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Warning: Fat Kids Can’t Join, Says Pentagon

Posted on November 22, 2014

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Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military. Recruiting for our military is facing a growing challenge. “I am very concerned about the reduced number of men and women who can meet all of […]

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FEMA Training for Pandemic: New York City Area Only

Posted on October 31, 2014

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The Federal Executive Boards in New York City and Northern New Jersey in partnership with FEMA Region II, The Department of Health and Human Services Region II, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the Clearing House Association are sponsoring a two year series of pandemic influenza […]

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Video: A $100,000 Robot Zaps Germs in Hospitals

Written by Gary North on October 20, 2014

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This is great news. This low-cost robot zaps bugs. There are lots of life-threatening bugs in hospital rooms. This robot is wheeled in, turned on, and in 5 minutes, 99.9% of the bugs are gone. It uses ultraviolet light to ruin their DNA. They can’t reproduce. They die out, leaving no progeny. This frees up […]

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No Tolerance: “Ebola Hospital” Is a Ghost Town

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2014

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The Presbyterian hospital in Dallas is empty. The ER room is empty. There is no waiting time. They might as well shut it down. It’s over. The free market is relentless. It is unforgiving. It asks: “What have you done for me lately?” It also asks: “What will you do to me today?” No one […]

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Walmart: “The Doctor Is In!” For $40.

Written by Gary North on October 18, 2014

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Price competition has just taken a giant step forward in medical care. Walmart is getting into the clinic business. This will be mass production.  Most people are within a short drive of a Walmart. Medicare people can get in. Walmart will not be taking other medical insurance except for its in-house program. This means reduced […]

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Experimental Alzheimer’s Treatment Reverses the Disease

Posted on October 10, 2014

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Alzheimer’s disease was officially recognized a hundred years ago, but there’s still no effective treatment for it. Now researchers at UCLA say they’ve developed a program that shows for the first time memory loss being reversed. It’s not a drug; it’s not a procedure; it is a novel, comprehensive and personal approach to treating memory […]

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Drudge Takes Our Daily Temperature on Ebola

Written by Gary North on October 9, 2014

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Matt Drudge is estimated to be worth $90 million. Why? Because he is the greatest headline writer in history. He knows what interests readers. He has millions of readers. Here is what interests readers this morning. This indicates the public’s fascination with Ebola. It is not panic yet, but great curiosity. This creates a problem […]

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