Daily Archives: June 13, 2021

2021-06-13: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

Grace Blakeley, Paul Mason (2021-06-13). How Corona is radicalizing Generation Z. indybay.org People are fighting back. While governments spend huge sums of money to bail out big corporations, many people are rightly wondering why those same states can't seem to raise money to stop climate change or reduce inequality. They are taking to the streets to demand justice – be it social, environmental or gender justice.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-13). Venezuela gets new shipment of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) — A new batch of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has arrived in Venezuela, Russian Ambassador to the Latin American country Sergei Melik-Bagdasarov said.

Olivia Engling (2021-06-13). G7 COVID Summit: Vaccines, Tax, Debt, Climate, Trade. indybay.org The presidents and prime ministers of 7 of the world's wealthiest countries gather in the United Kingdom to meet on the response to the economic and health crises spurred by the coronavirus.

Staff (2021-06-13). Venezuela's Bolivarian Oxygen Route: How Venezuelans Are Facing COVID-19 Challenges. orinocotribune.com In Venezuela, workers' productive councils, students' teams from the Jesús Rivero Bolivarian Workers' University (UBTJR), and Workers' Militia in SIDOR, PDVSA Petroleum Services, in coordination with regional governments, mayors, the General Health Services and organized communities, are supplying liquid oxygen to the public healthcare system of Venezuela. | In about two months, they have supplied more than 40% of the demand for oxygen in the public healthcare system, which is particularly necessary for treatment of patients with COVID-19. They have provided 100% of the requirements of the industrial clinics of P…

_____ (2021-06-13). NYT's Africa: A Place of Failure and No Leadership. popularresistance.org "…Living in a postcolonial African education system that still relies heavily on Western literature, one becomes intimately aware of how the world sees Africa. Still, I have always bristled against what is now famously called "the single story," which presents Africa as a one-dimensional scene of tragic suffering and endless despair. Coverage of Covid-19 in Africa, despite the continent's relatively low infection rates, is disproportionately grim and macabre compared to the rest of the world, as two New York Times articles illustrated."

Editor2 (2021-06-13). "Standing Tall Against The 'Double Pandemic' of COVID-19 and the Blockade" (Interview). orinocotribune.com Interview with Cuban Ambassador Josefina Vidal | The importance of the Cuban Revolution cannot be overestimated. For over 60 years, it has stood as a beacon for workers and oppressed people all over the world, and particularly in Latin America. It has survived the six-decades-long US blockade, the overthrow of socialism in the USSR and Eastern Europe, and now, deep global economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Longtime peace and solidarity activists Miguel Figueroa and Larry Wasslen interviewed Cuban Ambassador to Canada Josefina Vidal, to discuss the current context for the Cuban Revolution. People…

Mike Whitney (2021-06-13). The Killer in the Bloodstream: the "Spike Protein" globalresearch.ca "From the beginning Covid has been a conspiracy against health and life. Covid is a profit-making agenda and an agenda for increasing arbitrary government power over people. There should be massive law suits and massive arrests of those who block …

Moderator (2021-06-13). There's No 'Labor Shortage.' There's a Wage Shortage. scheerpost.com Truthout] By Jim Hightower | OtherWords At a recent congressional hearing on America's so-called "labor shortage," megabanker Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, offered this insight: "People actually have a lot of money, and they don't particularly feel like going back to work." Dimon is a billionaire who may be unaware that most people are living paycheck to paycheck. Since COVID-19 hit…

WSWS repost (2021-06-13). 600,000 dead in the US from COVID-19: American capitalism "normalizes" mass death. indybay.org As the United States passes the milestone of 600,000 deaths in the COVID-19 pandemic, the ruling class is abandoning all efforts to contain the disease.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 …

Staff (2021-06-13). US: FDA Asks J&J To Discard Millions of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses. globalresearch.ca The U.S. Food & Drug Administration on Friday said Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) must dump millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine manufactured at a Baltimore factory plagued with sanitary problems. | While the federal agency cleared about 10 million doses, …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-13). Video: Covid-19 Criminality. globalresearch.ca Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media as to the causes and devastating consequences of the Covid-19 "pandemic". | SARS-2 is upheld as the "killer virus". And now the Covid vaccine is presented to public opinion …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: A dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic for those unvaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you're able to go shopping, eat in restaurants and travel on airplanes without the same worry of becoming infected with COVID-19 that existed just months ago. But for those who are unvaccinated, getting infected with COVID-19 — even with just minor symptoms — should be a concern, according to Dr. Gregory …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 …

Anonymous103 (2021-06-13). COVID-19 FACTS JUNE 2021 UPDATES. southfront.org Illustrative image | The article was originally published on Overview: | Lethality: According to the latest immunological studies, the overall infection fatality rate (IFR)…

Kit Knightly (2021-06-13). Is a "Climate Lockdown" on the Horizon? globalresearch.ca If and when the powers-that-be decide to move on from their pandemic narrative, lockdowns won't be going anywhere. Instead it looks like they'll be rebranded as "climate lockdowns", and either enforced or simply held threateningly over the public's head. | At …

Oakland Privacy (2021-06-13). Wednesday 7/14: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info. | Omni Commons | 4799 Shattuck Ave.

Angela (2021-06-13). Thursday 6/17: Specter of Colonial Violence during Military Escalations & Its Health Impact in Palestine. indybay.org Zoom…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer survivorship needs are unique for each survivor. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and National Cancer Survivors Day was recognized on Sunday, June 6. Both events recognize and celebrate the millions of adults and children in the United States who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are nearly 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Each …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed on Sunday, June 6, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). 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 (2021-06-13). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Viral skin bumps that are a common occurrence in childhood. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 7-year-old son developed a small pink bump on his arm recently. Soon we started noticing more on his back and under his arms. His pediatrician said they were called "molluscum," and we didn't have to do anything about them. But I am worried about them spreading to his little sister. What are …

Tom Coburg (2021-06-12). Vaccine and testing shortcomings could signal further government incompetence. thecanary.co It's now certain that the easing of coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions will not commence on 21 June as anticipated. It will And in a double whammy, one of the world's leading medicines regulators has said the testing device widely used in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-12). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

F. William Engdahl (2021-06-12). A Sinister Agenda Behind California Water Crisis? Looming Food Supply Catastrophe. globalresearch.ca In recent months a crisis in the US food supply has been growing and is about to assume alarming dimensions that could become catastrophic. Atop the existing corona pandemic lockdowns, a looming agriculture crisis could tip inflation measures to cause a financial crisis as interest rates rise.

teleSUR (2021-06-12). St. Kitts & Nevis Enforces Curfew To Curb COVID-19 Contagions. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister Timothy Harris confirmed that the borders would remain open despite the approval of a curfew to curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. | RELATED: | The curfew will start this Saturday from 06: 00 pm until 05: 00 am for 14 days. Only movements for essential business will be permitted. | He announced the suspension of all mass events, in-person dining at restaurants a…

F. William Engdahl (2021-06-12). A Sinister Agenda Behind California Water Crisis? Looming Food Supply Catastrophe. globalresearch.ca In recent months a crisis situation in the USA food supply has been growing and is about to assume alarming dimensions that could become catastrophic. | Atop the existing corona pandemic lockdowns and unemployment, a looming agriculture crisis as well could …

| teleSUR (2021-06-12). St. Kitts & Nevis Enforces Curfew To Curb COVID-19 Contagions. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister Timothy Harris confirmed that the borders would remain open despite the approval of a curfew to curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. RELATED:

Olivia Engling (2021-06-12). WTO Considers COVID Vaccine Access Waiver for Poor Countries. indybay.org The World Trade Organization began a process that could make it easier for poor countries to produce or procure COVID-19 vaccines. Pharmaceutical companies hold vaccine patents and WTO action is necessary to waive the patents. Less than 2% of coronavirus vaccines reached poor countries.

Grace Blakeley, Paul Mason (2021-06-12). How Corona is radicalizing Generation Z. indybay.org People are fighting back. While governments spend huge sums of money to bail out big corporations, many people are rightly wondering why those same states can't seem to raise money to stop climate change or reduce inequality. They are taking to the streets to demand justice – be it social, environmental or gender justice.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-12). Venezuela calls on US to 'unlock' vaccine money. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 12 (MNA) — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro demanded on Friday that US President Joe Biden "unlock the money for the vaccines" for the COVID-19, coronavirus.

Sharmila Devi (2021-06-12). [World Report] Political change in Israel and the effects on health. thelancet.com Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year premiership might be coming to an end. What will it mean for health? Sharmila Devi reports.

| teleSUR (2021-06-12). Mexico Donates 400,000 Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccines. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed the delivery of 400,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Belize, Bolivia, and Paraguay. RELATED:

teleSUR (2021-06-12). Mexico Donates 400,000 Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccines. telesurenglish.net Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed the delivery of 400,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to Belize, Bolivia, and Paraguay. | RELATED: | The solidarity action is being carried out through the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Belize will receive 100,000 doses, while Bolivia and Paraguay will receive 150,000 each. | Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard announced that vaccine donations…

Staff (2021-06-12). A National Strike Has Reignited in Colombia — and Is Winning Some Victories. truthout.org Since April 28, people in Colombia's cities and towns have engaged in an ongoing national strike, el paro nacional. Originally called in November 2019 by the major labor federations in opposition to a package of neoliberal tax, health care, pension and education legislation emerging from the right-wing national government, the strike went dormant for a stretch after the pandemic hit Colombia, but now has resurfaced stronger than ever — and activists are starting to win some national and lo…

Olivia Engling (2021-06-12). G7 COVID Summit: Vaccines, Tax, Debt, Climate, Trade. indybay.org The presidents and prime ministers of 7 of the world's wealthiest countries gather in the United Kingdom to meet on the response to the economic and health crises spurred by the coronavirus.

José Antonio Ocampo, Tommaso Faccio (2021-06-12). A global tax deal for the rich, not the poor. nationofchange.org Despite the recent G7 agreement on corporate taxation, global leadership requires going beyond national interests to ensure that all countries have sufficient resources to develop healthier post-pandemic economies.

Jabari Morris (2021-06-12). Many Organizations Demand Medicare for All. realprogressives.org Considering the dearth of healthcare in America, we need to demand Medicare for All.

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