The New Orleans Saints have begun to address their needs in free agency, re-signing right tackle Zach Strief and adding Jairus Byrd. While their philosophy is
Editor's note: Dr. Martin J. Blaser is the Singer Professor of Medicine and director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University. He was previously the president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and is the author of a new book, "Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics is Fueling Our Modern Plagues" (Henry Holt).
New research suggests that it is a smaller gene embedded inside a larger gene already linked to poor survival of patients with acute myeloid leukemia that truly drives progression of the disease.
They say the Office of Personnel Management, which is part of the Executive Branch, showed a "stunning disregard for the law" when it restored taxpayer-funded health care subsidies for members of Congress and their staffers.
Dear Mr. Alexander:
Thank you for shining the spotlight on the Affordable Care Act in your recent Veiwpoint column (Not so affordable health care, March 1). I love the Valley News and always find your columns amusing if not informative and thought provoking. Your column on the ACA however really does a disservice to your readers and misses an opportunity to encourage individuals on the fence about signing up for health insurance to do so.
A plan by the New York Police Department to use Twitter to boost its image seems to have backfired.
Users were asked to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag #myNYPD as part of a social media campaign.