Although comparing women and men who are in fact comparable is not easy to do, when you look at women and men who are similar on multiple factors, the sex differential in pay shrinks drastically and gets close to the vanishing point. In some categories, women earn more than men with the same range of characteristics.
This week, April 13-19, is National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week. It is a week in which osteopathic physicians and medical students focus on one common goal — increasing awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities across the country.
President Obama’s nominee to replace Sebelius, budget director Sylvia Burwell, might turn out to be better at fixing websites, but she doesn’t have the power to fix Obamacare. No one does because it is based on a weak foundation and the notion that government can do anything.
The Gwinnett Braves Alopecia Areata Awareness Night will be held May 23.
Great Expressions Dental Centers will offer free oral cancer screenings to the public throughout the month of April, which is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
Clay Cook and Levi Lowrey will perform Thursday at the Red Clay Theatre in downtown Duluth.
British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will kick off his first stateside tour Aug. 22 and will make a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in September.
Working toward bringing charity dental care to Gwinnett.
The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of those scores.
Recently, in a move welcomed by Republican legislators, the Republican-dominated State Board of Education instituted a new, “tougher” teacher evaluation linked to “student performance” (read: scores on standardized tests) that they imagine will “create better schools.”
The cheese makers at Orobianco in Snellville produce fresh mozzarella cheese for sale to the public and to restaurants.
In recognition of National Poetry Month, I thought I’d ask our Gwinnett librarians about which poetry books particularly touched them.
When I have a decision to make that I am not well equipped for, I call someone who is smarter and has more experience. When someone wiser than I makes a recommendation, I take it. If it goes against what I want to do, I get a second opinion.
We humans have cast our lot together. Trusting each other is the only way we’re going to get anything done.
The two labs are both equipped with state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias.
- RICH: Memories of hope and Easter
- MCLEOD: Why I taught my daughters how to be ambassadors in the fifth grade
- JENKINS: Why complain about taxes when they’re put to such good use?
- LARSON: Every day is Earth Day at Hamilton Mill Library
- JENKINS: Teacher evaluations and the law of unintended consequences
- LARSON: Gwinnett Library finds time to rhyme
- RICH: A lifetime of bad decisions
- MCLEOD: Why we trust strangers, but not people we know
- LARSON: Guiding adolescents away from alcohol
- MCLEOD: Why we wish away happiness
Health and Wellness
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Mobile mammography center to to make stop at Snellville department store
- Prom held at rehab facility for Mountain View student seriously injured in car accident
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 21
- National Ambassador for March of Dimes visits Gwinnett Medical Center
- GA-PCOM graduates return to practice locally
- SOWELL: Comparison of men vs. women pay is statistical fraud
- ARORA: National Osteopathic Medicine Week a good chance to learn about GA-PCOM
- THOMAS: Sebelius is the definition of a scapegoat
- G-Braves to support National Alopecia Areata Foundation
- Dental centers offering free oral cancer screenings
Home and Garden
- Sycamore Elementary unveils outdoor classroom
- DALY: What do the numbers on the fertilizer bag mean?
- DALY: Not all lawn grasses are created equal
- Gwinnett Tech schedules spring plant sale
- DALY: Georgia Gold Medal Plants are a great addition to the home landscape
- Environmental Center hosts 'Grow your own' festival
- DALY: Even with warmer weather, a late season freeze still possible
- DALY: Although attractive, cherry trees do not perform well in our climate
- DALY: Japanese maples make great specimen plants
- WIGGINS: Some ideas on how to grow green this year
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I fall for it every year.
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Solitude is a good thing, in measured doses
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: We Americans do love our muscle cars
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Hannah Montana, twerking, and molly. I’m lost.
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Are you “Just a Housewife?”
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Back-to-school isn’t what it used to be
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: What is it about gossip that fascinates us so?
- FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Civilization, culture alive and well in Gwinnett
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?