Best fish to eat – revised May 2011

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This list is compiled from various sources and was revised May 2011 for updated environmental and health concerns. 1)     Wild Alaska salmon – all wild-caught varieties OK (avoid farmed salmon) 2)     Atlantic mackerel (avoid Spanish and King mackerel due to mercury) 3)     Arctic char (aka iwana as sushi) 4)     Sablefish from Alaska or British fisheries (aka black cod) 5)     Atlantic […]

Odetta’s birthday December 31, 1930

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Please take a few minutes today to consider Odetta who would have been 80 years old today but passed away in late 2008. She is among the most powerful, most inspirational and most-respected role models in American culture over more than six decades. It seems that every artist and leader of our generation was influenced […]

Overwhelmingly pessimistic health care news

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I’ve covered consumer health care finance issues for over 25 years. I focus on reporting real solutions from current events in order to be part of the solution rather than add to the overwhelming amount of negative information that dominates the media. In all this time, I’ve always had plenty to write about. Yet tonight, after perusing all of […]