Why Deleting The FDA’s Ban Of E-Cigarette Flavors Is Good For Public Health
In what should be taken as a note of common sense amid the highly contentious debate surrounding the Food and Drug Administration's oversight of tobacco products, reports have surfaced that the White
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
What is it like to vape? This reporter gave it a try.
I first started smoking cigarettes when I was 12, stealing from my grandmother’s purse. Marlboros. It's been a battle against Mother Nicotine ever since. I’ve gone years without smoking cigarettes, satiating my tobacco need through cigars even chewing tobacco. Eventually, though I would be back smoking coffin nails. Being inherently clumsy, my habit was everywhere to be found. Filled ash trays. Lighters in every nook and cranny of the house. My car...
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It As urban education landscapes grow more complex, families need help making sense of their public school options, both district and charter. To assist with this process, some cities have launched unified enrollment systems, providing a common timeline for procedures, common application materials, centralized mechanisms to match students to schools, and comprehensive information systems that explain the process and list participating schools. Roughly half a dozen cities have unified their enrollment systems and continue to refine them, with others starting to follow their lead This guide helps city education leaders better understand the benefits and costs of a fully unified enrollment system. It…
How to Grill Fish, the Ultimate Backyard Guide
This summer you’d be wise to throw any and all seafood on the grill. Here's how to grill fish you love.
How Daniel Boulud, America's Greatest French Chef, Grills a Hot Dog
Fourth of July hot dog grilling tips from Daniel Boulud, America's greatest French chef
The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become One
by Nancy Maass Kinnally Dressed in the gray Banana Republic suit she’d originally picked out for her first day at the firm, Audrey Pumariega, 27, stood to address the judge The pearls her aunt had given her as a graduation gift felt comforting. She’d put them on that morning, imagining they would make her look more lawyerly. Just months into the practice of law, Pumariega was in court on a client’s behalf for the first time. In order to prepare her to present the motion to dismiss in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court, two of the partners in her firm, Ann St. Peter-Griffith and Marcos Daniel Jiménez, had run Pumariega through a mock oral argument. Now, apart from the judge, opposing counsel, the court reporter, and a clerk, St. Peter-Griffith was the only other…
Advice to a young scientist
May. 12, 2015 , 3:30 PM BILBAO, SPAIN—In these days of increased competition and uncertain career prospects in academia, it is easy for young scientists to forget why they do science in the first place. But too much career anxiety can backfire, put young scientists at risk of losing the fun of science, and harm their chances of success. “Today, in contrast to our days, [young investigators] must be continuously justifying what they do. They find themselves under a great pressure, and I believe that this isn’t good for creativity, which is the essence of the scientific activity,” condensed matter physicist Pedro Miguel Echenique of the University of the Basque Country (UPV), told the audience of…
‘110 Grill’, Rochester, New Hampshire — Continues To Impress & Entice (Jan. 18, 2018).
by Anura Guruge Click pictures to ENLARGE. Attribution WILL be enforced. We were impressed the first time we went — in May 2017 (shortly after they opened) — and we were VERY impressed …