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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Dear God We Need Your Help

Dear God:

We need help.

I cannot believe that we as a nation of rational, thinking belivers still think that any type of gun control or regulation will turn the tide of violence that has engulfed our nation. I cannot believe we do not believe in you. I cannot believe that we will not pray together.

The Devil is kicking our asses. Satan is beating us like a pimp beats a hooker.  Lucifer, the father of all lies, is tricking us into killing ourselves and we still won’t turn to God and pray. Instead we dry our tears pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and walk right back into Satan’s hateful arms, ready for another beating.

I don’t get it.

Plenty of people here in America and on this earth have some rememberence of their religious upbringing and understand what SPIRITUAL WAREFARE IS ABOUT.  Those people need to step up and start talking about what they know--outside of church. In short, we all need to actually do what the Pastors and the Reverends and the Fathers have been telling us to do each Sunday. We have to do what Jesus said to do 2000 years ago. We must obey God, as our knees are bent and our tongues are confessing on every airwave, "God help us".

A cry to God is what I hear, in essence, coming from every news reader. It is what every reporter is reporting.

There are plenty of people who work in the mental health arena and understand what is broken with our system and what works. We need to start a conversation with those people and listen to what they say and then do what they say.

We cannot be a nation of rational beings and continue on this way. We are our brother's keeper, our sister's keeper whether we want to be or not. If we are not then we are neglectful in our duties. How can we count ourselves amongst the civilized groups of people we yearn to belong to and be socially accepted by but literally be civically neglectful? It won't work. It defies logic.

When we pray, en masse, God hears us. He said if the people who are called by my name would turn from their sin and pray, He will hear us and help us God will heal us if we ask, in other words.

We are a world of children - spiritual children - and it is due time we grew up. It is not just the politician who needs to do something. We the people need to do something as well. If we allow 20 angels to be murdered and do nothing, God help us all as we are spiritually dead. The spiritually dead are zombies.

Our belief in God has nothing to do with His existence. Our refusal to obey God has nothing to do with the strength of His Law or Rule. Like an impudent child, we will be chastised as an unchastised child is unloved. We are loved but hardheaded. We refuse to listen, to act in accordance to His Word or to wake up. We buy pins and buttons, we protest and march but we won't pray, seemingly.

The children are dead. They are the latest in a long, long list of martyrs who still cry out to God, “how long?”

Report what you see and hear. Help a family struggling with a mentally ill relative. Politicians need to on Monday, begin to unravel the red tape mess that is our mental health system. Disabled people and their families need and deserve our full attention.

Understand that a gun is not the problem. Guns would go unused and litter the streets like plastic grocery bags if no one used them. Even if every person in America each owned three guns, if they went unused, unloaded they would be meaningless.

 People are the problem. People who buy and use guns for violence are the problem. Let us be our own keepers of self and help ourselves by attending to the people who buy and use guns for violence. Be damned the economy of the gun industry. Let's save some lives.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Air Pollutants - Diabetes and the Environment

Air Pollutants - Diabetes and the Environment Apparently, living in an industrialized area increases the risk of diabetes. Air pollution causes diabetes or enhances the chances of contracting the disease.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Obama Administration Challenges China at WTO over Unfair Practices in the Auto and Auto Parts Industries

In Indiana, the auto-parts industry directly employs 52,600.  And the auto industry – after taking into account the impact from associated industries like steel, aluminum, plastics, and electronics and the impact on communities around the state – supports over 510,000 total jobs or 13.9 percent of the state’s total employment.

Office of the Press Secretary

September 17, 2012

On Monday, the Obama Administration is launching an enforcement action against China at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for illegally subsidizing exports in their autos and auto-parts sectors, a practice that is putting U.S. auto parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage and that is encouraging the outsourcing of auto-parts production to China. 

·         The auto manufacturing industry directly employs over 770,000 people in the United States, with roughly 475,000 of these jobs in auto parts manufacturing:  And these numbers do not include all of the jobs supported in associated industries such as steel, aluminum, plastics, and electronics.  According to the Center for Automotive Research, the auto sector in total supports 8 million American jobs.

o   In Indiana, the auto-parts industry directly employs 52,600.  And the auto industry – after taking into account the impact from associated industries like steel, aluminum, plastics, and electronics and the impact on communities around the state – supports over 510,000 total jobs or 13.9 percent of the state’s total employment.

·         This case highlights the impact that the Interagency Trade Enforcement Center (ITEC) The President announced the creation of  the ITEC in this year’s State of the Union address and it is already having an impact in the Administration’s ability to challenge unfair trade practices around the world.

·         The Administration is also on Monday taking the next formal step in a WTO case launched in July against China’s unfair imposition of duties on more than $3 billion in exports of U.S.-made automobiles:  The Chinese duties cover more than 80 percent U.S. auto exports to China and disproportionately fall on General Motors and Chrysler products because of the actions that President Obama took to support the U.S. auto industry during the financial crisis.

·         The key principle at stake is that China must play by the rules of the global trading system:  When it does not, the Obama Administration will take action to ensure that American businesses and workers are competing on a level playing field.

·         Today’s action builds on the Obama Administration’s record of strong trade enforcement to date:  We have more than doubled the rate of trade cases against China compared to the prior Administration and took the first-ever safeguard action against a surge of Chinese tire imports.

Background on Monday’s WTO Enforcement Action against
China’s “Export Bases” Program

The United States will announce on Monday that it has initiated a WTO enforcement action against China for providing impermissible export subsidies to auto and auto-parts manufacturers located in at least twelve designated “export bases.”

·         China is violating WTO prohibitions on export-contingent subsidies:  By providing a range of subsidies to auto and auto-parts producers directly linked to the firms’ exports, China is not only violating WTO prohibitions on export-contingent subsidies, but also its own agreement to eliminate export subsidies when it joined the WTO in 2001. 

·         All told, China’s illegal subsidies to auto and auto-parts exporters amounted to at least $1 billion between 2009 and 2011:  These subsides and may benefit up to 60 percent of Chinese auto-parts exports.  

·         China’s export subsidy program is hurting the U.S. auto-parts industry and, specifically, U.S. auto workers by:

o   Contributing to the outsourcing of auto auto-parts production to China – not for sale into the Chinese market, but rather for export into the United States and third markets. 

o   Putting U.S. auto-parts manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage precisely because we are playing by global trade rules.

·         Monday’s case highlights the impact that the ITEC, the Administration’s new trade enforcement unit, is already having in our ability to challenge unfair trade practices around the world:  The ITEC, which the President announced in this year’s State of the Union address, is bringing to bear greater resources and enhanced cross-government coordination to investigate and challenge practices that tilt the playing field against U.S. businesses and workers.

The production of original equipment and aftermarket parts for passenger vehicles has been a central element of U.S. manufacturing for over a century.  The auto parts sector has provided well-paying and secure employment that has helped support middle-class families and communities across our country.

·         The auto manufacturing industry directly employs over 770,000 people in the United States, with roughly 475,000 of these jobs in auto parts manufacturing:  And these numbers do not include all of the jobs supported in associated industries such as steel, aluminum, plastics, and electronics.  According to the Center for Automotive Research, the auto sector in total supports 8 million American jobs.

·         In Indiana, the auto-parts industry directly employs 52,600:  And the auto industry – after taking into account the impact from associated industries like steel, aluminum, plastics, and electronics and the impact on communities around the state –  supports over 510,000 total jobs or 13.9 percent of the state’s total employment.

·         However, government statistics show that the U.S. auto-parts sector has suffered a sharp drop in jobs since 2000:  Domestic employment in this sector fell by roughly half from 2001 to 2010. 

·         That trend has coincided with a nearly seven-fold increase in imports of auto parts from China: This has resulted in a five-fold increase in China’s share of U.S. auto-parts imports from two percent of all U.S. imports to over ten percent.

Monday’s action aims to compel China to unwind its prohibited export subsidy program and to help level the international playing field for U.S. businesses and workers in the auto and auto parts industries.

Background on Next Step on WTO Enforcement Action
Against China’s Unfair Duties on U.S. Auto Exports

The United States will also announce on Monday that it is taking the next step in a WTO enforcement action launched in July over China’s unfair imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on approximately $3.3 billion in U.S. automobile exports to China.

·         Specifically, the Administration is now positioned to formally request that the WTO form a dispute settlement panel to consider our case:  Sixty days have now elapsed since we initiated consultations with the Chinese on this issue in early July. 

·         China unfairly imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on approximately $3.3 billion in U.S. automobile exports to China:

o   In December 2011, China imposed anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) on the roughly 92,000 large-engine automobiles and SUVs, worth approximately $3.3 billion, exported each year from the United States.

o   The Chinese AD duties range from 2.0 percent to 8.9 percent, and the CVDs range from 6.2 percent to 12.9 percent.

·         The Chinese duties impact more than 80 percent of our total 2011 auto exports to China: Higher duties affect imports of cars produced by GM and Chrysler expressly because of the support they received from the U.S. government during the financial crisis. 

Background on President Obama’s Trade Enforcement Record

Since day one of his Administration, the President has fought to ensure that American businesses and workers are competing on a level playing field with their international competitors – and he has taken action to stop unfair trade practices abroad, including in China.

·         We have doubled rate of (WTO) trade cases against China compared to the prior administration:

o   For example, last March the Administration launched a rare earths WTO case against China:  Rare earths elements are key inputs in advanced manufacturing products like wind turbines and lithium ion batteries.  Right now China restricts their export, which keeps prices down for their manufacturers and increases prices for ours.  That's not fair, and that's why we've taken action.

·         In September 2009, President Obama ordered first-ever safeguard action applied to a surge of tire imports from China: U.S. tire production has increased more than 10 percent since that time, adding over 1,000 workers in the process.

·         We have now stood up a new trade enforcement unit, which the President announced in this year’s State of the Union address:  This new unit helped to drive Monday’s enforcement action and is substantially enhancing our ability to investigate and challenge unfair trade practices around the world.


Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Centers for Disease Control: Half of American Adults have Periodontal Disease — linked to diabetes, heart disease

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show high prevalence of periodontal disease in the U.S. population. -Go get your teeth and gums checked!

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal disease, according to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 A study titled "Prevalence of Periodontitis in Adults in the United States: 2009 and 2010," estimates that 47.2 percent, or 64.7 million American adults, have mild, moderate or severe periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. In adults 65 and older, prevalence rates increase to 70.1 percent. This study is published in the Journal of Dental Research, the official publication of the International and American Associations for Dental Research.

"This is the most accurate picture of periodontal disease in the U.S. adult population we have ever had," said Pamela McClain, DDS, President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a practicing periodontist in Aurora, Colorado. "For the first time, we now have a precise measure of the prevalence of periodontal disease, and can better understand the true severity and extent of periodontal disease in our country. The AAP values its collaboration with CDC to better understand the burden of periodontal disease in Americans."

Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and bone supporting the teeth, according to the American Academy of Periodontology. If left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The AAP has worked closely with CDC since 2003 on periodontal disease surveillance.

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) supports the American Heart Association’s (AHA) scientific statement “Periodontal Disease and Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Does the Evidence Support an Independent Association?” recently published in Circulation. The statement concludes that observational studies to date support an association between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease, independent of shared risk factors.

The AHA’s statement confirms the conclusions of the statements published by the AAP and the American Journal of Cardiology in 2009 and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2008. While current research does not yet provide evidence of a causal relationship between the two diseases, scientists have identified biologic factors, such as chronic inflammation, that independently link periodontal disease to the development or progression of cardiovascular disease in some patients.

However, the lack of causal evidence should not diminish concern about the impact of periodontal status on cardiovascular health. According to Pamela McClain, DDS, president of the American Academy of Periodontology and a practicing periodontist in Aurora, Colorado. 

"Periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease are both complex, multi-factorial diseases that develop over time. It may be overly simplistic to expect a direct causal link. The relationship between the diseases is more likely to be mediated by numerous other factors, mechanisms, and circumstances that we have yet to uncover. However, as the AHA statement points out, the association is real and independent of shared risk factors. Patients and healthcare providers should not ignore the increased risk of heart disease associated with gum disease just because we do not have all the answers yet."

 "To really know if you have periodontal disease, a dental professional must examine each tooth above and below the gum line. A visual examination alone, even by the most qualified dentist, is not enough. These findings suggest that many more people have periodontal disease than previously thought, so it is more important than ever to receive a comprehensive periodontal evaluation from your dental professional, every year," Dr. McClain said. Research has shown, and experts agree, that there is an association between periodontal diseases and other chronic inflammatory conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help manage periodontal diseases but may also help with the management of other chronic inflammatory conditions.

 Complicating the issue is the fact that most people do not have access to affordable dental care as most adult dental benefits are connected to higher-level jobs. In other words, many people do not have dental benefits nor the money to regularly see a dentist. Researchers also found a link between injectable contraceptive use and periodontal disease.

 The study found that women who are currently taking depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA also known as "the shot") injectable contraceptive, or have taken DMPA in the past, are more likely to have indicators of poor periodontal health, including gingivitis and periodontitis, than women who have never taken the injectable contraceptive. DMPA is a long-lasting progestin-only injectable contraceptive administered intermuscularly every three months.


Most periodontists would agree that after scaling and root planing, many patients do not require any further active treatment, including surgical therapy.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

No Drunken Sailor Here: Obama tightest spender since Eisenhower

Pres. Obama waves to supporters while campaigning in Chicago, August 11, 2012.
 Photo by Leslie Jones McCloud
According to a Forbes.com article, Who Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower? Would You Believe It's Barack Obama? - Forbes , Pres. Barack Obama is has spent fewer government dollars since Dwight Eisenhower.
Referencing a Wall Street Journal Market Watch commentary, Pres. Obama is not making the economy worse, as some right-wing attack ads say. In fact, federal spending is rising at the slowest pace since Dwight Eisenhower brought the Korean War to an end in the 1950s.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

TJ Holmes new show Don't Sleep premiers on BET Oct. 1 @ 10CST/11EST

Promoting his new show, former CNN anchor, T.J. Holmes appeared recently (@ the 1:00 minute mark) on 106 & Park : TJ Holmes on Racial Profiling. His new show, "Don't Sleep," premiers on BET October 1, 2012 10 pm Central/ 11 pm EST.
I have been waiting the longest of times for this man's show. Thank You BET.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Northeast Indiana: Hundreds of factory jobs go unfilled because college grads "aren't a good fit"

Half of today's recent college grads cannot find work.
There is not a labor shortage or labor deficiency with the workforce in Indiana or anywhere else.  There is a perception problem between small business owners, the current objectives of human resource professionals and the actual workforce of available, qualified college graduates.

The CNN Money article, Northeast Indiana: Hundreds of factory jobs go unfilled, addresses the labor issue but I would love to get a definition of  "a good fit". What does a Northeastern Indiana factory worker have to know that a college graduate does not know or cannot be trained to do?

This problem of not wanting to hire college graduates is not new, however it has yet to be work shopped or have an in-service or two dedicated to the issue. Human resource professionals understand  the needs of workforce groups but especially in a small business setting, rules come from the top down and what the boss says goes. Often in a small business situation, the human resource point person may not have completed  accredited coursework within the human resources field.

The Small Business Association defines a small business as a manufacturing company that has 500 to 1500 employees and have annual receipts not exceeding $2.5 to $21.5 million. One of the companies profiled in this article has 115 employees.

Companies say they are "getting hundreds of applicants," but those applicants are "not the right fit" or unqualified. If an applicant cannot pass the drug test, it is understandable they cannot be hired. However someone has to qualify the phrase, "not the right fit."

Is it a good fit when the small business owner has to pay double overtime to existing workers because 10 percent of available slots go unfilled based on the fact that the workplace environment they provide, would not be suitable for a college graduate?

Maybe they should look at their workplace environment. A college grad would happily cut their teeth at any job and learn good work habits if those habits are in place and exist.

Just think of all of the bright minds and potential innovation a college graduate can bring to a business that wrong thinking is deflecting.

Twenty percent of adult Hoosiers 25 and older have a bachelor's degree or more, according to the 2000 Census. They, according to some manufacturing companies, would not be a good fit for employment. Is this a sensible thought?

Fort Wayne Indiana is in Allen County. Demographic information from 2010 states that of the 223,089 residents over the age of 25 in Allen County, 70,572 have a high school diploma or GED and 39,680 have a college degree. That means 17.78 percent in that county potentially will not be hired for manufacturing jobs because they are not a good fit.

Mishawaka is in St. Joseph County. Their 2010 demographic information states that of the 169,943 residents over the age of 25, 56,842 have a high school diploma or GED. Degree holders comprise 15.87 percent of the demographic but they are "not a good fit" either.

Almost 18 percent of the demographic in Allen County and nearly 16 percent in St. Joseph County are not a good fit for small business manufacturers in eastern Indiana because they are college graduates. Maybe these applicants are not a good fit because no one will hire them.

As far as unemployed people not accepting certain positions, if the factory job pays less than the unemployment benefit amount and the person can still pay their COBRA premium, it is simple economics. How many times is this scenario actually occurring?

Small business manufacturers need to rethink their hiring process and fill those slots with willing and able workers -- even if those workers are college graduates.
blog post by Leslie Jones McCloud

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Monday, July 30, 2012

Stargaze at Indiana Dunes Aug 11, 2012

Gary has many natural habitats and greenspace.
Perseid Meteor Stargaze at Indiana Dunes State Park, Aug. 11  - Division of State Parks and Reservoirs

Guests are invited to watch the Perseid meteors blaze across the night sky over Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park’s sixth annual Perseid Meteor Stargaze, Aug. 11.

Hosted by Indiana Dunes State Park Interpretive Services, the event runs from 8:30-11 p.m. CDT at the park’s beach pavilion. In addition to meteor watching, the Stargaze offers other astronomy-related activities and educational programs.
Night sky maps and Native American sky lore begin at 8:30 p.m. at the beach pavilion. After 9 p.m., the stars will begin to appear. Constellation talks will highlight the many star formations that can be viewed this time of year.
 A waning moon will offer unparalleled viewing of the night sky over Lake Michigan, and naturalists will have a telescope for deep sky viewing. All activities are free after the standard gate fee of $5 per in-state vehicle and $10 per out-of-state vehicle. Although a telescope is on-sight, a Celestron Travel Scope 70 Portable Telescope is handy.
The Perseid Meteor Stargaze is made possible with support from the Friends of Indiana Dunes. For more information, call(219) 926-1390. Indiana Dunes State Park is at 1600 North 25 E. Chesterton, 46304. (Thanks for the information Nora Glenn!)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

NIPSCO Power outage update: Progress made

Repairs Expected to Extend through the Week-42,000 Remain Without Power Due to Powerful Storm, Severe Winds 

 Considered the most damaging storm event in last five years, additional crews from Missouri, Wisconsin and Ohio have been brought in to assist NIPSCO crews with repairing the damage from  the storm Tuesday morning. While some progress has been made, there are currently 42,000 customers down from 62,000 without power. In total, more than 77,000 customers were affected. NIPSCO will provide additional updates on their outage center website at NIPSCO.com.

In some areas, crews are still working to clear away debris and damage before repair work can begin.
NIPSCO continues to monitor for additional storm activity forecasted for the area.

Safety Tips

NIPSCO Suggests You Prepare Your Home For A Potential Storm-Related Outage

  • Life support equipment – If someone in your family requires life support equipment, make prior arrangements for a back-up power supply.
  • Stay informed – know what kind of weather is expected
  • Clean drains – Remove any debris from storm drains around your home or yard.
  • Automatic garage door – Learn how to open and close your door manually without power.
  • Emergency kit – Prepare a simple emergency kit to include flash lights, first aid kit, supply of non-perishable food items, three-day supply of bottled water, and a cellular phone.

Stay Safe

Lightning, wind and fallen tree limbs can interrupt electric service. For your safety, please stay away from any downed power lines. Always presume the downed power line is live and extremely dangerous. DO NOT TOUCH THE LINES.

NIPSCO Press Release: Worst Storm in Five Years

67,000 Lost Power Due to Powerful Storm, Severe Winds - Repairs Expected to Extend through the Week --Most damaging storm event in last five years

A substantial number of broken poles and trees, branches and wires down across the Gary area have resulted from what initial assessments indicate is the largest storm this year and in recent years. Currently, 62,000 customers are without power.  Lake and Porter counties were hardest hit by the damaging winds and rain that crossed northern Indiana early this morning. An update on the restoration process is slated to occur by 2 p.m.

Assessment work is ongoing, but initial reports indicate that repair work will last over the next few days. More information on the extent of the damage and restoration times will be available after these assessments are complete.

NIPSCO’s restoration process begins with repairing large transmission and distribution lines that supply electricity to large numbers of customers in large geographic areas - including critical customers such as hospitals and emergency response. Repairs to other lines that serve smaller groups of customers can’t be made until the larger lines feeding electricity to those areas are repaired.

Read the complete press release at NIPSCO

If you are affected, cooling centers are located on the NIPSCO website. Safety tips and how to make an emergency kit information is also listed.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Students use AP classes to cut college costs - Post-Tribune

Students use AP classes to cut college costs - Post-Tribune
Students who plan to attend college should ask their school counselors about Advance Placement (AP) classes. Students and parents can also find answers on the Indiana Department of Education website.
Auditing a class first is a great way to get a better grade in the class.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Celebrate your Mother: Anna Marie Jarvis founder of Mother's Day

Anna Marie Jarvis is credited as the founder of Mother's Day. Her own mother expressed a wish for a day to honor mothers after a Sunday School lesson on mothers of the Bible when Anna Marie was 12. This inspired her to take up her mother's cause after her mother's death in 1905.
photo credit: Michael Drummond

Anna Marie Jarvis

Jarvis was born in West Virginia May 1, 1864. She was the ninth of 11 children born to Ann Marie Reeves and Granville Jarvis. Her mother was a teacher, and Jarvis became a teacher as well. She never had children.

Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis

Jarvis' mother's work with women's organizations inspired the creation of mother's day. The elder Reeves Jarvis organized a series of Mother's Day Work Clubs in their area to improve health and sanitary conditions. The clubs raised money and hired women to help families in which the mothers had tuberculosis. Doctors later got on board with the idea and it spread to other towns. During the Civil War, the mothers' group helped clothe and feed the soldiers. In spite of her work helping other mothers, eight of Reeves Jarvis' own children died in childhood.

Mother's Day

Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis died on May 9, 1905. Daughter Anna led a small tribute to her mother at Andrews Methodist Church on May 12, 1907, and dedicated her life to establishing a nationally recognized Mother's Day. The first official Mother's Day ceremony was in Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. Six years later, President Woodrow Wilson signed a Congressional Resolution setting aside Mother's Day as a national holiday to be celebrated on the second Sunday in May.

Friday, April 27, 2012

The New STD: HPV Can Kill

Men can have no symptoms of HPV
An article found on blackdoctor.org and floated around facebook (via Michael Baisden's page) has the social network community in a tizzy.

The Human papillomavirus once thought to be asymptomatic in men is now reportedly killing men. The article says a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports there is a "225 percent uptick in HPV-positive," head and neck cancers since 1998--surpassing the national cervical cancer rate.

The cauliflower-like warts can be found on the hands or other parts of the body. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there is a vaccine for preventing HPV but no cure for the disease.  Currently, there is no HPV test recommended for men. The only approved HPV tests on the market are used to screen women for cervical cancer. Please click on the CDC link for more information and be sure to check with your physician if you are concerned about your health, rather than self-diagnose. (smile)

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Be Green Everyday-Grow Wheat Grass at Home


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