The pressures had increased more and instead of him telling me to go see my specialist he suggested new medicine. This raised a red flag because my Optometrist does not change my medicine, My Ophthalmologist does. On top of that I asked again, “Is it the contact lenses”? He again said no.
Steering through long reeds, we pull into a little dirt harbor. Here, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, is the home of a branch of the Jubbour tribe. They’re a big Sunni group in this agricultural area and they want to tell me how they’ve halted the advance of the Islamic State..
Most surprising may have been the criticism (albeit without mention of Trump) from an evangelical Christian apologist for the president: Franklin Graham. “It’s disgraceful, and it’s terrible to see families ripped apart, and I don’t support that one bit,” he said. Now even the Faith and Freedom Coalition, one of Trump’s loudest cheerleaders, has weighed in ever so gently: “The separation of families illegally crossing the border is heartbreaking and tragic, part of the larger tragedy of a broken immigration system that does not reflect our values or our faith.
We conclude by outlining research needed to fill gaps in our existing knowledge.EFFECTIVENESS OF ANTI SMOKING MEDIA CAMPAIGNSEvaluations of the potential impact of anti smoking media campaigns on tobacco in the USA began in the wake of the 1967 Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision that ruled that the Fairness Doctrine applied to cigarette commercials and required a “balance” between anti smoking and cigarette ads. This balance was later interpreted as calling for a ratio of one free anti smoking message on television or radio for each three cigarette commercials broadcast.6,7 However, initially this ratio was much higher in favour of cigarette commercials (personal communication, John Banzahf, September 2002). Nevertheless, the anti smoking television and radio messages that aired between July 1967 and December 1970 as part of the FCC’s Fairness Doctrine reduced aggregate smoking8,9 and smoking among adolescents, particularly during the first year of the anti smoking messages.10 Schneider et al11 estimated that the anti smoking messages reduced per capita consumption by 5%.
PHILADELPHIA April 3 15This may not be the first city that springs to mind when thinking about film, or the second, or, let’s face it, even the 10th, but Philadelphia’s annual film fest screens 300 movies from 50 countries and premieres new works from the United States, France, and Italy. Past celebrity guests have included Steve Buscemi, Susan Sarandon, and, um, Patrick Swayze. The program includes documentaries, animation, independents, and Muslim cinema.