The New England Journal of Politics, Part II

The entrance to the editorial offices of the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston.



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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) his week published an editorial denouncing “dangerously incompetent” leadership in Washington on the pandemic and all but endorsing Joe Biden for President. This will go down well in all the right precincts. But then please don’t complain if half of America suspects that science is increasingly politicized.

The editorial recites the government’s well-known failures in managing the coronavirus, such as the initial struggles to roll out testing and hand out enough protective equipment. We can’t disagree with that, but the editors go on to extol China’s virus management, conveniently ignoring its early cover-up and manipulation of the World Health Organization. Why are American elites so enamored of authoritarian command and control? The

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Trump hails his COVID ‘cure’ as leading medical journal calls him ‘dangerously incompetent’ on pandemic






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President Trump continued to hail an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment as a “cure” for COVID-19, telling conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh in a Friday interview that it sped his recovery from the disease and was “better than a vaccine.”

“I was not in great shape, but we have a medicine that healed me, that fixed me,” Trump said of the antibody “cocktail” manufactured by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. “It’s a great medicine. I recovered immediately.”

Since being released on Monday from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he was treated for three days after being admitted with a high fever, chills and breathing problems, Trump has often pointed to the antibody therapy he undertook at the hospital as a “cure” for COVID-19. There is no known cure for the disease caused by exposure to the coronavirus, and the FDA has not, so far, approved the drug’s use

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Professor’s research on food systems featured in journal, upcoming book

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A University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu Sustainable Community Food Systems assistant professor’s research topic will be featured in an international food systems journal, and is open for submissions. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems is an open-access journal that publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research on sustainably achieving global food security.

Albie Miles’ research topic, “Achieving Food System Resilience & Equity in the Era of Global Environmental Change,” aims to provide academics, government and community leaders and other food system practitioners with a relevant scientific analysis of the risks environmental changes pose on agriculture, food security, human health and economies. Miles’ research will also include case studies and strategies to achieve food system resilience and equity.

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Albie Miles

Miles is working in collaboration with a number of co-editors and agri-food system scholars, including UH Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources researcher Noa Lincoln; and

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New England Journal of Medicine blasts Trump officials’ response to virus, calls for new leaders

The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, in an unprecedented editorial, denounced the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and called for voting out “current political leaders” who are “dangerously incompetent.”

The harshly worded editorial is the first time the prestigious medical journal, which usually stays out of politics, has weighed in on an election.  

The editorial does not mention President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump and Biden’s plans would both add to the debt, analysis finds Trump says he will back specific relief measures hours after halting talks Trump lashes out at FDA over vaccine guidelines MORE by name, but it refers to “the administration” and calls for voting out “our current political leaders.”

“When it comes to the response to the largest public health crisis of our time, our current political leaders have demonstrated that they are dangerously incompetent,” the editorial states. “We should not abet them

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Chase Center Named Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year

Chase Center, the recently-built state-of-the-art arena and home to the six-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, was named Sports Facility of the Year by the Sports Business Journal, it was announced today. The Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily annual awards celebrate and recognize the leaders, visionaries and day-to-day practitioners who personify excellence in the business of sports. The other finalists for the award were Allianz Field, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, TD Garden and Wrigley Field.

The Warriors now lead all major professional teams with four Sports Business Awards, having won Team of the Year in 2014 and 2016 and Co-Executive Chairman and CEO Joe Lacob being named Executive of the Year in 2016. In addition, the Warriors were named the Franchise of the Decade across all professional sports teams by the Sports Business Journal in 2019.

“This award is a recognition of the vision, planning and execution that went

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Weight Lifting and Cardio Are a Waste of Time Reports Wall Street Journal Best Selling Book

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NEVADA CITY, Calif. – September 22, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. John Jaquish has been named a Best Selling Author by The Wall Street Journal after releasing his latest book  Weight Lifting is a Waste of Time. The book explores the scientific evidence that variable resistance training is the key to achieving optimal physical fitness levels and an athletic physique. Dr. Jaquish uses this book to explain how 10 minutes per day with the right equipment is all someone needs to make a significant difference in their strength and fitness.

Dr. Jaquish gained the attention of millions with his research and inventions in bone health. More recently, through his invention of the X3 Bar home workout system, Dr. Jaquish has helped thousands of people and professional athletes

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Emanate Health’s Robert H. Curry Named Finalist for Hospital CEO of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Emanate Health CEO Robert H. Curry, who oversees the largest the largest health care system in the San Gabriel Valley, has been named a finalist for “Hospital CEO or President of the Year” for the annual Health Care Panel and Awards.

COVINA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Emanate Health CEO Robert H. Curry, who oversees the largest the largest health care system in the San Gabriel Valley, has been named a finalist for “Hospital CEO or President of the Year” for the annual Health Care Panel and Awards.

“I feel privileged to be nominated with such an impressive group of Los Angeles County hospital leaders,” said Curry. “But this nomination says more about the outstanding doctors, nurses, staff members and volunteers who serve our patients every day than it does about me. Our staff is the backbone of our organization and they work hard to address the

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Lose Weight With the 60 Day Food and Fitness Program & Journal

Keeping a weight loss journal can double your weightloss, studies show. Studies also now support the idea that old-fashioned calorie counting works the best for losing weight. Put these two weightloss tips to work for you with The 60 Day Food and Fitness Program & Journal by Brad Peterson, one of the most comprehensive weightloss journals available.

Why Keep a Weightloss Journal

Often people believe they are eating much less than they actually are. They don’t pay

attention to portion size and often estimate that they are eating many less calories than they actually consume. We kid ourselves that that little handful of chips or that cookie didn’t really count.

Keeping a weightloss journal allows you keep track of all the calories you actually eat throughout the day and stop estimating.

You might even see some interesting patterns, like empty calories spent on snacks or eating too much after dinner … Read More