There is no substitute for sound medical advice. Before taking any drug, learn all about it. Here are some suggestions for protecting yourself:
Tell each doctor you see about all the medications you are taking — both prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Mention any vitamin and nutritional supplements, and whether you drink alcohol or smoke tobacco. Continue reading
In a move to spread peace, goodwill and healthy lifestyles worldwide, the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA), North Palm Beach, Fla., signed an agreement with the U.S. State Department to ship sports products to overseas Peace Corps posts twice a year. The program is known as SGMA USA Sporting Goods to Go. Continue reading
Looking for a way to get to know other families in your community? Interested in giving your preschooler additional opportunities to play with other children? Why not consider starting a playgroup! Continue reading
I’ve noticed my 4-year-old son and his friends playing in a way that I don’t like. They are very rough with each other and use pretend guns. I overheard one little boy tell my son, “Stay down, I shot you. You’re dead.” What do teachers do about this kind of play? Continue reading
Digital Signatures Capital
Way, way back in February 1995, Utah became the first state to pass a law deeming digital signatures as valid, legally, as ye olde John Hancock. Although most states have since followed suit — the tally is up to 44 — Utah’s prescience has given the state a cottage industry in electronic transactions. Continue reading
1. This is the time of year to express gratitude. Take inventory and communicate your feelings. This does not have to be an expensive proposition. People want to feel appreciated, and it feels good to pass it along. Continue reading
If matter really matters less, and if we’re witnessing the death of distance, what, then, is the fate of the nation-state in the digital world? Science-fiction writers have posited worlds in which nations are replaced by corporations, in which computers take over governments, in which robots out-evolve humanity. Continue reading
1. Pay attention to the people right around you. During the holidays we’re naturally around family, at company parties, and have many other opportunities to be around people and to network — if we’ll just pay attention to the people right around us. Continue reading
The CRTC hearings are a fallacy, for their fail to recognize the fact that we are becoming a wired world, not through our televisions, but through the computers on our desks. Folks, we won’t have a 500 channel universe — we will have a 1,000,000 channel universe. Or a hundred million channel universe. Continue reading
The last couple of weeks have seen the CRTC holding the all-important “information superhighway” hearings in Ottawa.
It’s a typical CRTC hearing — a lot of talking heads from communication companies, and a lot of talking heads from special interest groups, get together to talk about how they plan to pick more from the pockets of average Canadians, who have absolutely n o say in the fact that it’s their money that is being divvied up.