June 20th, 2021 1-3PM ET
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California launches electronic vaccine verification system California is launching a new way for people to keep track of their vaccination status online. The state is calling it a “Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record.” People can sign up, if they’d like, by logging onto myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov. You’ll enter your name, birthday, email, phone number and create a 4-digit pin. Then you’ll be sent a digital version of your vaccination record that has the same information on it as the CDC card you already have. You’ll also have a QR code that can be scanned if you need to prove vaccination to enter a venue, business or country that requires it. This isn’t an app, just a QR code that you can pull up as needed. “While CDPH recommends that vaccinated Californians keep their paper CDC card in a safe and secure place, we recognize that some people might prefer an electronic version,” said California epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan in a press release. “And if one of the state’s nearly 20 million vaccinated Californians misplaces their paper card, the Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record provides a convenient backup.” When making the announcement Friday, California health officials avoided using the words “vaccine passport.” This is no different than someone’s vaccine card,” said Dr. Pan.
Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley would rather retire than get COVID vaccine Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley does not plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and insists he will not follow rules jointly adopted by the NFL and NFLPA requiring unvaccinated players to stay clear of people. Tweeting in response to criticism over the last 24 hours of his stance on social media, Beasley confirmed Friday he is not vaccinated and will “live my one life like I want to regardless.” “I will be outside doing what I do,” he tweeted. “I’ll be out in public. If your (sic) scared of me then steer clear, or get vaccinated … I may die of covid, but I’d rather die actually living. “I’m not going to take meds for a leg that isn’t broken. I’d rather take my chances with Covid and build up my immunity that way …I’ll play for free this year to live life how I’ve lived it from day one. If I’m forced into retirement, so be it.” Beasley said a lot of players agree with him and but many are not established veterans. The 32-year-old who is entering his 10th season wants to represent those players, he tweeted. Beasley tweeted that his has spoken with the players’ association since initially ripping them on their agreement with the league. The new policy applies to training camp and the preseason. It restricts unvaccinated players while allowing vaccinated players to return to near normalcy, which made Beasley think the union was not representing all the players.
Question of The Day!
I have a tooth infection with a small lump and pain on my lower jaw beneath the tooth and swelling but no pain on my outer jaw. I am taking silver (but not sure if enough). It’s been about 5 days. I’ve managed to get the throbbing to stop, but it’s uncomfortable. I have Merc Sol? and some cell salts. What is a good dosage or any stuff I could do and when would a person be worried to seek other tx. Dentist will see me next week. Appreciate you. Sending LOVE. – Sandy
Watchdog Group Demands Removal of FDA Leaders After Aducanumab Approval A high-profile, Washington-based consumer advocacy group is calling for the removal of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) acting commissioner and two other top officials, saying that the agency’s approval of the Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (Aduhelm, Biogen) was “reckless.” In a letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, Michael A. Carome, MD, director of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group, said: “The FDA’s decision to approve aducanumab for anyone with Alzheimer’s disease, regardless of severity, showed a stunning disregard for science, eviscerated the agency’s standards for approving new drugs, and ranks as one of the most irresponsible and egregious decisions in the history of the agency.” Public Citizen urged Becerra to seek the resignations or the removal of the three FDA officials it said were most responsible for the approval — Acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock, MD; Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Director Patrizia Cavazzoni, MD; and CDER’s Office of Neuroscience Director Billy Dunn, MD. “This decision is a disastrous blow to the agency’s credibility, public health and the financial sustainability of the Medicare program,” writes Carome, noting that Biogen said it would charge $56,000 annually for the infusion.
Universities can’t require vaccines: Arizona governor’s executive order Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order on Tuesday that prohibits public universities and community colleges from requiring students to get COVID-19 vaccines or show proof of vaccination to attend class. “The vaccine works, and we encourage Arizonans to take it,” Ducey said in a statement. “But it is a choice and we need to keep it that way.” Although the executive order means universities in Arizona can’t require students to wear masks or participate in mandatory COVID-19 testing, Ducey included an exemption for students working in health care settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, group homes and medical facilities. Those facilities are allowed to require health screenings and proof of vaccination. In the event of a “a significant COVID-19 outbreak in a shared student housing setting that poses a risk to students or staff,” universities may require COVID-19 testing, but only if the Arizona Department of Health Services approves that testing first, the executive order states. The order, which has not yet been signed into law, does not prevent schools from encouraging vaccinations, providing testing or allowing students to wear masks voluntarily.
Hour 2 ENCORE
Special Guest Eric Gearing
Dr. Eric Gearing graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 1998, as a Doctor of Chiropractic. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, where he studied electrical engineering and biology. Dr. Gearing currently practices in Louisiana, MO, treating patients with chiropractic, acupuncture and nutrition. As a lifelong student, he maintains interest in learning about Reiki, TCM and other energy healing modalities. He enjoys participating in obstacle mud runs, singing karaoke and teaching yoga. Dr. Gearing joined the Trinity School team of instructors in 2018.
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Half of Americans fear they’ll never fully recover from COVID pandemic stress Half of Americans say that the COVID-19 pandemic has been so stressful they worry they’ll never fully be able to de-stress, even after it’s all over. A survey of 2,000 Americans finds stress levels have been so bad since 2020 that 25 percent would go as far as escaping to a cabin in the woods by themselves in order to get away from the daily stresses of life. Another 15 percent would need to be even more remote, choosing a desert island as their de-stressing sanctuary. Crucially, respondents add they’d have to be totally alone to truly be able to de-stress. The study, conducted by OnePoll and commissioned by CBDistillery, also finds that for many, getting rid of stress is all about the finer things in life. In fact, 35 percent of respondents think a trip to a luxury resort would do the trick. The average American feels they would need 10 days in their ideal location to completely de-stress. This is borne out by the numbers, too; 55 percent admit their current stress levels have left them feeling burnt out. Researchers also discovered that stress has a major impact on personal relationships. Seven out of 10 Americans say they get upset or frustrated with someone in their household for no reason at least once a week. These spats aren’t surprising though, as 51 percent admit they find it difficult to de-stress because they live with others.
Scientists name frog found in Ecuadorian Andes after Led Zeppelin Researchers in the misty mountains of the Ecuadorian Andes have discovered a new species of terrestrial frog and named it after the pioneering British rock band Led Zeppelin. Pristimantis ledzeppelin, known in English as Led Zeppelin’s Rain Frog, was found by the scientists David Brito-Zapata and Carolina Reyes-Puig in the Cordillera del Cóndor, which straddles south-east Ecuador and north-east Peru. The small frog, which has coppery-red eyes and a mottled, yellow, brown, black and orange skin, is a member of the huge and rapidly expanding Pristimantis genus. The genus comprises 569 species – 28 of which have been described in Ecuador in the past two years alone. The new discovery is reported in the Neotropical Biodiversity journal and on the website of the Ecuadorian government’s National Biodiversity Institute. Brito-Zapata and Reyes-Puig said all the specimens had been found “on shrub vegetation surrounding streams inside mature forest, where they perched on bush leaves”, between 1.7 metres and 3 metres above the water. Males of the species grow to about 2.4cm long, while one adult female was found to measure 3.6cm from snout to vent. “The name honours Led Zeppelin and their extraordinary music,” the pair explain in the journal. “Led Zeppelin was a British rock band formed in London in 1968, one of the most influential bands throughout the 1970s, and progenitors of both hard rock and heavy metal.”