The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
If a severe pandemic materializes, all of society could pay a heavy price for decades of failing to create a rational system of health care that works for all of us.
When children are hungry, sleepy from a night spent fighting untreated asthma, or hobbled by symptoms of undiagnosed illnesses, they are less likely to do well in school.
They sin who tell us Love can die: with Life all other passions fly, all others are but vanity.
Nuclear terrorism is possible – it may be probable – but is survivable.
Disasters like Oklahoma City and 9/11 were time-limited. The children who were affected psychologically could go to a place of normalcy.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
Poverty-fighting programs are not handouts – they are investments.
Every school should have well-rehearsed emergency response protocols covering a variety of possible scenarios, from fire to armed intruders. Schools should have good lines of communications with local emergency response officials and practice those relationships in drills and special exercises.
Seven million ship cargo containers come into the United States every year. Five to seven percent only are inspected – five to seven percent.