Tag Archives: Public Health

Two More Southern California Gay Men Die from Bacterial Meningitis

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Map of Southern California showing counties with bacterial meningitis outbreak Two more Southern California gay men have died from bacterial meningitis. The deaths follow the death a West Hollywood man who died last week. Brett Shaad, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Green Initiative Snatches Inhalers Out of Asthmatics’ Hands

Friday, September 23, 2011 If you’re one of the 20 million Americans who suffer from asthma (1 in 15 Americans), the Obama administration has come up with a new way to make your life a living and potentially lethal hell. … Continue reading

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Bird Flu Case Confirmed in Chiba, Japan

Monday, March 14, 2011 Japan can’t seem to catch a break. First came the 9.0 earthquake, which was followed by a tsunami, which was followed by damaged nuclear energy plants. Now comes news of Avian influenza infection on Sunday among … Continue reading

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Axelrod On H1N1 Vaccines: ‘We Overpromised’

Sunday, November 1, 2009 Have you tried to get an H1N1 swine flu vaccine for yourself or your children, only to be told by your healthcare provider that none is available and even worse, no estimated time of vaccine arrival … Continue reading

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WHO Declares Phase 6 Swine Flu Pandemic

Thursday, June 11, 2009 The World Health Organization today declared a Phase 6 swine flu pandemic, the first global flu epidemic in 41 years, as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere. In a statement … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Crops Get Vatican’s Blessing

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 Pope RatNAZI’s Vatican seldom approves of scientists meddling with God’s creation. So the decision from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences to approve of the  oft-demonized genetically modified crops as an answer to world hunger and poverty … Continue reading

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Why Americans Need Single-Payer Health Insurance

Thursday, June 4, 2009 Medical bills or related illness contributed to more than 62 percent of personal bankruptcies in 2007, according to a new study. A nearly 50 percent increase from 2001 and not even reflecting the growing number of … Continue reading

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