COVID19 Update: Phillies and MLB – 3/16

Major League Baseball has ordered all teams to shut down their training facitilites in response to the ongoing COVID19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic situation.

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Suicide Awareness: 40 seconds of action

  Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, and in the United States this is National Suicide Awareness Month. Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death. Mental disorders and substance abuse are often major risk factors, especially in combination with one another. While some suicide attempts are impulsive, a response to major stressors … Continue reading Suicide Awareness: 40 seconds of action

Are your kids – or even you – becoming a screen addict?

  Are you, or is someone you care about, an addict?   I'm not talking here about an addiction to some substance. Illicit drugs, prescription pain killers, alcohol.   I'm talking about something that many people in 21st century America, certainly among the younger generations, take part in as a daily activity - video gaming. … Continue reading Are your kids – or even you – becoming a screen addict?

American health system not the real sicko

  In the summer of 2007, ultra-liberal propagandist Michael Moore released his documentary film titled 'Sicko', which was intended to compare the U.S. health care system to other nations and to tell HMO horror stories. Moore's basic premise was that the American system was somehow broken, and that it just could not compare with the … Continue reading American health system not the real sicko