RUSSIA NEWS: Top Ukrainian official says more support needed as Russia masses troops near border
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RUSSIA NEWS: Top Ukrainian official says more support needed as Russia masses troops near border

RUSSIA NEWS: A senior Ukrainian government official is urging Canada to bolster its support for the eastern European country as it faces a renewed threat from Russian forces along its border. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, said on Sunday the country requires additional assistance to defend itself as Russia masses…

FRONT PAGES: A New Study Shows That Healthcare Provider Biases Can Impact Patients’ Access To Preventative HIV Drugs
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FRONT PAGES: A New Study Shows That Healthcare Provider Biases Can Impact Patients’ Access To Preventative HIV Drugs

Newswise — WASHINGTON­ (Nov. 8, 2021) — A new study published today reveals systematic biases among primary and HIV care providers about people who inject drugs and how those biases may impact access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a preventive, prescription-based medication that significantly reduces the risk of HIV infection through sexual behavior and injection practices.Patients’…

FRONT PAGE: Air Pollution Disproportionally Affects People Of Color, Lower-Income Residents In DC
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FRONT PAGE: Air Pollution Disproportionally Affects People Of Color, Lower-Income Residents In DC

Newswise — WASHINGTON—The rates of death and health burdens associated with air pollution are borne unequally and inequitably by people of color and those with lower household income and educational attainment in Washington, D.C., according to a new study.Air pollution is considered the leading environmental risk factor to health, and recent efforts have successfully brought…

BUSINESS: Rasheed Behrooznia Vice-President Of Campus ID Solutions Transact Names
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BUSINESS: Rasheed Behrooznia Vice-President Of Campus ID Solutions Transact Names

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Transact, the leader in innovative credential and payment solutions for a connected campus, today announced Rasheed Behrooznia has been named Vice President for Campus ID Solutions. Mr. Behrooznia, who joined Transact in 2020, brings more than 20 years of engineering and technology and product development experience to the role. In his new role, Mr.…

FRONT PAGE: Potentially Harmful Industrial Chemicals Detected In US Fast Foods
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FRONT PAGE: Potentially Harmful Industrial Chemicals Detected In US Fast Foods

Newswise — WASHINGTON (Oct. 27, 2021)–Chicken nuggets, burritos and other popular items consumers buy from fast food outlets in the United States contain chemicals that are linked to a long list of serious health problems, according to a first-of-its-kind study published today.Researchers at the George Washington University and their colleagues bought fast foods from popular…

OPINION: Terry McAuliffe Is Desperate
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OPINION: Terry McAuliffe Is Desperate

Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is desperate. He has reason to be. Recent polling data show his Republican contender, Glenn Youngkin, has a good chance of taking the governor’s mansion next week. Perhaps this is why McAuliffe’s campaign recently hired attorney Marc Elias, best known for his election-related legal challenges. Perhaps McAuliffe plans to…

OPINION: FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Children 5-11
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OPINION: FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Children 5-11

Pfizer’s vaccine could be administered in pediatricians’ offices, pharmacies, and community health centers as soon as next week.Children in the United States between the ages of five and 11 could begin receiving Covid-19 vaccinations as soon as next week following the Food and Drug Administration’s announcement Friday that Pfizer-BioNTech’s jab is safe and effective for elementary…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Announces Key Nominations
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: President Biden Announces Key Nominations

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve in key roles: Marc Nathanson, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of NorwayRandi Charno Levine, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Portuguese RepublicMonde Muyangwa, Nominee for Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Africa at…

BUSINESS: Des Moines, WA Retired Navy Captain and Aviator Publishes Fiction Novel
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BUSINESS: Des Moines, WA Retired Navy Captain and Aviator Publishes Fiction Novel

We Own the Night, a new book by Captain George Jacobssen, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. We Own the Night follows the journey of Navy pilot Jake Janssen from a young Midshipman with a head full of dreams to the most daring and decorated Naval Aviator in the fleet. Janssen’s journey begins…

HEALTH: Phthalates Found in Many Fast Foods
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HEALTH: Phthalates Found in Many Fast Foods

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Do you like your burgers well done with a side of plastic? Probably not. But a new study suggests that fast food often comes with a sizable helping of plastic-softening chemicals that could potentially lead to hormone disruption, infertility and learning disabilities. At…

BUSINESS: CN Board Appoints Jo-Ann DePass Olsovsky To Its Board Of Directors
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BUSINESS: CN Board Appoints Jo-Ann DePass Olsovsky To Its Board Of Directors

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that Jo-ann dePass Olsovsky has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of CN, effective immediately. Ms. dePass Olsovsky, 56, brings more than 35 years of technology, infrastructure operations, and railroad experience to CN. She is currently the Executive…

RELIGION: Orthodox patriarch released from hospital, set to meet Biden
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RELIGION: Orthodox patriarch released from hospital, set to meet Biden

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, was released from a Washington hospital Monday morning after an overnight stay early in his 12-day visit to the United States. Bartholomew, 81, was scheduled to meet with President Joe Biden later Monday at the White House, and also to meet with Secretary of State…

RELIGION: Orthodox Church’s top patriarch is hospitalized in Washington
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RELIGION: Orthodox Church’s top patriarch is hospitalized in Washington

WASHINGTON(RNS) — A visit to the United States by President Joe Biden was scheduled for the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America released a press release Sunday (Oct. 24)) explaining that EcumenicalPatriarch Bartholomew I had fallen ill while arriving in the U.S.A. the previous day. . ” His All-Holiness…

BUSINESS: East Atlantic Beach, NY Gastroenterologist Publishes Family Memoir
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BUSINESS: East Atlantic Beach, NY Gastroenterologist Publishes Family Memoir

An American Family Tale, a new book by Scott Tenner, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. An American Family Tale follows the life and loves of Dr. Scott Tenner as he navigates career shills, several marriages, family dynamics, and finding and fighting for the true love of his life. About the Author Scott…

HEALTH: Phthalates: What’s the fuss?
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HEALTH: Phthalates: What’s the fuss?

Medically Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on October 12, 2021 You can’t see, smell, or taste them, but they’re in hundreds of consumer products you use every day. They are also found in food. Phthalates, pronounced THAL-ates, are chemicals that make plastic flexible and soft. Phthalates are even in your body. Ami Zota is an…

PUBLIC POLICY – McKinsey Never Told FDA That He Was Working For Opioid Makers, While Also Working For Agency
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PUBLIC POLICY – McKinsey Never Told FDA That He Was Working For Opioid Makers, While Also Working For Agency

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Since 2008, McKinsey & Company has regularly advised the Food and Drug Administration’s drug-regulation division, according to agency records. The consulting giant has had its hand in a range of important FDA projects,…

BUSINESS: SAIC Appoints Kevin Brown As Chief Information Security Officer
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BUSINESS: SAIC Appoints Kevin Brown As Chief Information Security Officer

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today announced that Kevin Brown has joined the company as chief information security officer (CISO). In this role, Brown leads the company’s cybersecurity strategy and oversees critical cybersecurity areas including incident response, disaster recovery, awareness, business resilience, monitoring, remediation, threat intelligence and information governance. Brown reports to…

HEALTH: How Plant-Based ‘Meat’ May Help You and Save the Environment
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HEALTH: How Plant-Based ‘Meat’ May Help You and Save the Environment

Sept. 15, 2021 — The explosion in the plant-based food market has many advocates hoping the plethora of new products will be part of a food revolution that aims to improve our health and save our planet. Unless you have been living under a rock or were quarantined due to the pandemic, you may have…

BUSINESS: Applied Real Intelligence (“A.R.I.”) Announces New Additions To Industry-Leading Advisory Board
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BUSINESS: Applied Real Intelligence (“A.R.I.”) Announces New Additions To Industry-Leading Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied Real Intelligence (“A.R.I.”), a venture debt investment firm that provides innovative financing solutions to successful VC-backed companies, announced the additions of Matt Schwartz of DLA Piper and Elizabeth Ward of the Dragonfly to A.R.I.’s industry-leading Advisory Board. “Matt and Liz will be instrumental in helping A.R.I. achieve our mission of democratizing access…

HEALTH: Are We Getting More Affordable Housing and Healthier Hearts?
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HEALTH: Are We Getting More Affordable Housing and Healthier Hearts?

By Cara MurezHealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — One of the keys to good health could be in the hands of those who decide zoning policies for their communities. Inclusionary zoning policies that provide for affordable housing were associated with lower rates of heart disease for those who benefited from these dwellings, according…

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