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A Marshall Plan For America – Health Article

Posted on | July 30, 2020 | No Comments Mike Magee Yesterday close to 300 registrants signed up for a webinar sponsored by my Jesuit alma mater, LeMoyne College, titled “The Birth of the Medical Industrial Complex in America, and How Covid-19 Has Made the Case For a National Health Care System”. The college’s motto, “Greatness meets Goodness”, speaks highly of their value system, especially during these challenging times. During the one hour Zoom presentation, questions flowed in over the…

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The Cascading Catastrophe of Trump. – Health Article

Posted on | July 21, 2020 | No Comments Mike Magee With the ongoing, cascading catastrophe of Trump’s mishandling of COVID-19, it is easy to lose sight that the next pandemic (fueled by global warming, global trade, and human and animal migration) is just around the corner. And we haven’t even begun to nail down the origin story of this one. Unraveling the transmission trail requires international cooperation. As one expert recently noted, “Origin riddles for other new infectious diseases…

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Hello world! – talkhealth Blogtalkhealth Blog – Health Education Article

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! LeeMartinRD Lee is a UK Registered Dietitian who worked as a researcher at King’s College London University researching the low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Previously Lee worked for the NHS with many years’ experience of treating IBS. Lee has run a popular blog www.rmdietetic.com on the low FODMAP diet since 2013 where you can learn all about his experiences of following the…

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What Is The Next Shoe To Drop? – Health Article

Posted on | May 27, 2020 | No Comments Edenville Dam Breach Mike Magee As Americans haltingly reemerge through the smoldering embers of the Covid-19 blaze, many wonder, “What will be the next shoe to drop?” Most realize this crisis is far from over. Erratic leadership at the top will be with us at least until the November election. And even with a successful defeat of President Trump, the virus will likely give as good as it gets for at…

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The Supreme Irony of Dr. Trump. – Health Article

Posted on | July 14, 2020 | 2 Comments Mike Magee What a strange irony. Trump decides, full-bravado, to challenge China to a trade war just months before China unwittingly hatches a virulent pandemic that collapses our  deeply segmented health care system and our economy simultaneously. And rather than cry “Uncle”, our President then fires the WHO just as their experts are heading to China to attempt to unravel the mystery of covid-19. And here at home most Americans awaken,…

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Le Pub Home Brew | HealthSkills Blog – Health Education Article

Now I’m the kinda woman who enjoys a bevvie or two – and I do love to talk! Combine them both with my favourite topic of pain, and you end up with Le Pub Home brew…and I’m speaking THIS SATURDAY!! My topic? Let’s stop focusing on pain, because we have a few elephants in the room we need to discuss. Come and join me as I poke and prod at assumptions made about why people come asking for help with…

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We Cannot Afford Leaders Who Lie. – Health Article

Posted on | May 30, 2020 | No Comments Source: John Autey/Twin Cities Pioneer Press Mike Magee In the re-build of Germany and Japan under the Marshall Plan, we elected to start with a health plan – in part because we recognized that all other social determinants – justice, housing, nutrition, education, clean air and water, transportation, safety and security – would be enhanced in the process. We understood that this 1948 infusion of what would today amount to $128…

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Trump Dumps WHO and Places All US Citizens At-Risk. – Health Article

Posted on | July 7, 2020 | 4 Comments Medical organizations this week reacted with alarm as President Trump unilaterally and publically announced on July 7, 2020, his intent to withdraw from the WHO. Putting aside that it is questionable that he possesses the power to follow through with this latest threat to the nation’s health, the move was enough to draw a unified response from major medical associations, a statement I share below. But first a list of obvious…

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