We continue to address common questions from readers and, instead of readers asking the darndest questions, I want to relay a few that are good questions the answers to which may be of interest to other readers.
Clear Springs seniors Sierra Cheatham and Tasharian Robinson recently received the type of recognition that head girls basketball coach Pam Crawford saw the potential for each player when she first met them years ago.
The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday will kick off the annual Lemonade Day Galveston County event. Now in its sixth year, the youth entrepreneurial program has grown from a few hundred participants on the island to well over 1,000 participants throughout Galveston County. Lemonade Day Galveston County will be May 7.
With the Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totally effective health insurance — a plant-based diet. A study with 131,000 participants, in last year's Internal Medicine, found that consumption of animal protein is associated with higher risk of death. A couple dozen other massive studies in the past four decades had similar findings. None reached opposite conclusions.
E-cigarettes are easy to buy but can hook kids on nicotine. Parents may try electronic cigarettes to help themselves to quit smoking. Teens may try them because they think they are safer than regular cigarettes.
On the morning 19 months ago when Donald Trump descended the escalator in his glitzy Manhattan tower, waving to onlookers who lined the rails, many Americans knew little about him beyond that he was very rich and had a thing for firing people on a reality television show.