Trump Era Threatens the Rights of People with Disabilities

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TweetYumIn the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, Republicans in Congress have repeatedly threatened the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).  According to Rewire, repealing the ADA would force significant cuts to Medicaid, compromising health care for people with disabilities. Medicaid pays for personal care assistants to help with employment, education and integrating in society for […]

Scientists Warn Geo-Engineering Can Kill Billions of People

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TweetYumBy Cassandra AndersonOctober 2, 2012 Geo-engineering is an umbrella term for deliberate climate intervention that includes spraying the sky with aerosols to reflect solar radiation away from Earth in order to cool the planet and to save the environment and humanity from the effects of supposedly man-made global warming.  There is evidence that this program […]

New flu virus can pass from pigs to people

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TweetYumA new influenza strain sickened at least 12 people last week. All cases involved recent contact with pigs at agricultural fairs. Hawaii and Indiana each has one case, and 10 were linked to last week’s Butler County Fair in Ohio. Four other cases have been linked to a county fair in Indiana that ran July […]

Officials call for ‘universal’ flu vaccination strategy

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TweetYumFor the third consecutive year, state and federal health officials are advocating a “universal” vaccination strategy to combat the seasonal flu. That means that everyone, 6 months and older, should get a flu shot, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “People should get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available,” […]

People who pay cash in hand are “morally wrong”, damaging the economy

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TweetYumIt is ’morally wrong’ to pay tradesmen cash in hand, says David Gauke. David Gauke, a Treasury minister, told The Daily Telegraph that home owners who allow workmen to evade VAT or income tax were forcing others to pay more. His comments reflect growing concern in Whitehall about the cash-in-hand economy, which costs Britain billions […]