Daily Archives: June 7, 2021

2021-06-07: News Headlines

Janine Jackson (2021-06-07). 'The Modis, the Trumps, the Bolsonaros come out of the wreckage of neoliberal policy'. mronline.org CounterSpin interview with Vijay Prashad and India, Covid and Modi. | June 7, 2021 | Interview…

John Buell (2021-06-07). Why was there such Resistance to the (correct) theory of Aerosol Transmission of Covid-19? juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — Droplets or aerosols? This was the issue that gripped pandemic politics for months. The scope of the disease and the appalling number of lives at stake constituted one reason for the intensity of the conflict. Equally important was the fact that this was and remains at least …

Moderator (2021-06-07). Covid-19 Is a Boon for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Buds. scheerpost.com Number 10 / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] By Natasha Hakimi Zapata / The Nation LONDON—Chumocracy. That's what critics have been calling the British government during the pandemic—and not without reason. A report in the British Medical Journal found that over the past year, as Britain's Covid-19 death toll mounted to nearly 130,000 deaths, one in five government Covid-19 contracts had signs of possible… |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Science Saturday: How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is?ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?(ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs a person …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

WSWS (2021-06-07). Smithfield meatpackers in South Dakota reject local contract by 99 percent, press for strike action. wsws.org The Sioux Falls plant was the site of one of the earliest major outbreaks in the industry, with the plant accounting for the large majority of coronavirus infections in the state of South Dakota in April 2020.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-06-07). AFL-CIO building trades unions back Biden's full infrastructure plan. peoplesworld.org

teleSUR (2021-06-07). Brazil: 17 Million Women Suffered Aggressions in the Last Year. telesurenglish.net The Brazilian Public Safety Forum (FBSP) on Monday published a Datafolha survey stating that 25 percent of women over 16 years of age suffered some type of violence in the last year. | RELATED: | During the COVID-19 pandemic, 17 million women were victims of physical, psychological, or sexual violence. At least 4.3 million women were physically assaulted, which means that eight Brazilian women are beaten every minute. | Th…

WSWS (2021-06-07). New York state permits children and adults to be unmasked in K-12 schools. wsws.org This move by the Democratic Cuomo administration follows the recent dropping of other COVID-19 safety standards across the state, as part of a nationwide push to fully reopen the economy.

Staff (2021-06-07). COVID Shutdowns Hurt Homeless Students. School Reopenings Bring New Challenges. truthout.org In the fall of 2019, Tonya Zuber, a disabled single mother living in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, had to have two consecutive surgeries. Although her rent was fully paid, she fell behind on her utility bills, and by the time she returned home from the hospital, the family's heat, hot water and electricity had been turned off. | "It was brutal," Zuber recalls, "but we had a roof over our heads and my son was attending school. We were getting by and making do." | But the situation quickly deteriora…

WorkWeek (2021-06-07). Pacifica CRD & WorkWeek Covering Picketing & Block of Israeli Chartered Ship Volan At. indybay.org WorkWeek & Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy will be covering the picket of the Zim Ship Volan at the Port of Oakland…

WSWS repost (2021-06-07). The "Wuhan lab" lie and the political witch hunt against science. indybay.org Over the past week, the US media and the Biden administration have sought to legitimize the conspiracy theory that the world's leading scientists were engaged in a cover-up of the "Wuhan lab" origins of COVID-19.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Available COVID-19 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Dissecting COVID-19 research and putting data in perspective. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. continues to decline. However, cases of COVID-19 are increasing in younger populations. "It's becoming a childhood disease," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Children have composed over 16,000 hospitalizations for COVID-19 and about 300 have died." …

Ramon Tomey (2021-06-07). More Than 10,000 Vaccinated People Catch Covid-19, Leading Many to Question if Vaccines Really Work. globalresearch.ca The Centers for …

Staff (2021-06-07). Delcy Rodríguez: Despite US Blackmail, 11% Venezuelans are Already Vaccinated. orinocotribune.com The Executive Vice President of Venezuela Delcy Rodríguez reported this Saturday, June 5, that despite the blackmail of the government of the United States—which announced its refusal to send any vaccines to Venezuela—the Venezuelan people are receiving their doses of COVID-19 immunization. | "This is a very meaningful response that our people are giving, that we will not submit to any blackmail or extortion," said Rodríguez. "The criminal Juan Guaidó, who also wanted to extort the Venezuelan people, who wanted to politicize the issue of vaccines—here it is, our people getting vaccinated in an o…

Staff (2021-06-07). Mass Vaccination in Venezuela Reaches Yanomami Indigenous Communities. orinocotribune.com Mass vaccination against COVID-19 in Venezuela is reaching the remotest places of the country, overcoming logistical challenges. On Saturday, June 5, mass vaccination of the Yanomami indigenous communities in the state of Amazonas began, where the Ministry of Health is working together with the Autonomous Service of the Amazon Center for Research and Control of Tropical Diseases. This was reported by the Foreign Affairs Minister of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza on Saturday, through a post in his Twitter account. | °Emocionante! Todo un desafío logístico. Hasta las profundidades del Estado Amazonas, los equipos de…

Nicolas J S Davies (2021-06-07). A people's vaccine against a mutating virus and neoliberal rule. nationofchange.org Humanity's survival into the twenty-second century and all our hopes for a bright future depend on building new political and economic systems that will simply and genuinely "do what is best for all of us."

Karen Conner (2021-06-07). PREVIEW: What to Look for in the May Consumer Price Index. cepr.net (The monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) is scheduled for release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday, June 10th at 8: 30 AM Eastern Time.) Sharp bounce backs led April's inflation in the price of many items that had price declines in the pandemic. This list included air fares, hotel prices, and car insurance. All three …

Christopher Brauchli (2021-06-07). Bankers Have Short Memories. counterpunch.org Now is the month of Maying, When merry banks are playing. . . . — An old English Ballad (slightly distorted) The pandemic was not the same as 2008 as far as the banks were concerned. The banks remember 2008 because that was the year that the federal government and taxpayers came to their rescue

Mike Whitney (2021-06-07). Were "the Elderly… Being Killed in Hospitals, Care Homes, and Hospices" During the Pandemic? globalresearch.ca Is there a …

Melvin Goodman (2021-06-07). The Biden-Putin Summit: A Time of Testing. counterpunch.org Next week's summit meeting in Geneva between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will be a time of testing for both leaders. Putin has several advantages at this particular point in time. The four years of Donald Trump have weakened the political and moral authority of the United States and the U.S. presidency. Trump's pathetic handling of the pandemic and his bizarre summit meetings with Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong-un raised serious questions about U.S. capabilities. The U.S. retreat from the Paris climate agreement; the Iran nuclear accord; and various international venues such as the World Health Orga…

WSWS (2021-06-07). Amid surging pandemic, Sri Lankan government criminalizes strikes by public sector workers. wsws.org Nearly one million public sector workers now face draconian punishments, including mass firings and lengthy jail terms, if they strike in opposition to the Sri Lankan government's homicidal response to the pandemic and its attacks on workers' rights.

_____ (2021-06-07). Communities Of Color Want Wood Pellet Byproducts Out Of Their Neighborhoods. popularresistance.org "We have other states that have taken into consideration the cumulative impact, the health impact, on these communities and they're saying no to these companies that are coming," Joyner said. "You know what? North Carolina has become a cesspool, because everything that everyone else doesn't want, we don't have the laws to protect us."

WSWS (2021-06-07). UK universities and colleges continue attacks on staff jobs and conditions. wsws.org Nearly 1,300 staff at the University of Liverpool are striking in protest against planned job cuts in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks are commonly misdiagnosed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. It cushions the brain and spinal cord from injury, delivers nutrients and acts as a waste removal system for the brain. A cerebrospinal fluid leak occurs when fluid escapes through a small tear or hole in the outermost layer of tissue that …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Infographic: Cardiac ablation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about cardiac ablation.More healthtip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Summer eating with celiac disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With summer nearly here, thoughts turn to summer eating, including potlucks, picnics at the beach and celebrations. In addition to concerns about food safety and keeping sand out of the fruit salad, people with celiac disease need to be careful of gluten along the way. If someone with celiac disease will be at your summer …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Treating osteoporosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease, which affects approximately 10 million Americans, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Sports cardiology helps patients get back in the game. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regular activity is good for the heart, but patients with heart conditions may wonder if it is safe to exercise. Mayo Clinic's Sports Cardiology Clinic is a specialty clinic where a team of cardiologists, exercise physiologists, and other specialists evaluate and treat heart conditions with a goal of keeping athletes active in sports. But who …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Thanks to 3D printing, 'They know who I am — I'm grandpa'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For John Roby, the road to recovery from injuries to his face has been paved with teamwork between Plastic Surgery and Radiology using 3D printing. __________________________________________________ In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Do glasses that block blue light help your eyes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help? Dr. Muriel Schornack, a Mayo Clinic optometrist, says the macula is the area of the retina in your eye that is responsible for processing your clear central vision. The macula can be sensitive …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Speech therapy often can help those whose speech is affected by stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal, but she still has some difficulty communicating. She can read and understand others when they speak, but she often struggles to find the words she wants to say. While frustrated, she refuses to try speech therapy, saying it …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic to Offer National Cancer Survivors Day Video Series. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — To celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is offering a series of free videos on cancer survivorship topics presented by health care experts and cancer survivors throughout the month of June. "Beginning on Sunday, June 6, and continuing every Monday in June, we will release a different video on a …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Consumer Health: Understanding atypical depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about dealing with atypical depression. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. For some …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Dealing with an overactive bladder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-30s and a mom of twins, and it seems that I recently developed what must be an overactive bladder. It hinders my daily activities and makes me feel embarrassed, as I often must excuse myself abruptly. I wake up multiple times at night, too. Sometimes I also seem to …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-07). Imperial graduate launches sustainability matchmaking platform for businesses. imperial.ac.uk Greener, co-founded by Imperial graduate Dan Yates, connects food and drink businesses looking for green solutions with suitable partners.

Kay Tillow (2021-06-07). Liz Fowler is Back! And She's Writing US Health Policy Again. counterpunch.org Liz Fowler is back! For those who followed the battles of the health care reform of 2009-2010, no name rouses more controversy than that of Elizabeth "Liz" Fowler who, as Chief Health Counsel to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, played a critical role in the writing of the Affordable Care Act. Fowler, former vice

teleSUR (2021-06-06). Leftist Candidate Castillo Calls on Peruvians To Remain Calm. telesurenglish.net Peru's leftist candidate Pedro Castillo called on the population to remain calm in Sunday's presidential election runoff in which he is contesting Keiko Fujimori. | RELATED: | Castillo voted in the Tacabamba district in the Cajamarca department, where he asked citizens to participate actively and comply with COVID-19 regulations. | "I call on Peruvian people for good sense and I thank them for allowing us to participate…

John C. A. Manley (2021-06-06). Medical Doctor Warns that "Bacterial Pneumonias Are on the Rise" from Mask Wearing. globalresearch.ca Important article by John C. A Manley. First published in October 2020 | "A group is suing Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and Tulsa Health Department Executive Director Bruce Dart, saying the city's mask mandate is harmful to healthy people," reports

US Department of Justice (2021-06-06). Video: Pfizer's Criminal Record. Largest Medical "Fraudulent Marketing" Case in US History. globalresearch.ca Pfizer "Largest Health Care Fraud" 2009 | Déjà Vu: Flash Forward to 2020-2021 | How on earth could you trust a Big Pharma vaccine conglomerate which pleaded guilty to criminal charges by the US Department of Justice including "fraudulent marketing" and "felony …

_____ (2021-06-06). Save Alex Saab. popularresistance.org U.S. authorities ordered his arrest, and Alex Saab was pulled off a plane on June 12, 2020, during a refuelling stop in the Republic of Cabo Verde, an island nation off Africa's West Coast. | Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat to the African Union, was on a humanitarian mission to Iran at the time of his seizure to arrange emergency shipments of food, medicine, and essential supplies for Venezuela. Detained and imprisoned in total isolation and darkness in Cabo Verde for the past year, Saab has also been tortured. | Saab is battling cancer and urgently needs to be cared for by his doctors in Venezuela. | The U.S. sancti…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-06). Science Saturday: How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is?ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?(ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs a person …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-06). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-06). La crisis mundial del coronavirus 2020: Destrucción de la sociedad civil, depresión económica diseñada, Golpe de estado global y el "Gran Reinicio" globalizacion.ca Este libro electrónico consta de un prefacio y diez \capítulos. | Estamos ante un proceso extremadamente complejo. | En el transcurso de los últimos doce meses desde principios de enero de 2020, he analizado casi a diario el cronograma y la evolución…

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Staff (2021-06-06). UK health minister warns it's 'too early' to say whether Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted as planned on June 21. rt.com Health Secretary Matt Hancock cannot confirm whether the UK's current coronavirus rules will be eased as planned on June 21 or delayed due to the fast-spreading Indian strain. | Hancock told "We're not saying no to the 21st of June at this point," he noted, adding, however, that the…

ecns.cn (2021-06-06). Over 723 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across China. ecns.cn Nearly 723.49 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Thursday, the National Health Commission said Friday.

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