Blood and Business: The Murder of Silvia Karina Castillo

Blood and Business: The Murder of Silvia Karina Castillo

It was business as usual on Friday, Aug. 31, 2017, when Silvia Karina Castillo pulled her car out of the driveway of her Meridian Avenue apartment, in Miami Beach, headed to her nephew’s place at 1035 SW Fourth St. in Miami. She walked in but never walked out. Things took a radical turn, and before […]

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that, in 1965, the sugar industry paid three scientists from Harvard to draw attention away from the connection between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In their findings, they relegated sugar to a problem for the dentist, not the cardiologist. […]

The Evolution of Overcoming Negativity and Becoming Boldly Inclusive

The Evolution of Overcoming Negativity and Becoming Boldly Inclusive

The definition of being boldly inclusive encompasses a vast array of ideologies. Most people would be able to describe the concept in one way or another.┬áIn the simplest form, to be inclusive means to include all others, no matter their gender, race, heritage, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, political affiliation or any subset thereof. To […]