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Companies are discovering the value of ethics

Companies are discovering the value of ethics Norman E. Bowie Most discussion of business ethics focuses on ethics as a constraint on profit. From this view, ethics and profit are related inversely: the more ethical a business is, the less profitable it is; the more profitable, the less ethical. Certainly, there are times when doing […]

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America at risk: can we survive without moral values?

America at risk: can we survive without moral values? – Cover Story William J. Bennett NOVELIST Walker Percy once was asked what concerned him most about the future of America. He responded: “Probably the fear of seeing America, with all its great strength and beauty and freedom gradually subside into decay through default and be […]

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Warm weather calls for outdoor rooms

Warm weather calls for outdoor rooms – Your Life Following a winter spent snuggled inside their homes, consumers are ready to move outside for warm-weather relaxing, entertaining, and just plain fun. What better way to enjoy exterior spaces than by creating a fully equipped outdoor room? “There’s never been a better time to redo your […]

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The Hidden Threat of GROUNDWATER POLLUTION

The Hidden Threat of GROUNDWATER POLLUTION – Statistical Data Included Payal Sampat THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER occupies a mythic place in the American imagination, in part because it is so huge. At any given moment, on average, approximately 555 trillion gallons of water sweep across its broad bottom. If you were to dive down about 35 […]

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Pleasure Prescribed For What Ails You – physicians suggest substitutes for unhealthy activities

Pleasure Prescribed For What Ails You – physicians suggest substitutes for unhealthy activities – Brief Article Instead of nagging you about smoking and not exercising, some physicians are now prescribing responsible pleasures. “Incorporating responsible pleasures into patients’ lives may be the single most underestimated source of health in our times,” Richard A. Lippin, chair of […]

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Nickelodeon school days – What’s New? – back to school supplies from JAKKS Pacific Inc

Nickelodeon school days – What’s New? – back to school supplies from JAKKS Pacific Inc – Brief Article Summer’s on the wane, and parents everywhere are chanting their favorite time-honored mantra: Back to school! For kids, especially the young ones, the return trip to academia doesn’t have to be a drag, especially if they can […]

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The time has come for an international police force

The time has come for an international police force – Column Llewellyn D. Howell The American government recently was referred to by The Economist as “the reluctant sheriff” in its sometime efforts to try to bring order to an increasingly disorderly world. The U.S., as much as any other country, indeed has been hesitant about […]

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Viagra’s Effect on Nerve Activity

Viagra’s Effect on Nerve Activity – Brief Article The drug sildenafil citrate–better known as Viagra–causes a dramatic increase in the nerve activity associated with cardiovascular function, especially during physical and mental stress, bolstering recommendations that men with severe cardiovascular disease use caution when taking the drug. This finding comes from researchers at the University of […]

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Getting out of the car? Take your kids with you – Your Life

Getting out of the car? Take your kids with you – Your Life – Brief Article It’s the hottest part of the summer, and the living isn’t easy for infants and toddlers put at risk by parents, babysitters, and other caretakers who ignore the hazards of summer heat, warns Susan Scott, an emergency room pediatrician […]

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“Mystery guests” haunt hotels

“Mystery guests” haunt hotels – hotel chains use mystery shoppers to evaluate customer service Hotel chains are hiring spies to measure staff and management performance, but they are not the James Bond type. They are regular guests, except they get paid to gorge themselves on room service and run bellboys ragged. “Mystery shoppers are an […]