This will be the fifth summer that Miami attorney Peter Quinter has laced up his boots to hike the Appalachian Trail. No tweets, no texts — only a backpack, tent and miles to reconnect to his boyhood roots.
Vaccines protect our community and future generations by keeping diseases that we have eradicated from making a comeback. History tells us if we stop vaccinating, the diseases will return. This is especially important in our community, where thousands of children from all over the world come to live.
I’ve always had reliable vision. Glasses were my husband’s thing. Yet suddenly and sadly, this is no longer my situation. My children hand me objects to look at and I have to shift them farther away to see clearly. When I read at night, I can’t focus unless the book is positioned at a precise distance from my face and the light is neither too bright nor too dim. In most ways, I am loving my 40s, but these little reminders that I am, in fact, aging are quite irritating.
DDo It seems that there’s some sort of sunscreen controversy every summer. And with its annual Sunscreen Guide, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is usually behind it. For 2015, the EWG went beyond shedding light on the potential health risks associated with sunscreen, and actually pointed fingers at several well-known and widely available brands.