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When it comes to the media, it's often what you don't see that is the most telling.
Community Events, October 2016
The American Society of Addiction Medicine reports drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014 — 18,893 of those related to prescription pain relievers.
Good health is something most people desire, whether they act on making it so or not. If we have good health, we are free to do the things in our life we enjoy. Thus, I have often said good health equals freedom. If true, it would be important to know what causes us to fall out of optimal health. Why does the body go into a state of dis-ease, producing symptoms that cause us to suffer? This is the question that I employ when caring for patients.
Schools and businesses in some states throughout the nation were closed on Monday in observance of Columbus Day, the U.S. holiday that has historically celebrated Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World on October 12, 1492. In some places such as the city of Seattle, however, the move has been made to rename the holiday Indigenous People's Day to recognize the nation's true original citizens.
We all know the saying "think globally, act locally." On Vashon, we take that to heart. People here work through Audubon, the Land Trust, the Nature Center and other groups to protect nature on Vashon.