stand on Legion grounds. The most prominent—a granite black tomb surrounded on four sides by golden busts of regal eagles—expresses a solemn reverence to those who served and sacrificed in World War I. Left unsaid is an uncomfortable fact: The Legion spurned countless veterans of color who came back from that conflict. A century on from…Continue Reading

Hand gel mass use could create new superbugs, scientist warns

A scientist has warned that overuse of alcohol-based hand sanitising gel could lead to certain bacteria adapting to survive the product and could create new superbugs that could threaten public health.Andrew Kemp, head of Scientific Advisory Board on the British Institute of Cleaning Science, said it has not yet been proven that alcohol-based hand sanitising…Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Heathrow airport trials Covid-19 test that ‘gives results in 30 seconds’

Heathrow airport has been carrying out trials of a coronavirus test that claims to provide results in as little as 30 seconds, in the hope of screening passengers and sparing some from quarantine.About 250 airport staff took part in the trial, choosing one of three different tests, which have yet to be proven effective.One self-administered…Continue Reading

Most cases of the disease could either be prevented or reversed if someone’s BMI was kept below their personal cut-off point at which abnormal blood sugar levels are triggered, an expert behind the study said.Everyone will have a different threshold which sees them at risk of becoming diabetic, explaining why some people with a healthy…Continue Reading

A Brighter Future for Patients w/Kidney Failure

Last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative to encourage home dialysis and transplant for people living with kidney failure. As the agency prepares to roll out final payment models under this new program, it will be yet another step toward a paradigm shift in kidney…Continue Reading

Biden Condemns Violence & Trump, Calls for Racial Justice

Katie Glueck, New York Times August 31, 2020 (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Monday issued a forceful rebuttal to President Trump’s misleading charges that he would preside over a country wracked by disorder and lawlessness, claiming that it was the president who had made the country unsafe through his erratic and incendiary governing…Continue Reading

Sorry, Joe: Statement on Riots Way Too Little, Way Too Late

Eddie Scarry, Washington Examiner August 31, 2020 (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)After three months of violence, vandalism, and arson in our biggest cities, all of it excused and encouraged by Democrats, we’re supposed to be impressed that the party’s presidential nominee released a statement calling it unacceptable.Read Full Article » Related Topics: Riots, Joe Biden Comment Show…Continue Reading