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Marketplace All-in-One
The KN95 masks you bought online might not be cutting it

Marketplace All-in-One

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 28:28


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded their guidance on face masks: Nix the cloth or surgical masks in favor of N95s or KN95s. But not all masks are created equal. On today’s show, we hear from a “mask nerd” about how consumers can be discerning when shopping for face coverings online. Plus: Why unemployment claims are back up; how resume gaps are being destigmatized; and what construction companies are doing to tackle the labor shortage.

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal
The KN95 masks you bought online might not be cutting it

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 28:28


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently upgraded their guidance on face masks: Nix the cloth or surgical masks in favor of N95s or KN95s. But not all masks are created equal. On today’s show, we hear from a “mask nerd” about how consumers can be discerning when shopping for face coverings online. Plus: Why unemployment claims are back up; how resume gaps are being destigmatized; and what construction companies are doing to tackle the labor shortage.

Rounding The Bases With Joel Goldberg
Ep. 706 Human Trafficking Part 3 | The Online World

Rounding The Bases With Joel Goldberg

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 41:35


January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Rounding the Bases has dedicated each Thursday of January to talking about a crisis often happening right in front of our eyes in communities all over the world. Dan Nash and Alison Phillips are the co-founders of the Human Trafficking Training Center. They have created the most comprehensive and effective training to teach law enforcement, probation and parole, natural resource officers, nurses and hospital administration, victim advocates, and civilians a more effective way to save victims and eradicate traffickers. In part three, Dan and Alison dig into the dangers of online trafficking with the help of a survivor.For more information: www.humantraffickingtrainingcenter.com

FriendsLikeUs
Early Detection Is Your Best Friend

FriendsLikeUs

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 93:33


Jenny Saldana, Onika McClean and Shauna Lane visit Friends and discuss Breast Cancer Prevention, celebrating survival, and more with host Marina Franklin. Onika McLean, born in North Carolina, and raised in East New York Brooklyn, is a single mother of two, legal professional, and a sharp comedian whose no-nonsense perspective on life, love, single motherhood, and her mid life crisis is taking the comedy arena by storm. She was the fan favorite on Bravo Television's, The Single's Project. She is the winner of the Sloshed Comedy Competition and the Rising Stars Comedy Competition in London. Onika preforms regularly at LOL and Times Square and passed at Comic Strip Live and has Dangerfield's, New York Comedy Club, New York Stand, Broadway Comedy, Village Underground, and the.   She runs a monthly show entitled Cosmic Comedy.   Jenny Saldana is a writer, actress, and stand-up comedian and a Breast Cancer Rock STAR and all around hotness. She wrote, produced and starred in Happy Cancer Chick, a web series inspired by her own battle with breast cancer. She recently appeared in HBO's High Maintenance. Her video series, The Little Brown Girl Show can be found on Youtube and Facebook Live. Shauna Lane is a New York City based actor and comedian known for her goofy, lovable characters and comedy. As an actor she has been in several national commercials and is in the feature film Creedmoria on Netflix. As a comedian she has appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, and Sirius XM. Shauna studied acting with the legendary Wynn Handman and has graced the stages of the New York Comedy Festival, The 10,000 Laughs Festival in Minneapolis, The Ct. Comedy Festival, and the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She was the co-host of The Gone Girls Podcast (free on iTunes) from 2016-2020 and ran a monthly comedy show at New York Comedy Club called "We Share A Void." Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.

With a Dog
Not One More Vet w/ Dr. Melanie Goble of NOMV

With a Dog

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 68:52


Within the veterinary community mental health issues and suicide rates are too high. Not One More Vet (NOMV) is here to help. They are a nonprofit foundation that aims to transform the status of mental wellness within the profession so veterinary professionals can survive and thrive through education, resources, and support. In today's episode we talk about the multiple factors leading to the mental health crisis in the vet community and how us are pet parents can help.FOLLOW WITH A DOG:InstagramTikTokFacebookRESOURCES www.nomv.org contains links to NOMV resources, information, volunteer opportunities, and ways to give. You can find NOMV on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @notonemorevet, email info@nomv.org, or call (669) 237-0403.  Guidelines for reporting on suicide from the American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide can be found here: https://afsp.org/reporting-on-suicide-preventionIn the US the national suicide hotline is (800)273-8255. Resources for other countries can be found here: https://nomv.org/crisis-numbers/Find a Therapist, Psychologist, Counselor - Psychology TodayAre we in a veterinary workforce crisis? | American Veterinary Medical Association (avma.org)Covid-19 pandemic magnifies workforce crisis in veterinary field - CNNShortages and Excesses - Today's Veterinary Business (todaysveterinarybusiness.com)

Super Human Radio
Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Prevention But Won't Hear in the MSM

Super Human Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 92:37


SHR # 2817:: Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Prevention But Won't Hear in the MSM - Dr. Chris Masterjohn, Ph.D. - If you've been paying attention, there have been no therapies or preventative steps being promoted by the NIH or CDC. Only a vaccine. And if you've been paying attention, that vaccine has failed to produce the promised results. What if you want to take precautions and attempt to avoid this virus? Or, what if you want to take steps to minimize the symptoms? Is there anything you can do? The answer is yes, and we will cover every scientifically sound step in this interview. This is the one interview you need to hear if you're worried about getting and surviving COVOD-19. And share this show NOW because I'm certain it will be removed quickly. Get your own Far Infrared Sauna Blanket from Healix. SHR listeners can get one for $479.99 if your order before February 4th. All orders will ship by February 21st. Go to http://shrnetwork.biz/healix and use code SHR. The best solution to a home IR sauna. Zero EMF. Get it now!

Marketplace All-in-One
Why a health communications expert gives the CDC a “C”

Marketplace All-in-One

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 27:24


Communication is key in any relationship — including the one between health officials and the public. On today's show, a health literacy expert talks to us about how going “back to the communication basics” could aid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s pandemic messaging. We’ll also hear about how omicron-induced lockdowns in China are affecting the global supply chain, why wireless carriers and airlines are still fighting over 5G and how U.S. Postal Service cuts could impact rural Americans.

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal
Why a health communications expert gives the CDC a “C”

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 27:24


Communication is key in any relationship — including the one between health officials and the public. On today's show, a health literacy expert talks to us about how going “back to the communication basics” could aid the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s pandemic messaging. We’ll also hear about how omicron-induced lockdowns in China are affecting the global supply chain, why wireless carriers and airlines are still fighting over 5G and how U.S. Postal Service cuts could impact rural Americans.

Healthy Wealthy & Smart
573: Dr. Sheree Bekker: A Contemporary Vision for Sports Injury Prevention

Healthy Wealthy & Smart

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 36:43


In this episode, Social Justice and Sports Medicine Research Specialist, Sheree Bekker, talks about social justice in sports, medicine, and research. Today, Sheree talks about the conversations around physiology and injuries, and the different environments that affect the ACL injury cycle. How do clinicians implement the findings in the research? Hear about Sheree's qualitative research methods, the importance of recognising the social determinants of injuries, tackling systemic experiences, and get Sheree's advice to her younger self, all on today's episode of The Healthy, Wealthy & Smart Podcast.   Key Takeaways “We have to recognise the human at the centre of those experiences.” “Gendered language that seems like everyday language in sport can be really harmful to both men and women.” “[Be] cognisant of, and [be] able to have those conversations with athletes, patients, people that you work with all the time about their social conditions of their lives.” “The social conditions of our lives play into our injuries and our rehabilitation.” “It is about not simply seeing rehab as a biomedical issue alone to solve, but thinking about it as socially, politically, and materially oriented is a practice that you might incorporate in your way of thinking.” “Injury prevention, and a contemporary vision for injury prevention, needs to be athlete-centred and human-focused.” “We need to have those uncomfortable conversations about our complex, messy realities.” “Context is everything.” “Sport isn't neutral. It isn't apolitical.” “We can start to ask these questions, start to have these conversations. The answers aren't going to come tomorrow.” “These ripples will take some time.” “Connection is greater than competition.” “Hold on to the power of connecting with people who are at the same career stage and doing work with people who are at the same career stage as you.”   More about Sheree Bekker Dr Sheree Bekker (she/her) was born in South Africa, grew up in Botswana, completed her PhD in Australia, and now calls Bath (UK) home. She is an expert in ‘complexity' and research that links social justice and (sports) injury prevention. She has a special interest in sex/gender and uses qualitative methods. This underpins her work as an Assistant Professor in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Department for Health at the University of Bath. At Bath, she is Co-Director of the Centre for Qualitative Research, and a member of the Centre for Health and Injury and Illness Prevention in Sport (CHI2PS), and the Gender and Sexuality Research Group. Internationally, Sheree is an Early Career Representative for the International Society for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, and a founding member of the Qualitative Research in Sports Medicine (QRSMed) special interest group. In 2020 she was appointed as an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, and in 2021 she was appointed Qualitative Research Editor of BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine. She completed a Prize Research Fellowship in Injury Prevention at the University of Bath from 2018-2020, and received the 2019 British Journal of Sports Medicine Editor's Choice Academy Award for her PhD research.   Suggested Keywords Healthy, Wealthy, Smart, Physiotherapy, Social Justice, Injury, Prevention, Gender, Sexuality, Physiology, Sociology, Environment, Research, Change,   Resources: Anterior cruciate ligament injury: towards a gendered environmental approach   To learn more, follow Sheree at: Website:          https://sites.google.com/view/shereebekker/home Twitter:            @shereebekker Instagram:       @sheree_bekker   Subscribe to Healthy, Wealthy & Smart: Website:                      https://podcast.healthywealthysmart.com Apple Podcasts:          https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthy-wealthy-smart/id532717264 Spotify:                        https://open.spotify.com/show/6ELmKwE4mSZXBB8TiQvp73 SoundCloud:               https://soundcloud.com/healthywealthysmart Stitcher:                       https://www.stitcher.com/show/healthy-wealthy-smart iHeart Radio:               https://www.iheart.com/podcast/263-healthy-wealthy-smart-27628927   Read the Full Transcript Here:  00:02 Hi, Sheree, welcome to the podcast. I'm so excited to have you on. I've been looking forward to this for a long time. So thank you so much for joining.   00:12 Thank you for having me. Karen. I am delighted to be talking to you today.   00:16 And today we're going to talk about some of now you had a couple of different presentations at the International Olympic Committee meeting in Monaco a few weeks ago, and we're going to talk about a couple of them. But first, I would love for you to tell the audience a little bit more about you, and about the direction of your research and kind of the why behind it. Because I think that's important.   00:43 Mm hmm. Yeah, I've actually I have been thinking about this a lot recently, over the course of the pandemic, and thinking about where my research and my work is going and why I'm so interested in in kind of social justice issues in sports injury research in Sport and Exercise medicine. And I guess for me, there are two reasons for that both of them related to my background. First of all, I was born in South Africa. And I grew up in Botswana. And I think, you know, growing up into countries that have interesting pasts, you know, South Africa having post of apartheid and Botswana having been a colonized country, I think I grew up in places where we were used to having difficult conversations about social justice issues on a national level. And I think, you know, that is something that has influenced me definitely in the way that I see the world. The second part for me is I studied human movement science at university. And my program was in a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. And I didn't realize at the time that most people get their sport and exercise medicine, sports science, human movement, science training, in medical faculties, or in health faculties, whereas mine was very much social sciences and humanities. And I only realized this later that my training in this regard was quite different in terms of the way that I see the work that we do. And so now, I've landed here at the University of Bath, and I'm in a department for health. But once again, I'm back in a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. So it's been a really, really nice connection for me to come back to these bigger social justice questions, I guess, that I'm interested, you know, in our field. So for me, that's really the why I think of why I do this work.   02:42 And, and kind of carrying along those themes of social justice and really taking a quat. Know, a quantitative, qualitative, sorry, qualitative eye, on athletes and on injury, let's talk about your first talk that you gave it at IOC, which is about the athletes voice. So take us through it. And then we'll ask some questions. So I'll, I'll shoot it over to you.   03:17 Yeah, so um, my first talk, the first symposium that I was involved in at IOC this year, we had titled The athlete's voice, and those of us who were involved with it, we're really proud to be able to get this topic, this kind of conversation onto the agenda in Monaco. I had so many people comment to me afterwards, that this was the first time that we've been able to have this kind of discussion at this specific conference. And, you know, previous editions, I think, have been very much focused on that biomedical that I was just talking about, given that it's Sport and Exercise medicine. And it was the first time that we've been able to bring athlete voice into this space. And so this symposium in my talk in particular, was really focused on qualitative research. Even though when we pitched the symposium, we kind of decided that we couldn't call it qualitative research, because it wouldn't have been accepted at the time. And, and now, it's amazing to me how far we've come that we can actually talk about qualitative research in these spaces. So what I spoke about, and what I was interested in is, you know, what are the kinds of different knowledges and who are the people that we might listen to in Sport and Exercise medicine and sports injury more broadly, that traditionally we maybe haven't scented and haven't listened to? And I was interested in those kinds of social meanings of injury and of injury prevention and how we might do things differently. So you know, for me, it was that Recognizing the value of alternative perspectives, and working across disciplines and advancing our research and practice in this way. And so that's really what I spoke about was, you know how we might do these things differently by actually listening to the people at the center of our work and listening to athletes themselves. And that was really the focus of that symposium.   05:26 And in looking through some of the slides from the symposium, some of the quotes that I'm assuming we're taking from the qualitative work are, gosh, they're kind of heartbreaking. So what do you do with that information once you have it, right? So you're conditioned not to quit, you turn off your emotions, you become a robot as soon as you step onto the field or the pitch or the court. So how do you take that qualitative research? And what do you do with that once you have it?   06:01 Yeah, so you know, my talk, the way I kind of structured my talk was to talk about how we generally do injury prevention. And what we generally do is we, you know, figure out what the issue is what the injury problem is, we develop an intervention, and then we implement that in intervention and hope that it works. And, and some, you know, that's the kind of general cycle that we use. And what I decided to do in my talk, which was only a 10 minute talk was to dedicate two of those minutes to a video that I showed, that was just set to music that flashed up all of these quotes from athletes. And there were quotes that I'd collected from a number of different sports, a number of different athletes and spaces over the years, that really speak about their experience in sports and these toxic environments, which is something that I think we tend to kind of put to the side, maybe sometimes and ignore, sometimes in sport, when we put sport up on a pedestal and only think about the good things that happen in sports. And those quotes are also, I guess, a throwback or connection to one of the other talks that I had at IOC, which is not something that I think we'll speak about today, but about safeguarding and recognizing safeguarding as an injury prevention issue. And so we had these, like two minutes of these quotes from athletes. And I think that video really signaled a palpable shift in the room in recognizing what athletes are actually saying, and what their experiences are in sport about needing to, I guess, you know, put their their kind of robot hat on and be this strong person within sport where they can't break down where they can't have injuries or anything like that. Otherwise, they're going to be the team. And just for us to come back and to recognize that humanity in that experience, within sport, I think is really, really important, especially when we're at a conference where we're talking about injury prevention and interventions, we have to recognize the human at the center of those experiences. And so for me, coming back to your question about what do we do with that information? I think that's really powerful information, in terms of how we think about what injury prevention is, and does. And I guess we always focus on bodies, and you know, body parts, the ankle, the knee, the hip, the growing. You know, that's, that's kind of been a big focus of injury prevention. And I think we often forget that injury prevention is and can be so much more than that. And that there are these social factors, or social determinants, that to play into injury and its prevention. So the social aspects of our lives in terms of, you know, abuse that might happen in these spaces, or just being exposed to toxic spaces, you know, how that does actually render us more susceptible to injury, and how that can thwart our injury prevention efforts in these spaces. So for me, it's about integrating both of those two things I think together, and that's what I'm kind of getting at with qualitative research.   09:19 And, and that leads me into something else I wanted to talk about, and that is a review from the British Journal of Sports Medicine that you co authored with Joanne Parsons and Stephanie Cohen, anterior cruciate ligament injury towards a gendered environmental approach. And what you just said, triggered in me something in in reading through that article was that there's intrinsic factors and extrinsic factors that can lead to injury and injury prevention programs, if done well, should incorporate both of those. Right but they often concentrate on the biomedical part of the The, whether it be strength training, or landing, or, you know, whatever it may be when we look at a lot of these injury prevention programs, but there are so many contextual issues and extrinsic issues that can impact any of those programs. So I'll kind of let you sort of talk through that a little bit and talk through some of the main points that you found in that paper. But gosh, it really gets you thinking like, Well, wait a second, it could be, like you said, if you are, depending on the environment in which you live, can have a huge impact. And it's, it's more than just, especially when it comes to girls and women, it's more than just oh, it's because you have your period. And that's why this happened. Or if your hips are wider, that's why you got injured, right? So go ahead, I'll throw it over to you. And you can kind of talk through that paper a little bit, and then we'll see what comes up.   11:04 Mm hmm. You know, I'm so happy to hear you say that, because I'm so I'm not a clinician, but it has been amazing to me to hear how this paper has resonated with clinicians and people working in this space in terms of your own experiences and what you see and what you hear from the people that you're working with. So yeah, you're absolutely right. I mean, this paper was born out of conversations that Steph and Joanne and I had in terms of how we were frustrated by I guess, the discourse around sports injury, particularly for girls and women, often being blamed on our physiology on our bodies, right. And to us, that seems like a bit of a cop out. And just to say, oh, you know, girls are more susceptible to ACL injury, because they have wider hips, so there's nothing that we can do about it, you know, so that's really pitched us that intrinsic risk factor that girls and women are just inherently weaker, or supposedly more fragile than boys and men, and there's nothing that we can do about it. So we're just going to have to kind of live with those injury breeds. Right. And, and we found that this kind of thinking had really underpins so much of the injury prevention work that we'd seen over the last 10 or 20 years. And we wanted to problematize this a little bit and to think through what those kind of other social and I would say structural determinants of sports injuries are. So I'm starting to talk about this idea of the social determinants of injury. So not just what are those intrinsic things, but actually, what are the what are the other other social modes, I guess, that we might carry that might lead to injury. So in this paper, we speak about how we, as human beings, literally incorporate I think, biologically, the world in which we live. So our societal or ecological circumstances, we incorporate that into our bodies. And so we can start to see how injury might be a biological manifestation of exposure to that kind of social load. So for girls and women, how our gendered experience of the world might render us more susceptible to injury, rather than just positioning ourselves as being more weak, or more fragile. So we were interested in how society makes us and skills in women more weaker, and more fragile. And so in this way, we speak about how you know, from the time that we're babies, girls are not expected to do as much physically we are brought up differently to young boy babies might be when we go through school and play sport in school, we play different kinds of sports, and again, you know, on average, or in general, and girls, goes out, you know, not encouraged to be as active and to do as much with our bodies as boys. And we then go in right to have this kind of that cumulative effect of less exposure to activities and doing things with our bodies. Actually, that is what leads to us being more susceptible to things like ACL injury over time. And this is carried on in the kind of elite sports space as well. So we see how girls and women's sports are devalued in so many ways and how we're not expected to do as much or to perform as well. Or to train as hard I guess, as boys and men So an example of this that actually happened a couple of weeks after we published the paper was the NCAA March Madness. I don't know if you remember, there were those pictures that were tweeted all over social media, about the women's division, only being supplied with one set of teeny, tiny Dunda. Whereas the men's division was given, you know, massive weight room with everything that they needed to be able to train to be able to warm up and do everything that they needed to do in that state. And the first that was just an excellent example of what we're talking about in terms of girls and women being expected to and actually being made, I guess, weaker than boys and men are in exactly the same sports spaces. And so that's kind of a rundown, I guess, of what we wrote about in the paper.   15:53 Yeah, and I look back on my career as I was a high school athlete, college athlete, and not once was it, hey, we should go into the gym and train with specific training programs, because it will help to make you stronger, maybe faster, better, less prone to injury, but the boys were always had a training program. You know, they always had a workout program. So I can concur. That is like a lived experience for me as to what training was like, comparing the boys versus girls college straight through or high school straight through to college. And yes, that March Madness thing was maddening. Pun intended. I couldn't you could not believe couldn't believe what we were seeing there. That was that was completely out of bounds. But what I'd like to dive in a little bit deeper to the article, not not having you go through everything line by line. But let's talk about the different environments that you bring up within the article, because I think they're important. And a little more explanation would be great. So throughout this kind of ACL injury paradigm, you come up with four different environments, the pre sport environment, the training environment, the competition environment, and the treatment environment. So would you like to touch on each of those a little bit? Just to explain to the listeners, how that fits into your, into this paper and into the structure of injury prevention?   17:31 Yeah, sure. So um, yeah, what we did with this paper was we take we take the the traditional ACL injury cycle, and that a lot of us working in sports injury prevention are aware of, and we overlay what we called gendered environmental factors on top of that, so we wanted to take this this site, call and think through how our gendered experiences and girls and women, again render us more susceptible, and over the course of a lifetime, or a Korean. And so starting with the pre sport environment, you know, that goes back to what I was just saying about girls and boys being girls being socialized differently to boys, when we're growing up. So that kind of life course effect, gender affects over the life course, in terms of what we're expected to do with our bodies. That really starts in that pre sport environment when we're babies and young boys and young girls. And then we track how that works throughout the ACL injury cycle. So moving into the next step, coming back to this NCAA example, you know, what the training environment looks like, and how it might be gendered in ways that we might not even pick up on. So another example here, and this is a practical example that we've given to some sports organizations, since then, is, you know, the kind of gendered language that seems like everyday language and sport that can actually be really harmful to both men and women. So for example, you know, talking about girl push ups, you know, that really does set a precedent for what we think about girls and women in sports spaces. When you say, Oh, you go over there and do some girl push ups, it really does render girls and women as being more weak, you know, weaker and more fragile than boys and men. So those kinds of gendered experience in sports spaces, and you're an example there is really key. But then we also talk about kind of during injury and post injury as well. And this comes more into the kind of rehabilitation space and so on how, again, expectations of girls and women's bodies might play into what we expect when we go through rehabilitation as well and, and how that plays into that ACL injury cycle of recovery, as well. So that's really for So it was overlaying gender, across all of those spaces. And I think that gives us a really powerful way of looking at ACL injury differently and to, to conceptualize what we might do both in injury prevention, but also once injury has happened to help girls and women differently.   20:20 And in reading through this paper, and and also going through the slides that you graciously provided on Twitter, of of all of your talks at IOC, as a clinician, it for me, gives me so much more to think about, and really sparked some thoughts in my head as to conversations to have with the patient. So what advice would you give to clinicians, when it comes to synthesizing a lot of this work? And taking it into the clinic, talking with their patient in front of them and then implementing it? Because some people may say, oh, my gosh, I have so much to do. Now, I have to read all of this. Now I have to incorporate this, do you know what I mean? So it can some be somewhat overwhelming. So what advice do you have for clinicians? Yes,   21:13 so I really do think and as I said earlier, I think a lot of what we're seeing here is what clinicians are doing all the time anyway, I think, especially people who are already connected to this kind of idea of this social determinants of health. And so I guess, for me, it is really just being cognizant of, and being able to have those conversations with athletes, with patients with people that you work with all the time, about their social conditions of their lives. So not again, not just reducing people down to bodies, but recognizing that people have you know, that the social conditions of our lives play into our injuries and our rehabilitation, and holding space for that, you know, when I'm teaching, that's what I say to my students all the time, but I know that that you know, this, and clinicians know this better than I do. You, you know, it's not just about saying to someone, go away and do these exercises, and come back to me when you know, that person might have a full time job with three kids to look after. And, you know, a lot of other things on their plate as well that that one exercise or exercise program isn't necessarily going to be the silver bullet or the answer to, you know, the way that they need to be dealing with that injury. So I think for me, it's again, that re humanizing and being able to have those those conversations and recognizing those social determinants of injury or recovery, and so on. And so I think for clinicians, it is about not simply seeing rehab as a biomedical issue alone to solve, but thinking about it as socially and politically and materially oriented as a practice that you might incorporate in your way of thinking. That's really it. It doesn't need to be any more than that. We don't need to complicate it. Any more than that.   23:10 Yeah. Perfect. Thank you for that. And as we start to wrap things up, is there a, are there any kind of key points that you want to leave the listeners with? Or is there anything that we didn't touch on that you were like, oh, I need I need people to know this. This is really important. Hmm.   23:36 Yeah, I think, you know, if we kind of connect the conversations that we've kind of had today with the different points that we've connected to, I think, you know, what I saw in IRC at the IOC conference in Monaco is I really felt especially on day one at that athlete centered symposium that we had, I really felt like a palpable shift in that room. And in the conversations that I've had afterwards, with people I've had so many people come up to me to say that, you know, that it was really inspiring, and it's helped them to be able to go away and have different kinds of conversations, incredibly have different kinds of conversations about the work that we're doing in injury prevention and in Sport and Exercise medicine more broadly. And so I really think that we need to focus on that idea that injury prevention and a contemporary vision for injury prevention needs to be athlete centered and human focused. And I think if we truly committed to this, I think the ways in which we develop our interventions, and the ways in which we might go about our work, more generally in Sport and Exercise medicine, in physiotherapy and so on, it needs to reflect the socio cultural, so meaning those social determinants of injury in cluding the ways in which things like sexism, and misogyny, and racism, and classism, and ableism, and homophobia and transphobia, how that all can and does actually lead to injury. I think those are larger conversations that we need to be having enough field that we've started to have very slowly, but they are difficult conversations to have. And we often cut them out when we only think about injury as a biomedical thing, again, only thinking about bodies. And so for me, I think those are the those are the thing that we now need to get uncomfortable, you know, about, we need to have those uncomfortable conversations about our complex, messy realities, and that we're dealing with that athletes are human beings, that these are our experiences of the world, that sport and exercise medicine needs to reflect that as well. In terms of our composition, we need to reflect the communities that we serve as well. And Tracy Blake talks about that often. And you know, those are the conversations that I'd like to see our field having going forward. And I do think there was a shift in being able to say those things at Monaco this year.   26:16 Yeah. And so what I'm hearing is, was the big takeaway for me from Monaco is context is everything. And we can't, we can no longer take that out. And focus, like you said, just on the biomedical aspect of this person in front of us as if they don't have past experiences and emotions and thoughts and fears and concerns. And context is everything. And for clinicians, it sounds like a challenge to start having these conversations at more conferences. I know it's this little kind of bubble of clinicians, but if it can start there, perhaps it can make a ripple out into the wider public and into having these conversations with your athletes and patients and not be afraid to have these difficult conversations, or to ask the probing questions to the person in front of you. Because they're more than just their ACL injury, they're more than just their back pain. So I think challenging clinicians to have these conversations, whether it be one on one like this, or within large groups at conferences, and then take that back to your, to your practice and really start living it and understanding that this can is as important, maybe, in some cases more important than the biomedical injury in front of you.   27:41 Oh, I could not agree more with that statement. I mean, something that I've spoken about a lot before is that, you know, sport isn't neutral. It's not a political. And it's the same for the work that we do. It's, you know, for far too long, it's been positioned as a neutral science thing that we do. And I think we're now starting to recognize the context around that, that our values and our principles and people's lives and experiences, you know, as you say, play as much as if not more of a role in their experience of sport, and injury, and rehab, and all of that. So I would agree with you completely, we need to be having more of these conversations, we need to recognize this within our research, we need to recognize this within our practice. And we can't keep going on as if you know, none of so if we can remove all of that from the practice of working with human beings and being human beings as well. You know, all of this is connected for me. And as you know, as we're seeing now, it's for all of us who work in this space, once we start to have these conversations, we can start to ask different questions, we can start to think about things differently. And I think that that's really powerful for the future of our work in this space.   28:55 Yeah. And I think it's also important to remember that we can start to ask these questions start to have these conversations that the answers aren't going to come tomorrow. So that instant gratification that has become the world that we are now living in that if it doesn't happen within the next couple of days, that means it's not going to happen, but that these ripples will take some time. Yeah, absolutely.   29:19 And, you know, so a lot of my work is in complexity theory. And what I say about that is, you know, there probably are not going to be hard and fast answers here. But it will bring up new considerations and it will bring up I think, I'd like us to move away from this idea that we can solve things, but actually move closer towards the idea that this is an ongoing practice. And that that's always going to be I think, more powerful for me when we see things like injury prevention as a process or a practice. That's not necessarily going to solve things. But that is you know, really To the context in which we live in our lives is an ongoing thing. And I think that's what we brought into the ACL injury cycle. Papers. Well,   30:09 yeah, I think it takes away from the clinician as being the MS or Mr. Fix it to, okay, we are layering ourselves into people's lives. And we need to be able to do that in a way that fits the person in front of us as best we can.   30:26 Yeah, exactly. Beautifully said exactly. We can't necessarily solve those things for them. But these provide considerations, things that we can do. And yeah, we can move with that.   30:39 Yeah, absolutely. Well, Cherie, thank you so much. I mean, we can go on and talk for days on end about this stuff. And perhaps when one of these days we will we'll have a bigger, wider, broader conversation and and make it go on for a couple of hours, because I'm sure it will bring up a lot of questions, maybe some answers, and perhaps some changing of minds when it comes to injury prevention and what our role is as clinicians. So thank you so much, where can people find you?   31:13 Thank you, Karen. And I love that I think broader conversations are so helpful in this space. So people can find me on Twitter at Shree Becker, that's probably the best place to find me. I'm always over there and happy to have broader conversations with everybody. So please come and find me on Twitter.   31:32 Perfect. And we'll have links to everything, including the paper that we're talking about. From BDSM. We'll have links to everything at the show notes at podcast dot healthy, wealthy, smart, calm. So one question left that I asked everyone and that is knowing where you are now in your life and in your career? What advice would you give to your younger self?   31:51 Oh, so that's a really good question. And it's I think it's my Elan series, again, connected to what we saw in Monaco. And something that I've said for many years now is connection is greater than competition. And something that I live in that I feel like I wish I had done earlier is to hold on to the power of connecting with people who are at the same career stage and doing work with people who are at the same career stages as you especially someone who has and is an emerging researcher, or researcher clinician in this space, because I think the exciting new conversations that we're seeing in this space are coming from people who are you know, recently merging, I guess, in these researchers faces and so it's okay to collaborate rather than being in competition with people who are doing great work in your area. So that would be my advice.   32:54 I love it. I love it and couldn't agree more. So Sheree, thank you so much for coming on. Thank you again. I appreciate it.   33:02 Thank you so much, Karen. And everyone. Thanks   33:04 so much for tuning in and listening and have a great couple of days and stay healthy, wealthy and smart.

CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health
144 - Embodiment, Healing, & Working With Our Bodies (feat. Dr. Hillary McBride)

CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 49:03


To kick off the second half of Season 6, we talk with Dr. Hillary McBride! Hillary is a therapist, research, podcaster, and the author of The Wisdom of Your Body: Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection Through Embodied Living. She talks to us about how embodiment is different from body image, how it can change our understanding of healing & theology, and how to understand our ‘stress staircase.'Things we mention in this episode/other resources:- CXMH ep. 34 - Self-Image, Parenting, & Learning to Love Ourselves As We Are (feat. Hillary McBride)- Hillary's other books: Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are and Embodiment and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, Prevention and Treatment- Preorder Holly's book, The Soul of the Helper: Seven Stages to Seeing the Sacred Within Yourself So You Can See It in Others!Connect with Hillary on her website, on Twitter, or on Instagram. Listen to her podcast ‘Other People's Problems.' Buy The Wisdom of Your Body: Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection Through Embodied Living on Amazon.Quotes:- “If we think about ‘body image,' the construct still keeps us in the territory of image: it is still about how we appear.” (tweet)- “Embodiment is our birthright, it is how we are born. It is something that is the most true about us.” (tweet)- “The way we've constructed our society and our healing methods are very disembodied. The way we understand ourselves is disembodied. But the body has not abandoned us as humanity.” (tweet)Join the Cxmhunity on Facebook!Connect with Robert on his website, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.Connect with Holly on her website, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.Connect more with CXMH on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest.Ways to support CXMH:- make a pledge on Patreon and get rewards like submitting questions for upcoming interviews, a mug, sticker, t-shirt, or more!- give a one-time gift using PayPal- Buy books from previous guests on Bookshop- Do your Amazon shopping through this link- Leave us a rating & review on iTunes or Google Play- Check out our CXMH merchandise to show off your support- Check out other episodes and find your favorites guests on our website.Intro/Outro music for this episode is ‘Fall Down' by Rivers & Robots.

Frankly Speaking About Family Medicine
Improving Recovery from Concussion: New Evidence That May Help Post-Concussion Recuperation - Frankly Speaking Ep 259

Frankly Speaking About Family Medicine

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 11:30


Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™   CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-259   Overview: Per CDC data, approximately 2.5 million Americans present each year to emergency departments with head injuries, and 15% of all high school students report experiencing at least one concussion. Current guidelines recommend physical and cognitive rest for 24-48 hours post-concussion with minimal guidance on screen time parameters. Recent evidence is emerging that supports avoidance of screen time and encouragement of aerobic activity as strategies to shorten and lessen post-concussion symptoms. Join us as we discuss 2 recent studies regarding screen-time and aerobic exercise that add critical information to best practice for reducing post-concussion symptoms.   Episode resource links: John J Leddy, Christina L Master, Rebekah Mannix, Douglas J Wiebe, Matthew F Grady, William P Meehan, Eileen P Storey, Brian T Vernau, Naomi J Brown, Danielle Hunt, Fairuz Mohammed, Andrea Mallon, Kate Rownd, Kristy B Arbogast, Adam Cunningham, Mohammad N Haider, Andrew R Mayer, Barry S Willer. Early targeted heart rate aerobic exercise versus placebo stretching for sport-related concussion in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/S2352-4642(21)00267-4   Macnow T, Curran T, Tolliday C, et al. Effect of Screen Time on Recovery From Concussion: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. Published online September 07, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.2782 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2783638#graphical-abstract-tab   DePadilla L, Miller GF, Jones SE, Peterson AB, Breiding MJ. Self-reported concussions from playing a sport or being physically active among high school students—United States, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018;67(24):682-685. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6724a3   University at Buffalo. (2021, September 30). Aerobic exercise after a sport-related concussion speeds recovery in adolescent athletes, study suggests: Daily aerobic exercise significantly reduced the risk of prolonged recovery. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 2, 2021 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210930213654.htm   McCrory P ,Meeuwisse W,Dvorak J,etal. Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Berlin, October 2016. Br J Sports Med. 2017;51(11):838-847. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017- 097699   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recovery from concussion. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2019. Accessed October 12, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/basics/ concussion_recovery.html. Guest: Guest   Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Talking Pools Podcast
BLACK ALGAE ll: toxicity, prevention, & eradication

Talking Pools Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 29:40


Join us for part two of our two-part podcast episode on swimming pool black algae where we find out the toxicity of black algae, how to get rid of it, and how to prevent a swimming pool from getting it in the first place. See an outline of Rudy's Black Algae research here: Swimming Pool Black Algae | Request PDF (researchgate.net), Rudy's book (How to Get Rid of Swimming Pool Algae), and his online Algae Specialist Certification course.Jump right in. The water's fine. Join us, Poolside!Find us onWebsite: https://talkingpools.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/talkingpools/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TalkingPools Twitter: https://twitter.com/TalkingPoolsYouTube: Talking Pools Podcast - YouTubeOnline Pool Education Classes: https://poolclass.teachable.com/Rudy's Books:  Rudy Stankowitz - Author

DNA Today: A Genetics Podcast
#167 PhenoTips: Future of Cancer Genetics

DNA Today: A Genetics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 77:00


DNA Today's host Kira Dineen is also the host of the PhenoTips Speaker Series. This monthly live webinar focuses on relevant genetics topics by featuring discussions with thought leaders and experts in genomic medicine. In this podcast episode we are sharing an installment of the PhenoTips Speaker Series, “The Future of Cancer Genetics”.Thanks to advancements in genome sequencing, physicians are equipped with improved knowledge on the causes of cancer, as well as alternative treatment options for specific cancers. Despite this growing wealth of cancer genomics data, experts remain unclear on how to translate cancer genetics knowledge into realizing precision medicine. To prepare practitioners for the future of cancer genetics, PhenoTips invited Dr. Banu Arun and Dr. Mark Robson to share their insights.Dr. Arun is a Professor in the Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Co-Medical Director of the Clinical Cancer Genetic Program, and Section Chief of Breast Genetics, Prevention, and Screening at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Hailed by Forbes as one of the top 30 Breast Medical Oncologists in the United States, she has received the FASCO award recognition in 2020 from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the ASCO-American Cancer Society 2021 Award. Dr. Arun has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications with research focusing on identifying risk biomarkers for breast cancer, and characterizing risk factors in high-risk women with hereditary gene mutations as well as assessing their breast cancer biology. In addition she has reviewed for prestigious journals, such as BMJ, JCO, Cancer, Cancer Prevention and Epidemiology, and served in several committees including her current position as the Co-Chair for the SWOG Prevention and Epidemiology Committee.Dr. Robson is the Chief of the Breast Medicine Service in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Hospital, New York, Attending Physician on Breast Medicine and Clinical Genetic Services, and a Member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is an associate editor for the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), as well as a past chair of the ASCO Ethics Committee. His clinical research is on the optimal application of germline information to the management of cancer patients. He has been a lead investigator for trials of PARP inhibitors in patients with BRCA mutation–associated breast cancer and is currently developing new models for the acquisition of germline information, including "mainstreaming" through test ordering by primary oncology providers and broad genomic screening in the context of somatic mutational profiling. In addition, he is investigating the use of polygenic risk scores in facilitating decision-making among women with or without an inherited predisposition.In this webinar moderated by Kira Dineen, Dr. Arun and Dr. Robson will illuminate the future of cancer genetics by discussing:The latest technological advancements in cancer genetics.Barriers in the specialty and methods to overcome them.Strategies to prepare practitioners for the future of cancer genetic care.Hope to see you live for the next installment of Phenotips Speaker Series on January 18th about ending the diagnostic odyssey! PhenoTips' Chief Operating Officer and VP of Scientific & Medical Affairs, Dr. Pawel Buczkowicz, will be speaking with Dr. Ana Cohen, Clinical/Research Assistant Director of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory at Children's Mercy's Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine. Register here for the live event on January 18th at 11am-12pmEST. Stay tuned for the next new episode of DNA Today on January 21st, 2022 with Allelica's Giordano Bottà to discuss polygenic risk scores! New episodes are released on Fridays. In the meantime, you can binge over 165 other episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, streaming on the website, or any other podcast player by searching, “DNA Today”. Episodes since 2021 are also recorded with video which you can watch on our YouTube channel. DNA Today is hosted and produced by Kira Dineen. Our social media lead is Corinne Merlino. Our video lead is Amanda Andreoli. See what else we are up to on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and our website, DNApodcast.com. Questions/inquiries can be sent to info@DNApodcast.com.Do you want to connect with other people who have the same genetic variant as you? You should check out “Connect My Variant”, it's an online resource that allows you to do just that. “Connect My Variant” also provides different avenues of informing your family of possible inherited risk of disease. This includes helping find where your variant came from and finding distant cousins that may also be at risk. The University of Washington has supported the “Connect My Variant” project in an effort to help patients and families understand where their unique genetic variants come from. Check out it at ConnectMyVariant.com. (SPONSORED)Did you know that most cancer samples cannot be subjected to some of the most common cytogenetic analyses due to their storage in formalin and other intractable storage conditions? Don't let difficult sample types and convoluted assay cascades get in the way of your research! Phase Genomics has developed a brand new Next Generation Cytogenomics platform to advance discovery in reproductive genetics and precision oncology. A single assay has the ability to do comprehensive testing for chromosomal abnormalities in fresh, frozen, AND even paraffin-embedded FFPE samples. Learn more about Phase Genomics' incredible new platform in cytogenomics by visiting PhaseGenomics.com. You can also hear our in depth interview with them on episode 169 of DNA Today which will be released on January 28th. (SPONSORED). PerkinElmer Genomics is a global leader in genetic testing focusing on rare diseases, inherited disorders, newborn screening, and hereditary cancer. Testing services support the full continuum of care from preconception and prenatal to neonatal, pediatric, and adult. Testing options include sequencing for targeted genes, multiple genes, the whole exome or genome, and copy number variations. Using a simple saliva or blood sample, PerkinElmer Genomics answers complex genetic questions that can proactively inform patient care and end the diagnostic odyssey for families. Learn more at PerkinElmerGenomics.com. (SPONSORED)Are you a genetic counselor or genetic counseling student? Join me in participating in a research study surrounding education on gender-affirming care in genetic counseling. This study is from the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program. It requires a pre and post test survey along with an online 2-3 hour educational tool. I just got access to the modules and am looking forward to learning this week! And here's a bonus: you are entered to win one of 10 $50 gift cards! Complete the survey here . (SPONSORED).

Daily News Brief
Daily News Brief for Friday, January 14th 2022

Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 19:37


Play during opening: 0:00-0:10 …and more on today's CrossPolitic Daily News Brief. This is Toby Sumpter. Today is Friday, January 14, 2022. SCOTUS Blocks Biden VAX Mandate & Upholds Healthcare Worker Mandate https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/13/supreme-court-ruling-biden-covid-vaccine-mandates.html The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its sweeping vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies, but allowed a vaccine mandate to stand for medical facilities that take Medicare or Medicaid payments. The rulings came three days after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's emergency measure for businesses started to take effect. The mandate required that workers at businesses with 100 or more employees get vaccinated or submit a negative Covid test weekly to enter the workplace. It also required unvaccinated workers to wear masks indoors at work. “Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given that agency the power to regulate public health more broadly,” the court wrote in an unsigned opinion. “Requiring the vaccination of 84 million Americans, selected simply because they work for employers with more than 100 employees, certainly falls in the latter category,” the court wrote. President Joe Biden, in a statement, said the Supreme Court chose to block requirements that are life-saving for workers. Biden called on states and businesses to step up and voluntarily institute vaccination requirements to protect workers, customers and the broader community. “The Court has ruled that my administration cannot use the authority granted to it by Congress to require this measure, but that does not stop me from using my voice as President to advocate for employers to do the right thing to protect Americans' health and economy,” Biden said. In a separate, simultaneously released ruling on the administration's vaccination rules for health-care workers, a 5-4 majority sided with the Biden administration. “We agree with the Government that the [Health and Human Services] Secretary's rule falls within the authorities that Congress has conferred upon him,” said the majority, writing that the rule “fits neatly within the language of the statute.” “After all, ensuring that providers take steps to avoid transmitting a dangerous virus to their patients is consistent with the fundamental principle of the medical profession: first, do no harm,” the majority opinion read. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Amy Coney Barrett, four of the six conservatives on the nine-seat bench, dissented. Kavanaugh and Roberts joined the three liberals to enforce this ruling. “I do not think that the Federal Government is likely to be able to show that Congress has authorized the unprecedented step of compelling over 10,000,000 healthcare workers to be vaccinated on pain of being fired,” Alito wrote in his dissent. FDA Issues Racist Triage Rationing for COVID Treatments https://freebeacon.com/coronavirus/food-and-drug-administration-drives-racial-rationing-of-covid-drugs/ Fron the Washington Free Beacon: In New York, racial minorities are automatically eligible for scarce COVID-19 therapeutics, regardless of age or underlying conditions. In Utah, "Latinx ethnicity" counts for more points than "congestive heart failure" in a patient's "COVID-19 risk score"—the state's framework for allocating monoclonal antibodies. And in Minnesota, health officials have devised their own "ethical framework" that prioritizes black 18-year-olds over white 64-year-olds—even though the latter are at much higher risk of severe disease. These schemes have sparked widespread condemnation of the state governments implementing them. But the idea to use race to determine drug eligibility wasn't hatched in local health departments; it came directly from the federal Food and Drug Administration. When the FDA issued its emergency use authorizations for monoclonal antibodies and oral antivirals, it authorized them only for "high risk" patients—and issued guidance on what factors put patients at risk. One of those factors was race. The FDA "fact sheet" for Sotrovimab, the only monoclonal antibody effective against the Omicron variant, states that "race or ethnicity" can "place individual patients at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19." The fact sheet for Paxlovid, Pfizer's new antiviral pill, uses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's definition of "high risk," which states that "systemic health and social inequities" have put minorities "at increased risk of getting sick and dying from COVID-19." The guidance sheets are nonbinding and do not require clinicians to racially allocate the drugs. But states have nonetheless relied on them to justify race-based triage. "The FDA has acknowledged that in addition to certain underlying health conditions, race and ethnicity ‘may also place individual patients at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19,'" Minnesota's plan reads. "FDA's acknowledgment means that race and ethnicity alone, apart from other underlying health conditions, may be considered in determining eligibility for [monoclonal antibodies]." Utah's plan contains similar language. In a section on the "Ethical Justification for Using Race/Ethnicity in Patient Selection," it notes that the FDA "specifically states that race and ethnicity may be considered when identifying patients most likely to benefit from this lifesaving treatment." The FDA declined to comment on either state's plan, saying only that "there are no limitations on the authorizations that would restrict their use in individuals based on race." The triage plans are part of a broader push to rectify racial health disparities through race-conscious means. In March of last year, for example, two doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston outlined an "antiracist agenda for medicine" that involved "offering preferential care based on race." And last year, Vermont and New Hampshire both gave racial minorities priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine, resulting in at least one formal civil rights complaint against New Hampshire. The trend has alarmed Roger Severino, the former civil rights director at the Department of Health and Human Services, who called racial preferences in medicine a "corrosive and grossly unfair" practice. "Our civil rights laws are not suspended during a public health emergency," Severino said. "We should never deny someone life-saving health care because of the color of their skin." The triage plans show how federal guidelines can encourage this sort of race discrimination. They also suggest that the FDA is making political judgments, not just scientific ones. "They're injecting politics into science," said a former senior HHS official. "That's something the Trump administration was pilloried for allegedly doing." One clear sign of that politicization, several legal and medical experts said, is the guidance's double standard between race and sex. Men in the United States have proven to be about 60 percent more likely than women to die of the disease, according to research from the Brookings Institution, and within some age brackets the mortality gap is even larger. But the FDA doesn't list sex as a risk factor anywhere in its guidance. And while the Utah scheme does take it into account, the New York and Minnesota schemes do not. Nor do they or the FDA give any weight to geography and socioeconomic status, both of which are associated with COVID-19 mortality. Instead, the triage plans give more weight to race than to many comorbidities. In Minnesota's scoring system, "BIPOC status" is worth two points, the same as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, whereas "hypertension in a patient 55 years and older" is worth just one. In Utah's scoring system, "Non-white race or Hispanic/Latinx ethnicity" is worth two points—the same amount as diabetes, obesity, and "severely immunocompromised"—while hypertension, congestive heart failure, chronic pulmonary disease, and "shortness of breath" count for one each. Men do receive one extra point under the Utah scheme, on the grounds that "male gender is associated with increased risk of severe COVID-19." Nonbinary patients, the document says, "may choose to answer" questions about their gender identity "with that background information." Speaking of Woke medicine… Microsoft WORD Will Now Offer Woke Corrections https://notthebee.com/article/microsoft-word-introduces-new-woke-feature-to-monitor-your-language?fbclid=IwAR0sxOqYrccyxxhgAfuKMSuVVCtBFRRQaHfC8qs1PZ3HmOtL4S6PU6Z8DAE From Not the Bee: Microsoft has just introduced a woke, politically correct feature that I don't think anyone ever asked for… Traditionally, Microsoft Word has been used by its 250 million users for things such as spelling, punctuation, and grammar checks. But that wasn't enough for the tech giant. They (probably) thought, "spelling and grammar checks are great and all but what we really want to do is influence and control the masses." Control is the biggest rave these days. Word will now highlight no-no words with a purple line beneath any problematic words or phrases that focus on gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity or even "socioeconomic status." Red lines are for spelling errors. Green lines for grammar mistakes. And now, purple lines are politically correct language police alerts. If you type a bigoted word like, let's say... "postman," Word will offer less offensive, gender-neutral alternatives like "mail carrier" or "postal worker." The software also suggests altering astronaut Neil Armstrong's famous quote from "one giant leap for mankind," to "humankind" or "humanity" instead. Who knew Neil Armstrong was such a sexist bigot... Microsoft Word knew. In the lyrics to Barry Manilow's party favourite Copacabana, Microsoft suggests Lola be referred to as a "dancer," "performer" or "performing artist" rather than a "showgirl." Word is not just policing your language (and by default, your thoughts) but it seems as though Microsoft wants us to re-write and re-imagine history by suggesting we change famous quotes. It also proposes changing "maid" to "house cleaner." Other changes include "headmaster" (Word suggests "principal"), "mistress" ("lover"), "master" ("expert"), "manpower" ("workforce") and "heroine" ("hero"). This isn't the first time Microsoft is cracking down on language, and it probably won't be the last! Just last year, Microsoft 365 tried to filter swearing and "bad behavior." Microsoft was also ridiculed in November over a video presentation showing senior execs introducing themselves by citing their race and gender pronouns. Marketing manager Nic Fillingham was filmed saying: "I'm a Caucasian man with glasses and a beard. I go by he/him." The Reformed Sage DNB: Founded in 2018, The Reformed Sage exists to edify Christians with products and services that build the kingdom of God and proclaim the gospel to all. We have created products that are unique, useful, beautiful, and humorous. We have wood art, engraved wall art, apparel, drinkware, decals, stamps, and much more. We also regularly make custom merchandise at wholesale prices for churches, ministries and businesses that want to add or expand their product offerings in turn increasing revenue. Please use promo code FLF22 for 10% off your first order. AND HAPPENING NOW: All apparel is marked down until Super Bowl Sunday! (No promo code necessary) Shirts: $20 Hoodies: $30 and more! They are changing apparel vendors and removing some designs. We do not know at this time what color/sizing options we will have available come March 1. So, if there is an apparel combo you want (design/size/color) better grab it before it is gone for good! This sale ends on February 6th. Next up from a listener – and remember you can send stories that you think we should cover on these Daily News Briefs to news@crosspolitic dot com. A Federal Agency Has Begun Collecting Names & Religious Exemption Records https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2022/jan/11/biden-administration-planning-lists-employees-seek/ The Washington Times reports: An obscure federal agency has proposed creating a database capturing the names and “personal religious information” of government employees who submit “religious accommodation requests” to be exempted from the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate. At least seven other federal agencies, including five Cabinet departments, are apparently setting up similar “personal religious information” databases, according to an analyst at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in the District. The federal Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, or CSOSA, published a “notice of a new system of records” in the Federal Register on Tuesday. The agency, which supervises defendants awaiting trial as well as parolees, aims to “reduce recidivism” and “integrate offenders into the community by connecting them with resources and interventions.” The federal departments of Treasury, the Interior, Housing and Urban Development, Health and Human Services, and Transportation, as well as the General Services Administration and the Securities and Exchange Commission, have each published proposed rule-makings to implement “systems of records” tracking their workers' religious accommodation requests. While there is “some data collection that is likely and legally permissible under Title VII, when an individual at a covered agency requests a religious accommodation,” Sarah Parshall Perry, a legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation's Institute for Constitutional Government, said, “we have not seen it on a broad scale like this ever.” President Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal workers took effect Nov. 22 under an executive order he issued Sept. 9. The executive order said its terms were “subject to such exceptions as required by law.” “We're not clear on what personal religious information is going to be gathered” under the CSOSA proposal, Ms. Perry said, adding that numerous sticky questions will come up. “How does one as a federal agency determine the sincerity or lack thereof of an individual's religious beliefs?” she asked rhetorically. “Normally, information like that goes directly to the [Equal Employment Opportunity Commission] and is maintained for internal purposes, just in the case that there is a future dispute about whether or not religious discrimination exists. However, we're not told why or how this information is being used. And that smacks of religious discrimination on a grand scale.” Psalm of the Day: 23 0:20-0:54, 3:33-4:11 The King of Love my shepherd is… Good Shepherd, may I sing thy praise, within thy house forever. Amen. Remember you can always find the links to our news stories and these psalms at crosspolitic dot com – just click on the daily news brief and follow the links. Or find them on our App: just search “Fight Laugh Feast” in your favorite app store and never miss a show. This is Toby Sumpter with Crosspolitic News. A reminder: Support Rowdy Christian media, and share this show or become a Fight Laugh Feast Club Member. What allows us to continuing growing to take on the Big Media Lie Fest is your monthly membership support. If you've already joined, a huge thanks to you, and if you haven't, please consider joining today and have a great weekend.

End of the Road
Episode 211: Jennifer Iserloh: Superfood Alchemy/Sensual and Ritualistic Connections with Food/The Emerald Tablet

End of the Road

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 49:21


Jennifer Iserloh is a classically trained chef, certified yoga teacher and a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  She is the best selling author of 50 Shades of Kale and Healthy Cheats, among many other books. She has also generated thousands of articles, blog posts and recipes for publications such as SELF, Health Monitor, Prevention, In Style, People, First for Women, AOL/Huffington Post, Epicurious, and Livestrong.   In addition, Iserloh regularly appears on Fox News, The Today Show and CBS and NBC network programs discussing nutrition, healthy eating, superfoods and related issues. In this episode, we focus on her book  The Superfood Alchemy Cookbook. which combines alchemical principles and processes of alchemical transformation with adaptogens, meditations, essential oils, superfoods, and all kinds of other goodies.  Its a real treat! For more information about the wealth of information Jennifer offers, please see: https://bodyandsoulalchemy.com/ https://www.tiktok.com/@tarotmaven https://skinnychef.com/about-jennifer-iserloh https://www.instagram.com/bodysoulalchemy/?hl=en This podcast is available on your favorite podcast platform, or here:  https://endoftheroad.libsyn.com/episode-211-jennifer-iserloh-superfood-alchemysensual-and-ritualistic-connections-with-foodthe-emerald-tablet Have an awesome weekend!    

Psych Mic
Healing communities from racial trauma | with Dr. Isha Metzger

Psych Mic

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 82:10


Isha Metzger, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Director of The EMPOWER Lab, Owner of Cultural Concepts, LLC, a Certified Therapist in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and she is the Mental Health expert for Salone Health, an organization dedicated to improving the health of Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad. The overarching goal of Dr. Metzger's career is to take a strengths based, anti-deficit approach to prevention for youth of color. Dr. Metzger stands against anti-Black racism and oppression through "Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, & Research" through community-based participatory methods and advocacy. Dr. Metzger's research is aimed at preventing engagement in risky behaviors (e.g., sexual activity, alcohol use, delinquency) as well as understanding risk and resilience factors (e.g., trauma experiences, racial socialization and racial discrimination, family and peer relationships) that impact the relation between trauma exposure and problematic outcomes (e.g., STI/HIV exposure, unintended pregnancies). Dr. Metzger is also engaged in translational research including the conceptualization, implementation, dissemination, and evaluation of prevention programming aimed at reducing mental health and health disparities among African American youth. Dr. Metzger earned her Bachelor's in psychology from Georgia State University and her PhD in clinical-community psychology from the University of South Carolina.  Learn more about her projects at www.drishametzger.com.Black and EMPOWERED podcastIn this interview, we cover:When did you realize you wanted to devote your career to healing black babies?How did you figure out you wanted to do therapy and not medicine?Why was research a powerful way for you to address racial trauma?Dealing with vicarious trauma as a clinicianWhy did you choose to do your PhD in Clinical-Community PsychologyBecoming a competitive applicantNetworking before grad school: why it's important and how to do itWhat do you wish you knew before grad school? Is it important to know exactly what you want to research before going to grad school?What is your research at the EMPOWER Lab? How do you involve the community?What is one skill, quality, or general factor that has served you no matter where you went in life?Visit psychmic.com to sign up for the newsletter, where you'll get career tips, grad school resources, and job opportunities straight to your inbox! Follow @psych_mic on Instagram to submit questions for speakers and stay in the loop.Music by: Adam Fine 

RunChats with @RonRunsNYC
Lisa DeNardo - Strength Personified; Overcoming Adversity & Returning to an Old Friend! | RunChats Ep.67

RunChats with @RonRunsNYC

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 105:07


Lisa DeNardo is a badass single mom to five amazing kids who has overcome some huge life obstacles. She loves to play in the mountains, enjoying ski/snowboard and hiking adventures with her kids. Lisa was in a 7-year marriage, filled with domestic violence and abuse, and it was life or death. Through the help of Victims of Prevention, they secretly moved, got legal help and counseling, and completely rebuilt their life. Lisa is strength personified! As a kid, Lisa forged a deep connection to running, recalling vividly how the cinder track felt beneath her feet the first time she won a race at a Jessie Owens Meet when she was 8 years old. Lisa had real talent as a runner, competing all four years in the 4x400 at Penn Relays. She earned a scholarship to run at West Chester State, but gave it up because she was feeling the pressure of how to make it all work and decided to focus on Art at school. Fast forward 20 years, to the onset of the pandemic. When others were out in search of toilet paper, Lisa went out and scored a pair of running shoes. It was time to get reacquainted with her old friend. She laced 'em up and ran every day with her son, who runs high school cross country. Sharing miles together was special and lit the fire, and her love of mountains and play led her to her new love—Ultrarunning. "Lacing up those running shoes when there was nothing to do but run felt like the return of an old familiar friend. It felt powerful. Like, here we are again. Let's get to it. We've got unfinished business." Lisa won some age group awards at trail races, worked her way back from a stress fracture in her foot, and recently finished her 1st Ultra at the JFK 50 Mile. Once Lisa saw that she still carried her passion and drive for running, she jumped all-in to ambassador programs for Altra Running, UltrAspire, and Bigger than the Trail, and connecting with other athletes through these communities has been a game-changer. I'm so grateful for Lisa sharing her amazing journey and I'm excited to follow her adventures! I hope you all enjoy this convo as much as we did! If you enjoy the episode, it would mean the world to me if you would rate the podcast or write a review and share feedback wherever you get your podcast groove on. Connect With Lisa: Instagram: @lisadenardo All Links: https://linktr.ee/lisadenardo Connect With Ron: Personal Instagram: @ronrunsnyc Podcast Instagram: @runchats_with_ronrunsnyc Facebook: https://fb.me/runchats Website: https://ronrunsnyc.com ---- Produced by: David Margittai | In Post Media Website: https://www.inpostmedia.com Email: david@inpostmedia.com Social: @_margittai © 2022 Ron Romano

Get Healthy Alabama
22-2 Natural Remedies For Treating Viral Infections

Get Healthy Alabama

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 18:34


Episode 22:2 Natural Remedies For Treating Viral Infections It seems like the Coronavirus just won't go away as record numbers of Americans are now testing positive for it. As a result, the demand for suggestions on what can be done naturally to overcome it has gone through the roof. For that reason we decided to use this episode to share with you suggestions for dealing with the Coronavirus, or any virus, NATURALLY. Specifically, we discuss three combinations of whole food supplements and herbs that can be used in the following manner: 1) Prevention 2) Early Treatment 3) Treatment ---------------- 1) PREVENTION To prevent someone from getting a cold, the flu or Covid we suggest a combination called “The Immune Power Pack”: Cataplex C - 3 per day Cataplex D - 3 per day Zinc Chelate - 1-2 per day Wormwood Complex - 1 per day (on an empty stomach) ---------------- 2) EARLY TREATMENT At the FIRST SIGN of a cold, we recommend the “Nip It In The Bud” combination of supplements consisting of: Cataplex C - 3, every three hours Congaplex - 3, every three hours Echinacea Premium - 1, every three hours ---------------- 3) TREATMENT Once a person is sick, we recommend a combination of herbs known as “The Core Four”: Echinacea Premium - 2, every three hours Andrographis Complex - 2, every three hours Epimune (Mushrooms) - 2, every three hours Wormwood Complex - 2, every three hours ---------------- In our opinion, all of these products are excellent and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer (Standard Process) via a website set up specifically for our listeners: Atlas.StandardProcess.com On this episode we also discuss how EVERYONE is going to get “punched” by a virus during this cold and flu season… why this current sickness is NOT Covid… and the difference between “pandemic” and “endemic.” Please give this episode a good listen and then share it with a friend. Thanks! ———————- Want to learn more? Continue the conversation regarding this episode, and all future episodes, by signing up for our daily emails. Simply visit: GetHealthyAlabama.com Once there, download the “Symptom Survey” and you will automatically added to our email list. ———————- Also, if you haven't already, we'd appreciate it if you'd subscribe to the podcast, leave a comment and give us a rating. (Thanks!!!) 

On Facebook? Connect with us at Facebook.com/GetHealthyAlabama

 * This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease. Please consult with your health care provider before making any health-related changes.

PRI's The World
US travel advisory list surpasses 80 countries due to COVID

PRI's The World

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 46:38


When it comes to global travel, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has four levels of COVID-19 risk advisories for countries, from low to very high. Omicron surges have put many more countries at level four, including Canada. And today marks 20 years since the first detainees filed into the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. US Presidents Barack Obama and Joe Biden vowed to shutter the facility, but more than three dozen men remain there in legal limbo. Also, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought Bulgarians back home after thousands emigrated abroad. Many are now wondering if the new returnees will stay and help bolster the EU's poorest country.

The Breakfast Club
No Means No

The Breakfast Club

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 91:05


Today on the show we opened our phone lines to first let our listeners vent about anything that has been bothering them for our segment "Get it Off Your Chest". Next, we opened the phone lines to if any of our listeners would return a bag with 300k in it, after a video surfaced of a girl getting teased for allegedly returning a bag to Nelly with 300k in inside, but only received $100 for returning. Also, we opened the phone lines to see if any of our listeners have given out or was given a fake number, after Nia Long revealed that Chris Rock gave her fake number after their date a long time ago. Moreover, Charlamagne gave "Donkey of the Day" to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease, Dr Rochelle Walensky for confusing the facts on covid. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19 is creating unnecessary confusion

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 6:30


The latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on isolation and testing for COVID-19 has received intense pushback. Many health experts are now criticizing what the CDC has said and how its officials have said it. This includes the American Medical Association, which issued a strong rebuke. Dr. Gerald Harmon, president of the AMA, joins Williams Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Depth of Anesthesia
27: Does BIS monitoring reduce accidental awareness during general anesthesia?

Depth of Anesthesia

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 44:50


Dr. Bryan Glezerson (@BryanGlezerson), a neuroanesthesiologist in Montreal, Canada, joins the show to discuss the literature around BIS monitoring and awareness with recall under general anesthesia. Special thanks to Dr. Ashwini Joshi for her assistance with researching for the episode.  Thanks for listening! If you enjoy our content, leave a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts and consider helping us offset the costs of production by donating through our Patreon at https://bit.ly/3n0sklh. — Follow us on Instagram @DepthofAnesthesia and on Twitter @DepthAnesthesia for podcast and literature updates. Email us at depthofanesthesia@gmail.com with episode ideas or if you'd like to join our team. Music by Stephen Campbell, MD. — References American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Intraoperative Awareness. Practice advisory for intraoperative awareness and brain function monitoring: a report by the american society of anesthesiologists task force on intraoperative awareness. Anesthesiology. 2006 Apr;104(4):847-64. doi: 10.1097/00000542-200604000-00031. PMID: 16571982. Avidan MS, Jacobsohn E, Glick D, Burnside BA, Zhang L, Villafranca A, Karl L, Kamal S, Torres B, O'Connor M, Evers AS, Gradwohl S, Lin N, Palanca BJ, Mashour GA; BAG-RECALL Research Group. Prevention of intraoperative awareness in a high-risk surgical population. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 18;365(7):591-600. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1100403. PMID: 21848460. Avidan MS, Mashour GA. Prevention of intraoperative awareness with explicit recall: making sense of the evidence. Anesthesiology. 2013 Feb;118(2):449-56. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31827ddd2c. PMID: 23263014. Avidan MS, Zhang L, Burnside BA, Finkel KJ, Searleman AC, Selvidge JA, Saager L, Turner MS, Rao S, Bottros M, Hantler C, Jacobsohn E, Evers AS. Anesthesia awareness and the bispectral index. N Engl J Med. 2008 Mar 13;358(11):1097-108. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0707361. PMID: 18337600. HUTCHINSON R. Awareness during surgery. A study of its incidence. Br J Anaesth. 1961 Sep;33:463-9. doi: 10.1093/bja/33.9.463. PMID: 14450247. Lewis SR, Pritchard MW, Fawcett LJ, Punjasawadwong Y. Bispectral index for improving intraoperative awareness and early postoperative recovery in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019;9(9):CD003843. Published 2019 Sep 26. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003843.pub4 Mashour GA, Shanks A, Tremper KK, et al. Prevention of intraoperative awareness with explicit recall in an unselected surgical population: a randomized comparative effectiveness trial. Anesthesiology. 2012;117(4):717-725. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e31826904a6 Myles PS, Leslie K, McNeil J, Forbes A, Chan MT. Bispectral index monitoring to prevent awareness during anaesthesia: the B-Aware randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2004 May 29;363(9423):1757-63. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)16300-9. PMID: 15172773. Pandit JJ, Andrade J, Bogod DG, Hitchman JM, Jonker WR, Lucas N, Mackay JH, Nimmo AF, O'Connor K, O'Sullivan EP, Paul RG, Palmer JH, Plaat F, Radcliffe JJ, Sury MR, Torevell HE, Wang M, Cook TM; Royal College of Anaesthetists; Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. 5th National Audit Project (NAP5) on accidental awareness during general anaesthesia: protocol, methods, and analysis of data. Br J Anaesth. 2014 Oct;113(4):540-8. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu312. Epub 2014 Sep 9. PMID: 25204695. Zhang C, Xu L, Ma YQ, Sun YX, Li YH, Zhang L, Feng CS, Luo B, Zhao ZL, Guo JR, Jin YJ, Wu G, Yuan W, Yuan ZG, Yue Y. Bispectral index monitoring prevent awareness during total intravenous anesthesia: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, multi-center controlled trial. Chin Med J (Engl). 2011 Nov;124(22):3664-9. PMID: 22340221.

Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
#256: Use This Form of Prevention & Treatment on Viruses Today! With Chris Kresser

Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 93:00


This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.Our bodies come equipped with some pretty amazing defense mechanisms to protect us against a wide range of potential dangers. But, like so many other aspects of dis-ease, modern insults like stress, nutrient deficits, and toxins can reduce our immune strength.This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sat down with Chris Kresser to talk about the most critical factors that determine our natural immunity with evidence-based action items you can use to start improving yours right away. Chris Kresser is a renowned expert, leading clinician, and top educator in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure. Listed among the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com, he was awarded “Best Inspirational Voice” and “Best Health & Wellness Website” by Paleo magazine in 2019. Chris founded the Kresser Institute to provide the next generation of Functional Health practitioners and coaches with the skills and tools they need to turn the tide of chronic disease—and change the future of medicine. In this episode, we dive into: -The top things that are taxing our immune system (3:22) -How inflammation wreaks havoc on our immune system (17:05) -The shortcomings and risks of OTC medications for cold & flu (27:58) -Vitamin D supplementation and testing (37:58) -The best food sources of vitamin A and K2 (42:18) -The powerful benefits of zinc (49:21)-Most people will get Covid-19 and why it's important to understand this (51:57) -Why building your immune system is so crucial (1:00:45) -Early intervention for reducing the severity of a Covid infection (1:04:43)-Three little-known but powerful nutrients that will boost your natural immunity (1:05:43) Also mentioned in this episode:-How to Boost Your Immunity Naturally Workshop - https://kresser.co/dhru -Vitamin D Test - https://omegaquant.com/vitamin-d-test/-Beekeepers Naturals B.Immune Throat Spray - https://beekeepersnaturals.com/products/bimmunethroatsprayFor more on Chris Kresser, follow him on Instagram @chriskresser, on YouTube @chriskresser, and through his website https://chriskresser.com. This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.Sauna use can reduce inflammation, stress, and improve detoxification and energy production down to the cellular level. So when I was introduced to the portable HigherDose Infrared Sauna blanket, I got super excited because it's actually an affordable way to get all of the benefits of sauna use including increased blood flow, better sleep, a calmer nervous system, and more. Right now, you can get 15% off your own Infrared Sauna Blanket at HigherDOSE.com with my exclusive promo code DHRU15. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

FreightCasts
Turning truckers into Ironman EP393 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

FreightCasts

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 54:40


On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to Rolling Strong president and creator Steve Kane about his journey from driver to Ironman. Find out how he got on this highway to health and how you can meet your new year's resolution to turn your body into Tony Stark's Mark 1 Ironman suit. Our highlight on health doesn't end there. Julie Dillon, Health & Wellness Manager at St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund joins us to talk about putting the brakes on diabetes. Their diabetes Prevention program kicks off Jan 10th and we'll learn how you can get involved.Aaron Terrazas, Director, Economic Research at Convoy Inc takes us through their latest freight insights report. We'll find out just how important both freight data and a driver's time are becoming.Vipul Shah, Chief Product Officer at NEXT Trucking talks about the drive for increased collaboration between federal agencies and the private stakeholders at the port. Is it a good thing?Plus, electric truck production cutting in line ahead of diesel orders; truck driver killed hauling a load of steel sheet piles; feds fast-tracking controversial trucker pilot program; new bathroom bill aims to give drivers relief; the cat came back and more. Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

Talking Pools Podcast
SWIMMING POOL BLACK ALGAE: toxicity, prevention, & eradication

Talking Pools Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 23:13


Our host Rudy Stankowitz is said to know more about swimming pool black algae than any other person on the planet. After years of research (both in the field and lab), a published book, and countless interviews, Rudy, along with his co-host Andrea, will be breaking it down barney-style here in a two-part episode on the Talking Pools Podcast.Jump right in. The water's fine. Join us, Poolside!Find us onWebsite: https://talkingpools.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/talkingpools/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TalkingPools Twitter: https://twitter.com/TalkingPoolsYouTube: Talking Pools Podcast - YouTubeOnline Pool Education Classes: https://poolclass.teachable.com/Rudy's Books:  Rudy Stankowitz - Author POOL MAGAZINE Pool Magazine is leading up to the minute news source for Swimming Pool News and Pool Features. OuHow to Get Rid of Swimming Pool Algae Ha The most comprehensive guide on algae prevention and remediation you will ever own. Aquatic Facility Training & Consultants Online CPO & AFO Certification Classes

Daily News Brief
Daily News Brief for Friday, January 7th 2022

Daily News Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 19:46


Evangelical worship in the House of Representatives … and more on today's CrossPolitic Daily News Brief. This is Toby Sumpter. Today is Friday, January 7, 2022. Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi led the House of Representatives in a worship service: 6:19-6:33, There was a prayer to some unnamed deity: 8:23-8:29 A homily: 9:14-9:33 Concluding with a moment of silence: 13:49-13:55 And at some point there was a praise song: 3:08-3:45 So pretty much it was exactly like most evangelical worship services in this country. You are the light of the world, and what the church does, the world follows suit. We've been worshiping idols, and so our nation worships idols. We say Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord, and we don't know who the Hell we're talking about. And so, neither do our leaders. We sing stupid songs to our idols in our church services, and so Nancy Pelosi leads the House Democrats in singing stupid songs to their idols. Supreme Court to Hear Case for Federal VAX Mandate https://www.wsj.com/articles/supreme-court-to-weigh-vaccine-requirements-for-the-workplace-11641481822?mod=hp_lead_pos5 From the WSJ: The Supreme Court will hold a special session today to consider whether the Biden administration can enforce vaccine-and-testing rules for large private employers and a vaccine mandate for most healthcare workers. The issues come to the court on an emergency basis during a record increase in U.S. Covid-19 infections. In a departure from its usual procedures, the court is hearing arguments on cases that haven't been fully aired in lower courts. Technically, the justices—all of whom, according to a court spokeswoman, are fully vaccinated and have received booster shots—don't have to issue a definitive decision on whether the administration's vaccine rules are lawful. Instead, they are considering whether President Biden's team can implement them now while more detailed litigation continues. The cases, however, will require the justices to assess whether the White House has credible claims that it stayed within legal boundaries as it has sought to use longstanding laws to implement aggressive rules in the name of public health. The answer is likely to decide the fate of the administration's current approach to a virus that has killed more than 800,000 Americans and infected more than 50 million. Moreover, the court's decisions could reset the public-health playbook for years to come. The Supreme Court's conservative majority is skeptical of broad claims of federal power and has been considering arguments for reining it in, said Michael Greenberger, a law professor and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland. But with the vaccine cases, the justices “are walking into the jaws of the pandemic,” he said. “And there may be enough justices who would worry that pulling back [the mandates] in the middle of the pandemic is a dangerous thing to do.” Mr. Biden in September introduced several interrelated mandates on vaccination against Covid-19. The private-employer and healthcare rules, both formally issued in November, are coming before the justices while other requirements, including vaccination mandates for federal workers and contractors who do business with the federal government, remain in lower courts. The regulations for large employers, issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, require businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure that their workers are vaccinated or tested each week for Covid-19. The policy covers some 84 million workers. The administration intended the rules to go into effect in early January, but because of legal uncertainties, OSHA recently said it would give employers until Feb. 9 before fully enforcing them. One federal appeals court blocked the rules nationwide in November, but another court reinstated the requirements last month. The vaccination mandate for healthcare workers comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which said facilities that accept money from those programs must comply. The mandate covers more than 10 million healthcare workers. Lower courts have blocked that mandate in half of the states, but the agency is preparing to begin implementing it this month in states where it is allowed to do so. A Little History Lesson Long ago, the Supreme Court upheld the power of state governments to mandate vaccinations. In the 1905 case, Jacobson v. Massachusetts, the justices upheld the state's authority to require that individuals vaccinate against smallpox. “The liberty secured by the Constitution…does not import an absolute right in each person to be, at all times and in all circumstances, wholly freed from restraint,” Justice John Marshall Harlan wrote for the court. In 1922, the court upheld the city of San Antonio's power to require proof of vaccination to enroll in public school. During the coronavirus pandemic, the justices already have turned down several challenges to orders from state officials requiring that healthcare workers and returning college students obtain vaccines. The current legal challenges to the Biden administration's vaccine rules covering employers and healthcare facilities are based less on their substance than their source: the executive branch of the federal government. The challengers argue that Congress never granted the power for such mandates to the secretaries of labor and of health and human services. For support, they look to the Supreme Court's decisions last year that terminated a moratorium on evictions ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the grounds that the ban exceeded the agency's authority. The Supreme Court is considering emergency requests by 26 business groups and 27 states to block the vaccine-and-testing rules for private employers. The business litigants, including trade associations representing retailers, wholesalers and transportation and energy companies, said Covid-19 vaccines “are undeniable marvels of modern medicine” that companies have promoted to their workforces. “But the reality is that tens of millions of Americans remain unpersuaded,” they said in court papers. Companies, they said, will either have to absorb testing costs and pass them along to consumers, or make unvaccinated workers responsible, “who will quit en masse rather than suffer additional testing costs each week.” A Kaiser Family Foundation survey in November found that 49% of employees in relevant workplaces in November opposed the federal vaccine-or-testing mandate and 49% supported it. A far higher proportion of Democrats and vaccinated employees backed the measure. The business groups and the states, nearly all led by Republican attorneys general, argue that Congress never clearly gave OSHA the power to conscript businesses into implementing a vaccine-and-testing mandate. They also say the agency unlawfully adopted the mandate without first formally seeking input from the public. The states separately argue that if OSHA's mandate is permissible under federal workplace-safety law, then the regulations raise constitutional problems, because public health-and-safety initiatives are powers reserved for the states, not the federal government. In response, the Justice Department, representing the administration, said OSHA has a clear grant of authority from Congress to ensure that all workers have safe and healthy working conditions. And the vaccine-and-testing rules raise no constitutional problems, the department said, because the federal government has the power to regulate businesses that participate in interstate commerce. Blocking the OSHA rules “would cost many worker lives and result in thousands of worker hospitalizations—all the more so as the pandemic's most recent surge drives case counts to new highs,” U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar wrote in court papers. It was the Biden administration that filed the emergency appeals to the Supreme Court in the healthcare cases after it lost some lower-court rulings to state attorneys general who sued to challenge that mandate. There, the administration argues that it has the power to ensure that Medicare and Medicaid providers meet the needed health and safety standards to protect patients. And it said the government has clear authority to impose conditions—including vaccine requirements—on facilities that accept federal healthcare funds. The states challenging the policy say it will exacerbate an already critical shortage of healthcare workers, particularly in rural communities. There is no set timetable for the Supreme Court to issue its decisions, but given the time-sensitive nature of the disputes, rulings are likely in a matter of weeks, if not days. While you're waiting for that decision, have you subscribed to the Fight Laugh Magazine. I'm holding the brand new Christmas Issue in my hands. Fight Laugh Feast Magazine DNB Our Fight Laugh Feast Magazine is a quarterly issue that packs a punch like a 21 year Balvenie, no ice. We don't water down our theology, why would we water down our scotch? Order a yearly subscription for yourself and then send a couple yearly subscriptions to your friends who have been drinking luke-warm evangelical cool-aid. Every quarter we promise quality food for the soul, wine for the heart, and some Red Bull for turning over tables. Our magazine will include cultural commentary, a Psalm of the quarter, recipes for feasting, laughter sprinkled through out the glossy pages, and more. Seattle-Area Prosecutor Slammed for Mocking Rehabilitation Legislation https://www.foxnews.com/us/seattle-area-prosecutor-juvenile-restorative-justice-program-guns-school A Seattle-area prosecutor was slammed over a recent presentation to law enforcement officials in which he insisted police should "get used to" the district attorney's office allowing juvenile suspects – even those accused of bringing a gun to school – to avoid jail time. Ben Carr, senior deputy prosecuting attorney for King County, made a recent Zoom presentation on "considerations for juvenile suspects." "Even for serious offenses the primary focus will be on rehabilitation," Carr wrote, adding in parentheses, "get used to this concept." The prosecutor presented a scenario where "young Timmy brings a pistol to school, brandishes it during a confrontation and causes panic," before debating whether a crime was committed, whether the juvenile court has jurisdiction in this case and what will happen to the kid "in Juvie." That slide in particular drew ire from officials in the Seattle suburb of Federal Way, which has seen at least six instances over the past year of guns confiscated at schools in its district. According to the presentation, if a student enters juvenile court, the case will result in "most likely, no time in custody and no ultimate conviction." Carr then presented on a "new concept of diversion," after King County Council recently approved a "restorative community pathways" program for juveniles. Juveniles or adults charged with a first-time "non-violent felony offense" may be offered an opportunity to skirt appearing before a judge and instead face a "non-profit community panel" to decide how they "can be held accountable for their crime." Carr was forced to explain to his boss why the slideshow featured a popular meme of a dog sipping coffee in a burning building. "This is fine," the dog says ironically, surrounded by flames. KTTH said those groups that submitted the program proposal are run by liberal activists, many of whom have advocated for either abolishing or defunding the Seattle Police Department. According to Carr's presentation, juveniles accused of assault, burglary, criminal trespassing, felony harassment, obstructing a law enforcement officer or second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm can still be referred to the restorative justice program and avoid appearing before a judge. Now as best as I can tell, this is a great example of Right and Left feeding right into one another's narratives and ruts. Like an old argumentative couple, the Left and Right in this narrative actually need each other and feed off one another's hypocrisies. It's a little convoluted, but it looks like a Righty mocked a Lefty proposal for Rehabilitation for juvenile delinquents. Rightys think Leftys go soft on crime. And that's because they do. And they do because they have rejected Original Sin, and they think people do bad things because they didn't have enough chocolate milk when they were little or maybe they had too much chocolate milk, I can't remember. But the Rightys have their own problems. They want to be tough on crime, but that isn't the same thing as being biblical about crime. The Leftys right that incarceration doesn't solve problems. In fact, there's virtually no place for imprisonment in biblical law. Basically, you have two options for crimes: restitution or the death penalty. If it can be paid back or restored in some fashion, then pay back what you stole, what you damaged, plus double or more depending on how egregious the crime was. And if you took a life, then your life is forfeit. No mass incarceration. And so when it comes to non-violent juvenile delinquents, I'm in the odd position of agreeing with the Leftys while not trusting them to do any good with their rehabilitation classes and maybe even making the delinquents more violent. Because man, what makes a person more frustrated that having to listen to liberals preach about morals they know nothing about. And remember there are a bunch of kids were talking about here whose fathers have abandoned them. Men and churches need to step and step in. So what we need is a Psalm. Psalm of the Day: 10 0:00-0:55 You are the helper of the fatherless. Amen. Remember you can always find the links to our news stories and these psalms at crosspolitic dot com – just click on the daily news brief and follow the links. This is Toby Sumpter with Crosspolitic News. A reminder: Support Rowdy Christian media, and share this show or become a Fight Laugh Feast Club Member. Remember if you didn't make it to the Fight Laugh Feast Conferences, club members have access to all the talks from Douglas Wilson, Joe Boot, Jeff Durbin, Glenn Sunshine, Nate Wilson, David Bahnsen, Voddie Baucham, Ben Merkle, and many more. Join today and have a great day.

Coronavirus: Everything You Need to Know
Dr. Robert Redfield on Omicron, Testing, Therapies, and Vaccines

Coronavirus: Everything You Need to Know

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 24:44


Former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, joins Dr. Marc Siegel and shares his thoughts on COVID 19 vaccines and a potential fourth dose, the need to “Warp Speed” antivirals and testing, and his frustration with the lack of access to therapeutics.

Plant-Strong
125 Dr. Kim Williams - Have Heart Disease? Four Questions to Empower Your Reversal

Plant-Strong

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 60:30


  “There are two kinds of Cardiologists - those who are vegan and those who haven't read the data.” - Dr. Kim Williams Such a bold statement from someone, who, since 2013 has been the Head of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, as well as the former president of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Kim Williams does not mince words. He shares: His personal background and story of what (and who) inspired him to become a doctor at the young age of 11. Why, as a poor kid from the Southside of Chicago, he adopted a plant-based diet many years ago. How to calculate your 10-year risk of heart disease or stroke using the ASCVD Resources and cookbooks from the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. New research proving that vegan junk food is actually worse for your health than eating animals The four biggest questions he asks all of his patients who have recently had stents or other surgical interventions. These four simple magic questions often change the course and long-term outcomes of his patients when they hear the questions and provide their own answers. Thank you, Dr. Kim Williams, for being an outspoken advocate and example of the future of Medicine. Prevention and education start with people like you and we are grateful that you heeded the call to become a doctor. You were made for Medicine. About Dr. Kim Williams is an American cardiologist. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and served as its president from 2015 to 2016. He is currently a trustee of the organization. Episode and PLANTSTRONG Resources: PLANTSTRONG Podcast Episode Page YouTube Version Association of Black Cardiologists Cardiovascular Risk Calculator Join us for our 2022 PLANTSTRONG Retreat in Black Mountain, NC Join the free PLANTSTRONG Community Theme Music for Episode

VSC Podcast
VSC Podcast Episode 95 - Men in Prevention

VSC Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 68:42


Sexual Assault can affect anyone and everyone can be a part in preventing it. On the 95th episode of the VSC Podcast VSC Education Coordinator Emilie Mitchell chats with VSC Marketing and Outreach Specialist Kyle Fray and VSC Volunteer Jonathan Green about men in prevention, the societal pressures men can face, and ways we can all be better supporters and active bystanders. Kyle Fray uses he/him pronouns and is the Marketing and Outreach Specialist at the VSC. Kyle received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in Public Relations. Advocacy and having an ability to make an impact in the community he grew up in is something he holds close to him. He has experience working public relations both agency side and in-house. In his free time, he enjoys listening to music, playing video games and traveling around the country to play with his club Frisbee team. Jonathan Green uses he/him pronouns and is a current Volunteer here at the VSC. Jonathan, or JJ (whichever you'd like to call him!) grew up in a suburb outside of Portland, Oregon and moved to Orlando in 2019! He absolutely adores playing music, reading, and lending a helping hand whenever he gets the chance too! You can listen to this episode on our YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/7pHgGp4mSFM You can also listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts! Want to make a difference? Visit Victimservicecenter.org to learn how you can get involved and help the VSC continue supporting survivors of trauma. ----------------------------------- Trigger Warning: In this podcast we will be discussing sensitive topics such as Sexual Assault. It's important to take care of yourself while listening. Some suggestions are listening while you're in a healthy head space or knowing who you can reach out to if you become upset. Our 24/7 helpline for crisis calls based out of Central Florida is 407 500 HEAL, for the Florida state sexual helpline call (888) 956-7273. By contacting the National Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 you can get support and learn about your local resources. There is always someone ready to help.

Bulletproof Hygiene
Patient Care: Our Role in Joint Health

Bulletproof Hygiene

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 38:20


Bulletproof Hygiene Podcast Episode 50 Hosts: Charissa Wood, RDH  & Brittany Simon, CRDH, BASDH Key Takeaways: IntroductionSalivary Testing Prevention Vs. Reaction Probiotics And Fermentation References: Summit Mighty Networks: Bulletproof Hygiene  Bulletproof Hygiene: The Guide For Finding Fulfillment Through Purposeful, Profitable Hygiene ProBiora Health Tweetables: What we do in our operatories every day is a big deal and it has a big impact. Charissa Wood The mouth is the gateway to our body. Charissa Wood

OldGuyTalksToMe
Sex Trafficking Grows Lena Walther Awareness Is Prevention

OldGuyTalksToMe

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 29:12


Lena Walther is the Honorary Consul of Sweden to Nevada. As a Consul, Lena also promotes the Swedish Model for Combatting Trafficking and primarily reaches out to legislators that can make a difference. Lena opened the Consulate in 2006 and has been very active ever since. She began her career with the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has had assignments and lived in 10 countries throughout her and her husband's Diplomatic careers. She moved to Las Vegas in 1997 and has been an entrepreneur since then. Most of her time today is dedicated to Awareness Is Prevention (AIPNV.ORG). In 2014, she co-founded a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Awareness Is Prevention (AIP), which brings awareness of sex trafficking of minors. Through targeted training programs for school-age children and their parents, and an “Awareness through the Arts” program for vulnerable youth, AIP focuses on the training and education aspect in fighting child sex trafficking. The organization also arranges training of Law Enforcement agencies as well as Schools and NGO's. AIP works closely with other non-profit organizations around the US. During the Pandemic in 2020, AIP was approached by a UK organization, “Internet Protection of Children” (IPOC) who needed a partner in the US. The main focus is to force certain online platforms to adhere to age verification in order to prevent minors from accessing the sites. Currently, the focus is on “OnlyFans.com”. Globally, the average cost of a slave is $90. Trafficking primarily involves exploitation which comes in many forms, including; forcing victims into prostitution, subjecting victims to slavery or involuntary servitude, and compelling victims to commit sex acts for the purpose of creating pornography. According to some estimates, approximately 80% of trafficking involves sexual exploitation, and 19% involves labor exploitation. There are approximately 20 to 30 million slaves in the world today. According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. More than 70% are female and half are children Episode Highlights: What impact does not have a father in the house have on sex trafficking and sexual abuse? Children, young girls—some as young as 9 years old—are being bought and sold for sex in America. The average age for a young woman being sold for sex is now 13 years old. What is the average age of a boy and girl involved in the sex trade? What is the average time a person spends as a sex slave? What happens to them? What percentage get out? How many children in the US are sold into sex trafficking annually? A young girl can be sold 10 to 15 times a day—and a ‘righteous' pimp confiscates 100 percent of her earnings. Adults purchase children for sex at least 2.5 million times a year What is a sex slave worth today? How much money do they produce for the trafficker? How do sex traffickers keep control of their victims? Where do they hide? What are the warning signs that you might have a sex trafficker next door in your neighborhood? Let's talk about the pornification of a generation. How much does a pimp earn per prostitute? What are the risks of being online? How has Covid affected sex trafficking? Is there an increase in sex trafficking due to our open border on the south? What is only fans and why is it dangerous? It seems that sex trafficking has gotten more violent? What are some of the horror stories? What is law enforcement doing about this?

Offshore Explorer with Scott Dodgson

Many times the first time boat buyer will meet a maritime professional for the first time in the form of a surveyor. Why? How to use it? And the reasons to follow the surveyor closely and take notes.   Maritime regulations are there to make you safe, prevent pollution to the environment, and provide suitable working standards. Training is very much apart of regulations.  If you are buying a 27 ft sail boat with an outboard engine to 160 foot mega yacht all of what I'm going to discuss is important to some degree, but mostly it is important for the captain's confidence and calm state of mind.  Periodic surveys and inspections of ships are carried out to ensure the safety and seaworthiness of vessels. With maritime laws becoming more stringent with each passing year, sea-going vessels have to go through a series of inspections to meet minimum requirements to continue sailing.Annual surveys by classification society are a vital part of a ship's trading eligibility. Thus for a vessel to continue trading, various periodical surveys and certifications by classification society are mandatory to ensure its continued compliance with International regulations and endorsement.Various certificates require annual endorsement after the class surveyor verifies that the conditions, functioning and operational and maintenance requirements of the vessel are complied with.After the class surveyor verifies the same, he endorses the certificates for the annual survey. Annual surveys are namely Safety equipment survey, International oil pollution prevention certificate survey, International air pollution prevention certificate survey, and Safety Radio Survey.Before all these surveys, the companies appoint independent servicing agencies, which are approved to conduct annual servicing and maintenance of equipment such as fire extinguishers, fixed fire extinguishing installations, annual foam compound analysis for fixed foam fire fighting installation, annual servicing and maintenance of lifeboat equipment and launching appliances. Your flag and the rules and regulations. Annual servicing and inspection of equipment systems can be performed by various institutions such as accredited laboratory, service company, maker or manufacturer trained personnel, shore-based maintenance provider, class approved service applier, and service personnel authorized by the flag.The criteria for inspection are being laid by classification societies acting as recognized organizations on behalf of flag states so that requisite certificates are revalidated or issued in line with international regulations.Every flag has streamlined its requirements, and thus accordingly, the classification society develops checklists of inspection programs to harmonise the same. Hauling out your boat before the sale. What is the surveyor looking for?A safety construction survey will be focused on the structural strength of the vessel. It will be assessed for any excessive corrosion of deck or hull, along with the condition of watertight doors, bilge pumping and drainage systems, fire protection equipment, and fixed and portable fire fighting equipment. Fire contraol  International shore connections fixed firefighting equipment.  Training Prerequisites for Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV/”6-Pack”)The National OUPV license is limited to uninspected vessels, of less than 100 gross tons, operating on U.S. domestic waters ONLY. Also limited to carrying six or less paying passengers. You must meet all of the requirements established by the USCG National Maritime Center in order to apply for this license. The USCG checklist of requirements is located here on the National Maritime Center website:https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/checklist/. Under National Officer Endorsements for Deck, click on National OUPV Less Than 100 GRT.Important sea service requirements for OUPV:Must be at least 18 years old.Must be able to document 360 days of experience on a vessel, of which at least 90 days must be on Near Coastal/Ocean waters otherwise license will be limited to Inland Waters ONLY. (See: What Counts as Sea Service)90 days of sea service must be within the last 3 years of when you apply.90 days of sea service must be on Ocean or Near Coastal waters or otherwise the license will be limited to Inland Waters only.If you are not a U.S. Citizen, you can apply for this license but it will be limited tonnage and restricted to undocumented vessels.Prerequisites for Master up to 100 Tons on Inland Waters/Great LakesWith a Master license you may operate inspected/commercial vessels and also take more than six paying passengers. You must meet all of the requirements established by the USCG National Maritime Center in order to apply for this license. The USCG checklist of requirements is located here on the National Maritime Center website:https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/checklist/. Under National Officer Endorsements for Deck, click on National Master 100 GL and Inland.Important sea service requirements for Master Inland/GL:Must be at least 19 years old.Must be able to document 360 days of experience on a vessel. (See: What Counts as Sea Service)90 days of sea service must be within the last 3 years of when you apply.The tonnage of the license (25 Ton, 50 Ton, or 100 Ton) that you get, is determined by your experience. See USCG checklist in the paragraph above for the specific tonnage qualifications.If you plan on operating an inspected sailing vessel, you must have a sailing endorsement along with the Master Inland/GL license. The required amount of sea service for a sailing endorsement on a Master Inland/GL license is: 180 days on sail or auxiliary sail vessels.Prerequisites for Master up to 100 Tons on Near Coastal WatersWith a Master license you may operate inspected/commercial vessels and also take more than six paying passengers. You must meet all of the requirements established by the USCG National Maritime Center in order to apply for this license. The USCG checklist of requirements is located here on the National Maritime Center website:https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/checklist/. Under National Officer Endorsements for Deck, click on National Master 100NC.Must be at least 19 years old.Must be able to document 720 days of experience on a vessel, of which at least 360 days must be on Near Coastal/Ocean waters. (See: What Counts as Sea Service)90 days of sea service must be within the last 3 years of when you apply.The tonnage of the license (25 Ton, 50 Ton, or 100 Ton) that you get, is determined by your experience. See USCG checklist in the paragraph above for the specific tonnage qualifications.If you plan on operating an inspected sailing vessel, you must have a sailing endorsement along with the Master Near Coastal license. The required amount of sea service for a sailing endorsement on a Master NC license is: 360 days on sail or auxiliary sail vessels. 6 pac to 100ton near coastal and ocean upgrades to inspected vessels 200t to 1500 ton captain third mate on ships, advanced firfighting, radar plotting and observation and first aid courses.  Able seamanTanker manHazard waste protocols etc.  There is a host of courses and certifications that can be gotten through certified maritime training institutes.  Training becomes part of the package including hull inspections, fire water, environmental oil, etc, electrical safty equipment like resuce boat operators  towing and sailing aux.  Understanding SOLAS: Safety of life at sea Under the regulation, ships should have adequate strength, integrity and stability to minimize the risk of loss of the ship or pollution to the marine environment due to structural failure, including collapse, resulting in flooding or loss of watertight integrity. MARPOL :The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) is the main international convention covering prevention of pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes. The MARPOL Convention was adopted on 2 November 1973 at IMO  IMO ILO: Maritime Labour Convention, 2006The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC, 2006”) establishes minimum working and living standards for all seafarers working on ships flying the flags of ratifying countries. And many more. In an inspected vessel it is the responsilbility of the owner and skipper to keep all the regulations on board and up to date.    Mosaic Artist https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09KQ6R34RThe Casket Salesman https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09NHN1FHTPaulette Mc Williams music https://music.apple.com/us/album/a-womans-story/1522026059The Importance of Place Episode # 10    in fiction published https://issuu.com/liveencounters/docs/le_american_poets_writers_january_2022issuu?fr=sNTQ5ZTQ4MjI3MAListen to past episodesFollow us on FacebookBuy us a coffeeSupport us on Patreon

The John Rothmann Show Podcast
January 4, 2022 - John Rothmann - How Covid is affecting children

The John Rothmann Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 35:17


More children are getting hospitalized with Covid-19 than ever before as the Omicron variant's dominance intensifies. An average of672 children were admitted to hospitals every day with Covid-19 during the week ending Sunday, the highest such number of the pandemic, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It follows a record-high number of new Covid-19 cases among children, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The US had more than 325,000 new cases among children during the week ending December 30, according to data published this week by the AAP, marking a 64% increase in new childhood cases compared to the previous week, the AAP said. About 1,045 children under 18 have died from Covid-19, the CDC said.. And across all age groups, Covid-19 hospitalizations reached a new milestone. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Lori & Julia
1/4 Tues Hr 3: Study of Duh: Hangover prevention is NOT possible!

Lori & Julia

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 26:00


Holly is in for a Dirt Alert: The Golden Globes are making some changes due to covid! Freddy Prince Jr wants to act again! Chris Evans in Talks to Play Gene Kelly!

Public Health Speaks
The Evolving Pandemic – A National Perspective on the Effectiveness of Our Public Health Response

Public Health Speaks

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 12:00


Joining me today is Dr. Marcus Plescia, Chief Medical Officer at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.  Dr. Plescia provides medical leadership and expertise across the agency and helps coordinate ASTHO's work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and each of its other affiliated partners. 

Church News
Using critical conversation to empower and protect children online with WhiteRibbonWeek.org founder Deanna Lambson

Church News

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 43:34


There has never been a time when media literacy is more important than in today's media-saturated world. One way of being alert and vigilant is preparing and protecting homes and children from the aggressive assault of pornography through establishing a pattern of open conversations. This episode of the Church News podcast features Deanna Lambson, a Latter-day Saint educator and founder of WhiteRibbonWeek.org. She discusses a gospel-centered approach to starting age-appropriate conversations about digital citizenship and internet safety and tackling less-comfortable subjects. Lambson also offers a road map for becoming trusted adults who facilitate conversations and listen with love and attention. This podcast continues the previous Church News podcast conversation with Dr. Jill Manning, a licensed marriage and family therapist who offered 5 action points or characteristics for protecting families from pornography.  The Church News Podcast is a weekly podcast that invites listeners to make a journey of connection with members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the globe. Host Sarah Jane Weaver, reporter and editor for The Church News for a quarter-century, shares a unique view of the stories, events, and most important people who form this international faith. With each episode, listeners are asked to embark on a journey to learn from one another and ponder, “What do I know now?” because of the experience. Produced by KellieAnn Halvorsen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

EMS Today
Why Guidelines Change and COVID-19

EMS Today

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 24:16


Infection control consultant Katherine West explains why guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention change using the current outbreak of COVID-19.

Rebel Talk
RT 168: My 5 desires for you this 2022

Rebel Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 43:03


Meaningful and candid conversations about health and tapping into your intuitive self; this is the Rebel Talk podcast with Dr. Michelle Peris. This episode is brought to you by The Poppy Clinic. For more information, please see the bottom of this episode's show notes. Now that 2021 has come to a conclusion, we are all looking forward to trying new things and doing things we weren't able to do in 2021. Dr. Michelle Peris will provide five ideas in this episode that will help you move the needle ahead in your own business, life, and health since that is what this is all about. By following Dr. Peris' suggestions, you can make 2022 your year and become a better version of yourself. Her goal is to advise you on what to do and what not to do in the year 2022 in order to improve your overall health.  Continue to listen in to learn more about Dr. Peris' desires for you and how she can help you achieve your ultimate objective in 2022. Make 2022 your year by increasing your productivity and reducing the negative energy in your environment. Continue on your wild journey… Wild Collective link: https://join.the-wild-collective.com/start-today-1 This episode of the Rebel Talk Podcast is brought to you by The Wild Collective. The Wild Collective is our community health initiative that helps women understand the intersection of our physiology, how our body works, how our hormones, how our stress, how our lifestyle factors influence our ability to connect with our intuition. It is where like-minded individuals have high-level conversations and learn a curriculum that every woman has the right to know, that is in their best interest to understand so that they can take their health and their life to the next level. It is our deepest honor and privilege to be able to offer this here at the poppy clinic. If you have been curious to learn more about our sisterhood and how to leverage community as your superpower to take radical action in your life. Then I highly recommend that you connect with us in two ways. One, you join our five-day free challenge via the link on our Instagram page, and two, you join our upcoming masterclass. It is called the science of sisterhood, the ultimate women's health blueprint. We would love for you to join us.  www.poppyclinic.com Dr. Michelle Peris at Instagram  Dr. Michelle Peris at Facebook Designs for Health Have you ever heard of IV Vitamin Therapy? This is one of the treatments that are offered at the Poppy Clinic, you can receive it as a stand-alone treatment or as part of your holistic health care. IV stands for Intravenous. It is a 40-minute session during which you are administered a customized blend of vitamins intravenously, right into your bloodstream. The advantage of getting your vitamins this way is that the digestive tract is bypassed in order for you to absorb 100% of what you are getting, you are receiving the vitamins directly, and are able to get much higher doses of the vitamins than you would ever be able to get otherwise. Did you know that 1 of 3 people have a digestive compromise? This means that even if you are eating a great diet or taking all of your vitamins, you might not actually be digesting and absorbing everything. IV Vitamin Therapy is the treatment that helps you absorb 100% of vitamins into your system. Benefits of IV Vitamin Therapy: - Boost your immune system - Heal from chronic disease - Fight off infections - Boost your mood - Improve sleep quality - Calm your nervous system - Health optimization - Prevention of disease - Anti-aging and collagen production boost Reach out to the Poppy Clinic! You don't need a referral. We look forward to meeting you very soon!

The Clark Howard Podcast
01.03.22 New Tech for Drunk Driving Prevention / The Debt Hangover & A Clark Smart Resolution.

The Clark Howard Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 35:45


A third of road deaths are associated with drunk driving. There's new technology that may stop drunk driving in its tracks. // Are you nervous to open your credit card statements this month? If so, you're not alone. Clarks tells how the pandemic has reshaped saving and spending, and suggests a debt resolution for 2022. Ask Clark topics include: Gift Taxes / These Credit Cards Offer Car Rental Insurance Benefits / Why you should beware of sharing a bank account with an elderly parent / Health Insurance Guide -  Health Insurance Archives Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark's free daily newsletter! Free Advice: Clark's Consumer Action Center Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Her Success Story
Impact Worth a Read: The Win-Win-Win of Teaching Our Students

Her Success Story

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 27:32


Danielle Guindo and Kimberly Pennington  This week Ivy Slater, host of Her Success Story, chats with her guests, Danielle Guindo and Kimberly Pennington. The three of them talk about how Read Alliance has been accelerating the academic trajectory of early elementary students through the power of teen leaders for the last 21 years and how they work together to make programming happen successfully.In this episode, we discuss: How Read Alliance has been accelerating the academic trajectory of early elementary students through the power of teen leaders for the last 21 years Danielle's path to becoming the executive director, Kimberly's path to becoming a volunteer, and how they work together to make programming happen What Read does to get high school students involved as empowered community members What they did to bring the kids together in the struggles of the pandemic, and otherwise The win-win-win for all involved in this program, and the impact they are making How developmental workshops incentivize long-term involvement for young leaders The data-driven measurement tool that ensures progress in the children's academic progress The growing need for reading intervention, and how Read Alliance's virtual delivery model has doubled their relevance and impact How the dual mission impacts volunteers, teen leaders, and young readers The well-structured corporate partnership model that connects funds and resources with the humanity behind them What we can do to give of ourselves for this mission, and help with the expansion of it Danielle Guindo is the Executive Director of Read Alliance, an organization with a 20+ year history of effectively improving the literacy skills of striving early readers by pairing them one-on-one with paid teen leaders trained to implement a leveled phonics-based curriculum. Read Alliance partners with NYC public schools in under-resourced communities, and through a community empowerment model recruits and employs young people who live or attend high school in the same neighborhoods as individual reading tutors and role models.  Before joining Read Alliance as its Executive Director in July 2018, Danielle served as Chief Program Officer at YWCA Brooklyn, where she led the expansion of programs serving young women of color in the borough in college access, leadership development, and economic empowerment. Prior to YWCA Brooklyn, Ms. Guindo was Vice President for Programs and Policy at The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. where she was responsible for expanding and implementing youth programs and education initiatives across the five boroughs including: robust after school programming for elementary schoolchildren and community school partnerships; teen pregnancy prevention and young men's initiatives in middle and high schools; and collaborating with multiple partners to advocate for programs and policies that promote equity in education.  Ms. Guindo has been published and presented on topics ranging from effective family engagement, implementing and measuring social and emotional learning in youth programming, elements of high quality early education for multilingual learners, best practices in youth development, and effective K-12 non-profit/school partnerships. Danielle is a member of the Education Trust NY Advisory Council, and is the daughter of NYC public school educators. Kimberly Pennington is the Business Development Officer for Key Merchant Services covering the Hudson Valley/Metro New York Region at KeyBank. At Key, Kimberly focuses on helping mid-size to small businesses in the $0-25MM space with merchant processing solutions. Kimberly also serves as President of the Key Young Professionals and sits on the Key4Women Committee which supports the financial progress and empowerment of businesswomen. As a civic leader, Kimberly is heavily involved in the community. She sits on the Board of Directors for various nonprofits including READ Alliance, Girls Inc. of Westchester County, and the United Way of Dutchess-Orange Region. Kimberly also volunteers with ArtsWestchester, Center for Prevention against Child Abuse, New York City Parks Foundation, and the Women's Leadership Alliance. Kimberly holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and communications from Berkeley College in addition to various program certificates from Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Kimberly is also part of the Business Council of Westchester's Rising Star Class of 2021 and Leadership Dutchess Class of 2022.Website: https://readalliance.org/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/readalliancenyc/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/readalliance/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ReadAlliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUAH51LAPECiTLJptDBSBig LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/read-alliance-read- Kimberly PenningtonLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/penningtonkimberly Danielle GuindoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-g-guindo-msw-598b634

Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
How to Improve Your Metabolic Flexibility & Why It Matters (Minisode #57)

Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 26:09


This episode is brought to you by ButcherBox.Most of us hear the term “metabolic health” and think it only applies to our ability to burn calories and manage our weight. And while those are certainly big pieces of metabolic health, it also impacts everything from our cardiovascular health to cognition, mood, infertility, and so much more. That's because our metabolism is actually our body's ability to create energy and this happens all over the body. If our energy production in the brain is hindered, we could have memory loss; if it's not functioning properly in muscle cells, we may see chronic pain—and the list goes on. In today's mini-episode, Dhru speaks with Dr. Casey Means and Dr. Sara Gottfried about how our metabolic health impacts our overall health, indicators of poor metabolic health, and how to improve metabolic flexibility. Dr. Casey Means is a Stanford-trained physician, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder of metabolic health company Levels, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention, and a Lecturer at Stanford University. Dr. Means has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Men's Health, Forbes, and more. Dr. Sara Gottfried is a board-certified physician who graduated from Harvard and MIT. She practices evidence-based integrative, precision, and Functional Medicine. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Precision Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. Her three New York Times bestselling books include The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger. Her latest book is Women, Food, and Hormones. Find Dhru's full-length conversation with Dr. Casey Means here: https://lnk.to/dhru-170/Find Dhru's full-length conversation with Dr. Sara Gottfried here: https://lnk.to/dhru-238/For more on Dhru Purohit, follow him on Instagram @dhrupurohit, and on YouTube @dhrupurohit. You can also text Dhru at (302) 200-5643.This episode is brought to you by ButcherBox.Wild-caught salmon is one of my favorite go-to's to get brain-supporting, anti-inflammatory fats and clean protein in my diet. ButcherBox only uses wild-caught, sustainably harvested, Alaskan salmon and will deliver it right to your door for an amazing price. Right now, ButcherBox is offering new members a great deal for the New Year! Sign up at ButcherBox.com/dhru, and you'll receive two pounds of FREE salmon in your first box. And for a limited time, ButcherBox is offering our listeners an additional $10 off. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Green Living with Tee
Freaky Chemicals in Your Skin Care Products and How to Avoid Them with Chris Gibson

Green Living with Tee

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 34:50


Chris is a sought-after skincare expert and holistic health coach/esthetician. He is also the Best-Selling Author of the acclaimed book Acne Free In 3 Days and has an incredibly popular  YouTube channel, Chris Gibson Live! His YouTube channel is dedicated to providing expert information and product reviews on skincare and wellness topics for both skin issues and anti-aging.  Chris was recently featured in USA Today on the topic "7 Freaky Chemicals In Your Skin Care Products and How to Avoid Them”. He has been popularly featured on CBS, ABC Family, Fox News, The Daily Buzz, and numerous lifestyle, television, and radio shows across the country and in Canada. Follow Chris: Acne Free In 3 Days and 6 Steps To Your Flawless Skin Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/chrisgibsonlive Website: www.chrisgibsonlive.com __________________________________ Follow Therese "Tee" Forton-Barnes and The Green Living Gurus: Tee's Organics - Therese's Healthy Products for You and Your Home: https://thegreenlivinggurus.com/shop-tees-organics/ The Green Living Gurus Website: https://thegreenlivinggurus.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greenlivinggurus/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW7_phs1GZUPzG21Zgjnqtw Healthy Living Group Facebook Green Living Gurus Page Facebook For further info contact: Therese "Tee" Forton-Barnes Email: Tee@TheGreenLivingGurus.com Cell: 716-868-8868

The News with Shepard Smith
Colorado Wildfires, Cruise Risks & 2022 Real Estate

The News with Shepard Smith

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 49:49


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised people against going on cruises regardless of their vaccination status after a recent surge in positive Covid cases onboard ships as the highly contagious omicron variant sweeps the world. Clint Folsom, mayor of Superior, Colorado reports on thousands of residents in two communities near Denver that were ordered to evacuate today because of a wind-fueled wildfire that engulfed parts of the area in smoky, orangish skies. NBC's Pete Williams reports on the next major case for abortion in 2022. CNBC's Rahel Solomon reports how an aluminum wrap provided by manufacturer Firezat saved one couple's cabin in the woods. Jeff Tucker, senior economist at Zillow, discusses where he expects housing demand to boom in 2022. CNBC's retail and consumer reporter Melissa Repko discusses the increased usage of robots in restaurants amid the ongoing worker shortage. Bryant Walker Smith, associate professor at the school of law at USC, discusses what to lookout for in Tesla's recalls over safety issues. Plus, police in Texas are searching for a 14-year-old suspect who fired more than 20 rounds in a gas station convenience store in Texas.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
U.S. sees rise in pediatric COVID patients as WHO warns of global 'tsunami' of cases

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 8:25


The World Health Organization is warning of a global "tsunami" of COVID cases as the omicron surge builds on the delta wave. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a significant surge in U.S. pediatric hospital admissions in the last week, particularly in Illinois, Ohio, Florida, New Jersey and New York. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Consider This from NPR
CDC Guidelines Change As Omicron Cases Cause Disruptions

Consider This from NPR

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 11:50


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that people who test positive for COVID-19 but remain asymptotic can cut their quarantine time in half, from ten days to five. This shift comes in part due to major disruptions causes by rising Omicron cases, with hospitals and airlines in particular struggling to stay fully staffed. This moment in the pandemic feels a little like living in a contradiction. Cases are rising, yet guidance on certain restrictions is loosening. Hospitals are filling up, yet many infections are mild. Prof. Gaurav Suri, computational neuroscientist at San Francisco State, and Dr. Leana Wen, emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, discuss how to live with the threat of Omicron right now. In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

4 Things with Amy Brown
Introducing: Immunity in our Community Episode 5

4 Things with Amy Brown

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 27:05


Making health care decisions for yourself -- or the people in your care -- are some of the most important choices you will ever make. It's understandable to have questions about the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines. Community health care navigators are there to help ease vaccine-related concerns, and bridge the gap of trust between their communities and the health care providers that serve them. These navigators can be a local nurse or pharmacist, or even just a faith leader or friendly neighbor. This episode, we hear from Heather Simpson, a mother who was once part of the anti-vax community. Thoughtful discussion helped change her mind, and now she's been vaccinated against COVID-19. She talks about the best way to open up discussions with vaccine-hesitant people. Then, we hear from Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about the importance of these health care navigators, and what the CDC is doing to support them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Up First
Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Up First

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 12:54


Some experts are concerned about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated guidance on isolation for asymptomatic people infected with COVID-19. Students, parents and teachers are preparing to return to school amidst another surge of COVID-19 infections. And, organizers of the Winter Olympics in Beijing are putting some strict measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Marketplace All-in-One
Will shorter CDC isolation guidelines help COVID staffing issues?

Marketplace All-in-One

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 26:45


On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced the recommended isolation period for people who get COVID-19 from 10 days to five. Still, COVID cases are surging with the spread of the omicron variant. Now airline, health care and service industries are facing yet another wave of staffing disruptions without the government support they had at the beginning of the pandemic. Also on today’s show: How the pandemic has shifted the gaming console industry, an early look at holiday shopping stats and identifying the impact of the next Great Migration.

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal
Will shorter CDC isolation guidelines help COVID staffing issues?

Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 26:45


On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced the recommended isolation period for people who get COVID-19 from 10 days to five. Still, COVID cases are surging with the spread of the omicron variant. Now airline, health care and service industries are facing yet another wave of staffing disruptions without the government support they had at the beginning of the pandemic. Also on today’s show: How the pandemic has shifted the gaming console industry, an early look at holiday shopping stats and identifying the impact of the next Great Migration.

The NPR Politics Podcast
Despite Early Warnings Of An Omicron Surge, Testing Remains A Problem Nationwide

The NPR Politics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 14:49


Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said officials knew there would be a surge from the Omicron variant since early data became available from South Africa. Despite that, COVID-19 tests have been incredibly hard to come by as cases continue to rise.This episode: voting and disinformation reporter Miles Parks, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, and health reporter Pien Huang.Connect:Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.orgJoin the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.