Posts in category

Overdue


Engaging pharmacists in geriatric medicine in hospitals and elderly care facilities will help reduce the high rates of unplanned drug-related hospitalizations in Australia, according to a prominent advocate. Kristin Michaels of the Society for Hospital Pharmacists of Australia writes below that it is high time to support this specialized and targeted care. Kristin Michaels writes: …

The next Zambian government should urgently clean up the lead pollution that has affected the health of tens of thousands of children and adults in the town of Kabwe, six organizations said, following the publication of a letter from United Nations experts on the matter. Ahead of the general elections scheduled for August 12, 2021, …

Researchers led by Dr. Waseem Khaliq of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have found that the combination of inpatient breast cancer screening training and inpatient screening mammography made it possible to obtain a screening mammogram for hospitalized women. They also found that more African American hospitalized women (86.2%) had had a hospital-based screening mammogram …

“We did not go to Afghanistan to build a nation,” Biden said in a speech in the East Room of the White House. “Afghan leaders must come together and move towards a future. “ In recent days, the administration has sought to portray the end of the conflict as a decision taken by Biden after …

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the US military operation in Afghanistan will end on August 31, delivering a passionate argument for emerging from the nearly 20-year war without sacrificing more American lives, even if he bluntly recognized that there would be no “mission accomplished” time to celebrate. Biden objected to …

His tireless life of service, humble and courteous demeanor, and brilliant intelligence illustrate why he is called “the greatest generation.” In a recent surprise ceremony, Jesuit Father Ed Flaherty, 102, finally got the medals he won but never received for his military service in WWII. “I was kind of stunned,” Father Flaherty told the Denver …

As it turns out, the books were once in the possession of her late aunt, Helen Godimis, who grew up in Somerville. As a teenager in the 1930s, she lived at 18 Cottage Ave. and was a patron of the west branch of the Somerville Public Library on College Avenue. But her life was cut …

A native boy raped by a priest and forced by another to rub the brown of his knuckles until they bleed. These images haunted me this week as I reported the discovery in Saskatchewan of the remains of 751 people, many of them children, on the lush green lands of an Indigenous group. [Read: Hundreds …

It looks a bit like the big toilet paper take of 2020 right now with dwindling supplies and our builders dealer limiting us to a pallet of cement a day. * Dan Grimshaw is the founder of Beam Development Granted, the so-called ‘perfect storm’ of Brexit, Covid and the Suez lockdown has left the UK …

Retired Army Col. Ralph Puckett waited more than 70 years to receive the country’s highest honor for his valor in battle. And when he heard he would receive the Medal of Honor, he wondered why the White House would bother to give it to him. “I understand your first response to our organization of this …