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The Ride For Farmers www.rideforfarmers.org (wishes to extend its full support and strong encouragement to all those in California fighting a ban on Raw Milk. For information on ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2008 at 02:57 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
On Friday - April 25, 2008, in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Mark Nolt, a Wenger Mennonite (Horse and Buggy Mennonite) dairyman, threatened for months with arrest for selling raw milk without a ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Apr 27, 2008 at 03:45 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
In A Possibly Fatal Mistake , his Sunday New York Times column, Kristof tells us about 52 year old Scott Androes, his freshman year roommate at Harvard. They knew one another from Future Farmers of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 08:02 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Good evening! There has been quite a bit of news coverage surrounding prostate cancer over the last few months. As with all cancers, there are many specific issues to PCa, and it can be very ...
by outragedinSF
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
For the past year and a half, I have been suffering from something my physician finally diagnosed last summer as fibromyalgia. Every day, I get random muscle pains at various places in my body. At ...
by CatM
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 08:01 PM PST with 37 Recommends
[You can talk] to women -- from the Philippines to Latin America to the Middle East -- who can vote, own property, or go to school, because Hillary Clinton helped start a global women'
by SusanHu
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2007 at 04:52 PM PST with 34 Recommends
The violence in Iran isn't the only horror story on today's NYT front page. Just below the fold is a story about what the Old Grey Lady describes as ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 07:35 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I heard on NPR just now, did not see it anywhere when I refreshed the page. Raspberry was one of the opinionators I read steadily through decades. And I've shed a tear or two for the loss. New York ...
by Joieau
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:14 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
While healthcare is in need of radical reform for millions of Americans, minorities and especially Blacks have historically suffered disproportionately from poor or non-existent access to even the ...
by checka
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Sep 02, 2009 at 12:39 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This article in today's New York Times illustrated one example of the failure of the profit motive to ...
by arodb
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2008 at 02:25 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
There are USDA "listening sessions" on the Child Nutrition Act this summer. Sound boring? It's about as basic to your freedom as things get. The USDA, through the Child Nutrition Act has been ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2008 at 06:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I recently had brachytherapy done at the VA hospital in Seattle (I live in Oregon) I thought I'd write a diary about ...
by exlrrp
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 06:40 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Disclaimer: In all these diaries, I speak as a mother. I am horrified by what I am learning about Monsanto and about what it is doing to farmers and to food. Harking back to women's role over ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2008 at 01:36 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
According to the [Hartford Courant http://www.courant.com/news/politics/hc-chris-dodd-prostate-cancer-0731,0,3879555.story], Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) has been diagnosed with "early-stage prostate ...
by emilysdad
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 09:24 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Antonio, what news on the Rialto - William Shakespeare Beats the fuck outta me. - David Mamet Finally there is medical news that I am happy to highlight.
by Dave the Wave
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed May 18, 2011 at 01:24 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Movember is prostate cancer awareness month. I'm a prostate cancer survivor. I had PSA tests that finally hit 10. My urologist (and my wife) told me what I had to do: get a biopsy! So I did. ...
by tapu dali
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 08:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Trying still to get attention to rBGH milk, this petition is going around: http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/t/5915/petition.jsp?petition_KEY=1197 For those who don't know about it, rBGH is a ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 06, 2008 at 09:16 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Think "Milk." Think Monsanto pushing rBGH in cows, with no labeling of the milk. Think farmers being sued for saying their milk is rBGH-free. Think farmers in Pennsylvania facing prison for ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 11:11 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I received an email today with a list of very positive views of Hillary Clinton. I believe those are the main strengths that people see in Hillary and I would like to address them, hoping I am not ...
by Scaredhuman
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 04:21 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I just got an email--as many others did, no doubt--from Chris Dodd, announcing that he's been diagnosed with an early form of prostate cancer. And that he'll be having it tended to, very soon, and ...
by ogre
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 11:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends