2021-10-19: News Headlines

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-19). Groundbreaking: Nebraska AG Says Doctors Can Legally Prescribe Ivermectin, HCQ for COVID, Calls Out FDA, CDC, Fauci, Media for 'Fueling Confusion and Misinformation'. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2021-10-19). Selected Articles: Proof that the CDC Is Lying to the World About COVID Vaccine Safety. globalresearch.ca By A sociologist, Miller had been at the forefront of

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: Flu during a pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you had your flu shot yet? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over 6 months get a flu shot every season with rare exceptions. Now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the flu. And you can get both shots at the same time. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/vGrUz75YoiI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 12) is in the downloads at the end of…

Staff (2021-10-19). A Reluctant Warrior? An Examination of Gen. Colin Powell's Bloody Legacy from Iraq to Latin America. democracynow.org We look at the life and legacy of Colin Powell, who is best known for giving false testimony to the U.N. Security Council in 2003 about nonexistent weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, paving the way for the U.S. invasion and occupation that would kill over 1 million Iraqis. Powell, who was the first Black secretary of state, the first Black and youngest chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Black national security adviser, died on Monday due to blood cancer and Parkinson's disease that left him vulnerable to infection from COVID-19. Tributes poured in from top U.S. leaders in both Republican and Democ…

WSWS (2021-10-19). Minnesota nurses strike at Allina Health facility over pay and benefits. wsws.org Nurses have been working understaffed, leading to grueling conditions as patients have flooded the hospital during the pandemic.

Jens Bernert (2021-10-19). The WHO Recommends Genetic Manipulation and Gene Editing of Humans "To Promote Public Health" globalresearch.ca This article published by …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Hope for patients with post-COVID syndrome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Long-haul COVID," "long COVID" and "post-COVID syndrome" are references to patients who have been infected with COVID-19 and are still experiencing long-term effects and symptoms."Estimates show that 10%—30% of people who become infected with COVID-19 will end up coming down with long-haul COVID," says Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, medical director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program. "And it does look like that long-haul COVID could be a new chronic infection for some folks and be a new baseline." The World Health Organization recently gave…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8—9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will include artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Can medications and supplements interact with one another? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I have chosen to take some supplements that are supposed to improve my memory, reduce cholesterol and prevent cancer. Should I worry about these supplements interacting with one another or my medications? ANSWER: With age come more chronic health conditions. Also, some people may develop deficiencies in certain vitamins as they…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate and cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Mayo Clinic celebrates 35 years in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In the 35 years since its opening, Mayo Clinic in Florida has become one of the premier medical destination centers in the Southeast while garnering the No. 1 spot in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings in Florida and contributing more than $2 billion annually to Florida's economy. In 1986, Mayo Clinic brought its team approach to health care from Rochester, Minnesota, to the Southeast when it opened the clinic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Covid Queries: Altered DNA and microchips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard some theories circulating about the COVID-19 vaccine, including that it was developed to control the general population through microchip tracking or "nanotransducers" in our brains. I've also heard that it will alter my DNA. Are these theories true? A: No, those assertions are false. "There is absolutely not a microchip in the vaccine," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca and New Prague. "Also, there's no…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Bowel cancer: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert describes role hard-to-see polyps play in cancer risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Physicians screening people for bowel cancer are becoming increasingly concerned about a type of polyp once thought harmless: serrated polyps, sawtooth-edged growths in the colon that are flat, nearly translucent, and sometimes difficult to spot during colonoscopies. New research suggests people with serrated polyps should be checked more frequently for bowel cancer, a Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert writes in a commentary in the journal Gut. A serrated polyp after blue dye has been…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Consumer Health: What is mental health? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Mental Health Day will be observed on Sunday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This is a good time to consider the differences between normal mental health and mental health disorders. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. Sometimes the difference between normal mental health and mental disorders is clear, but often the…

Dr. Meryl Nass (2021-10-19). Why Are Legislatures Now Imposing "Vaccine Mandates"? It Started in 2019! globalresearch.ca This carefully documented article on "Vaccine Mandates" was published on September 11, 2019, almost four months before the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis in early January 2020 I am a veteran of the vaccine war in the US, and …

Staff (2021-10-19). Headlines for October 19, 2021. democracynow.org Trump Sues to Block Release of Documents to Congressional Committee on Jan. 6 Riots, FDA Panel Recommends Third Shot of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for Certain Groups, Colin Powell Died of COVID-19 Complications After Blood Cancer Left Him Immunocompromised, Sen. Joe Manchin Wants Strict Limits and Work Requirements for Child Tax Credit, Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Halt Texas's Near-Total Ban on Abortions, SCOTUS Decisions Bolster Doctrine of Qualified Immunity for Police Officers, Kenosha, WI Police Accused of "Deputizing" White Nationalists Ahead of Shooting Deaths, Venezuelan President Maduro Says U.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Continuing progress in battle against COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "October is going to be a very exciting month in the U.S., regarding COVID-19 vaccines," says Dr. Gregory Poland, head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "On Oct. 14 the Federal Drug Administration is going to look at COVID-19 boosters for Moderna. On Oct. 15, (the FDA will review) boosters for Johnson & Johnsons' COVID-19 vaccine. And on Oct. 29, the FDA will look at extending emergency use for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children down to…

LUBA (2021-10-19). Video: Nurse Refuses Injection. Compares Vaccine Passports to Yellow Star. globalresearch.ca

Siobhan Robbins (2021-10-19). COVID-19: How Thailand Is Using a 'Cheap and Effective' Traditional Herbal Medicine to Treat Coronavirus. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-19). New York City child dies from COVID-19 amid cover-up of infections in schools. wsws.org Last week's death was the first pediatric death in New York City since the reopening of K-12 schools this academic year.

John Goss (2021-10-19). Countries Under the COVID Cosh. The Carrot and the Stick. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-19). Texas boy dies after COVID-19 infection turned into severe gangrene. wsws.org Zyrin Foot's mother faced an unfathomable decision: have doctors amputate all four of her ten-year-old son's limbs, giving him a 25 percent chance to live; or take him off life support.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-19). Study by Harvard Researcher Finds Countries with Lowest COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Have Fewer Cases of COVID than Fully Vaccinated Countries. globalresearch.ca

Chloe DS (2021-10-19). Refugee: 'Serco is playing with our lives' in the Park Hotel. greenleft.org.au A refugee imprisoned at the Park hotel prison in Carlton told Green Left that three refugees had tested positive for COVID-19 and that many others have symptoms. Chloe DS reports.

Moderator (2021-10-19). ScheerPost Contributors Honored Eight Times Over at L.A. Press Club Awards. scheerpost.com By ScheerPost Staff Los Angeles-area journalists gathered together once again on Oct. 16 for the Los Angeles Press Club's annual SoCal Journalism Awards, the LAPC's first in-person awards event since the COVID-19 crisis began, and ScheerPost made quite a showing. Before the night was through, eight out of the nine nominations earned by members of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Medications in use and being tested for treatment of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard several drugs mentioned as possible treatments for COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? ANSWER: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, finding an effective drug to combat COVID-19 has been on the minds of many. While many medications are being tested to treat COVID-19, only one has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has approved remdesivir (Veklury) to treat COVID-19 in adults and children who are age…

Jubilee USA Network (2021-10-19). Faith Communities around the Country and World call for a COVID Response that Prioritizes. indybay.org World leaders met for annual IMF, World Bank and G20 meetings. The IMF lowered economic growth projections for all countries, and downgraded United States growth projections for 2021.

WSWS (2021-10-19). Coronavirus continues to surge in Northwestern US. wsws.org There were less than 750 new cases per day in the region as a whole at the beginning of July, a number which now stands at more than 5,600, a more than seven-fold increase.

Staff (2021-10-18). Corporate Democrats' Toothless Drug Pricing Alternative Is a Coup for Big Pharma. truthout.org Under the Build Back Better Act, Congress can expand and strengthen Medicare and Medicaid, improving the lives of millions of seniors while also throwing a lifeline to folks living in states where GOP politicians are strangling public benefits. | But to win these popular reforms, we have to defeat the efforts of Big Pharma, their greedy lobbyists and the politicians who take their money. | It wasn't enough for Democratic Representatives Kurt Schrader of Oregon, Scott Peters of California,…

Steve Kirsch (2021-10-18). Proof that the CDC Is Lying to the World About COVID Vaccine Safety. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-10-18). Cuba's Soberana 02 Vaccine, Recognized by US Medical Journal. telesurenglish.net Cuba's Soberana 02 anti-Covid-19 vaccine has been recognized today by the prestigious U.S. medical journal Annual Review of Medicine, a step forward towards its possible international homologation. | RELATED: | In an article by key opinion leaders, the authors considered that the fast development and deployment of mRNA vaccines and adenovirus vectors against the disease continues to astound the global scientific community. | Ho…

_____ (2021-10-18). Reno Transit Workers Holding Firm In Second Strike Since August. popularresistance.org Reno, Nevada, – Workers for the Washoe County Regional Transit Commission (RTC) went out on strike against the RTC's contractor, Keolis North America — a division of a notoriously anti-union company based in France that manages bus and rail operations in several U.S. cities, including Boston, Fort Lauderdale, and Los Angeles. The strikers — around 200 workers in all, including drivers, mechanics, and cleaners — were provoked by Keolis proposing a new health plan for the workers — one that would replace their existing coverage with what's known as Health Plan of Nevada. | That's a plan offe…

Kevin Mwanza (2021-10-18). How To Sanitize And Scrub Your Email Marketing List, Improve Engagement Rates. moguldom.com Email list hygiene is an important part of targeting your marketing, so it's important to clean up your email list at least a couple of times a year. Email scrubbing is a process that works to keep your email mailing list healthy by removing inactive contacts. Marketers use it to raise their email deliverability and …

teleSUR (2021-10-18). Dominicans Are Requested Vaccination Card To Enter Public Places. telesurenglish.net By order of the Health Ministry, from Monday, the Dominican Republic's inspectors will verify that over-12-years-old citizens present a COVID-19 vaccination card or a recent PCR negative test to enter public places. | RELATED: | This policy seeks to encourage citizens who have so far resisted COVID-19 immunization to receive their vaccines and halt contagions amid the ending of the curfew. For people who cannot re…

WSWS (2021-10-18). Humanitarian disaster in Yemen as fighting for Marib intensifies. wsws.org The Saudi-led war has caused at least 120,000 deaths, including tens of thousands of civilians, as well as a further 131,000 from indirect causes such as lack of food, health services and infrastructure.

Staff (2021-10-18). President Maduro: Venezuela Has Enough Doses to Vaccinate 80% of Population (Reopening in November and December). orinocotribune.com On Sunday, October 17, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, informed that the country has enough doses of COVID-19 vaccines to vaccinate 80% of Venezuelans. | President Maduro, who specified that Venezuela has reached a vaccination rate of 53.5% of the population with at least one dose, emphasized an important milestone to achieve—vaccination of 70% of the population by October 31. | "This goal is important because the scientific centers of the world, the World Health Organization, have stated that the objective is to generate what they call herd immunity," continued the president. "We must study wel…

WSWS (2021-10-18). Australia: Bipartisan push to wind down COVID-19 contact tracing. wsws.org Contact tracing is being targeted as the corporate elite demands that "finite" public health resources will have to be "rationalised."

_____ (2021-10-18). 'Days Of Shame' Highlights Failure To Back TRIPS Waiver For COVID Vaccines. popularresistance.org Health activists gathered at Geneva's central train station on Wednesday, October 13, calling on the EU, the UK, Norway and Switzerland to endorse the TRIPS waiver proposal at the World Trade Organization (WTO). "As Europeans, we are ashamed that our political leaders are among the last opponents to a just solution to end the pandemic and save lives," said the campaigners in a press release. | "If patents were lifted today, we could vaccinate the whole world in less than one year," stressed Frank Prouhet, a doctor and activist from the collective Stop patents on Covid-19 vaccines, citing research by Public Citize…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-18). Funeral Rites for COVID Zero. counterpunch.org It was such a noble public health dream, even if rather hazy to begin with. Run down SARS-CoV-2. Suppress it. Crush it. Or just "flatten the curve", which could have meant versions of all the above. This created a climate of numerical sensitivity: a few case infections here, a few cases there, would warrant immediate, sharp

WSWS (2021-10-18). Escalating COVID crisis overwhelms Papua New Guinea hospitals. wsws.org The Marape government's "live with COVID" agenda is exacerbating a long-standing crisis within the impoverished country's health system.

Peoples Health Dispatch (2021-10-18). In Europe, 'Days of Shame' highlights failure of leaders to back TRIPS waiver proposal for COVID vaccines. peoplesdispatch.org From October 9-13, activists organized actions to pressure the EU and various European countries to support the TRIPS waiver proposal, pointing out that people continue to die because governments do not want to stand up to Big Pharma…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-18). The "Killer Vaccine" Worldwide. 7.9 Billion People. globalresearch.ca The stated objective is to enforce the Worldwide vaccination of 7.9 billion people in more than 190 countries, to be followed by the imposition of a digitized "vaccine passport". The evidence of mortality and morbidity resulting from the vaccine is overwhelming. Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma.

Staff (2021-10-18). Pediatrician Welcomes Imminent Approval of COVID Vaccine for Kids 5-11 Amid Opposition to Mask Mandates. democracynow.org The Biden administration is launching a national vaccination campaign for about 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11. The vaccine will be two doses and one-third as potent as the one being given to people over the age of 12. An independent panel is set to offer a recommendation to the FDA that evaluates the safety and efficacy of the vaccines in late October. We're joined by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician and co-chair of the Protect Michigan Commission, to speak more about the rollout of the vaccine for kids. "It's really important, if we want to go back to normal, for our kids to get this vacci…

Ann Brown (2021-10-18). Delta CEO: We Won't Force-Vaxx Our Employees, Vaccine Mandates Are A Blunt Instrument. moguldom.com Delta Airlines, which does business with the U.S. government and is considered a federal contractor, says it will not cave in on its decision to oppose President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate, which requires that all federal contractors have their employees vaccinated. The airline's CEO, Ed Bastian, called the vaccine mandate "divisive" and a "very blunt …

Staff (2021-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2021. democracynow.org Gutting Democrats' Climate Plans, Manchin Opposes Renewable Energy Program in Reconciliation Bill, Manchin Wants Strict Conditions on Child Tax Credit, Which Has Lifted Millions of Kids from Poverty, FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Booster Shots of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine, Bronx Man Dies of COVID-19 One Hour After Release from Rikers Jail, COVID Cases on the Rise in the U.K, Russia; Melbourne Ends World's Longest Lockdown, U.S. to Compensate Afghan Families over August Drone Strike That Killed 10 Civilians, Death Toll in ISIS-K Mosque Attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Rises to 47, British Lawmaker David Amess Fatall…

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-10-18). NYC Judge Prevents Father from Visiting His Daughter Unless He Takes the COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-10-18). Activism Needs To Be Part Of Any Meaningful Climate Education. popularresistance.org Last month, crowds of young people and supporters gathered in 1,500 locations around the world for one of the largest youth-led climate protests since countries began emerging from the most restrictive phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students skipped school or staged class walkouts to participate in the Sept. 24 day of action, the latest surge of activity from the school strike movement that launched in late 2018. | The protest was a sign that youth climate activists, who have had to adapt to COVID lockdowns and restrictions on large gatherings, are ready to reassert themselves through mass mobilizations. In…

Infowars (2021-10-18). World Economic Forum Unveils COVID Passport that Uses Blood Test Markers to Determine Vaccination Status. globalresearch.ca

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-10-18). Champion Of Iraq War WMD Case, General Colin Powell Dies Of Covid, Had Cancer. moguldom.com General Colin Powell, who made history as the first Black person to serve as U.S. Secretary of State, has died of complications from covid-19. He was 84. Powell's death was announced by his family in a statement on social media. "General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs …

Jordan Schachtel (2021-10-18). The Revolving Door: All 3 FDA-authorized COVID Shot Companies Now Employ Former FDA Commissioners. globalresearch.ca

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2021-10-18: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-18). Corporate Democrats' Toothless Drug Pricing Alternative Is a Coup for Big Pharma. truthout.org Under the Build Back Better Act, Congress can expand and strengthen Medicare and Medicaid, improving the lives of millions of seniors while also throwing a lifeline to folks living in states where GOP politicians are strangling public benefits. | But to win these popular reforms, we have to defeat the efforts of Big Pharma, their greedy lobbyists and the politicians who take their money. | It wasn't enough for Democratic Representatives Kurt Schrader of Oregon, Scott Peters of California,…

Steve Kirsch (2021-10-18). Proof that the CDC Is Lying to the World About COVID Vaccine Safety. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Flu during a pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you had your flu shot yet? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over 6 months get a flu shot every season with rare exceptions. Now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and the flu. And you can get both shots at the same time. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/vGrUz75YoiI Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 12) is in the downloads at the end of…

WSWS (2021-10-18). Escalating COVID crisis overwhelms Papua New Guinea hospitals. wsws.org The Marape government's "live with COVID" agenda is exacerbating a long-standing crisis within the impoverished country's health system.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-18). Funeral Rites for COVID Zero. counterpunch.org It was such a noble public health dream, even if rather hazy to begin with. Run down SARS-CoV-2. Suppress it. Crush it. Or just "flatten the curve", which could have meant versions of all the above. This created a climate of numerical sensitivity: a few case infections here, a few cases there, would warrant immediate, sharp

WSWS (2021-10-18). Australia: Bipartisan push to wind down COVID-19 contact tracing. wsws.org Contact tracing is being targeted as the corporate elite demands that "finite" public health resources will have to be "rationalised."

Staff (2021-10-18). President Maduro: Venezuela Has Enough Doses to Vaccinate 80% of Population (Reopening in November and December). orinocotribune.com On Sunday, October 17, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, informed that the country has enough doses of COVID-19 vaccines to vaccinate 80% of Venezuelans. | President Maduro, who specified that Venezuela has reached a vaccination rate of 53.5% of the population with at least one dose, emphasized an important milestone to achieve—vaccination of 70% of the population by October 31. | "This goal is important because the scientific centers of the world, the World Health Organization, have stated that the objective is to generate what they call herd immunity," continued the president. "We must study wel…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Consumer Health: What is mental health? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Mental Health Day will be observed on Sunday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This is a good time to consider the differences between normal mental health and mental health disorders. Mental health is the overall wellness of how you think, regulate your feelings and behave. Sometimes the difference between normal mental health and mental disorders is clear, but often the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Bowel cancer: Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert describes role hard-to-see polyps play in cancer risk. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Physicians screening people for bowel cancer are becoming increasingly concerned about a type of polyp once thought harmless: serrated polyps, sawtooth-edged growths in the colon that are flat, nearly translucent, and sometimes difficult to spot during colonoscopies. New research suggests people with serrated polyps should be checked more frequently for bowel cancer, a Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert writes in a commentary in the journal Gut. A serrated polyp after blue dye has been…

Peoples Health Dispatch (2021-10-18). In Europe, 'Days of Shame' highlights failure of leaders to back TRIPS waiver proposal for COVID vaccines. peoplesdispatch.org From October 9-13, activists organized actions to pressure the EU and various European countries to support the TRIPS waiver proposal, pointing out that people continue to die because governments do not want to stand up to Big Pharma…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Expert Alert: Advancing individualized medicine through genomics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The virtual 10th Annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Oct. 8—9 will highlight the latest discoveries, diagnostics, therapeutics and emerging approaches in the field of genomics. Attendees will hear from renowned experts and learn first-hand how individualized medicine is transforming clinical practice, research and education. Highlighted topics will include artificial intelligence, health disparities, precision oncology, microbiome, genomic clinical applications and challenges, and many others. Taking the virtual center stage will be keynote speakers Gianrico…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Can medications and supplements interact with one another? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I have chosen to take some supplements that are supposed to improve my memory, reduce cholesterol and prevent cancer. Should I worry about these supplements interacting with one another or my medications? ANSWER: With age come more chronic health conditions. Also, some people may develop deficiencies in certain vitamins as they…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Expert Alert: Back and neck pain treatments cover self-care to surgery; prevention is key. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Spine Day is Oct. 16 ROCHESTER, Minn. — When back or neck pain strikes, normal activity is disrupted. Seeking relief for back or neck pain is one of the most common reasons people go to their health care provider or miss work. "The spinal column of the back and neck is made up of many joints, and each of those joints can degenerate and cause pain," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Hope for patients with post-COVID syndrome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Long-haul COVID," "long COVID" and "post-COVID syndrome" are references to patients who have been infected with COVID-19 and are still experiencing long-term effects and symptoms."Estimates show that 10%—30% of people who become infected with COVID-19 will end up coming down with long-haul COVID," says Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, medical director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program. "And it does look like that long-haul COVID could be a new chronic infection for some folks and be a new baseline." The World Health Organization recently gave…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Covid Queries: Altered DNA and microchips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard some theories circulating about the COVID-19 vaccine, including that it was developed to control the general population through microchip tracking or "nanotransducers" in our brains. I've also heard that it will alter my DNA. Are these theories true? A: No, those assertions are false. "There is absolutely not a microchip in the vaccine," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca and New Prague. "Also, there's no…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Mayo Clinic celebrates 35 years in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In the 35 years since its opening, Mayo Clinic in Florida has become one of the premier medical destination centers in the Southeast while garnering the No. 1 spot in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings in Florida and contributing more than $2 billion annually to Florida's economy. In 1986, Mayo Clinic brought its team approach to health care from Rochester, Minnesota, to the Southeast when it opened the clinic…

Staff (2021-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2021. democracynow.org Gutting Democrats' Climate Plans, Manchin Opposes Renewable Energy Program in Reconciliation Bill, Manchin Wants Strict Conditions on Child Tax Credit, Which Has Lifted Millions of Kids from Poverty, FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Booster Shots of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine, Bronx Man Dies of COVID-19 One Hour After Release from Rikers Jail, COVID Cases on the Rise in the U.K, Russia; Melbourne Ends World's Longest Lockdown, U.S. to Compensate Afghan Families over August Drone Strike That Killed 10 Civilians, Death Toll in ISIS-K Mosque Attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Rises to 47, British Lawmaker David Amess Fatall…

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-10-18). NYC Judge Prevents Father from Visiting His Daughter Unless He Takes the COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-18). Pediatrician Welcomes Imminent Approval of COVID Vaccine for Kids 5-11 Amid Opposition to Mask Mandates. democracynow.org The Biden administration is launching a national vaccination campaign for about 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11. The vaccine will be two doses and one-third as potent as the one being given to people over the age of 12. An independent panel is set to offer a recommendation to the FDA that evaluates the safety and efficacy of the vaccines in late October. We're joined by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician and co-chair of the Protect Michigan Commission, to speak more about the rollout of the vaccine for kids. "It's really important, if we want to go back to normal, for our kids to get this vacci…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Continuing progress in battle against COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "October is going to be a very exciting month in the U.S., regarding COVID-19 vaccines," says Dr. Gregory Poland, head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "On Oct. 14 the Federal Drug Administration is going to look at COVID-19 boosters for Moderna. On Oct. 15, (the FDA will review) boosters for Johnson & Johnsons' COVID-19 vaccine. And on Oct. 29, the FDA will look at extending emergency use for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children down to…

WSWS (2021-10-18). SEP electoral members denounce removal of COVID-19 safety measures as "profit-driven" wsws.org New electoral laws "are a blatant reaction against the loss of support for the major parties of establishment politics, both domestic and international."

WSWS (2021-10-18). The class struggle and the fight to eradicate COVID-19. wsws.org The growth of the class struggle is revealing the social force—the international working class—which can compel the implementation of policies to eradicate the coronavirus globally.

Infowars (2021-10-18). World Economic Forum Unveils COVID Passport that Uses Blood Test Markers to Determine Vaccination Status. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-18). UK: Corporate-backed groups promote mass infection of children with Covid-19. wsws.org A massive, well-funded and well-connected campaign of disinformation is being deployed to legitimise the murderous policy of herd immunity.

_____ (2021-10-18). Why Activism Needs To Be Part Of Any Meaningful Climate Education. popularresistance.org Last month, crowds of young people and supporters gathered in 1,500 locations around the world for one of the largest youth-led climate protests since countries began emerging from the most restrictive phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students skipped school or staged class walkouts to participate in the Sept. 24 day of action, the latest surge of activity from the school strike movement that launched in late 2018.

Global Research News (2021-10-18). Selected Articles: What Happens When Doctors Buck Government Narrative on COVID? globalresearch.ca By Needless to say this is a multi-billion dollar operation for Big Pharma. In a bitter irony, Pfizer which is playing a …

WSWS (2021-10-18). New Zealand government ignores scientists' calls to increase COVID-19 restrictions. wsws.org After announcing it is abandoning an elimination strategy for COVID-19, the Labour Party-led government has dismissed calls from scientists for a return to a strict "level 4" lockdown to stop the expanding outbreak in Auckland.

Staff (2021-10-18). US Billionaires Became $2.1 Trillion Richer in 19 Months of Pandemic. truthout.org American billionaires grew in number and expanded their collective fortunes by $2.1 trillion since Covid-19 sparked a worldwide pandemic nineteen months ago, according to a new analysis unveiled Monday. | An overall 70% surge of wealth among the nation's richest individuals since March of 2020 has resulted in approximately 130 new billionaires, found the new report released by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). In a statement, the groups noted that there are n…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Medications in use and being tested for treatment of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've heard several drugs mentioned as possible treatments for COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? ANSWER: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, finding an effective drug to combat COVID-19 has been on the minds of many. While many medications are being tested to treat COVID-19, only one has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has approved remdesivir (Veklury) to treat COVID-19 in adults and children who are age…

Editor2 (2021-10-17). Politicians, Journalists and Lawyers to put War on Terror 'on Trial' at People's Tribunal. orinocotribune.com Politicians, lawyers and journalists are to put the war on terror "on trial" at a people's tribunal next week, ahead of Julian Assange's latest extradition hearing. | The second round of hearings of the Belmarsh Tribunal will see left-wing figures including former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, veteran anti-war activist Tariq Ali and Ecuador's former president Rafael Correa "hold the US accountable for its war crimes." | The event was launched last year by Progressive International, with the first hearings held online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. | It is inspired by the famous 1966 people's tribunal on the Vietnam…

Jake Johnson (2021-10-17). Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses. zcomm.org "The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic."

United Health Professionals (2021-10-17). International Alert Message about COVID-19. United Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We are more than 1,500 members (including professors of medicine, intensive care physicians and infectious disease specialists) from more than 30 countries. The lockdown has not only killed people, it has destroyed physical and mental health, economy, education and other aspects of social life.

_____ (2021-10-17). Make Gig Work Decent Work. popularresistance.org On most days, Doug Ford's Conservative government in Ontario does not respond well to problems, or it actively makes things worse. If an election had been called a year-and-a-half ago, Ford would have lost. However, when COVID hit, Ford nearly brought Ontario to its knees. Nevertheless, he managed to deceive some into thinking he managed well. | Today, he is barely visible, having prorogued Queen's Park during September's federal election to protect his federal Conservative counterparts instead of stepping up to protect Ontarians and help guide our recovery. | Schools are suffering, hospitals and healthcare worke…

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-10-17). The COVID-19 Vaccine. The Imposition of Compulsory Vaccination with a Biometric Health Passport? globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 vaccine… Is this THE final goal of this crisis, to impose a compulsory vaccination on everyone, with a biometric health passport and without it, the impossibility to move, to buy, to eat? The near future will tell.

Staff (2021-10-17). Food Apartheid Threatens BIPOC Children's Health. Food Sovereignty Is the Fix. truthout.org Children in the United States are bombarded with food advertisements, fast food restaurants and brightly packaged food-like snacks intentionally displayed at their eye level. The

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-17). The COVID-19 "Vaccine" and the Nuremberg Code. Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide. globalresearch.ca The health authorities, Big Pharma, the WHO, the Rockefellers and the Gates foundation are fully aware that the vaccine has resulted in countless deaths and injuries, including blood clots, infertility, brain damage, myocarditis, etc.

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-10-17). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

F. William Engdahl (2021-10-17). What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. "Human Guinea Pigs"? globalresearch.ca The Pharma giant Pfizer use an experimental technology known as gene editing, specifically mRNA gene-editing, something never before used in vaccines. Before we rush to get jabbed in hopes of some immunity, we should know more about the radical experimental technology and its lack of precision.

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2021-10-17). The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test: How to Mislead All Humanity. Using a "Test" To Lock Down Society. globalresearch.ca The misuse of the RT-PCR technique is used as an intentional strategy by some governments, supported by scientific safety councils and by the dominant media, to justify the violation of a large number of constitutional rights, the destruction of the economy with the bankruptcy of entire active sectors of society,…

Giorgio Trucchi (2021-10-17). Italy: Serious attack on democracy. pressenza.com On 9 October, militants of the neo-fascist extreme right took advantage of a massive demonstration in Rome, called to protest against the compulsory vaccination certificate [1] against Covid-19, to go towards the Italian government and violently attack the national headquarters…

_____ (2021-10-17). Brazil: GM Workers Reject Contract, Continue Strike In Defiance Of Union. popularresistance.org The readiness of workers to continue their struggle for jobs and decent wages is an expression of the growing resistance of the working class in Brazil and worldwide to the assault on their living conditions and the ruling class's demand for a new "normal" of mass COVID-19 infections. Recently, strikes in defense of living conditions were also conducted by Jurong shipyard workers in Espírito Santo, metalworkers in Paraná, app delivery workers throughout Brazil, and yesterday by teachers and municipal employees in Sà£o Paulo. | Since the beginning of the year, the living conditions of the working class have…

Staff (2021-10-17). Hospital Workers Report Rising Violence Throughout Pandemic. truthout.org The San Leandro Hospital emergency department, where nurse Mawata Kamara works, went into lockdown recently when a visitor, agitated about being barred from seeing a patient due to COVID-19 restrictions, threatened to bring a gun to the California facility. | It wasn't the first time the department faced a gun threat during the pandemic. Earlier in the year, a psychiatric patient well known at the department became increasingly violent, spewing racial slurs, spitting toward staffers and lobbing punches before…

Ron Jacobs (2021-10-17). Checking in With Dave Zirin: Kaepernick, COVID and the MLB Playoffs. counterpunch.org Image by Dave: Hey Ron. | Ron: Hi Dave. Long time no see. | Dave: Long time no see. Thanks for doing this. I appreciate it. | Ron: When Jeffrey (St Clair) suggested I do this interview, I was reminded of CounterPunch's early days on the web and your columns from that small paper in Maryland were reprinted in CounterPunch. I was hooked. After all,, it had been a few decades since any Leftist had written about sports in the USA.In a few sentences, how would you describe your trajectory since then?

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