Daniel Zwerdling http://kccu.org en New Shooting Revives Old Questions About Mental Health In Military http://kccu.org/post/new-shooting-revives-old-questions-about-mental-health-military The mass shooting at Fort Hood, the second at the same Army base in just five years, is renewing questions about the state of mental health treatment on U.S. military bases. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:02:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 53715 at http://kccu.org Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill http://kccu.org/post/weeks-later-more-questions-answers-wva-chemical-spill State officials in West Virginia say that in most areas, they can no longer detect any of the industrial chemical MCHM that spilled into the water supply recently. They say the water is safe for people to drink and use — including most pregnant women. But other public health specialists say they don't trust these assurances.<p>"I think there's no way to know what the safe levels of the chemicals are at this point," says Dr. Rahul Gupta, director of the state's largest public health department. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:01:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 49949 at http://kccu.org Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders http://kccu.org/post/army-takes-its-own-toxic-leaders Top commanders in the U.S. Army have announced publicly that they have a problem: They have too many "toxic leaders" — the kind of bosses who make their employees miserable. Many corporations share a similar problem, but in the Army's case, destructive leadership can potentially have life or death consequences. So, some Army researchers are wondering if toxic officers have contributed to soldiers' mental health problems.<p>One of those researchers is Dave Matsuda. In 2010, then-Brig. Gen. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:21:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 48453 at http://kccu.org Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels http://kccu.org/post/judges-cookbook-reveals-secrets-bialys-and-bagels There are two important things that you learn about Michael Zusman, baker and co-author of <em>The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home,</em> when you bake with him.<p>First, his real job has nothing to do with bread or writing recipes: He's a trial judge. "Full time," Zusman says. "Wear a black robe every day." <br /> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:13:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 48138 at http://kccu.org A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels ACLU Report Questions 'Suspicious Activity' Reporting http://kccu.org/post/aclu-report-questions-suspicious-activity-reporting The American Civil Liberties Union has obtained internal documents from the federal government's anti-terrorism programs — relying on "suspicious activity reports" — that suggest that state law enforcement officials and others have repeatedly questioned their value. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:49:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 44571 at http://kccu.org