Archive | November, 2012
Sweet William wishes you
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m just a little overwhelmed by the work crews passing through my home, so I’m going to focus on one tip guaranteed to make your Thanksgiving a little happier. When you warm those tasty leftovers, don’t use plastic in the microwave. Dr. Philip Landrigan of Mt. Sinai Medical Center, along with numerous scientists and health […]

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In the News

Do Coal Plants Really Kill People? Why Romney was right. (Slate, 11/19/12) “Coal-burning is bad, bad, bad for your health—and looking ahead, the best we can hope for is that it will get marginally better.” Making sense of arsenic and rice concerns (Boston Globe, 11/5/12) A pediatrician decides to tell parents in her practice to […]

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Fergus is a baby crawfish!

Post-Sandy, Pre-New Orleans

My Sweet William has been off the grid. Hurricane Sandy pushed flood waters into our street (but miraculously not into our basement) and knocked out our power, but we fared well compared to others in our region. The night after the storm hit, William was hospitalized for breathing difficulty triggered by a cold virus. He’s […]

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