Category Archives: CNN – Health

Ebola Fast Facts

Ebola Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.Facts:Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a disease caused by one of fMORE

Cholera Fast Facts

Cholera Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at cholera, an acute diarrheal illness which kills thousands of people worldwide each year. Facts:Cholera is contracted by consuming food or water contaminated with the fecaMORE

Blogs

Profiting Off the Dead

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died on Monday, leaving behind a net worth of $20.3 BILLION.  While I’m sure that his family and co-workers are saddened by his passing, those most disappointed are Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and likely-Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez–who will see another mega-billionaire not have to pay his “fair share” despite being dead.   The current…

Not Helping the Planet a Large Amount at a Time

Because we have been doing it for so long now, sorting your recycling from your garbage seems like more of a chore and a bore than a positive step to “save the planet”.  It’s a good thing that recycling has become a routine in our lives.  Just this weekend, I felt bad throwing a plastic…

Meekly Staying Where We’ve Always Been

It is fitting that the Neil Armstrong movie First Man comes to theaters today–just a day after a Soyuz rocket failure leaves humankind with no reliable way to get a person into space.  In just fifty years we have gone from the greatest accomplishment in human history, to settling for low-earth orbit flight, to having…