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Resettlement to poor neighborhoods increases chance of Type 2 diabetes

We know that resettling refugees to impoverished areas may result in refugees being exposed to higher levels of crime, e.g. in Oakland, Rochester and… 252 more words

Refugees

New Criminal Law Topics for C.J.S.

Being dropped this month are the new substantive and procedural criminal law topics for Corpus Juris Secundum. Spring, and change, are in the air. Of course, yours truly co-authored the “substantive” criminal law article.

Publishing

New stories on the 'Local' page

Howdy!

I just finally updated the Local page with my final four RBJ stories. I learned a lot while interning and freelancing for them for a year and a half, about both myself and how the Rochester media world runs itself, and even though it didn’t turn out how I had hoped I am much better for it. 12 more words

Personal

Does that make it population control?

Say you can’t have children and are poor. According to the nice people at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Medicaid will not help you. 163 more words

Personal

Suffering, suffocating, impatient, entitled grump

I need an environment that encourages asking uncomfortable questions. I’m tired of writing about local business leaders who won this award or that award for sitting on the board of a charity that barely does anything lasting for the community. 255 more words

Writing

New story: Finding a richer life through art, music, dance

This story was nice to write.

Arts therapy is a veritable gold mine of relief and joy for many, especially senior citizens, with benefits not just for those suffering the neurocognitive disorders that can come with aging, but for those coping with feelings of isolation or depression. 100 more words

Writing