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The wasteful fraud of sorting for youth meritocracy

By Seth Godin “Sorry, you didn’t make the team. We did the cuts today.” “We did play auditions all day yesterday, and so many people turned out, there just wasn’t a role for you. We picked people who were more talented.” “You’re on the bench until your skills improve. We Continue reading →

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September 9th is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA) is joining our national and international partners to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed Continue reading →

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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7, 2014

This year, the theme for World Breastfeeding Week is to highlight the importance of increasing and sustaining the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. Early, exclusive, and continued breastfeeding is one of the most beneficial steps in starting your child on a path of wellness. Breastfeeding is the best way Continue reading →