The government is your friend – Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns : In the mid-1950s, and again a decade later, the Army used motorized blowers atop a low-income housing high-rise, at schools and from the backs of station wagons to send a potentially dangerous compound into the already-hazy air in predominantly black areas of St. Louis. Local officials were told at the time that the government was testing a smoke screen that could shield St. Louis from aerial observation in case the Russians attacked. But in 1994, the government said the tests were part of a biological weapons program and St. Louis was chosen because it bore some resemblance to Russian cities that the U.S. might attack. The material being sprayed was zinc cadmium sulfide, a fine fluorescent powder.
Your health – 9 Best Supplements For Men : “The right supplements can help your heart, sharpen your immune system, and even improve your sex life.” Sex life, I remember when I had one of those… I wonder where it went, man I need to find that back… :kissing:
How to Stop Hospitals From Killing Us : “Medical errors kill enough people to fill four jumbo jets a week. Medical mistakes kill enough people each week to fill four jumbo jets. But these mistakes go largely unnoticed by the world at large, and the medical community rarely learns from them.”
Tenn. meningitis outbreak tied to steroid shots : “An outbreak of a rare and deadly form of meningitis has now sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections mostly for back pain, health officials said Wednesday. Four people have died, and more cases are expected.” Thanks to Susan B for the link.
16 Critical Economic Issues That Obama And Romney Avoided During The Debate : “Did you watch the presidential debate on Wednesday night? It is absolutely amazing how they can have an hour and a half debate about the economy and say so little. It seemed like both candidates were falling all over each other wanting to talk about how much they value education, but will more education really solve our problems? After all, 53 percent of all Americans with a bachelor’s degree under the age of 25 were either unemployed or underemployed in 2011.”
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