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After spending 16 hours in the air between Russia and SFO -- and five additional hours sitting around in a French airport -- I was really, really glad to get home to Berkeley. And my granddaughter ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 07:44 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
The Onion : Claiming that the president was preying on the public's fear ...
by kos
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 07:10 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This week President Obama declared a national emergency in dealing with H1N1. Obama ...
by nathguy
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 25, 2009 at 12:30 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This is a short, almost non- diary. Yesterday, while walking across the campus at my university, I saw a sign that said "Free H1N1 vaccine for faculty & staff." Went in rolled up my sleeve, got my ...
by Tin hat mafia
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 06:56 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
How has the current wave of seasonal flu plus H1N1 affected educational instutions where you live? I teach at a public middle school in Virginia-- in very rural Virginia, actually. I wasn't ...
by mommyof3
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 08:27 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A growing international movement seeks to combat the depradations of factory farms. These atrocities foul waterways, bays, and oceans; they contribute mightily to global warming; they incubate ...
by Ohiobama
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 23, 2009 at 06:51 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sniffle. Sniffle. Cough. Cough. That was the sound of my middle-school classroom earlier this week as swine flu took dead aim on my county - Lenawee - in southeastern Michigan. And it ...
by DingellDem
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 05:34 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Sometimes we need to just step back and remember that politicians, yes, even Republican politicians, are just like the rest of us; ...
by Barbara Morrill
Comment Count 116 comments on Mon Oct 26, 2009 at 07:18 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I don’t like diseases. When I was a kid back in the 1960s, I suffered through mumps, chicken pox, and red measles (or maybe it was German measles or maybe it was both). When you’re a ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 04:44 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This is short, but I figured it deserved more than a snarky comment in someone else's Swine Flu diary. Oregon: Oregon just registered its first case of a natural human-animal ...
by darthstar
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Oct 20, 2009 at 03:32 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Professional skeptic and media rabblerouser, Bill Maher , willfully engaged the taboo this week when he expressed his doubts ...
by MepReport
Comment Count 315 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 02:25 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I am not a Doctor nor do I pretend to have all the answers but I've been a bit perplexed by the panic I've heard from people regarding my daughter's flu. She's been sick since Friday and it ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 10:30 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
There have been some diaries on this site questioning whether to get the flu vaccines, particularly H1N1. I don't know if any minds can be changed, but I come from a close knit family. This story ...
by leumas
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 06:10 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
This is to try to counter all the extreme hate filled language towards people who may not want to get immunized. Apparetnly we are socially irresponsible, ct nuts whose minds are filled with anti-...
by Chaoslillith
Comment Count 560 comments on Sun Oct 18, 2009 at 12:03 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Obviously Bill Maher did not heed Jed Lewison's advice as he continued to spout his utter paranoid ignorance about vaccinations ...
by DemSign
Comment Count 132 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 12:16 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, in the week that ended last Saturday, 11 more children died from the H1N1 influenza virus. In a typical flu season, ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 1182 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 10:24 PM PDT with 630 Recommends
Watching Bill Maher getting schooled in immunology by the former Senator from Tennessee Bill Frist brought to mind all of the good that vaccines have done for the people of the world and ...
by T Fitzsimmons
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Oct 16, 2009 at 03:27 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I am faced with an interesting dilemma. Yesterday, my son (8th grader) called me from the lunch room to say that there were two confirmed cases of H1N1 at his school. Please come with me over the ...
by livjack
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 05:26 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Caveat. This diary is for informational purposesa only. Please consult your doctor before acting on anything you read in this diary. There's alot of misinformation and hysteria about H1N1. ...
by Aidos
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 06:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
My college campus was providing it today for free from 1PM to 3PM in the atrium of the student center. I'll tell everyone what it was like after the fold.
by KingofSpades
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 03:10 PM PDT with 11 Recommends