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The Dom Giordano Program
State Sen. Martin Asks PA Health Department To Stop Threatening Children

The Dom Giordano Program

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 9:36


Pennsylvania State Senator Scott Martin returns to the Dom Giordano Program, this time after penning a letter to Allison Beam and the Wolf administration about a letter that they sent to students. In the letter sent to students, Martin alleges that the Health Department warned children, not their parents, that they could be quarantined through court orders. Martin explains to Dom why he found the letter appalling, and offers his thoughts on the entire situation surrounding masking and vaccines in Pennsylvania schools. (Photo by Getty Images) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Illinois News Now
Daniel Little-Whiteside County Health Department

Illinois News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 7:14


Daniel Little-Whiteside County Health Department by Regional Media

The Dori Monson Show
Hour 3: Fauci encourages vaccinated people ‘To Have A Good Normal Christmas With Your Family

The Dori Monson Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 35:17


2PM - The Big Lead // Fauci encourages vaccinated people ‘To Have A Good Normal Christmas With Your Family' // Washington Post adds 'pregnant individuals' to style guide // Bretman Rock is Playboy's first openly gay male cover star // Health Department confirms King County woman died after getting J&J vaccine // Awesome Audio of the Day See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief
October 01, 2021 | Daily News Brief |Liquor Store Shooting. New Quarantine Guidelines. Fado Closing. Events!

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 12:25


Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle.   SPONSORS: Many thanks to our sponsors... Solar Energy Services because solar should be in your future! The Kristi Neidhardt Team. If you are looking to buy or sell your home, give Kristi a call at 888-860-7369! MacMedics up in Severna Park and Lanham! And NOW OPEN in Annapolis, Rehab 2 Perform! Today...A liquor store employee was shot in an extremity during a robbery and police are still looking for a suspect. The Health Department issued new guidance on quarantining for students, but the schools have not weighed in yet. Buses are still messed up.  Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant is closing at the end of the month. The Rotary has some money for non-profits. The ASO is opening tonight. AJ Smith is performing tomorrow. Navy takes on UCF, and the Lifeline 100 is on Sunday! And George gets a little meta! And as usual, George from DCMDVA Weather is here with your local weather forecast! Please download their APP so you can keep on top of the local weather scene! The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is produced every Monday through Friday at 6:00 am and available wherever you get your podcasts and also on our social media platforms--All Annapolis and Eye On Annapolis (FB) and @eyeonannapolis (TW) NOTE: For hearing impaired subscribers, a full transcript is available on Eye On Annapolis

The Pete Kaliner Show
Pete Kaliner Breaks Down The Standoff Between The Union County School System And The Health Department Over Masks

The Pete Kaliner Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 32:41


In Hour 2 of the program, Pete talks about the standoff between the Union County school system and their health department over the mask mandate in schools. To wrap the hour, Pete asks why he can't tip Starbucks employees on his credit card.  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/petekalinershow See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tcast
Ring Ring, Get Your Vaccine: Personal Data, Free Will, and Governance

Tcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 10:41


One of our big seven things we really care about at TARTLE is government and corporate transparency. Normally, when this topic comes up, we are calling one or the other out for their lack of transparency. Today, we actually get to go the other way for once.  That is thanks to the governor of Alaska who recently ordered the justice department to investigate the state's health department. If that sounds unusual, it is. Governments typically don't publically announce that they are investigating themselves. What could have prompted the unusual action? It turns out Alaska's Health Department has been using data in ways that not the governor disapprove of, they may also have violated federal HIPAA laws. As with so many other things in the last year and a half, the situation was prompted by COVID. What they did was set a program to call senior citizens in Anchorage and enquire as to their vaccination status. The health department also outsourced that particular activity to third-party contractors. The program was begun to help people understand and take advantage of the availability of the COVID 19 vaccines. However, there are several questions to be asked. Did the seniors of Anchorage actually need any help with this? Did they ask for it? Did the health department actually ask them? What about the data? Whether or not a person has a particular vaccine is sensitive medical data, data that should not be getting shared with a third party, the ones doing the actual work. Finally, one has to wonder just what the state was doing with that data in the first place. Public emergency or not, the government should not have that kind of information about individuals. How did they acquire it and for what reason did they do so?  Once data starts to get shared like that, from one group to the next, it becomes harder and harder to track exactly what is being done with it. The sovereignty over the data has been lost and anonymity, in this case, is obviously also compromised. From those third parties, a patient's data could be sold virtually anywhere, including their identity.  Fortunately, once news of the program got out (thanks to one of Anchorage citizens blowing the whistle), the governor stopped it and ordered the investigation. In at least this instance, Governor Mike Dunleavy showed real leadership. Not only did he shut down the program, he ordered the investigation, and even more importantly, did so publically. And it gets better. Dunleavy ordered a full review of all the data sharing agreements for the state, promising to put policies in place that would prevent such a thing from ever happening again. It isn't often you see this kind of transparency coming from the government. For that, he should be commended. www.tartle.co   Tcast is brought to you by TARTLE. A global personal data marketplace that allows users to sell their personal information anonymously when they want to, while allowing buyers to access clean ready to analyze data sets on digital identities from all across the globe.   The show is hosted by Co-Founder and Source Data Pioneer Alexander McCaig and Head of Conscious Marketing Jason Rigby.   What's your data worth?   Find out at: https://tartle.co/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TARTLE   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TARTLEofficial/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tartle_official/   Twitter: https://twitter.com/TARTLEofficial   Spread the word!

Dr Reality - Dave Champion
Ep 1055 – Who Is Florida’s New “Controversial” Health Department Leader?

Dr Reality - Dave Champion

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 23:30


Dr Reality examines the background, credentials, experience, and viewpoints of Dr Joseph Ladapo, Florida's new Surgeon General and Secretary of Florida's Health Department. Dave looks at why the media is excoriating Dr. Ladapo and claiming his appointment is a political stunt by Governor Ron DeSantis. But what does the science say? Dave's books are at [...]

The Kim Monson Show
Truth and Reconciliation

The Kim Monson Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 57:05


Turnquist Friday!  Rick Turnquist is in the studio with Kim.  Inflation is roaring its' very ugly head.  Wage gains are being erased by inflation.  The only way for the government to raise cash is through taxation and borrowing.  Government does not create anything.  If you want your eyes to spin look at the debt clock at usdebtclock.org.  Politicians do not have the will to address this growing debt.  A good start would be to cut wasteful programs (i.e., the pork) and the alphabet of federal agencies.  On America's Veterans Stories Kim interviews Doug Chamberlain, Marine Vietnam Veteran and author of Bury Him: A Memoir of the Viet Nam War.  Tune in this Sunday at 3pm and 10pm on KLZ 560 AM and KLZ 100.7 FM. Remember your rights under Colorado SB21-142:  Every person has a right to privacy with respect to personal health decisions, free from coercion or interference from the government.  NYC BLM threatens riots against the “racist” vaccine mandate.  Brenda Bock, Grand County Coroner, recipient of  the American Patriot Award at Grand Lake U.S. Constitution Week, stands firm on her statement that Colorado COVID-19/Wuhan-China virus death statistics are wrong; watch her interview with Sharyl Attkisson at https://sharylattkisson.com/2021/09/why-did-colorado-stonewall-on-documents-related-to-state-covid-death-count/. Hal Van Hercke, owner of Castlegate Knife and Tool (castlegate.com), comments about the government’s attempt to silence our voices and take away our rights.  Politicians, Bureaucrats and Interested Parties (PBIs) are using corporations to enforce and coerce the experimental drug “vaccine.”  Hal is extending to anyone who uses knives professionally (i.e. chefs, butchers, etc.) a 20% discount on knife sharpening during the month of October.  For our veterans, military and first responders, Castlegate offers a 10% discount on all products. Rick and Kim discuss the proposed massive $3.5 trillion spending bill.  In his most recent Op-Ed, Truth and Reconciliation, Rick explains that Democrats may manipulate the reconciliation process to pass this bill.  Rick moved to Oklahoma, an all “red” state. Rick is enjoying Oklahoma freedom as he witnesses more and more oppression here in Colorado.  People are leaving Colorado for ”red” states while Californians move into Colorado.  LEAP, Learning Enrichment and Academic Progress Program, Proposition 119, is a hard NO.  It would put in place an unaccountable, unelected board appointed by the current governor, authority board members choose their replacements, the authority board chooses the after school vendors and it would have the ability to tax.  LEAP is horrific for the state of Colorado.  Think of the current Health Department!  The $3.5 trillion to be spent on new spending programs will only mean higher taxes for everyone.  Do not believe the rhetoric parroted by Democrats. Do your research and contact your “representatives” to let them know you are against this spending.  As your taxes will go up, your quality of life will go down.  Do not be fooled.

A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson
Utah Health Department warnings about Ivermectin

A Woman's View with Amanda Dickson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 7:41


Have you heard or read about the drug ivermectin? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has read on social media about this drug. Then this week, the Utah Health Department announced a warning that ivermectin is NOT approved to treat Covid-19 and, in fact, has caused people to wind up in the hospital. Amanda wanted to find out if her guests had heard anything about this drug regarding treatment of Covid. Her guests include Trish Hatch, administrator for the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation, Shauna Scott-Bellacomo, past president of the Utah Women's Lobby and Women's State Legislative Council and Andrea Jensen, asthma program coordinator for the Utah County Health Department.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

POLITICO Dispatch
Where is Xavier Becerra?

POLITICO Dispatch

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 12:28


The HHS Secretary is staying out of the spotlight and away from major Covid decisions. POLITICO's Adam Canryn reports. Plus, the Fed signals that it plans to pull back economic support. And Biden commits to communication with France. Read more: Becerra takes a back seat while others steer Covid response Women Rule: Ending Sexual Assault in the Military Take part in our 2021 podcast survey. Sign up for the POLITICO Pulse newsletter.

WNHH Community Radio
The Tom Ficklin Show: An Update From The New Haven Health Department

WNHH Community Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 55:46


The Tom Ficklin Show: An Update From The New Haven Health Department by WNHH Community Radio

Donkey of the Day
Donkey Of The Day: Woman Switched At Birth Sues Spanish Health Department For $4 Million, Hospital Blames 'Human Error'

Donkey of the Day

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 6:29


Woman Switched At Birth Sues Spanish Health Department For $4 Million, Hospital Blames 'Human Error' Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1010 WINS ALL LOCAL
A man was shot in the leg during a robbery while eating at a swanky East Side restaurant's outdoor seating area. The family of a missing Long Island woman is calling on her fiance to tell them where she is. The City Health Department is looking into a c

1010 WINS ALL LOCAL

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 4:20


All Local Morning for 09/16/21 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Illinois News Now
Whiteside County Health Department

Illinois News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 7:17


Whiteside County Health Department by Regional Media

The Marc & Kim Show
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - Grimace is a Taste Bud?!?

The Marc & Kim Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 74:11


Kim gets a call from the Health Department, Marc tries to see if he knows any of this season's Dancing With The Stars contestants, and we guess where people are from by a food.

Banker With A Beer: A Podcast Series by Northwestern Bank

What is the role of the County's Public Health Director? What authority does the Health Department have and where does this authority come from? How do you speak about COVID with your family? What are health issues beyond COVID? Guest: Angela Weideman, Chippewa County Health Director Beer Enjoyed: Paulaner Hefeweizen

The Dom Giordano Program
Eric Winter with an Update on Legal Action Taken against State's Mask Mandate

The Dom Giordano Program

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 12:04


Eric Winter, attorney with Prince Law Offices, returns to the Dom Giordano Program for a discussion about the legality of mask mandates throughout the state, after the Health Department and Wolf Administration announced an edict for all schools statewide. Winter explains where lawsuits currently stand that will push back against the edict, and tells what parents can do with their local school boards if they would like to question any decision. Also, Winter tells what parents can do if their child is given detention for not wearing a mask, and the legal action that can be taken if the student is removed from school. (Photo by Getty Images) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

KGMI News/Talk 790 - Podcasts
Erika Lautenbach: COVID Update

KGMI News/Talk 790 - Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 8:08


KGMI's Joe Teehan talks to Health Department head Erika Lautenbach about the recent surge in COVID cases and the impact of increased hospitalizations.

Hawaii News Now
This is Now (Sept. 1, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 24:27


Hawaii reported 13 new COVID fatalities on Wednesday, in the highest single-day total for deaths from the virus since the pandemic began. The death toll from COVID in Hawaii now stands at 602. Of the 13 people who died, one had no underlying conditions and three were under 50. Meanwhile, the state Health Department reported 455 new infections Wednesday, but said that figure represented a “partial count” because of a lab systems reporting interruption. It's the latest reporting issue seen in recent days, in a situation officials have blamed on labs being pushed to their limits.

West Michigan Live with Justin Barclay
Allegan County Health Department Wants to Arrest Your Kids-FULL SHOW 9-1-21

West Michigan Live with Justin Barclay

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 36:44


Totalitarian health departments, Biden leaves people behind in Afghanistan, Arizona Audit updates, and more on the show today.No matter what's coming, you can be ready for your family and others. http://PrepareWithJustin.comMy new book, "Good News: Hope and Encouragement for Trying Times" is out now!Grab your signed copy today. http://JustinBarclay.com/storeDown 96 pounds!Wanna know my weight loss secret?check it out: http://justinbarclay.com/mysecretGet the Good News Letter:http://JustinBarclay.com/GoodNews

Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News
Weber-Morgan Health Department Considering School Mask Order, Waiting On County Commissions

Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 10:42


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RadioBio
Chapter 2: Doctors in the Pandemic w/ Dr. Gaeta

RadioBio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 26:15


This past year, we have been in the midst of a historical pandemic that has touched the lives of everyone around us. As part of our interview series on COVID-19, our team was interested in gaining the perspective of a medical doctor and how this pandemic has affected healthcare workers. For this episode, we interviewed Dr. Xavier Gaeta, a doctor currently in pediatric residency in a LA county, as well as a PhD. Dr. Gaeta gave us invaluable perspective on being a doctor during the pandemic and insight into the differential impacts of COVID on children versus adults. This is chapter 2 of our COVID interview series, in which we interview a series of professionals on different topics related to the pandemic. Tune in for our next chapter, an interview with Dr. John Zweifler, a medical consultant with the Fresno county Health Department, on his experiences with the pandemic!

Cherokee Tribune-Ledger Podcast
Cherokee Police are Looking for Two Missing Girls; North Georgia Health Department Offering Drive Thru Flu Shots; Cherokee to Honor 9/11 First Responders

Cherokee Tribune-Ledger Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 11:47


Cherokee School Police are looking for two missing teenage girls; The North Georgia Health Department will have drive through flu shots; And Cherokee County makes plans to honor 9/11 first responders.  #CherokeeCounty #Georgia #LocalNews            -           -           -           -           -           -           The Cherokee Tribune Ledger Podcast is local news for Woodstock, Canton, and all of Cherokee County. Register Here for your essential digital news.              This podcast was produced and published for the Cherokee Tribune-Ledger and TribuneLedgerNews.com by BG Ad Group on 8-30-2021       For advertising inquiries, please email j.southerland@bgadgroup.com  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief
August 25, 2021 | Daily News Brief | Police Update. COVID Update. ORV Project. Renn Fest Info.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 11:51


Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle.   SPONSORS: Many thanks to our sponsors... Solar Energy Services because solar should be in your future! The Kristi Neidhardt Team. If you are looking to buy or sell your home, give Kristi a call at 888-860-7369! MacMedics up in Severna Park and Lanham! And NOW OPEN in Annapolis, Rehab 2 Perform! Today...An update of two crimes--a hit and run and a case of elder abuse. We dump a lot of data from a press briefing we had with County Executive Pittman. The Health Department will begin a raccoon rabies vaccination program tomorrow. The Renn Fest opens this weekend and ticketing is a bit different and there are some COVID rules. We dropped a great bonus pod yesterday and I hope you listened. And congrats to our winners from Ticket Tuesday This week, George from DCMDVA Weather is on a well-deserved vacation, so I will be hacking at your local weather forecast! Please download their APP so you can keep on top of the local weather scene! The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is produced every Monday through Friday at 6:00 am and available wherever you get your podcasts and also on our social media platforms--All Annapolis and Eye On Annapolis (FB) and @eyeonannapolis (TW) NOTE: For hearing impaired subscribers, a full transcript is available on Eye On Annapolis

So You Want To Be A Healthcare Executive?
Imo Momoh - Deputy Director - Alameda County Behavioral Health Department

So You Want To Be A Healthcare Executive?

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 41:19


Imo Momoh is currently the Deputy Director for the Alameda County Behavioral Health Department, located in Oakland, California. Imo has a well-established career in the behavioral health sector of healthcare, having spent a majority of his career in the public service arena. Imo holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems and a Master's degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Management from California State University.

Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast
Gwinnett Health Department Offering Booster Vaccines; Early County Coroner Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges; Municipal Elections Set

Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 12:41


The Gwinnett Health Department is offering booster Covid Vaccines for those with certain immune system issues; Early County Coroner Todd Hunter was arrested for a sexual assault; After qualifying, the field for the local municipal elections are set. #Covid #Covid19 #GwinnettCounty #Georgia #LocalNews           -          -          -          -          -          -          The Gwinnett Daily Post Podcast is local news for Lawrenceville, Norcross, Duluth, and all of Gwinnett County. Register Here for your essential digital news.             This podcast was produced and published for the Gwinnett Daily Post and GwinnettDailyPost.com by BG Ad Group on 8-23-2021            For advertising inquiries, please email j.southerland@bgadgroup.com      See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Hawaii News Now
This is Now (August 20, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 24:25


Hawaii reported 845 new COVID-19 infections on Friday and four additional fatalities. The state Health Department said two deaths were reported on Maui — a man in his 50s and another man in his 70s. The other two deaths were on Oahu, in which a man in his 60s and a man older than 80 succumbed to the virus. All of them had underlying conditions and were hospitalized. The death toll from the virus has risen to 562.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief
August 18, 2021 | Daily News Brief | Politicians On The Dock. Herndon Climb This Weekend. COVID 3rd Shots Available.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 10:42


Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle.   SPONSORS: Many thanks to our sponsors... Solar Energy Services because solar should be in your future! The Kristi Neidhardt Team. If you are looking to buy or sell your home, give Kristi a call at 888-860-7369! MacMedics up in Severna Park and Lanham! And NOW OPEN in Annapolis, Rehab 2 Perform! Today...Senator Van Hollen toured City Dock with County Executive Pittman and Mayor Buckley to drum up support for a bill to tax big polluters. The rest of the USNA brigade will be back today and tomorrow. And, the class of 2023 gets to do their Herndon Climb on Sunday and you can come to see it. The Health Department is administering a third shot for the immunocompromised. They are also are beginning to distribute an oral rabies bait for raccoons across the County. Four businesses in Anne Arundel County received the maximum $2 million in the second round of PPP loans. And some contest winners for the Chesepiooc gift cards and a Rams Head On Stage winner to see Mike Love! And of course, George from DCMDVA Weather is here with your local weather forecast! Please download their APP so you can keep on top of the local weather scene! The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is produced every Monday through Friday at 6:00 am and available wherever you get your podcasts and also on our social media platforms--All Annapolis and Eye On Annapolis (FB) and @eyeonannapolis (TW) NOTE: For hearing impaired subscribers, a full transcript is available on Eye On Annapolis

West Michigan Live with Justin Barclay
Taliban Takes Over Afghanistan on Biden's Watch - FULL SHOW 8-16-21

West Michigan Live with Justin Barclay

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 40:05


Biden takes a vacation as the Taliban takes Kabul.Also, the Health Department does NOT mandate masks for your kids in schools! Jenny Baker returns to talk about the big win.

Hawaii News Now
First at 4 p.m. (August 13, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 11:43


Gov. Ige and Dr. Libby Char, the state Health Department director, plead with the public to change their behavior to help stop the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.

Illinois News Now
Whiteside County Health department and WIC Program

Illinois News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 11:59


Whiteside County Health department and WIC Program by Regional Media

Montana Public Radio News
Montana Health Department Plans More Frequent Audits For Medicaid Eligibility

Montana Public Radio News

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 2:02


Montana's health department is finalizing a proposal to increase how often it audits people enrolled in the state's coverage program for low-income adults. Health care providers and advocacy groups say some will unnecessarily lose their health coverage.

Hawaii News Now
This is Now (August 6, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 27:42


The state reported 628 new COVID infections Friday, and two additional deaths. It's the second day in a row Hawaii has reported more than 600 new cases. On Thursday, 655 new infections were reported, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began. The two fatalities bring the death toll in Hawaii from the virus to 540. Both of those who died were men in their 70s. They had been hospitalized, the state Health Department said. One was on Oahu, while the other was on Maui.

Kate Dalley Radio
0805 Utah Huge Event Coming Home School Event Southwest Health Department Latest

Kate Dalley Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 44:03


0805 Utah Huge Event Coming Home School Event Southwest Health Department Latest by Kate Dalley

Off The Clock: The Healthcare Entrepreneurs Podcast
80. Neurofit360 with Dr. Guy Romain

Off The Clock: The Healthcare Entrepreneurs Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 57:27


On this episode, Karl & Paul chat with Dr. Guy Romain. Guy Romain earned his B.S in Health Science From Montclair State University in 1995. His career starts as a health educator for at risk youth at the Englewood's Health Department in New Jersey. He moved to Florida 2 years later to start his physical therapy educational journey at Nova Southeastern University and obtained his Master of Physical Therapy in 2003. His experience in all aspects of physical therapy is extensive including but not limited to: sports, orthopedic, manual therapy, pediatric and neurological injury. In 2012, he took on the challenge to mend the void in neuro recovery and wellness and opened NeuroFit360. Guy completed his DPT with a specialty in neuro recovery from the Neuro Recovery Institute. His passion is so evident; he shows up to work ready to tackle the challenges that both him and his clients face everyday.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief
August 5, 2021 | Daily News Brief | Body Recovered. Masking Guidelines for Schools. Library Meetings. Shark Attack.

Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 14:45


Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle.   SPONSORS: Many thanks to our sponsors... Solar Energy Services because solar should be in your future! The Kristi Neidhardt Team. If you are looking to buy or sell your home, give Kristi a call at 888-860-7369! MacMedics up in Severna Park and Lanham! And NOW OPEN in Annapolis, Rehab 2 Perform! Today...Authorities recovered the body of a missing boater. The Health Department issued guidelines for testing and masking for schools. Meeting at the library just got cheaper and easier! Hogan is to give a COVID update today. Shark attack in Ocean City, but no sharks at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park for Tides and Tunes! It's Thursday, which means that Trevor from  Annapolis Makerspace is here with your Maker Minutes with great ideas to work out your mind and hone your skills. And of course, George from DCMDVA Weather is here with your local weather forecast! Please download their APP so you can keep on top of the local weather scene! The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is produced every Monday through Friday at 6:00 am and available wherever you get your podcasts and also on our social media platforms--All Annapolis and Eye On Annapolis (FB) and @eyeonannapolis (TW) NOTE: For hearing impaired subscribers, a full transcript is available on Eye On Annapolis

The Westerly Sun
Westerly Sun - 2021-08-03: Don McGregor, Indoor mask-wearing recommendation back in effect, and Donald Felicetti

The Westerly Sun

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 3:11


You're listening to the Westerly Sun's podcast, where we talk about the best local events, new job postings, obituaries, and more. First, a bit of Rhode Island trivia. Today's trivia is brought to you by Perennial. Perennial's new plant-based drink “Daily Gut & Brain” is a blend of easily digestible nutrients crafted for gut and brain health. A convenient mini-meal, Daily Gut & Brain” is available now at the CVS Pharmacy in Wakefield. Now for some trivia. Did you know that Rhode Island native, Don McGregor, was a graphic novel pioneer? He worked for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark House, and many more. He wrote stories for a number of important characters including Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Batman, James Bond and many many more. Now for our feature story: Connecticut's Health Department has issued a recommendation that residents go back to wearing masks indoors while in Hartford, New Haven or New London Counties. They say evidence suggests the state is entering into another wave of the pandemic. The department said the mask-wearing recommendation holds for everyone in those counties, regardless of vaccination status. The department also reported that it has now recorded 1,133 so-called “breakthrough” cases of COVID-19 and a total of 27 deaths among fully vaccinated people during the pandemic. But they said that represents just .06% of those who have been vaccinated.  Health officials say the spike in cases is directly related to the prevalence of the highly transmissible delta variant of the virus. Stay safe westerly! For more about the coronavirus pandemic and the latest on all things in and around Westerly, head over to westerlysun.com. There are a lot of businesses in our community that are hiring right now, so we're excited to tell you about some new job listings. Today's Job posting comes from Sea Bags in Watch Hill. They're looking for a part-time retail sales associate ideally with 2 years of retail experience and customer service. Pay depends on experience.. If you'd like to learn more or apply, you can do so at the link in our episode description: https://www.indeed.com/l-Westerly,-RI-jobs.html?vjk=2742aded61e027db&advn=8743562717035863 Today we're remembering the life of Donald Felicetti, of Charlestown. Donald was born in Westerly and graduated from Westerly High School class of 1957 where he was a varsity athlete. He turned down a football scholarship to proudly serve in the United States Air Force in the Military Police.  Donald received honorable recognition for being 1 of 16 airmen to survive an emergency parachute landing from a distressed airplane that crashed into the Catanzaro Sea in Italy. Later, he was employed by General Dynamics Electric Boat for 31 years. After his retirement, Donald kept busy by obtaining his private investigator license, achieving a brown belt in karate, and enjoying the outdoors, especially his hikes with his dog Sully, hunting, fishing, and canoeing. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Thank you for taking a moment with us today to remember and celebrate Donald's life. That's it for today, we'll be back next time with more! Also, remember to check out our sponsor Perennial, Daily Gut & Brain, available at the CVS on Main St. in Wakefield! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Please Explain
How long before we hit our vaccine targets and come out of lockdown?

Please Explain

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 12:05


Late on Friday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced National Cabinet had agreed on a roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdowns, with greater freedoms triggered by reaching vaccine targets of 70 and 80 per cent. The million dollar question he gave no answer to was how long will it take us to get there? Senior economics correspondent Shane Wright has crunched some data from the Health Department and joins Tory Maguire on Please Explain to give us an indication. Subscribe to The Age & SMH: https://subscribe.smh.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Please Explain
How long before we hit our vaccine targets and come out of lockdown?

Please Explain

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 12:05


Late on Friday Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced National Cabinet had agreed on a roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdowns, with greater freedoms triggered by reaching vaccine targets of 70 and 80 per cent. The million dollar question he gave no answer to was how long will it take us to get there? Senior economics correspondent Shane Wright has crunched some data from the Health Department and joins Tory Maguire on Please Explain to give us an indication. Subscribe to The Age & SMH: https://subscribe.smh.com.au/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Hawaii News Now
HNN 5 p.m. Newscast (July 30, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 12:13


The state Health Department reported 622 COVID infections on Friday, a startling count that is at least partly blamed on lab reporting delays earlier this week but also represents a continued surge in new coronavirus cases in the islands.

Hawaii News Now
This is Now (July 30, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 33:37


The state Health Department reported 622 COVID infections on Friday, a startling count that is at least partly blamed on lab reporting delays earlier this week but also represents a continued surge in new coronavirus cases in the islands. There were also three more fatalities, bringing the death toll to 537. Of the new cases, 359 were on Oahu, 111 were on Hawaii Island, 74 on Maui and eight on Kauai. In addition, there were 70 residents diagnosed out-of-state. Multiple sources initially confirmed the figure to Hawaii News Now.

What Really Happened with Michael Rivero
What Really Happened with Michael Rivero, July 30, 2021 Hour 2

What Really Happened with Michael Rivero

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 60:00


Claire rejoins the show! | Food Preparation/Storage, COVID, Politics, Earthquakes / Natural Disasters, News Sources, Germ Theory & Illness, Radiation/Geology, Government & Health Department

Illinois News Now
Wake Up TriCounties RaeAnn Tucker Delta Variant And Rising Cases

Illinois News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 9:48


The Henry and Stark County Health Department are once again fighting against rising cases of COVID-19. RaeAnn Tucker from the Henry and Stark County Health Department joined Wake Up Tri-Counties on Thursday to talk about the release of the latest Recovery Rate Data and the rising cases of COVID-19 mostly among those who are not vaccinated. Vaccination remains the best way to battle COVID-19 and keep hospitalizations from the virus from going up. Get vaccinated at the Health Department today or at any pharmacy.

The Daily Dose: Maryland Confronts COVID-19

Baltimore's mayor warns of a return to mask mandates following a huge spike in coronavirus cases across the city. And Maryland's Health Department teams up with hair salons and barbershops to improve the state's COVID-19 vaccination rate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Hawaii News Now
This is Now (July 22, 2021)

Hawaii News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 24:56


Hawaii reported 243 new COVID cases Thursday, in the highest single-day rise in infections since January, and three additional fatalities. One of the new deaths was in a fully vaccinated Oahu woman in her 60s with multiple underlying conditions, state Health Department officials said. It's the second COVID death in Hawaii of a vaccinated resident. The two other deaths reported Thursday ― a man on Oahu in his 50s and a Maui man in his 60s ― were unvaccinated.

Illinois News Now
Wake Up TriCounties RaeAnn Tucker New Cases Of COVID19

Illinois News Now

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 10:17


The Henry and Stark County Health Department is reporting a number of new positive tests for COVID-19. According to the Health Department on Thursday, Henry County added 16 new confirmed positive or probable cases since Recovery Rate Data was released just yesterday. We spoke with RaeAnn Tucker from the Henry and Stark County Health Department prior to the release of these new COVID-19 cases and she reminded everyone that COVID-19 is not gone, the pandemic isn't over, and the only way to protect yourself from the worst of the COVID-19 infection is to get vaccinated. Vaccination slows the spread of the virus and vaccinated people are less likely to hospitalized or die from COVID-19 if they do become infected.

Whats Good Dough?
[WGD76] Pop up shutdowns, meme accounts and the beauty of networking with Ben Roberts from Pizza Supreme Being

Whats Good Dough?

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 48:33


When the health department shuts you down, what do you do? Give up, or fight? Ben Roberts is the owner and operator of Pizza Supreme Being in Sacramento, CA. Before his brick in mortar, he dabbled in fine dining but ultimately decided that life was not for him as in the people he was serving weren't his people. Ben ultimately landed on pizza after asking himself what he truly loved, appreciated, and what medium of food he could apply his fine dining finesse on. What is amazing about Ben's story is that he never gives up, uses his connections wisely, and he has the ability to use his positive outlook in life for the worst situations. For example, Ben finds himself getting shut down doing his pop up and rather than bad mouth the Health Department, he consistently followed up and ended up befriending he person in charge. By doing so, he was greatly responsible for allowing pop ups to happen in the county of Sacramento, CA. There's a lot more to Ben's story than just this so make sure to sit back, relax and enjoy the show- and remember to always ask, What's Good Dough? Watch the full interview on Youtube! https://youtu.be/iyJWRSHKNaw Listen to the full interview in podcast form anchor.fm/whatsgooddough Follow Ben on IG@pizzasupremebeing https://www.instagram.com/pizzasupremebeing Follow me on IG@whatsgooddough https://www.instagram.com/whatsgooddough/ Buy an Ooni! https://shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=1232202&u=2800064&m=82053&urllink=&afftrack= Podcast Survey https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_DOdfM-Wpa7wyZUMgd7QG90spWHPNANz2q6V3Yf7o6g/edit Get your propane delivered (for cheaper

The Secret Teachings Archives
The Secret Teachings 7/13/21 - Knock-Knock Who's There? Your Friendly Health Department

The Secret Teachings Archives

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 119:33


MPR News with Kerri Miller
Concerned about children and COVID variants? Your questions, answered

MPR News with Kerri Miller

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 49:15


While Minnesotans begin to leave behind the face masks and emerge from more than a year of public health restrictions, many families are still concerned about COVID-19. Currently, vaccinations are only available for adolescents as young as 12 years old. At the same time, the more transmissible delta variant continues to grow a larger presence of new cases in the state. But with a return to classroom learning at the end of the summer, parents have a lot of concerns to consider. Here are some answers to questions we received from the audience. You can hear the full discussion from Tuesday here. The Latest COVID-19 in Minnestoa Coming up at 9 a.m. Wednesday The lingering side effects of COVID-19 When are vaccinations going to be available for younger children? Many manufacturers for COVID-19 vaccinations have reported that vaccines for younger children — between 5 and 12 years old — will likely be available in the fall. That's sooner than originally expected, said state infectious disease director Kris Ehresmann, where earlier on, public health experts expected that we wouldn't have a vaccine for younger children until 2022. “I know it's hard to wait when you have kids that haven't yet been able to be vaccinated,” she said. “But I do want to point out that we're looking at the potential for vaccine that is a whole quarter sooner than we had originally thought.” What advice are public health agencies like the CDC and MDH giving for the upcoming school year? Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said that Minnesota will continue to evaluate guidance that come out from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and update the state's guidance accordingly. “The CDC is essentially saying you still need to pay attention to what's the level of transmission in your surrounding community. But they are leaving a lot of discretion in the hands of schools,” she said. The CDC still advises a multilayered approach to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including avoiding large concentrated gatherings of students for extended periods and masking. Malcolm also acknowledged the lack of a uniform approach, even across the state, can leave parents and educators confused. “But at this point and time, really, everything is in the realm of recommendations, not requirements, unless a local jurisdiction or school district chooses to make it a requirement,” she said. July 9 CDC updates guidelines to protect kids from COVID in school Summer camps hit with COVID outbreaks Are schools next? Are kids more susceptible to this new variant? Ehresmann said regarding the severity of the delta variant for children specifically, the jury is still out. But in Minnesota, the delta variant has seen 16 percent of cases result in a hospitalization, compared to 7 percent for the alpha variant, also known as B-1.1.7., and 5 percent compared to the original coronavirus strain. “I want to acknowledge that yes, we are seeing more hospitalizations, which could suggest a greater severity,” she said. Ehresmann added that with two deaths caused by the delta variant in Minnesota that attributes to about 2 percent of cases, which is a slightly higher rate than the original coronavirus strain. While overall, a smaller percentage of children have been infected and have had severe symptoms from the coronavirus, the risk is not zero, and the percentage of children and people under the age of 19 who have ended up in the hospital has been steadily increasing over the last few months, Malcolm pointed out. “So even if it's a smaller percentage, there is risk to younger people. They have been quite ill, hospitalized, in the ICU, even in Minnesota,” she said. “The risk to kids is not zero. It is less, to be sure, but severe cases do happen.” Should I and my kids still wear a mask? And if so, when? Whether traveling, attending church services or visiting family and friends, there's still a question about safety, especially for children or those who are immunocompromised. Malcolm said while vaccinations aren't yet available for younger ages, it will still be the best protective measure that we can take regarding the variants, masking in crowded areas or places that could be a high risk is an extra measure of security. “Continuing to mask in crowded areas does make some sense for a lot of people. It's an extra measure of security, if you will, and protection,” she said. “Just being aware of those same basic principles: avoiding close contact on a sustained basis with lots of people as your traveling.” What the new mask guidance means for unvaccinated kids And their parents FAQ I'm vaccinated and confused. Do I need to mask up or not? Ehresmann, expanding on the idea of continuing to mask for anyone who worries about the personal health of themselves or close family members, said masking is still a good practice. While the vaccines have scientific evidence of being effective at reducing your risk of infection or transmission, they're still not 100 percent effective. “I think the bottom line is that it's never wrong to wear a mask. It's never wrong at all,” Ehresmann said, “and if you feel uncertain, certainly wearing a mask makes sense. It certainly isn't required, but it's not wrong.” Evan Frost | MPR News 2020 Signs giving students tips on proper mask wearing hang in the doorway of a classroom at Kennedy Elementary in Hastings, Minn., last September. The Health Department along with the CDC still recommends that those who are not vaccinated continue to wear a mask. Hosting gatherings outside can also help reduce the risk for children or those with significant health risks, Ehresmann said. Malcolm added that expert pediatricians and pulmonologists have said that they are not seeing health concerns for children wearing masks. “There's still a protective factor for masking for younger students,” Malcolm said. As the world moves on The unvaccinated and vulnerable are still dying from COVID-19 How can parents know if teachers and students are honest about their vaccination status? Ehresmann noted that state health officials will work with schools, local health departments and the Minnesota Department of Education to evaluate the right level of COVID-19 monitoring and surveillance. That may mean using resources to follow up on when there's an increase in student absences or reports from faculty. “Every case is still reportable to the department, and so we still get that basic information of person, place, time, age. So we would have the capacity to say, ‘My goodness we just had 20 cases in 10-year-olds reported from Olmsted County, we need to look into this' [for example.]” Ehresmann said. “Even with the changes that we're making, we have the capacity to identify if there are issues.” However, there are no requirements for vaccination of any school employee or students. Malcolm noted that she understands a parent's concern, however, when it's not clear how to verify a school employee or fellow student's vaccination status. “That's a very realistic and fair question that parents will have about, if this is all honor system,” she said. “How confident can I be in it? That's just one of the knottier implementation details that we need to work through.” At what point would Minnesota require a vaccine for children attending public schools? Currently, the state does not require vaccination against COVID-19 in a school or child care setting, and Ehresmann said there are no plans currently in place to require the vaccine on the list of required immunizations set by state law. Ehresmann said the Department of Health has the authority through rule-making to add the vaccine to a list of required immunizations, but the process would take about 18 months moving at a fast pace. But just like other required vaccinations, an exemption is allowed for those who conscientiously object to receiving a vaccine. Full guide How to find a COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota COVID-19 in Minnesota Data in these graphs are based on the Minnesota Department of Health's cumulative totals released at 11 a.m. daily. You can find more detailed statistics on COVID-19 at the Health Department website.

Midnight Train Podcast
Creepy New Zealand

Midnight Train Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 138:35


BECOME A PRODUCER! http://www.patreon.com/themidnighttrainpodcast   Find The Midnight Train Podcast: www.themidnighttrainpodcast.com www.facebook.com/themidnighttrainpodcast www.twitter.com/themidnighttrainpc www.instagram.com/themidnighttrainpodcast www.discord.com/themidnighttrainpodcast www.tiktok.com/themidnighttrainp   And wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.   Subscribe to our official YouTube channel: OUR YOUTUBE   Boarding the train in Japan we're taking the imaginary bridge and heading to a beautiful island. What island is that you ask? We are heading to a place that has been kicking ass with listener support recently, and as we learned from a listener, they are not all pussies. We are heading to the land of Peter Jackson, Taika Waititi, Sir Edmund Hillary, Ernest Rutherford, who if you're not up on your scientists, was a  physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. Encyclopædia Britannica considers him to be the greatest experimentalist since Michael Faraday, Jean Batten, a female aviator who made the first solo flight from England to New Zealand, and the list could go on. Since we gave it away in the last description… You've probably guessed it… We're heading to New Zealand! Not only that… Creepy New Zealand!   So you know by now how we do it here on our creepy series, we like to give you a history of the location we're at and then drive into all that is creepy about said place! Having said that, let's check out the history of New Zealand. It all started when Bilbo Baggins found a ring. It was the one ring to rule them all… Oh wait.. Sorry… Wrong history… oh ya here we go.. Māori were the first inhabitants of New Zealand or Aotearoa, guided by Kupe the great navigator. When did Maori first arrive in New Zealand? According to Māori, the first explorer to reach New Zealand was Kupe. Using the stars and ocean currents as his navigational guides, he ventured across the Pacific on his waka hourua (voyaging canoe) from his ancestral Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki. It is thought that Kupe made landfall at the Hokianga Harbour in Northland, around 1000 years ago. You will not find Hawaiki on a map, but it is believed Māori came from an island or group of islands in Polynesia in the South Pacific Ocean. There are distinct similarities between the Māori language and culture and others of Polynesia including the Cook Islands, Hawaii, and Tahiti. More waka hourua followed Kupe over the next few hundred years, landing at various parts of New Zealand. It is believed that Polynesian migration was planned and deliberate, with many waka hourua making return journeys to Hawaiki. Today, Māori are part of an iwi (tribe), a group of people who are descendants of a common ancestor and associated with a certain region or area in New Zealand. Each iwi has their own hapū (sub-tribes). Iwi can trace their entire origins and whakapapa (genealogy) back to certain waka hourua. The seven waka that arrived to Aotearoa were called Tainui, Te Arawa, Mātaatua, Kurahaupō, Tokomaru, Aotea and Tākitimu. Māori were expert hunters, gatherers and growers. They wove fishing nets from harakeke (flax), and carved fish hooks from bone and stone. They hunted native birds, including moa, the world's largest bird, with a range of ingenious traps and snares.   Māori cultivated land and introduced vegetables from Polynesia, including the kūmara (sweet potato) and often cooked hāngi (an earth oven). They also ate native vegetables, roots and berries. Woven baskets were used to carry food, which was often stored in a pātaka — a storehouse raised on stilts.  To protect themselves from being attacked by others, Māori would construct pā (fortified village). Built in strategic locations, pā were cleverly constructed with a series of stockades and trenches protecting the inhabitants from intruders. Today, many historic pā sites can be found throughout the country.   Māori warriors were strong and fearless, able to skillfully wield a variety of traditional weapons, including the spear-like taiaha and club-like mere. Today, these weapons may be seen in Māori ceremonies, such as the wero (challenge). You can also find these traditional weapons in museums. While Māori lived throughout the North and South Islands, the Moriori, another Polynesian tribe, lived on the Chatham Islands, nearly 900 kilometres east of Christchurch. Moriori are believed to have migrated to the Chathams from the South Island of New Zealand. In the late 18th century, there were about 2000 Moriori living in the Chathams. However, disease and attacks from Māori saw the numbers of this peace-loving tribe become severely depleted. The last full-blooded Moriori is believed to have died in 1933.The first European to sight New Zealand was Dutch explorer Abel Tasman. He was on an expedition to discover a great Southern continent ‘Great South Land' that was believed to be rich in minerals. In 1642, while searching for this continent, Tasman sighted a ‘large high-lying land' off the West Coast of the South Island.   Abel Tasman annexed the country for Holland under the name of ‘Staten Landt' (later changed to ‘New Zealand' by Dutch mapmakers). Sailing up the country's West Coast, Tasman's first contact with Māori was at the top of the South Island in what is now called Golden Bay. Two waka (canoes) full of Māori men sighted Tasman's boat. Tasman sent out his men in a small boat, but various misunderstandings saw it rammed by one of the waka. In the resulting skirmish, four of Tasman's men were killed.   Tasman never set foot on New Zealand, and after sailing up the West Coast, went on to some Pacific Islands, and then back to Batavia (now Jakarta) in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). His mission to New Zealand was considered unsuccessful by his employers, the Dutch East India Company, Tasman having found ‘no treasures or matters of great profit'. Captain James Cook, sent to Tahiti to observe the transit of Venus, was also tasked with the search for the great southern continent thought to exist in the southern seas. Cook's cabin boy, Young Nick, sighted a piece of land (now called Young Nick's Head) near Gisborne in 1769. Cook successfully circumnavigated and mapped the country, and led two more expeditions to New Zealand before being killed in Hawaii in 1779. Prior to 1840, it was mainly whalers, sealers, and missionaries who came to New Zealand. These settlers had considerable contact with Māori, especially in coastal areas. Māori and Pākehā (Europeans) traded extensively, and some Europeans lived among Māori. The contribution of guns to Māori intertribal warfare, along with European diseases, led to a steep decline in the Māori population during this time.  Signed in 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi is an agreement between the British Crown and Māori.   Around this time, there were 125,000 Māori and about 2000 settlers in New Zealand. Sealers and whalers were the first Europeans settlers, followed by missionaries. Merchants also arrived to trade natural resources such as flax and timber from Māori in exchange for clothing, guns and other products.   As more immigrants settled permanently in New Zealand, they weren't always fair in their dealings with Māori over land. A number of Māori chiefs sought protection from William IV, the King of England, and recognition of their special trade and missionary contacts with Britain. They feared a takeover by nations like France, and wanted to stop the lawlessness of the British people in their country. As British settlement increased, the British Government decided to negotiate a formal agreement with Māori chiefs to become a British Colony. A treaty was drawn up in English then translated into Māori.   The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on February 6, 1840, at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands. Forty-three Northland Chiefs signed the treaty on that day. Over 500 Māori Chiefs signed it as it was taken around the country during the next eight months. The Treaty had three articles:   that the Queen (or king) of Great Britain has the right to rule over New Zealand; that Māori chiefs would keep their land and their chieftainships, and would agree to sell their land only to the British monarch; and that all Māori would have the same rights as British subjects. The second and third articles have caused controversy through the years, mainly because of translation problems. Successive governments believed the Treaty enabled complete sovereignty over Māori, their lands and resources. But Māori believed that they were merely giving permission for the British to use their land. Disputes over ownership followed involving a series of violent conflicts during the 19th century. These became known as the New Zealand Land Wars, and were concentrated around Northland and the southern part of the North Island during the 1840s, and the central North Island in the 1860s. Both sides suffered losses, with the British Crown the eventual victor. Land confiscation and questionable land sales carried on through to the 20th century, until the vast majority of land in New Zealand was owned by settlers and the Crown. Following its signing, many of the rights guaranteed to Māori in the Treaty of Waitangi were ignored. To help rectify this, the Waitangi Tribunal was set up in 1975. It has ruled on a number of claims brought by Māori iwi (tribes) and in many cases, compensation has been granted.   While disagreements over the terms of the treaty continue to this day, it is still considered New Zealand's founding document.   The grounds and building where the treaty was signed have been preserved. Today, the Waitangi Historic Reserve is a popular tourist attraction. Here you can explore the museum, watch a cultural performance inside the carved Māori meeting house, and visit the colonial mission house, historic flagstaff, and beautiful waka taua (Māori war canoe). Throughout the 19th and much of the 20th century, the ‘homeland' of Britain had an enormous influence on New Zealand. Government administration, education, and culture were largely built on British models. New Zealand troops fought, and suffered severe casualties in the Boer War and the two World Wars. As Prime Minister Michael Savage said about England in 1939, ‘where she goes, we go, where she stands, we stand'. After World War II, cultural ties with Great Britain remained strong. However, successive New Zealand governments saw the USA as their major ally and protector. New Zealand signed the joined SEATO (South-East Asia Treaty Organisation) and signed the ANZUS (Australia, New Zealand, and United States) Pact. New Zealand troops also fought with US forces during the Korean and Vietnam wars. While New Zealand is still heavily influenced by its colonial heritage, the country now has its own strong sense of identity. While still a member of the British Commonwealth, and maintaining close, friendly relations with the USA, New Zealand now has a far more independent trading and foreign policy. Since the mid 1980s, New Zealand has been a nuclear free zone, with its armed forces primarily focused on peacekeeping in the Pacific region. This history of the country was taken directly from NewZealand.Com. It was the best summation without getting too overblown we could find!  So now with that history of the country down let's get into the creepiness!!   First up, a ghost town!  Now farmland and Bush, Tangarakau once was a thriving community of 1200 people. It's a tiny dot on the map 90 minutes' drive from both Stratford and Taumarunui - so remote that it isn't even on the Forgotten Highway. You must turn off State Highway 43 and drive 6km into bush and rugged farmland to reach all that's left of it, which is almost nothing. There's a campground with cabins and provision for motorhomes, a working farm, the heavily rainforested banks of the Tangarakau River and surrounding hills to explore and plenty of outdoor activities: fossil collecting, kayaking, hunting. The name, which translates as "to fell trees” seems appropriate, for there's nothing but paddocks where a community of 1200 tunnellers and railway workers once thrived. Tangarakau was the epicentre of an epic construction job accomplished with picks, shovels and dynamite - a project which it's said would have cost $9 billion in today's money. Construction of the Stratford-Okahukura railway line began from Stratford in 1901 and took more than three decades to complete. The link was mothballed in 2009, though you can still ride over it in tourist railcarts. For most of its life this railway thrived, with goods trains carrying coal, stock and wool and passenger railcars travelling both ways every day. One feature of visiting Tangarakau on the railcarts is that the railway ballast on this part of the track is full of fossils. For about 10 years, during the height of construction, Tangarakau boasted a drapery store, hairdresser and tobacconist, boot shop, tearooms, confectioner and fruiterer, social rooms, post office and savings bank, police station, a boarding house, resident doctor and dispensary (formed by a co-operative Tangarakau Medical Association), a maternity home, cinema and social hall, lending library and reading room, a well-equipped school, recreation ground and tennis court. The streets were lit by a power station provided by the Public Works Department. According to Taranaki's Ghost Town by Derek Morris, men who built the Stratford-Okahukura railway line earned only a few pounds a week. But everyone gave a day's wages to the victims of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. After the line was completed in 1932, the workers drifted away and most buildings were dismantled and removed. During the 1960s, the population dwindled to eight. Now only Bushlands Holiday Park remains.   Not far from the ghost town, in the spectacular Tangarakau Gorge, is the grave of pioneer surveyor Joshua Morgan who died in 1893. Morgan was an extraordinary man - the first European to cross the Urewera Ranges and an eyewitness to the 1886 Tarawera eruption. He spoke fluent Maori and often used English and Maori interchangeably. Morgan fell ill while surveying the road linking Stratford and Taumarunui and did not survive to see the historic railway line through to completion. Morgan's tomb has become a place for travellers to pause and reflect on those who built the Stratford-Okahukura railway line. There's not a ton of sightings from this place but there are a few ghost stories. Some have stated that they've seen apparitions wandering the ground. And there are reports of strange noises in the area as well. Some campers at the campground have reported creepy things happening while they've stayed there including odd noises and something messing with their tents andRVs, wildlife or spirits of  the tallest workers that died working hard to complete the railway?    So we started out light to whet your whistles. Let's get into more creepiness!   Next up we head to Auckland! There we find the Ewelme cottage, which from what we can tell is considered one of the most haunted places in the area! Built in the 1860s, this charming cottage in Parnell was once home to Reverend Lush and his wife. It also functioned as a bolt-hole during times of tribal conflict in Howick, where Reverend Lush preached. This house has remained largely intact and virtually unchanged in the years since when it was built. It is a glimpse into what life in New Zealand used to be like!   It is also rumoured to be haunted by the spirits of women and children, and in particular by the spirit of a young girl. We found a description of a paranormal investigation done at the house and we're gonna share some of those findings. Rather high EMF levels were detected in a few places within the house.