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City of Del Mar Contractors Using Deadly Chemicals in Public Spaces

Fusilade Used by City of Del Mar ContractorsThe following is an email I sent to Del Mar City Manager Scott Huth on September 7, 2018:

Hi Scott – I hope all is well.

This morning on her 2nd birthday, I was walking my daughter down to the tot lot by the beach.

We stopped to check our mail at the post office and then continued down 15th toward Coast Blvd.  I started smelling noxious chemicals – and then noticed one of the landscapers working on the corner (I assume it is City property) was spraying weed killer.  Before we were overcome with it, I turned around went back up the block and crossed the street.

I have a few questions for you:

1. Were these workers there on a City contract?
2. Does the City know they are using chemical weed killers and spraying them in public without notice or regard to the environment?
3.  Is the City of Del Mar ok with this?
4.  Is anyone thinking about where those chemicals end up?  Gutters, drains, sewers, beach and ocean ….

And most importantly,

5) What can be done to ensure that my daughter is never exposed to dangerous chemicals like in Del Mar again?

Thank you,

Joe Kennedy

To Scott’s credit, he answered the email on the same day, saying the City of Del Mar takes these types of things very seriously and that he would look into it…..   Continue Reading

Natural High from Opioid Due to its Death Rate

Natural High from Opioid Due to its Death Rate

Since the late 1990’s, when what is now a full-blown opioid epidemic is believed to have taken root, tens of thousands of educators nationwide have increasingly turned toward guiding their students to cultivate natural high. Natural highs are activities that naturally raise endorphins, instead of drugs or alcohol. Natural High from Opioid Due to its… Continue Reading

Pharmaceutical Marketplace Posts Revenue Growth

Pharmaceutical Marketplace Posts Revenue Growth

Scientist.com, the world’s leading pharmaceutical marketplace for outsourced scientific services, announced on August 16, 2018, that it ranked no. 9 on Inc. magazine’s 2018 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America. Scientist.com ranked no. 2 nationally in the Health category and no. 2 in the state of California. The San Diego-based company… Continue Reading

WeShareMD: New Innovation In Healthcare Industry

WeShareMD: New Innovation In Healthcare Industry

WeShareMD: New Innovation In Healthcare Industry. Right now, doctors experience serious pain points to opening a new medical practice, or expanding their medical practice. Commercial medical leases are hard to find at all, and if a doctor can secure one, they are often forced to sign a 10+ year lease. For medical graduates today, high… Continue Reading

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases New Drug Discovery

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases New Drug Discovery

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases New Drug Discovery for. Blocking the CMPK2 enzyme may result in new treatments for osteoarthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, lung cancer and more chronic inflammation disease. Chronic Inflammatory Diseases New Drug Discovery Chronic Inflammatory Diseases, inflammation can lead to cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions. Inflammasomes — protein-based molecular machines — trigger inflammation in… Continue Reading

San Diego-Based Torrey Holistics Awarded First Adult Use License by California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control

San Diego based Torrey Holistics recently announced that California has chosen the collective to be the first approved Adult Use marijuana dispensary in the state. Thousands of businesses applied for the license prior to the state’s awarding of the first license yesterday. Granting of the license means that as of January 1st, 2018, Torrey Holistics… Continue Reading

Recovery Brands and 10,000 Beds Launch First-of-its-Kind Ethics Series for Addiction Treatment Industry

At a time when the addiction industry is under close scrutiny for its business practices, Recovery Brands, a provider of digital addiction treatment resources, and 10,000 Beds, Inc., a national non-profit granting scholarship beds for individuals seeking treatment for addiction, have joined forces to launch an ethics series for rehab facilities. The ETHOS (Ethical Training for… Continue Reading

Scripps’ Hubert Greenway, M.D., Receives Frederic E. Mohs Award for Skin Cancer Service

Hubert Greenway, M.D., chairman of Mohs and dermatologic surgery at Scripps Clinic, received the Frederic E. Mohs Award from the American College of Mohs Surgery at the college’s annual meeting in San Francisco on April 28.  The award honors Dr. Greenway’s lifetime achievements in promoting Mohs surgery for skin cancer, through teaching, clinical practice, scientific… Continue Reading

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading