New President, same King!

New President, same King!

I suspect it would be an understatement to say that social media has been saturated with posts regarding the upcoming Presidential Election. Who will ...

November 4th, 2016 |  


All about the numbers

All about the numbers

Type 1 Diabetes is all about numbers-number of carbohydrates, measurements of food, blood sugar levels, and hemoglobin A1C. Numbers are critical infor...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


The Burfict solution

The Burfict solution

I am tired of the argument that a coach or general manager has to weigh the pluses and minuses of every player on his or her team when it comes to dec...

November 1st, 2016 |  



Your vote counts on Nov. 8

Your vote counts on Nov. 8

The bedrock of American democracy is equal representation in government. And the American way of ensuring that we as citizens are represented is to vo...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Good vs. evil at PLT

Good vs. evil at PLT

For 2 1/2 hours, Dr. Vincent Scarpinato and Jason Chaney went toe to toe in the battle between good and evil, and in the end, those in attendance at P...

October 26th, 2016 |  


New laws against sugar sweetened beverages

New laws against sugar sweetened beverages

In 2015, the city of San Francisco passed an ordinance requiring advertisers of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) to include a warning that SSB contribu...

October 24th, 2016 |  


Providing support for the cause

Providing support for the cause

As many of us know and acknowledge, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a reporter, I have had the opportunity to write two news stories abou...

October 13th, 2016 |  


We’ve Got to Make Something Happen

We’ve Got to Make Something Happen

“We’ve Got to Make Something Happen.” Those were the words the late Commissioner Doug Coleman frequently said everyone around the co...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Visiting the National African American Museum

Visiting the National African American Museum

On Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, I was blessed to walk into the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in our Nation&#...

September 29th, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


Becoming Media Literate

Becoming Media Literate

Millions are expected to vote in the U.S. presidential election this November. Elections and voters are crucial to any democracy and an informed elect...

September 22nd, 2016 |