Our Character as a Nation”: President Obama on What We Need in the Fight Against Ebola

President Obama visited the Naitonal Institutes of Health (NIH) today to visit the team of scientists who recently made significant progress in developing an Ebola vaccine. "No potential Ebola vaccine has ever made it this far," he noted.  Indeed, the United States is taking the lead in the world's response to Ebola — in treating, […]

America Is an Arctic Nation

Climate change is bringing longer, hotter summers to the Arctic, and driving glaciers to retreat. (U.S. Department of State) There are only eight countries in the world whose territory above the Arctic Circle grants them the honored title of “Arctic Nation.” The United States is one. The human story in the Arctic is defined by […]

“A Test of Our Character as a Nation”: President Obama on What We Need in the Fight Against Ebola

President Obama visited the Naitonal Institutes of Health (NIH) today to visit the team of scientists who recently made significant progress in developing an Ebola vaccine. "No potential Ebola vaccine has ever made it this far," he noted.  Indeed, the United States is taking the lead in the world's response to Ebola — in treating, […]

Tune In: The President Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration reform at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, NV. January 29, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Our immigration system has been broken for decades — and every minute we fail to act, millions of people who live in the shadows but want to play […]

Standing United Against ISIL: “We’re Strongest as a Nation when the President and Congress Work Together”

In a bipartisan vote, the House and Senate passed a Continuing Resolution that supports the U.S. military effort to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces so they can take the fight to the terrorist force ISIL. At the White House tonight, President Obama delivered a statement to clearly outline these efforts and to thank […]

President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat

Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States’ strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of […]

Attorney General Holder: “The Eyes of the Nation and the World Are Watching Ferguson Right Now”

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with local residents and community leaders of Ferguson, Missouri at Drake’s Place Restaurant. (by Lonnie Taque, U.S. Department of Justice) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to Ferguson, Missouri yesterday to review the Justice Department's independent investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. While there, the Attorney General […]

Books about Health (Book Guide): Books about Health Care, Books about Mental Health, Health and Wellness Books, Fast Food Nation

Books about Health (Book Guide): Books about Health Care, Books about Mental Health, Health and Wellness Books, Fast Food Nation Used – Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 36. Chapters: Books about health care, Books about […]

Weekly Address: Nation Grieves for Those Killed in Tragic Shooting in Newtown, CT

The President says the nation’s thoughts and prayers are with those who lost a loved one during Friday’s tragic shooting in Newtown, CT. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Cherokee Nation Health Clinic Receive Tribute & Free Medication Help by ACRX

www.acrx.org .”The latest organization to receive the free ACRX discount prescription cards is the Cherokee Nation Health Clinic. Enjoy a brief recap of this great organization doing a fantastic service in the community!” -Charles Myrick – President and CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc.-Pharmacy Discount Network News Video Rating: 0 / 5 Visit American Consultants […]

Securing the Homeland, Strenthening the Nation

Securing the Homeland, Strenthening the Nation New – Original publisher: [Washington, D.C.: The White House, 2002] LC Number: HV6432 .B885 2002 OCLC Number: (OCoLC)49320235 Subject: National security — United States — Finance. Excerpt: … Continued maintenance of and improvements to the ” push packs ” that can be used in the case of both biological […]

Jill Quadagno, One Nation Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has no National Health Insurance.(Book review): An article from: Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare Reviews

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The Children of the Nation How Their Health and Vigour Should Be Promoted by the State

The Children of the Nation How Their Health and Vigour Should Be Promoted by the State New – General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1907 Original Publisher: Methuen Subjects: Child welfare Children Child care Child health services Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations […]