Category Archives: Health

Bloomberg’s pro-breast-feeding initiative to lock away baby formula at 27 hospitals – NYPOST.com

On Sunday, the NY Post reported that beginning September 3, the city will implement the “most restrictive pro-breast-milk program in the nation” intended to encourage more new mothers to breast-feed. Under the city Health Department’s voluntary Latch On NYC initiative, … Continue reading

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White Flag in War on Drugs

The age-old admonishment posed by many annoyed mothers – “Just because your friends are jumping off a bridge doesn’t mean you should follow them” – has taken on renewed currency today. Politicians and pundits in the Tri-State area are raising … Continue reading

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Obamacare and the mentally ill

Azi Paybarah‏@azipaybarah  Follow Michael Benjamin, former Dem lawmaker & NRA member: “We should be discussing how Obamacare will ease access to care for the mentally ill”  Reply   Retweet   Favorite 8:17 AM – 25 Jul 12 via Twitter for iPhone · Embed this Tweet See … Continue reading

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An Urban View on Gun Control After Aurora (and Behagen Park)

Yesterday, Azi Paybarah, Capital New York’s political blogger, wrote a piece (What is the ‘urban conservative’ position on gun control? Anyone?) taking the New York Post and Manhattan Institute to task for not taking stronger public positions on gun control after … Continue reading

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Obama: A Twice Blessed Man

Were I Mitt Romney I’d cancel that Mayflower Movers reservation. The unexpected SCOTUS ruling declaring the Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare) constitutional shows that President Barack H. Obama is a twice blessed man. He has done what a half century … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Upholds Obamacare, 5-4

Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Court in allowing the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” to cover more than 30 million uninsured Americans. The key point of the Act, known as … Continue reading

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Enzymes and Autism, Really!

While out shopping recently, a book called Enzymes for Autism and other Neurological Conditions caught my eye. The author claims that the right combination of digestive enzymes improves bowel movements and decreases neurological conditions such as autism and other related … Continue reading

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Nanny MacBloomberg Will Only Take My ‘Big Gulp’ From My Cold Dead Hands

Mayor Bloomberg’s fondness for social engineering initiatives has taken another misstep. Fortunately, there are 576 days remaining in the Nanny MacBloomberg era. New Yorkers, except for those possessing utter contempt for obese people, are opposed to his proposal restricting the … Continue reading

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Metro – City’s health campaign focuses on safe sex

They’re at it again. The sexuality education mafia has a new campaign to further sexualize our children and encourage sexual promiscuity among black and Hispanic adolescents (and increasingly pre-adolescents). A new City ad campaign paid for by our federal and … Continue reading

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Hands Off Mom’s Breasts

Hands Off Mom’s Breasts “Nanny MacBloomberg” strikes again. The Bloomberg administration has proposed initiatives forcing residential landlords to regulate smoking in apartments, denying second helpings to school kids in city breakfast programs, and encouraging new mothers to breast-feed. Mayor Bloomberg … Continue reading

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