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Biden should focus on science communication as his administration seeks to tame the pandemic – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Biden administration will need a strong communications strategy to work with state and local authorities to implement effective public health measures and oversee a critical vaccination campaign against COVID-19. Source: Biden should focus on science communication as his administration … Continue reading

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An expert proposal: How to limit presidential authority to order the use of nuclear weapons – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The United States should modify its decision-making procedures to require that one or more officials concur with a presidential order to use nuclear weapons before the military carries it out. Implementing such a requirement is readily accomplished using a tracking … Continue reading

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The Supervet

The show follows Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and the team at Fitzpatrick Referrals sharing with the world the highs and lows of a working veterinary practice Source: The Supervet

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Broca’s (Expressive) Aphasia – National Aphasia Association. Traumatic brain injury: this is why I use Twitter, computer, email. Phone is nearly impossible for communication.  You rely on someone else’s spoken word to prompt you to give a reply.  Scrambling to make sense words come to mind & the visual is the plough and the stars; the words are not and cannot be sequenced just clutched at in the hope that the other person will make sense of what you are trying to say.

Individuals with Broca’s aphasia have trouble speaking fluently but their comprehension can be relatively preserved. This type of aphasia is also known as non-fluent or expressive aphasia. Source: Broca’s (Expressive) Aphasia – National Aphasia Association

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Uncovering Grangegorman Histories for Culture Night 2020

Listen to the little-known story of the recovery and restoration of the records from the hospitals associated with the Grangegorman site. These records document the lives of the people and the practices employed there from 1814 onwards. Source: Uncovering Grangegorman … Continue reading

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Psychiatric trauma: the hidden toll of the Covid-19 Pandemic published in the Euronews. The link below introduces us to Psychiatry and the team of people who provide services for people with psychiatric, mental health, addiction in France. We in Ireland need to follow a similar model. Mental health in Ireland is the “Cinderella” … our budget allocation is far below allocations for other health areas and for psychiatric services in other EU countries.

…………..And Why I believe Royal City of Dublin hospital (Baggot Street hospital, Upper Baggot Street and Haddington Road) should become a medical centre of excellence, for mental health and especially post COVID-19 and the trauma caused which cannot be measured … Continue reading

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Overview: nuclear scientists as assassination targets – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The disadvantages of assassinating nuclear scientists are many, including the possibility that assassinations will inspire retaliation, reduce the likelihood of a diplomatic solution, and increase the difficulties international regulators face in monitoring a covert nuclear program. In the abstract, moral … Continue reading

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British Medical Journal Editor: ‘Medical-Political Complex’ Is Corrupt and Suppressing Science

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
Dr. Kamran Abbasi is the executive editor of the prestigious British Medical Journal, editor of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, and a consultant editor for PLOS Medicine. He is editor of the…

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COVID Vaccine Hesitancy Widespread, Even Among Health Professionals

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
  By  Jeremy Loffredo Public health groups, including the World Health Organization, are making a concerted effort to reduce COVID vaccine hesitancy, as many medical professionals and minority groups remain doubtful about safety…

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“Bloody Sunday” in the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection

Originally posted on Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection:
Blue icons – operations carried out. Yellow icons – planned/unsuccessful operations Extracts from James Bird’s sworn statement in support of his military service pension application. Introduction: The coordinated operation to attack suspected…

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