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Archive for June, 2011

Yesterday’s New York Times contained these two stories: 1. In the US new drugs have been developed that fight prostrate cancer. They extend life from two to five months but cost thousands of dollars and will put a heavy burden on Medicare; 2. In Japan older individuals are volunteering to do the clean-up work at the nuclear reactors to protect the young. What do you think?

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The World Health Organization has just issued its first global report on disability. Go to its web site to download the report. One interesting point this report discloses is that 15% of the world’s population have significant disabilities.

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Check out today’s editorial page of the NY Times.Why do our members of the armed forces who have mental illnesses and brain injuries have to sue to get housing? Evidently, in the Los Angeles area they are living on the streets.

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