The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the cabinet-level agency responsible for caring for veterans of the United States military. One of the many tasks they are charged with is the provision of medical care, which is done through a network of hospitals, outpatient clinics and veterans centers. The placement of these facilities, especially the hospitals, may serve other interests than those of our veterans.
The two most important players in the Iranian affair, Israel and Saudi Arabia, were left out of the negotiations. But, as an exercise for the student, what if Czechoslovakia and Poland had been nuclear powers?
Dengue on Long Island and in South Texas once again point to my observation that West Nile is an indicator for the potential for other, more serious mosquito borne illnesses. Some of the mosquito species that carry West Nile also carry malaria, yellow fever, dengue and a host of other illnesses that we have yet to experience in our country.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) denies that there is a tsunami debris island the size of Texas headed for the United States.
New York folks – please vote on Tuesday. It is important, even at the local level.