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As the world watches in anxiety and sees China go through these hurtful situations, we all need to be mindful of the choices we make. This is because our health system currently is not robust enough to handle a mass epidemic.

Coronavirus: A Public Health Call for Proactive Thinking

“We have within us the power to choose how we respond to a hurtful situation. We cannot control the actions of others, but we can control how we will respond. As we understand our power to choose, we see that we are in control. Our life is not a result of our environment or upbringing, but a result of our choices. We have the ability to determine the kind of life we want to live and the type of person we wish to be.” Cameron C. Taylor

On the surface this statement is laudable; but an in-depth look raises serious concerns. To start with, ...

The Death Traps We Call Roads

In Marvin Simkin’s view “democracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote.”

I find it surprising that a government claiming to have done so much in the area of health will not deem it necessary to put the statistics out to buttress its arguments.

Parting Shot; Time to Take a Break

Given enough time, you could convince yourself that loneliness was something better, that it was solitude, the ideal condition for reflection, even a kind of freedom.”

This situation cannot continue. This is because as our country’s disease burden becomes dominated by chronic diseases, many of us could be falsely blinded ...

The Cold Realities of Laboratory Testing

Prolific British street artist Banksy, in Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall argues that “your mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.”

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