Entries by ChrisZ

Risk of losing health insurance: does this map help?

There’s an article in today’s New York Times on how many people across the U.S. are at risk of losing their health insurance, featuring data from the Urban Institute, and a corresponding large map the Times created, that our Public Linguist is having trouble interpreting. Come on over to the Public Linguist blog to have […]

Is “healthy” the right word to use?

I received an email recently Helen Seagle, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Children’s Hospital Colorado in which she raises a question that’s really got me thinking. Helen questions  how we all liberally use the term “healthy” in kids material.    Healthy food, healthy choices, health snacks….. She asks – “does healthiness equal “nutritiousness”?  Unless something is toxic […]

Discussing Question 1

Happy New Year All, I want to start by discussing your comments to Q#1 in KidsCountONE. Please send me an email and let me know if you DO or DO NOT give permission for me to refer to you and your comments by name. Please send email to czarcadoolas@gmail.com Thanks chris