Tuesday, October 11, 2011
There is, in a cosmic sense, nothing particularly special about our sun. It is an unremarkable yellow dwarf, and it shares the Milky Way galaxy with somewhere between 200 and 400 billion other stars. Nevertheless, the sun is everything to us. If it were to stop radiating sunlight this afternoon, most life as we know it would cease within days. Luckily for us, the sun is in no danger of burning out any time soon. Unluckily for us, the same celestial body that sustains nearly all life on Earth can
Monday, October 10, 2011
As a legal service attorney, I handled several domestic violence (DV) cases each week. The large case load wasn’t surprising given that one-fourth of women in the United States experience violence from an intimate partner in their life time. DV affects millions of individuals across the United States, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion or education.
Monday, October 3, 2011
The Western Region is pleased to announce that it is hosting its Public Health Law and Policy: A Partnership Conference and Workshop this week at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. This sold-out event brings together over 100 public health practitioners, policy-makers, advocates, attorneys, health care professionals, administrators and others across all 11 states in the Western Region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington) to examine and discuss laws and policies that promote, protect, and improve the public’s health. Invited guests and participants