Diarrheal diseases, which kill approximately 2 million children under the age of five in every year continue to receive less attention than diseases like the swine flu virus.
Remember that big, dangerous swine flu threat that scared the sweat out of people a week ago? It didn't cause physical mayhem, it caused media mayhem.
One can easily suffer from "cause overload" when presented with the unmanageable number of drastic problems we face.
The first surprise was an announcement over the plane's loudspeaker when we landed in Tokyo. "Please stay in your seats. A health inspection team will be coming through the plane to take your temperature.
News media sycophants have taken up the hew and cry over Tamiflu's life-saving properties. Yet little is being said about the very real dangers that these drugs pose to your health and mental welfare.
The 2,000-mile border between Mexico and the United States is nothing compared to the short distances of about 100 miles between the cities in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.
The Obama White House is giving serious thought to putting Vice President Joe Biden on a perpetual seven-second sound delay.
Swine flu may get worse, or it may go away. But AIDS is as virulent as ever, and we must make sure it kills as few people as possible.
The name Factory Farm Flu 1 is less than accurate; many diseases have been transmitted from animals to humans by Confined Animal Feeding Operations. But we have to start somewhere.
With all the recent hysteria over swine flu, from the fashionable face masks to potentially panic inducing warnings from Vice President Joe Biden, it seems it's time to poke fun at a faction of society that's been relatively safe, until now: vegetarians.
Let's say you have a diversified industry of small, medium and large sized firms. Let's say you then gut anti-trust enforcement, eviscerate regulation...
The Ramirez murder is, like the H1N1 flu, another opportunity to examine what protections are in place to guard human health and life.
On May 7th, 2003, I testified at a hearing before the House Committee on Small Business regarding the diversion of federal small business contracts to...
1. George W. Bush for RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). He's is not just the former president, he's a client.
The good news is that Swine flu appears to have relatively low virulence outside Mexico. The bad news is that Swine flu is constantly rolling its genetic dice, so virulence could vary over time.