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Mr. Kinsey was not the target: Better or worse?

According to John Rivera, the head of Police Benevolent Association of Dade County (FL, US), the bullet that struck Mr. Charles Kinsey on Monday 18 July 2016 (while Mr. Kinsey was working to return a young man with Autism to the young man’s nea...
by EBD Blog on Jul 22, 2016

Sammy Hagar’s Forgiveness

A friend of mine sent me a news article about Sammy Hagar tweeting Happy Birthday to Eddie Van Halen in February.  The two former band mates had an acrimonious break up years ago.   Image from: Wikimedia   Hagar said that the passing of Da...
by Wisdom and Life on Feb 29, 2016

Criminalizing mental health problems

Police officers sometimes must use extreme force to protect the population (us!) and themselves from harm. I get that. I am fretful, however, about their use of force in situations with people who have EBD. As loyal readers know, I have remarked repe...
by EBD Blog on Aug 27, 2015

Georgia students with EBD unnecessarily segregated and denied equal services

On 15 July 2015, The Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice declared that the U.S. state of Georgia had been illegally segregating students with behavior disorders from their peers and failing to provide them with appropriate educati...
by EBD Blog on Jul 31, 2015

National Academies EBP guidelines

The US National Academies Press published a a booklet recommending a framework for promoting evidence-based practices in the areas of mental health and substance abuse. The focus is not expressly on children and youths or on education, which are key...
by EBD Blog on Jul 18, 2015

Petrol £1 Per Litter First Time in History But Rare in Pakistan

There is misconception among most Pakistani that the government of Pakistan has decreased the rate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]...
by paklinkz on Jan 18, 2015

Will the NFL Step Up

Sometimes at Wisdom and Life, I take news that is relevant and use it as fodder, as grist for columns here.  Today’s column is taking that approach.  Even if you don’t follow the NFL, you can’t help but have heard about … Continue read...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 19, 2014

Everything Is Cyclical

“Everything is cyclical,” Rivers told The Associated Press during a chat last year. “So I just enjoy the good times. And when the bad times come, I know it isn’t forever. It’s happened to me three or four times in …...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 12, 2014

Of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” and Matthew 6

By now everyone knows and many have participated in the so called “Ice Bucket Challenge” with the intent to help charity. It is absolutely wonderful that someone helps charities and, often, the motivations and ulterior motives for one doi...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Aug 28, 2014

Ab Tumhe Mar Jana Chahiye Column by Atta Ul Haq Qasmi

Ab Tumhe Mar Jana Chahiye Column by Atta Ul Haq Qasmi, Daily Jang Urdu Columns, Articles and Stories, Pakistan Current Issues News Updates and Articles on Current Issues, Atta Ul Haq Qasmi Articles...

Pakistan Ki Salamati Ko Khatraat Column by Saleem Safi

Pakistan Ki Salamati Ko Khatraat Column by Saleem Safi, Mulk Ki Salamti Ko Khatrat, Saleem Safi Articles, Columns and Stories in Daily Jang Newspaper Ads, Daily Jang Columns and Current Issues News Updates....

Talkh Haqaiq Column by Altaf Hussain

Talkh Haqaiq Column by Altaf Hussain, Daily Jang Columns, Daily Jang Urdu Columns, Articles and Current Issues Updates, MQM Chief Altaf Hussain Columns and Articles in Daily Jang Newspaper Ads, Altaf Hussain Urdu...

The rights of the unvaccinated child by Professor D. R. Reiss

Over on Shot of Prevention, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss—she’s a Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law—has a series of articles examining “The Rights of the Unvaccinated Child.” As of my...
by EBD Blog on Feb 25, 2014

-Excellent Pro-Life Responses to 6 Pro-Abortion Arguments

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by APOLOGETICA on Jan 28, 2014

-Excellent Pro-Life Responses to 6 Pro-Abortion Arguments

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by APOLOGETICA on Jan 28, 2014

Plait on Kouric’s mea culpa

In Katie Couric Apologizes for Anti-Vax Episode, but It’s Not Enough, Phil Plait (DBA “Bad Astronomer”) explains why Ms. Couric’s mea culpa for her giving excessive credibility to the incredible, post-hoc-ergo-propter-hoc stories...
by EBD Blog on Dec 13, 2013

Analyzing K. Couric’s mea culpa

In “Katie Couric backs off from her anti-vaccine show–but not enough,” Michael Hiltzik provided a sensible and nuanced analysis of Ms. Couric’s recant of her recent mistaken grant of airtime to anti-vaccination advocates. Mr.
by EBD Blog on Dec 10, 2013

Hino Motors Sales Indonesia (HMSI) – Public Relation

PT  Hino Motors Sales Indonesia (PT HMSI), the main distributor of Truck & Bus HINO in Indonesia, the market leader brand for commercial vehicles and a leading company in developing advanced trucks and buses, and also the pioneer in producing en...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Jul 20, 2013

Insurance woes ahead?

Will changes in California’s insurance system cause children to lose their access to therapies based on applied behavior analysis? According to a story by Chris Megerian in the Los Angeles Times, families could no longer have insurance to help...
by EBD Blog on Jul 8, 2013

Vaccination “free-riders”

Over on Scientific American, Janet D. Stemwedel reprised a blog post she ran in 2009 about how people who refuse to vaccinate their children against major diseases are taking advantage of the efforts by others to protect their children and their neig...
by EBD Blog on Jun 30, 2013


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