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Popular Snack Food Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Bits Recalled

Popular Snack Food Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Bits Recalled

A voluntary recall for Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bit was issued by the manufacturer of the popular snack food on July 21, 2018. These recalled products, listed below, contain whey powder. The company’s supplier recalled the powder because of the possibility it might be contaminated with the microorganism, Salmonella. While there have no reports […]

Etymology and Evolution of the N-Word

Etymology and Evolution of the N-Word

Since slavery, Nigger has been used as a derogatory name to call to black people. The etymology or origin of the word Nigger is traced back to Latin, meaning black.  Nigger was used by slave owners and non-slave owners, the word is still being used today by white nationalists and supremacist to demean blacks and other ethnicities who […]

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Remaining Healthy During Later Years

Everyone gets older. It is a fact no one can deny. The trick is doing so and remaining healthy and happy. To age gracefully requires acceptance of bodily or social changes and engaging in meaningful activities. Perhaps the most difficult are those happening to one’s body and mind. Many times depression can sweep into a person’s […]

ACA Funding Frozen by Trump Administration

ACA Funding Frozen by Trump Administration

Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been vilified by the GOP. On July 9, 2017, the Trump Administration announced a funding freeze for the risk adjustment program. This plan was designed to protect insurers from substantial losses. In 2017, the bill for this program totaled $10.4 billion. “The health plans pay into a […]

Hero Pup Shows Everyone What Man’s Best Friend Means

Hero Pup Shows Everyone What Man’s Best Friend Means

Early morning Friday, June 29, 2018, Paula Godwin, the owner of the two golden retrievers named Todd and Copper hiked down a pathed hill in Arizona. The walk was going well until they stumbled upon a camouflaged snake blending into the gray pavement. With the owner momentarily unaware of the danger the youngest pup took action […]