December 20, 2012
Healthcare-NOW!s Steering Committee and staff are happy to announce that Benjamin Day will take over as our Director of Organizing in early February 2013. Bens proven dedication to, knowledge of, and experience with the single-payer movement were instrumental in the Steering Committees decision to add him to our small staff.
Ben has been the Executive Director of : The Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care since 2006. Under his leadership Mass-Care grew into a coalition of over 100 member organizations and five local chapters. You may have heard of Mass-Cares successful 2008 and that passed in every district (24 altogether) they organized in.
Before joining Mass-Care, Ben received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Political Science from UMass Boston in 2002, where he graduated as the John F.
December 12, 2012
How WonderSlim Zhi Shi Trim Compares with Leading Weight-Loss Products
You may be familiar with the Ephedra craze that went on in the past. Ephedra or Ephedrine is an ingredient that was commonly used in diet pills, and it basically increases thermo genesis. In other words, it heightens your core heat, so you will burn off calories more rapidly. However, it also leads to dangerous side effects, and this is why it was banned. Now many weight loss products are advertised as Ephedra-free. WonderSlim Zhi Shi Trim is one such product. This supplement is available online for $35.99 (150 capsules), and it aims to assist with weight reduction.
December 5, 2012
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are the proud parents of a baby girl. The super couple took to Facebook to announce the little miracle.
We feel so lucky to have been able to experience the miracle of birth once again and are forever grateful for the opportunity to be the parents of another little angel, wrote Gisele. Vivian Lake was born at home on December 5. She is healthy and full of life.
The supermodel, 32, who has been married to the New England Patriots quarterback, 35, since 2009, went on to thank fans for their support and well wishes.
Vivian will join big brother Benjamin Rein, who will soon turn 3.
November 29, 2012
More Intense First-Trimester Medical Care
While the average mom- to-be doesn’t undergo her first ultrasound until 12 weeks, followed by a second (and often final) scan at 20 weeks, an ART patient often sees her baby’s heart beating at six weeks (four weeks after conception).
Weekly ultrasounds usually continue until week 10, when a patient is released to her OB-GYN—a graduation often met with reluctance. “They feel uneasy about the comparatively laid-back nature of an obstetrical practice,” says John C. Jarrett II, M.D., co-author of (Health Press). “But by th
November 26, 2012
On October 27, 2012, at its convention in Manitowoc, AFT Wisconsin endorsed Congressman John Conyers bill, HR 676, a national single payer health care program that would implement Expanded and Improved Medicare for All.
AFT-W will … mobilize our members and our community at the grassroots to encourage other members of the House to sign on as co-sponsors of HR 676 when introduced in the next Congress and to encourage Senators to introduce a companion bill in the Senate, the resolution states. T
November 18, 2012
How Xenadrine RFA-1 Drink Mix Compares with Leading Weight-Loss Products
If you have not hit your goal weight, it may be time to add a supplement formula to the mix. There are many pill, capsule, liquid, and shake formulas out there to consider. While not all of these products work the same, there are certainly some that can aid with weight loss. One product to consider is Xenadrine RFA-1 Drink Mix. This is a “tasty” powder formula that can be added to water at any time. It is sold in individual packets, which can be poured in a glass or bottle of water, and consumed with ease. A long list of ingredients are found in Xenadrine RFA-1 Drink Mix.
Xenadrine RFA-1 Drink Mix is claimed to encourage weight loss. You
November 11, 2012
It’s a girl for Mike Eli. The Eli Young Band frontman and his wife of two years, Kacey, welcomed daughter Kline Olivia Diaz in Dallas on Monday, July 30.
Until their baby girl arrived, it was “me, my wife and our dogs in the house since we got married, but when we brought Kline home it really changed the dynamic in so many ways,” the musician said. “The house definitely feels more like a home now that she’s here.”
And being a dad is easier than Mike thought. “I really didn’t want to mess it up, but your instincts kick in,” he said. “I’m not going to