Daily Archives: October 1, 2021

2021-10-01: News Headlines

Workers World Party (2021-10-01). CUBA SÂ: Solidarity against blockades, COVID and empire. workers.org The following excerpted remarks were given during a Philadelphia Workers World webinar promoting the upcoming November Caravan to Cuba sponsored by IFCO/Pastors for Peace. Speakers were Gail Walker, executive directive of IFCO; Dr. Samira Addrey, IFCO's ELAM (Latin America School of Medicine) coordinator; and Vijay Prashad, executive director of Tri-Continental . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Consumer Health: What is the flu? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Fever, upset stomach, diarrhea, sore throat, chills, coughing, sneezing and headache all can make you feel miserable. And when you're not feeling well, it sometimes can be hard to know exactly what's wrong and how you can help yourself feel better. With flu season approaching, this is a good time to look at the symptoms of what is — and is not — the flu. Common cold A runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, congestion, headache…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Bupa UK Insurance announce new agreement. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Healthcare, the London facility of acclaimed healthcare provider Mayo Clinic, and Bupa, the UK's leading health insurer, have announced a new two-year agreement to deliver care to Bupa's customers. Mayo Clinic Healthcare, 15 Portland Place, London The agreement enables Bupa's UK health insurance customers to access care at Mayo Clinic Healthcare, including consultations, diagnostics, endoscopy, MRI and CT services at the clinic in Portland Place, London. Mayo Clinic Healthcare also provides a secondary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Are plant-based burgers better for you? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Plant-based burgers have soared in popularity over the past couple of years. Are these meat alternatives healthier for you than the real thing? Introducing more plant-based foods in your diet is a good thing, says Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist, but pay attention to the ingredients. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9cBAjhTIg-g Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Children and storm anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 6-year-old son becomes anxious and agitated whenever it storms. I have noticed that this behavior has become more frequent since we had to evacuate last year for a few days due to a pending hurricane. What can I do to help my child overcome his fear of storms? He is always asking about the weather whenever we leave the house, and if the sky darkens, he asks if we need to take…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). Heart rhythm disorders: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert shares 5 things it's important to know. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Heart Day is Sept. 29 LONDON — Heart rhythm disorders are one of the most common cardiac problems. Arrhythmias cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly. People can be born with them or develop them during their lives. Elijah Behr, M.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, shares five developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of arrhythmias. What cardiologists now know about arrhythmias and COVID-19: "We know…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-01). West Nile virus cases reported across the US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Female Culex mosquito, courtesy: CDC Cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne illness, have been reported across the U.S. It's the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."We are currently seeing high levels of West Nile virus infection across many parts of the United States, including a higher number than normal of people with neuroinvasive disease ‚Äï the most severe form of infection,"…

WSWS (2021-10-01). SEP (Australia) Health Workers Forum: Eradicate COVID 19, health and lives before profit! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is holding an online public forum on 2 October at 12 p.m. (AEST) to discuss the measures necessary to eradicate the coronavirus, end the pandemic and save lives.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-01). Wealthy Countries Must Share Pandemic Relief Aid, Organizations Say. indybay.org In a letter to finance ministers, 250 organizations call on wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency currency they don't need to poor countries. In August, the IMF created $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to support global coronavirus response. More than $400 billion went to wealthy countries and $230 billion went to developing countries.

Patrick Delaney (2021-10-01). Nearly 50,000 Medicare Patients Died Soon after Getting COVID Shot: Whistleblower. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). As schools reopen in Massachusetts, 2,500 COVID cases reported among students and staff in one week. wsws.org The week of September 16-22 saw COVID-19 infections rise to 2,236 cases in students and 318 among staff, figures representing only those voluntarily reported to the state Department of Education.

WSWS (2021-10-01). More COVID-19 deaths reported at Lennox Industries plant in Stuttgart, Arkansas. wsws.org Since the WSWS reported the deadly COVID-19 outbreak at the factory, workers report that at least another two workers have died.

Chiron Return (2021-10-01). Timeline and Early Chronology of Covid-19 "Pandemic", PCR Assay and Sequencing. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). Join the global online picket line against COVID-19! wsws.org Today—October 1, 2021—parents, teachers and workers around the world are supporting the call from UK parent Lisa Diaz for a one day school strike to fight against the deadly reopening of schools as the COVID-19 pandemic rages.

WSWS (2021-10-01). Parents United group attacks October 1 school strike. wsws.org The words "COVID", "Long COVID", "infections", "hospitalisations" and "deaths" do not feature once in the Parent's United statement, despite tens of thousands of children catching COVID-19 every week, scores being hospitalised with the virus every day and close to 90 dead.

Gwen D'Arcangelis (2021-10-01). Wuhan Red Herring? While COVID-19 Origins Remain Obscure, for Decades the West Has Been Creating Deadly Viruses for BioWarfare. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). Victoria's COVID surge a warning of what is to come as Australian governments "reopen" the economy. wsws.org The state Labor government blamed the population for the 50 percent spike in infections, alleging widespread breaches without providing any evidence.

Local Volunteers (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Vallejo: Solidarity March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Vallejo City Hall, 555 Santa Clara St., Vallejo, CA 94590 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

WSWS (2021-10-01). Support for October 1 school strike from workers in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and New York. wsws.org Educators, workers and students in the United States are expressing their support for the October 1 school strike called by parents in the United Kingdom to protect children against the spread of COVID-19.

Staff (2021-10-01). Headlines for October 1, 2021. democracynow.org Congress Extends Gov't Funding as Pelosi Delays House Infrastructure Vote Amid Democratic Split, Court Allows Biden to Continue Mass Expulsions Without Due Process Under Title 42, Merck Applies for Emergency Use of Antiviral Drug That Could Halve Number of Severe COVID Cases, Rep. Cori Bush Opens Up About Having an Abortion After Rape as House Members Share Abortion Stories, Over 50% of Police Killings Go Unreported, Police Kill Black People at 3.5x Higher Rate Than Whites, Protesters Demand Accountability After Officials Suspend Probe into 2020 Beirut Port Blast, Salvadorans Protest New Cryptocurrency, Power Gra…

J. D. Heyes (2021-10-01). Army Physician and Aerospace Medicine Specialist Calls on Pentagon to Order All Pilots Who Have Received COVID-19 Vaccine to be Grounded. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Josh Guetzkow (2021-10-01). Safety Signals for COVID Vaccines Are Loud and Clear. Why Is Nobody Listening? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-01). Texas educators call for eradication of COVID-19 and support for October 1 school strike! wsws.org Out committee wholly endorses the courageous call to action by Lisa Diaz, a parent in the United Kingdom, for a school strike uniting parents, teachers and workers worldwide.

WSWS (2021-10-01). Educators in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio fully support the October 1 school strike! wsws.org Our committee fully supports and stands in solidarity with parents striking this Friday, October 1, against unsafe conditions in schools in the United Kingdom amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Volunteers (2021-10-01). Saturday 10/2: Point Reyes Station: Support Reproductive Justice Sidewalk Rally. indybay.org Sidewalk rally outside of 11400 CA Route 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (A street and Route 1) | Wear a MASK. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

WSWS (2021-10-01). More support from teachers and educators in Germany for October 1 school strike. wsws.org Parents, students and teachers across the country have declared their solidarity with the call of British mother Lisa Diaz for parents to keep their children home to protect them from COVID-19.

teleSUR -him, JL (2021-10-01). Conceden título de Héroe del Trabajo a científicos cubanos. telesurtv.net Científicos de Cuba han desarrollado los primeros fármacos anticovid de América Latina y el Caribe.

Staff (2021-10-01). Cape Verde Continues Violating Ambassador Alex Saab's Human Rights. orinocotribune.com At the request of the United States, Alex Saab, the Venezuelan diplomat, has been illegally detained in Cape Verde since June last year. The Venezuelan official's legal team denounced that he "is still being held under an oppressive regime of house arrest, without the medical attention he urgently needs." | According to a press release from Alex Saab's defense team, Cape Verde continues to violate the court order to transfer the diplomat, kidnapped on the island of Sal since June 2020, for health reasons. | The Barlovento Court, on the northern island of San Vicente, granted permission on August 31. In a statemen…

WSWS (2021-10-01). The science behind why stopping the pandemic requires school and workplaces closures. wsws.org In this ten minute video, Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz explains why stopping a virus as contagious as Delta requires not only vaccines and masks, but also public health measures like the temporary closure of schools and non-essential workplaces.

Disability Rights California (2021-10-01). Tuesday 10/12: Community Living Options & Choices for the Mental Health Disabled w/ Disability Rights CA. indybay.org Online webinar…

Cole Stangler (2021-10-01). U.S. Sanctions Blamed as Venezuela Laments Frozen Order for Medicine. zcomm.org One of Portugal's largest banks is holding up a $12.7 million order to fund shipment of medical supplies and vaccines to Venezuela…

Editor2 (2021-10-01). Venezuela's Efforts to Overcome the Pandemic, Political Crisis, and Sanctions. orinocotribune.com On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Peoples Dispatch spoke with Carlos Ron, Venezuela's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America. | From positive advances in the dialogue process between the constitutional government and the opposition forces, to strengthening regional unity in the CELAC summit, to bringing together 18 countries to stand in defense of the Charter of the United Nations, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has seen significant internal and external developments in the last couple of weeks. | On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New…

WSWS (2021-10-01). The October 1 parents' strike: An important step forward in the international working-class struggle against the pandemic. wsws.org The call from UK parent Lisa Diaz for a nationwide school strike in the UK has won a significant response from workers and parents throughout the world.

Liberation Staff (2021-10-01). 60+ actions nationwide pile pressure on Congress: "Stop all evictions now!" zcomm.org Protesters demanded the cancellation of the crushing debt to landlords that had built up over the course of the pandemic as tenants' were unable to work and back rent accumulated…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-01). Greater Idlib Paradise: Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Arrested, Tortured Three Children For Smuggling Cigarettes. southfront.org File image. | On September 30, security forces of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, arrested three children for smuggling cigarettes from the Turkish-occupied area of Afrin to the region of Greater Idlib. | The three children who attempted to smuggle a few packs of cigarettes to Greater Idlib, where HTS bans smoking, were reportedly tortured by the terrorist group's militants. | HTS militants went one to share a photo of the three children without blurring their faces, likely to humiliate them and intimi…

Dr. Kevin Corbett (2021-10-01). If There's No Proof the Virus Exists, End All Lockdowns, Masks, Trax and Vax Actions. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-01). Reducing air pollution: how can changing behaviours help?>. imperial.ac.uk Changing people's behaviours is key to improving urban air quality, but it should be done in a way that involves the community, say researchers.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-01). Time crystals and drug delivery: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

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