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  • Amid a Weighty Summer, Farrah and Michael Gone in a Day!

    This past week, we first heard that the famous newscaster, Walter Cronkite is seriously ill. The next day, Ed McMahon died. Then, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson passed away on virtually the same day.  North Korea threatened to use nuclear missiles ag...
  • Terrified Families Plea for Two Women Sentenced to Horror in North Korea, Afghanistan is a Flop, and Unrest Over the Election in Iran will Change Middle East Relations regardless of the Outcome, But,

    Jon and Kate (from Jon and Kate Plus Hate) Interrupt Normal Programming this Coming Monday to “Make an Announcement"!!   The radiation from the latest North Korean nuclear test now hangs over eastern Canada, the north eastern United States and is slow...
  • All-night Care for Dementia's Restless Minds

    New York Times Article  All-Night Care for Dementia’s Restless Minds  By CARA BUCKLEY and JAMES ESTRIN  Published: June 14, 2009    A home for the aged in the Bronx offers a dusk-to-dawn drop-off program to help combat the night terrors that can s...
  • Epidemic of Hate Crimes or Pandemic of Swine Flu?

    I have been lecturing about the epidemic of hate crimes for two years. As the global economy crunches everyone but the super-rich, with an African American as President of the United States, with the gay marriage issue on the news daily and the related an...
  • Hate Crimes On The Increase

    In case the reader has been busy or frantic or otherwise disconnected from North American life as we know it, hate crimes are becoming common place. As social psychologists we are supposed to understand the phenomenon as it occurs and, in fact, increases ...
  • Group Therapy Prevents Depression in Teens, Study Finds

    Read the New York Times article summarizing the study, by Roni Caryn Rabin.   Teaching coping and problem-solving skills prevented depression in adolescents at high risk of developing the condition. ...
  • Secrets and Lies and Kate Controls the Bait!

    As many of us in the business of child and family welfare have been urging TLC to do the right thing by the 8 children being clearly exploited by Mrs. Kate Gosselin of J and K plus "8 commodities", the network has been keeping a BIGGG secret. In spite of ...