In 1964, the Surgeon General published its first report on smoking and health.
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John Adams held dear the belief that our nation should possess “a government of laws and not of men.” Mr. Adams shared Aristotle’s belief that “law should govern,” and wrote that “it is the duty of the people, therefore, in framing a constitution of government, to provide for an equitable mode of making laws, as well as for an impartial interpretation and a faithful execution of them; that every man may, at all times, find his security in them.”
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Isn’t it?
As World AIDS day approaches, we are reminded that the pace of new infections remains too high, and although treatments have made living with the disease easier, there still is no cure for AIDS or the HIV that causes it.
For what shall we give thanks? The world is full of people whose lot is so sad and wanting that we might give thanks for just not being them. We are thankful not to be homeless. We are thankful not to be hungry. We are thankful not to be alone.
The term “legacy” can prove difficult to define, especially if the legacy one is attempting to circumscribe is that of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Barry died earlier this week. He was 78.
Despite our best attempts to keep Christmas madness corralled until after Thanksgiving, it arrives even earlier this year than last, which was earlier than the year before.
It doesn’t matter how one’s candidate fared in the recent elections. There is always something festive in what Stephens Washington Bureau reporter Peter Urban calls a “biennial rite of passage”: drawing lots for office space newly elected members of Congress will occupy during their terms.
As if parents didn’t already have enough to worry them, a new study , published in the journal Pediatrics, suggests that 40 percent of teens surveyed said they had experienced cyberdating abuse in the context of a dating relationship in the previous three months.
As if parents didn’t already have enough to worry them, a new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggests that 40 percent of teens surveyed said they had experienced cyberdating abuse in the context of a dating relationship in the previous three months.