2 Immigrant Dads Seek to Be Kids’ Role Models

2 Immigrant Dads Seek to Be Kids’ Role Models

Nobody’s perfect; we all make mistakes. But it’s especially hard when we make mistakes and there’s a little guy (or gal) watching, a child who just wants to be like their dad. Two immigrant men I know have young sons who are their constant companions. They’ve taught...
Alcohol, Drug, Suicide Deaths Doubled Since ’99

Alcohol, Drug, Suicide Deaths Doubled Since ’99

The number of annual deaths in the U.S. from alcohol, drugs and suicide has more than doubled in the past two decades, according to a report from The Well Being Trust published May 12. There were roughly 156,000 deaths in 2019 due to alcohol, drugs and suicide, up...

How Do We Curb Alcohol-Linked Deaths in U.S.?

Many of the great 19th-century women leaders in the U.S. were against what they considered three great evils: slavery, discrimination against women (including no voting rights) and alcohol. The first two evils have largely been eradicated, but not the third. Jane...

Presidential Pot Wink is Misguided, Misleading

Obama’s presidential wink at marijuana comes when his public opinion ratings are at all-time low and with a dreadful, glassy-eyed comparison to alcohol. A BBC News headline read: “Barack Obama: ‘Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol.'” After...