Tag Archives: Climate Change

Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 28 March, 2020, 1132 Hrs

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This should have been the first post on this topic, under this heading, that I made. With so many high quality sites available, why put together another to attempt to explain the Pandemic that is upon us? I think for … Continue reading

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Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 26 March, 2020, 0204 Hrs

We all know something is happening. Something that we’ve not seen before. Of course we see it in the news reports, the closings, the empty streets. We are not used to this. We see it in the gallows humor: If … Continue reading

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Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 22 March, 2020, 0138 Hrs

I am an ICU physician. I have cared for HIV Patients at the beginning of what became known as the AIDS Epidemic. I have worked in conflict zones in Central America, as a physician with the (then) Revolutionary Nicaraguan Government … Continue reading

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CDC Abruptly Cancels Long-Planned Conference on Climate Change and Health

Gentle Reader – Just as Trump was to be inaugurated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost their spine. It is appropriate to re-post this as we have seen in the past several months – in Australia which appears … Continue reading

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Cornel West: America is Spiritually Bankrupt. We Must Fight Back Together

14 January, 2018 Gentle Reader – In the middle of the corrupt Senate Impeachment Hearings – no data, no witnesses – this masterful piece from a year ago is worth reading. AJL =======================  From Cornel West in The Guardian (Opinion): … Continue reading

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How Did We Get Here? – Violent Authoritarianism or Fascism in America?

“…Speculations about the future depend upon an accurate analysis of the past…[*] Sweeping through our country today is a serious menance. One of racism and its brother, anti-Semitism; abuse of refugees and their children; separation of children from parents – … Continue reading

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Quora Query: As Someone Who isn’t a Conservative, What Do You Wish All Conservatives Would Start Doing?

I normally don’t venture into this area on Quora, sticking to health care and science. However, events of the past several days have unnerved me, so I respond – more or less – to the query. In reality, I wanted … Continue reading

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Quora Query: How Likely is an Authoritarian State if the US Gets UBI, Universal Healthcare, and Universal College?

What an odd query! How likely is an authoritarian state – in the United States – if we, finally, get a national health system, a rational educational system, and UBI? Really? Firstly, in case you haven’t noticed, the present US … Continue reading

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Ebola, and More………..

Gentle Reader: If you look at the attached report from the latest CDC News Conference on 2 September, you can take away – from the several thousand words – the following: 1. We are losing the battle against this latest … Continue reading

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Quora Query: Is there Only One Universal Coverage Alternative to the Current US Health Insurance System Which Would be the Most Efficient ?

Gentle Reader – My son suggested I pay attention to Quora – an on line Q&A system – and I now do. Here is a question I was asked to answer. Interesting question, for sure. AJL ———————————— The answer to … Continue reading

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