Daily Archives: May 15, 2022

2022-05-15: News Headlines

Alfred de Zayas (2022-05-15). Arnold August is Right in Blowing the Whistle on the Menace to Academic Freedom in Canadian and US Universities. orinocotribune.com By Alfred de Zayas &#1 ; May 12, 2022 | Review by Alfred de Zayas of the article by Arnold August: "Ukraine-Russia: Sanctions against a 'pro-Russian' professor from the University of Montreal, or freedom of speech?" | Arnold August is right in blowing the whistle on the menace to academic freedom and the ethos of independent research posed by pressures of political correctness and the spread of "cancel culture". This development constitutes moral bankruptcy in any country that considers itself "democratic", and a fortiori a disgrace in the academic profession. The case of Professor Michael Carley of the Universit…

Noam Chomsky (2022-05-15). Discussing America's role in the Syrian civil war. zcomm.org Please Help ZNet This interview with world-renowned scholar and leading dissident Noam Chomsky has two goals. The primary goal is to understand America's role in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 21st century, the Syrian civil war. While there has been a lot of commentary on the Syrian civil

____ (2022-05-15). China donates food for schoolchildren in Liberia. ecns.cn China will provide another batch of food, including over 1,000 bags of 25 kg rice and 500 tins of powdered milk and vegetable oil, for primary and secondary school students through its embassy in Liberia, the Chinese ambassador to Liberia Ren Yisheng said on Friday.

Staff (2022-05-15). Russian embassy employees in US receive threats of violence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Employees of the Russian Embassy in Washington receive threats, including threats of physical violence, and the operation of the embassy currently resembles a besieged fortress, Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said.

Wellbeing Blueprint (2022-05-15). Tuesday 5/17: Power of the Native Vote: Mobilizing Indigenous Communities to Advance Structural Change. indybay.org Online event…

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newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Sharing Mayo Clinic: A shared heart: Two families come together after tragedy, transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Around the 15th of every month, Christin Gigstad and Tina Haug think of each other. They pick up their phones and text. Even if they've already talked that week, they want to check in. It's an important date for them, one that no one else can fully understand. Four years ago, Christin and Tina were strangers. Their lives were brought together by crisis. And now they like to say they have a shared heart, thanks…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Putting your best foot forward with diabetes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently was diagnosed with diabetes and am learning about various components of my health care that require special attention. For instance, I was told I'd need to take special care of my feet. Can you explain why foot care is so important and what is necessary? Do I need to see a special type of doctor? ANSWER: You're among the millions of people in the U.S. who have been diagnosed with diabetes. Managing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can uterine fibroids affect pregnancy? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A uterine fibroid is a benign or noncancerous growth of the muscle portion of the uterus. While common, they may cause pain and excessive bleeding, and concerns about fertility and pregnancy for some. Dr. Michelle Louie, a Mayo Clinic gynecologic surgeon and fibroid specialist, says it is important to know your treatment options and work with a specialist. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/RjubdzreMOE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: National Nurses Week. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At Mayo Clinic, the Department of Nursing consists of over 22,000 people, including nurses, patient care assistants, patient care technicians and social workers. Like many health care professionals, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful and challenging time for those in the department. "Throughout the pandemic, our nurses have continued to be there for their patients," says Ryannon Frederick, Mayo Clinic's chief nursing officer. "Our patient satisfaction actually increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. And that's…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Mohs surgery for melanoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It develops in the cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color. Melanoma is one of the most common cancer types in the U. S. Roughly 2% of people will be diagnosed with melanoma of the skin at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Treatment for early stage melanomas usually includes surgery to remove the melanoma. Mohs surgery is a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Springtime allergies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love the changing seasons and am looking forward to the warmer days of spring. Unfortunately, I am often miserable because of seasonal allergies. What can I do to keep the box of tissues at bay and enjoy the springtime weather? ANSWER: As we flip the calendars to April and May, spring is in the air. Warmer springtime temperatures mean that trees bud, flowers bloom and grass grows. And people often are more active…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: African Americans at higher risk of stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the CDC, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the U.S. Do you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States? A stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. This causes brain cells to become damaged or die. Risks of stroke vary by race and ethnicity. African American…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). 9 Mayo hospitals earn 'A' grades for patient safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Nine Mayo Clinic hospitals scored the highest safety marks from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that collects and analyzes data to help patients choose their preferred health care destinations. These Mayo Clinic hospitals earned "A" grades for patient safety: Arizona Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona. Florida Mayo Clinic Hospital in Florida. Rochester Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester. Mayo Clinic Health System Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota.Eau Claire, Wisconsin.Fairmont, Minnesota.La…

Juan Cole (2022-05-15). Busan, S. Korea, constructing Solar-Powered Artificial Biorock Island to replace Coastal land lost to Sea Level Rise. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; UN Habitat, the municipality of Busan in South Korea, and the company OCEANIX are responding to the challenge of sea-level rise by building an artificial floating city off the coast of the country's second-largest city. A prototype is expected to be in the water as early as 2025. Although a …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Expert alert: Outpatient joint replacement surgery benefits patients. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Outpatient surgery may be an option for people who are having their hips, knees or other joints replaced. It is part of a trend in orthopedic surgery to move total joint arthroplasty, commonly known as joint replacement, from inpatient to outpatient surgery. Patients benefit from the shorter hospital stay, and they are more satisfied recovering at home. A decade ago, a patient who had a knee or hip replacement would likely stay…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Consumer Health: Women's health and living a longer, healthier life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Women's Health Week will be observed May 8—14, which makes this a good time to learn about the biggest threats to women's health and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Two of the leading causes of death for women in the U.S. are heart disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is that healthy lifestyle choices can reduce your risk for both. Heart disease…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). Consumer Health: Understanding skin cancer and how to prevent it. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this and good time to learn about the three main types of skin cancer and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. And most skin cancers are preventable. The three main types of skin cancer are: Basal cell carcinomaBasal cell carcinoma begins in the basal cells — a type of cell within…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). FDA limits use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has limited use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine for adults due to risks associated with blood clots. "The FDA's decision to limit the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for SARS-CoV2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) was due to an FDA analysis that indicated an elevated but low risk for blood clots in some patients who received the vaccine," says Dr. Andrew Badley, an infectious…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-15). 5-10-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Living in the "Sandwich": Women's Health & Menopause. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Women's Health Week is May 8-14, 2022. Women in the "sandwich generation" may be balancing the competing demands of caring for both dependent children and aging parents, and often working outside of the home. Their own needs may take a backseat while they care for others and juggle all of the demands of life, which has been made even worse with the stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affecting women. Around this same time in life, many…

| Nameconor Heffernan, Assistant Professor of Physical Culture, Sport Studies, University of Texas At Austin (2022-05-15). Tucker Carlson pulls from an old playbook as he stokes anxiety about a masculinity crisis. Conor Heffernan, Assistant Professor of Physical Culture and Sport Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Contributing Writers (2022-05-14). Washington moves to annex north-east Syria by proxy/ By Vanessa Beeley. marktaliano.net Under cover of the war in Ukraine Washington plans to partition Syria Under cover of media focus on the NATO proxy war in Ukraine and the Zionist assassination of Al Jazeera senior correspondent Shireen AbuAkleh, Washington is making moves to annex Syrian territory. On May 11th during the meeting of the "global coalition against Islamic State" in …

Anonymous669 (2022-05-14). Syrian Warrant Officer Killed, Soldier Wounded In New Attack Near US-Occupied Al-Tanf. southfront.org . | On May 14, a warrant officer of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was killed and a soldier was wounded when their vehicle was ambushed near the frontline with the US-occupied area of al-Tanf in Syria's southeastern region by militants believed to be members of ISIS, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). | The London-based monitoring group said that the SAA vehicle was ambushed near al-Shahmi junction just outside of the 55-kilometer no-fly zone the US-led coalition m…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-14). Military Situation In Syria On May 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-14). Jordanian Army Thwarts Attempt To Smuggle Drugs With Drone On Border With Syria (Photos). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-05-14). Syrian, Russian Strikes Hit Turkish Military & Its Proxies In Respond To Recent Aleppo Attacks (Photos). southfront.org The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have responded to recent attacks by Turkey's proxies in…

Staff (2022-05-14). Iran embassy reacts to attack on Syrian martyrs funeral. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Iran's embassy in Damascus condemned the terrorist attack on the funeral ceremony of Syrian martyrs and offered condolences to the family of the victims.

Anonymous669 (2022-05-14). Syrian Warrant Officer Killed, Soldier Wounded In New Attack Near US-Occupied Al-Tanf. southfront.org . | On May 14, a warrant officer of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was killed and a soldier was wounded when their vehicle was ambushed near the frontline with the US-occupied area of al-Tanf in Syria's southeastern region by militants believed to be members of ISIS, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). | The London-based monitoring group said that the SAA vehicle was ambushed near al-Shahmi junction just outside of the 55-kilometer no-fly zone the US-led coalition m…

____ (2022-05-14). Strategic asset: American viceroy strengthens military ties with Georgia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 14, 2022 Georgian Foreign Minister, US Ambassador discuss "intensifying" defence, trade, security ties The "strategic partnership" between Georgia and the United States, and the topic of intensifying ties between the countries in defence, security, trade, economy and investment were discussed by Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili and US Ambassador Kelly Degnan on Saturday. The …

JANET (2022-05-14). U.S. excludes Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua from Summit of the Americas ‚àí Will it boomerang? iacenter.org May 12, 2022 Published May 5 in Cuba Debate. Translated by Walter Lippmann for CubaNews and edited. credit: Peruvian Foreign Ministry/ Flickr Holding the Summit of the Americas is at risk, warned Ronald Sanders, the ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda, in Washington, D.C., on May 5. Sanders stressed that if the United States insisted on excluding Cuba, this could be an immediate cause for the nations of the Caribbean to skip the event. Sanders spoke at a webinar in which several panelists examined the policy of the Biden administration towards the Caribbean in its first year in the White House. He said that "If the…

_____ (2022-05-14). Florida Teacher Fired For Speaking About Sexuality. popularresistance.org Lee County, Florida – Casey Scott, an elementary school art teacher at Trafalgar Middle School in Lee County, Florida, asked students to make flags to represent themselves as part of an art project. In their discussions about identity, several of her students expressed that they were gay, bisexual, and trans. Many of them wanted to represent themselves using the rainbow flag or the pink, blue, and white flag that represents trans rights. After she hung the flags up on her bulletin board, school administrators told Scott that it would be "in her best interest" to get rid of them immediately. | When she got home, s…

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