“The knowledge and love of God is the ultimate aim to which all our actions should be directed.” (Baruch Spinoza)“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.“ (Buddha)“Well, let's go on disagreeing, but don't let us judge.” (C. S. Lewis)“Responding to a strange idea by negatively labeling its advocate—that can blind us or at least blur the border between truth and error, even if our concept is better. When in human history has one person always been wrong? And when one pearl is found in the mud of an old oyster bed, expect another.” (Introduction in the book Searching for Ropens and Finding God, fourth edition)“Think twice before accusing the one who criticizes you.”(anonymous)
“He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.”
Sir William Drummond
According to The Centers for Disease Control:Pertussis (whooping cough) is very contagious and can cause serious illness, especially in infants who are too young to be fully vaccinated. Make sure your infants and young children get their recommended five shots on time. Adolescent and adult vaccination is also important, especially for families with new infants.Also from the CDC:" . . . A surgical site infection is an infection that occurs after surgery in the part of the body where the surgery took place. Most patients who have surgery do not develop an infection. According to CDC, surgical site infections are the second most frequently reported healthcare-associated infection, accounting for 17% of infections among U.S. hospitalized patients."