Rita G Kilgore

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Little big man

Into the whirlwind<p>He’s huge. Outsized. He fills the news hole at any moment of any day. His over-tanned face glows unceasingly in living rooms across America. Never has a president been quite so big. So absolutely monstrous. Or quite so small.<p>He’s our Little Big Man.<p>I know, I know . . . he induces …

Indigenous knowledge systems can help solve the problems of climate change

Australia is a place so entrenched in the blood of colonialism that it has been unable to even consider listening to what First Nations people have been saying about care for country, writes @IndigenousX host Teila Watson<p>All over the planet, we are are facing the most urgent time in human history, …

Australia

Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here's all of it.

Long before he even declared his run for the White House, Donald Trump has been issuing periodic statements affirming his belief that man-made global warming is a myth, meant to stifle US manufacturing. While as recently as 2009 he was cosigning letters with other business leaders calling for …

Michael Moore Prepping New Trump Doc 'Fahrenheit 11/9'

Michael Moore is prepping a new documentary about President Donald Trump called <i>Fahrenheit 11/9</i>, <i>Variety</i> reports. The film's title refers to the date …

Donald Trump

Trends and Innovation in Pediatric Healthcare: How Pediatrics 2040 is looking to change the future of pediatric medicine

<i>Part 1 of a 2 part blog series</i><p><b>"The best and fastest way to innovate, is to collaborate" - Dr. Anthony Chang</b><p>Pediatric healthcare systems in both the United States and Canada are facing unique challenges in serving children and maintaining centres of excellence. These challenges stem from, but are …

Pediatrics

When The Pediatrician's Office Becomes A Confessional

Please stop the shaming.<p>“I have something I need to admit to you,” a mom of a six month old says to me. “I’m very embarrassed to tell you this,” she continues. I’m waiting for some crazy ending to this but it ends simply with, “I use pouches for baby food.” Of course, I quickly reassured her that …

Parenting

A Pediatrician's View Of Paid Parental Leave

Paternity leave can make a big difference in a dad's long-term engagement with the child, doctors find. Paid family leave also fosters breastfeeding and reduces the incidence of maternal depression.<p>As part of <i>All Things Considered's</i> series Stretched: Working Parents' Juggling Act, NPR talked with …

Pregnancy

OutFront: Medical Student Brings Health of LGBTQ Youth to Forefront

“Are you and people like you trained to talk to people like me?”<p>The 17-year-old transgender girl’s question took medical student Nicholas Bonenfant by surprise. The gay pediatrician-in-training was leading a medical questions-and-answers session in a Boston LGBTQ youth clinic in July 2016. He came …

LGBTQI

Pediatrician’s Message Goes Viral: ‘In My Practice You Will Vaccinate And You Will Vaccinate On Time’

A pediatrician’s no-nonsense stance on vaccinations goes viral… again<p>A pediatrician’s Facebook plea from 2015 is going viral again… because some …

This Pediatrician Will Not Treat Kids Unless They Get Vaccinated

It's no secret that whether or not children should be required to get vaccinations is a heated debate. Some parents worry that vaccines could cause …

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

John Steinbeck on Falling in Love: A 1958 Letter

Nobel laureate <b>John Steinbeck</b> (February 27, 1902–December 20, 1968) might be best-known as the author of <i>East of Eden</i>, <i>The Grapes of Wrath</i>, and <i>Of Mice and Men</i>, but he was also a prolific letter-writer. <b>Steinbeck: A Life in Letters</b> (<i>public library</i>) constructs an alternative biography of the iconic …

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

24 Signs You're A Good Traveler

You may love to travel, but just because you enjoy taking vacations and visiting far-flung destinations doesn't mean you're good at it. Unfortunately, simply liking travel isn't enough. There are a few traits that every good traveler should possess.<p>If you've ever wondered if you have what it takes, …

God “totally cool” with giving Tim Cook all that homosexuality

It’s a shame that the nation’s remaining homophobes can no longer use Apple products.<p>I mean, sure, most attuned people sort of already knew that Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, was gay. But now there he is, the top executive at the most valuable and recognized company in the world, a global mega-corporation …