The other Disneyland- homeless mother staying in motel, even working a low wage job

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap … Continue reading

It was just a question of time to happen some day

Eye doctors warn of damage from lasers By Andrew M. Seaman January 14, 2014 4:25 PM By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Powerful lasers that are easily purchased online pose a serious danger to vision, according to a new report. Doctors from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, report on the case of a … Continue reading

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MARY CLARE JALONICK 2 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done .View gallery . . . . WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the … Continue reading

How Monsanto Controls the Government: Chris Parker

How Monsanto Controls the Government: Chris Parker By Morgan Korn | Daily Ticker – Wed, Jul 31, 2013 9:52 AM EDT Agriculture and biotech giant Monsanto (MON) has become the poster child for genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The St. Louis-based company has led efforts since the 1990s to make GMOs part of the nation’s diet. It also dominates the market for genetically modified crops, supplying … Continue reading

The Monsanto Menace

By Chris Parker Wednesday, Jul 24 2013 When you’re good at something, you want to leverage that. Monsanto‘s specialty is killing stuff. In the early years, the St. Louis biotech giant helped pioneer such leading chemicals as DDT, PCBs, and Agent Orange. Unfortunately, these breakthroughs had a tendency to kill stuff. And the torrent of lawsuits that comes from random killing put … Continue reading