Liz Cheney Loses Her Seat; CDC to Restructure After Pandemic Failures; Farmers Destroy Crops, Sell Herds Due to Drought

August 17, 2022

After losing her congressional seat in a resounding defeat, Republican Liz Cheney may be setting her sights on the presidency. CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky informed senior leadership on Wednesday that she plans to restructure the agency in a bid to increase public confidence. Farmers are plowing under crops and selling off their herds as a punishing drought has led to water shortages across the US.

A Louisiana Senator Filed a Bill That Will Make It Harder for Trans Youth to Get Medical Care

March 31, 2021

On March 30th, 2021 Senator Mike Fesi filed Senate Bill 104 which will force transgender and gender non-conforming people under the age of 18 to get permission from their parents before they can get gender-based medical or mental health care.  Transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals who don’t have parents that support their identity will be unable […]

The COVID-19 Testing Challenge In The United States

June 18, 2020

  America’s response to the novel coronavirus has been hampered by the shortage of testing kits, killing nearly 82,000 people and infecting more than 1.7 million individuals. Conduct of widespread antibody and diagnostic testing to identify virus-infected individuals will shape the actions of the US government and its local authorities. Testing is imperative to address […]

Where’s Ya Mask? Locals Show Off Masks Amid CDC Recommendation

April 7, 2020

Although many have already been taking precautions and wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC officially recommended Friday, April 3, that people wear  “cloth face coverings” while in public. The CDC states on their website that they recommend creating cloth masks at home as opposed to attaining medical masks, like N95 respirators. In doing […]

Local Bow Tie Company Halts Production to Produce and Distribute Free Surgical Masks To Healthcare Workers and Seniors

March 24, 2020

  Edit: As of April 9, 2020, NOLA Beaux Ties LLC has donated 1,000 masks to local healthcare facilities.  NOLA Beaux Ties, a local company that produces hand-crafted bow ties and cotton squares, has halted production to respond to the demand for surgical masks. They are providing these masks to local healthcare workers, nursing home […]

COVID-19 Civil Duty, Information, and Resources

March 23, 2020

Blog Post: COVID-19 Civil Duty, Information, and Resources Disclaimer: This article is for educational and informational purposes only. Consult your local medical authority for all medical advice. News about the deadly virus that first appeared in Wuhan, China in late 2019 is everywhere. The virus is officially called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. It […]

Sen. John Kennedy Grills Trump’s DHS Admin on Coronavirus

February 26, 2020

While most of his constituents were out enjoying a beautiful Mardi Gras day, Sen. John Kennedy was at work, grilling acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf on DHS’ ability to respond to the coronavirus threat. The exchange began badly from the beginning, with Wolf unable to answer the simple question of how […]

Medical Professionals Take Direct Actions Towards Immigration Advocacy

January 18, 2020

National headlines broke in December when the group Doctors for Camp Closure (D4CC) protested at the San Ysidro border near San Diego, California. This direct action was a response to the denial by Border Patrol to allow medical professionals to administer flu vaccinations to individuals detained inside the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station. Following the […]

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