Tag Archives: Getting

Embryo ‘Adoption’ Is Growing, but It’s Getting Tangled in the Abortion Debate

As evangelical Christians, Paul and Susan Lim believe that life begins at conception. So when they decided to have a third child, in vitro fertilization was out of the question, since the process often yields extra embryos. But “adopting” the frozen embryos of another couple who had gone through I.V.F. was not. Dr. Lim called… Read More »

VA senior adviser forced to resign after months of getting paid to do no work

A senior adviser and former acting secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Peter O’Rourke, has resigned under pressure after White House officials were informed he was getting paid to do little to no work, according to the The Washington Post. Four sources told the Post that before leaving the job on Friday, O’Rourke rarely… Read More »

We Are Getting Fatter Faster

Obesity rates in America have been increasing for decades, but the latest took me by surprise. It rose from 33.7% of adults in 2008 to 39.6% in 2016. At the same time severe obesity rose from 5.7 to 7.7% of adults. This jump in obesity occurred an men and women and in every adult age group.… Read More »