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Comment on: Research lacking on gender differences in disease, study finds - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/03/2014 06:03:51 EST
A big part of the problem here is funding. Even though the FDA (funded in large part by big pharma) says they want more clinical trials to include women, the National Institutes of Health (funded by t more »
Comment on: BRAâs five-year fight to put a restaurant on Long Wharf derailed by a retiree with a good memory - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/19/2014 12:43:52 EST
Why in the world would the EPA want to risk anyone's polluting Boston Harbor with a restaurant on that spot is beyond me. Think about the trash, the rats, and all of the other issues a restaurant bri more »
Comment on: The Top Mom Stressors - 24 Hour Workday - Boston.com
Posted 07/19/2013 04:29:35 EDT
When our kids were little and my husband was in grad school, we barely managed on my meager income. I felt so guilty about having to work because, at the time, most moms stayed home. The apartment had more »
Comment on: Bostonâs plague of cheap parking - - Boston.com
Posted 02/07/2013 07:18:20 EST
I travel quite frequently to other major cities and am thrilled to find comparatively low parking fees. It is not unusual to be able to park in a garage for $5 or $10 a day, and on the street for a pi more »
Comment on: Five questions for Sofi Madison - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/18/2012 07:53:45 EDT
Congratulations and thanks for trying to bring back small, artisan shops to Boston. We are so lacking in places like this. Boston has become a city where one can shop in either huge, chains or expensi more »
Comment on: Nurses trading in drab scrubs for fashionable workwear - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/16/2012 10:00:32 EDT
As a nurse, I have no problem with others dressing fashionably. However, I do not agree with seemingly everyone who works in a hospital wearing scrubs from the chief medical-surgical officers, nurses, more »
Comment on: Do we finally have a solution to the obesity epidemic? - Boston.com
Posted 05/08/2012 03:32:59 EDT
As long as our food is assaulted with hormones and other harmful chemicals, we will continue to have to deal with obesity. Chickens were never meant to get so fat (from overfeeding, hormones) that the more »
Comment on: Segway tour company fights with Boston city officials over sidewalk use - Metro Desk - Local news updates from The Boston Globe
Posted 12/06/2011 05:48:40 EST
Change the city's ordinance to allow Segways in BIKE LANES ONLY. They may be dangerous on sidewalks but are insanely treacherous on the road. There is way too much traffic in the North End where the t more »
Comment on: 'Boston's Greenway needs to be an urban center'
Posted 05/16/2011 09:53:02 EDT
The Greenway is fine just the way it is! For those of us who live downtown, the green space is a peaceful addition to the City. Adding high-rises and over developing it would ruin it. What would be th more »
Posted 12/14/2010 02:04:04 EST
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa ClausRight down Santa Claus Lane more »
Comment on: 'Inquiry reopened into medical scanner approvals'
Posted 09/29/2010 09:17:34 EDT
Now it's time to look... again... at the full body scanners at Logan and other airports. People are concerned about others seeing their bodies. Hmph!! That's only the half of it. Back scatter X-ray is more »
Comment on: 'Logan pushes to use new scanners'
Posted 07/17/2010 07:23:57 EDT
The heck with privacy! It should be the least of your concerns with these scanners. Like e67 says, the DNA damage and skin cancer issues are much more of a threat. Google soft x-rays, Dr. Michael Huel more »
Comment on: 'Some health networks drop elite hospitals'
Posted 04/17/2010 10:01:21 EDT
As a citizen, I'm appalled. As a user of a much-mentioned HMO, I am disgusted. As a nurse, I am frightened. And as a potential patient... scared to death! The day an insurance company executive or gov more »
Comment on: Readers%2C%20have%20a%20say%20in%20saving%20your%20paper
Posted 04/08/2009 06:55:59 EDT
What would Boston be without the Globe? The thought of not having the paper strewn all over on Sunday morning is jarring! How could the New York Times possibly deliver a fair assessment of the Red Sox more »
Comment on: 'Menino prods Filene's site developers'
Posted 04/03/2009 06:07:17 EDT
In defense of Mayor Menino, he has been trying to do whatever it takes to save Downtown Crossing. I am alarmed, as I'm sure the Mayor is, at the continued deterioration of the area. The recession only more »