Tag Archives: Road

Road salts and other human sources are threatening world’s freshwater supplies

When winter storms threaten to make travel dangerous, people often turn to salt, spreading it liberally over highways, streets and sidewalks to melt snow and ice. Road salt is an important tool for safety, because many thousands of people die or are injured every year due to weather related accidents. But a new study led… Read More »

Providers’ rocky road to recovery could last into 2022

As health systems are set to start reporting their third quarter earnings results this week, new research highlights hospitals’ ongoing fears about financial viability, patient volumes and supply stocks. That’s as new hotspots in the Midwest report rising COVID-19 case loads and hospitals prepare for the pandemic to collide with flu season, potentially causing stress… Read More »

The Long Road to Fatherhood

When my son’s life was stuck in neutral last fall, I decided to take him on a cross-country road trip. I thought an adventure would give him new experiences and perspectives, open his mind to possibilities. Driving coast-to-coast helped change my own stalled life 30 years ago. There’s a reason stories of the road have… Read More »

Different Takes: Voters Will Remember Biden’s Unfortunate Flip-Flop On Abortion; There’s No Such Place Anymore As Being In the Middle Of The Road On Abortion

Editorial writers weigh in on abortion issues. The Wall Street Journal: Biden Flips Over Abortion Funding Joe Biden’s best claim to the Democratic presidential nomination is that he’s a moderate liberal who can pull centrist votes from Donald Trump. That reputation is vanishing by the week as he throws old positions over the side to… Read More »