Police Violence in Buffalo NY

Just saw this story of police officers suspended for violently shoving an older man tonight. Please be warned, it's another one that's difficult to watch. Shortly after Buffalo’s curfew started,…

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    Covid-19 Self-Evaluation Tool

    "Numerous calls from patients prompted [our team] to develop a simple self-triage tool to help individuals decide when to treat their symptoms safely at home and when to seek medical help. One of the most important things each of us can do during the ongoing pandemic is to free up medical providers to concentrate on the seriously ill."

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    US DOJ asking to suspend constitutional rights during pandemic
    Mandatory Credit: Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10553038k) US Attorney General William Barr participates in a news conference with Justice Department officials, at the Justice Department in Washington, DC, USA, 10 February 2020. The press conference was held to announce the indictment of four members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) with computer hacking into the credit reporting agency Equifax. The nine-count indictment alleges the Chinese military personnel stole the sensitive personal data of approximately 145 million Americans. US Justice Department announces the indictment of four members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), Washington, USA - 10 Feb 2020

    US DOJ asking to suspend constitutional rights during pandemic

    The Department of Justice has secretly asked Congress for the ability to detain arrested people “indefinitely" without trial during emergencies.

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    Valentine’s Day: Music Thread

    "Give me some music; music, moody foodOf us that trade in love."(William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra) One of my favorite music sites is NPR, so I'm borrowing a music theme…

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    FDA approves drug to mitigate peanut allergy
    Overhead view of peanut butter on bread with red crayon warning against peanuts which are a dangerous allergen for many children and adults.

    FDA approves drug to mitigate peanut allergy

    On Friday the US FDA approved Palforzia to mitigate allergic reactions, including severe reactions such as anaphylaxis, from accidental exposure to peanuts. The drug is approved for use only in…

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