Tag Archive: injury

Mar 30

Instant communication hinders real connections

Lauren and Ashley got together for lunch at their favorite haunt. They started in on conversation that had been on hold for too long while checking the menu and placing their orders.  Fifteen minutes into catching up on the latest, Lauren’s phone rang and she answered. They began sharing again, but twenty minutes later another call …

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Sep 14

The USDA’s reckless plan

The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation. My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add …

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May 15

Our ruinous game

Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries. By Donald Kaul The apparent suicide of Junior Seau, the former NFL superstar linebacker, has again raised the age-old question: “Is playing football dangerous, as …

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