iOS app Android app

Entries by Kate Kelly from 09/2009

For Labor Day: A Nod to a Woman Who Pushed for Worker Safety

| Posted 09.01.2009 | Politics

Alice Hamilton was the energy behind investigating workplace health hazards. She should be honored for drawing attention to the daily dangers to which workers are exposed.

Can You Hear Me Now? The Story Behind the Invention of the Cell Phone

| Posted 09.08.2009 | Healthy Living

Young people can barely remember a time when we weren't all telephonically tethered, and yet, cell phones are actually a relatively recent development.

Organize Your Recycling

| Posted 09.16.2009 | Green

I realized my downfall on recycling was with the items we don't "use up" very regularly. I turned to experts for advice on handling the more random items.

Yes, You Can Make a Difference

| Posted 09.22.2009 | Healthy Living

Just as there is government money going to cancer research, there needs to be investment in difficult-to-diagnose illnesses like lupus. These are the kind of health "puzzles" that keep national health costs high.

Your Opinion Matters

| Posted 09.29.2009 | Politics

In a democracy, change does not come quickly but when it happens it's because citizens persist in voicing their desires. Those of us who are in favor of health care reform need to speak up.