Pediatrician provides a voice for youth traumatized by family separation
Growing up in Brentwood,Dr. Elizabeth Barnert was raised to be acutely aware of two versions of Los Angeles — one of privilege and one of social injustice.Her psychiatrist father instilled in his daughter a love of science and big-picture thinking. Her mother, who fled Castro ’s Cuba alone at 15, worked as a social worker counseling troubled high-school students, many of them first-generation Americans who butted heads with their immigrant parents over issues like cultural identity and gangs.“My father took me to the library every Saturday and taught me the importance of life-long learning,” said Ba...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cuban protesters demand US lift trade embargo, sanctions
Hundreds join caravan in capital Havana to pressure US President Joe Biden to lift economic curbs on Cuba. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strella Biotechnology, whose backers include Mark Cuban, expands its presence at Pennovation Works
The three-year-old company is focused on using data to reduce food waste and spoilage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Cuba starts final-stage trials of two homegrown coronavirus vaccines
Soberana 2 and Abdala jabs reported to show ‘potent immunological response’ in earlier trials (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban doesn't want to play the national anthem at home games
(Natural News) The Dallas Mavericks, for no apparent reason, would no longer play the national anthem in their home games at the American Airlines Arena. Team owner Mark Cuban confirmed to the Athletic that it was him who made the decision but declined to make further comment or explanation. The Mavericks, featuring Slovenian superstar Luka Doncic, have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Vaccine Nears Final Tests in Cuba. Tourists May Be Inoculated.
Amid bread shortages, Cuba gets one step closer to a scientific milestone: the mass production of a coronavirus vaccine invented on the island. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ed Augustin and Natalie Kitroeff Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization United States International Relations Medicine and Health Cuba Source Type: news

Factors associated with attitudes towards violence in schoolchildren from marginal urban areas of Metropolitan Lima, 2019 - Zeladita-Huaman JA, Montes-Iturrizaga I, Moran-Paredes GI, Zegarra-Chapo ñan R, Cuba-Sancho JM, Aparco JP.
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with attitudes towards violence (ATV) in schoolchildren from public educational institutions (EI) located in marginal urban areas of Metropolitan Lima in 2019. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Observational, descript... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An Inside Look at Cuba ’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water
Across the country, battling water scarcity requires a vast array of workers, from inspectors and fumigators to truck drivers and pipe layers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanne Derks Tags: Water Cuba Mosquitoes Source Type: news

Argentina ’s Abortion Legislation Sparks Hope in Caribbean Region
Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn. Credit: Kate Chappell By Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 12 2021 (IPS) It was a joyful, tearful celebration in the early morning hours of Dec. 30, 2020 for countless Argentinians when they heard the news: the senate had legalized terminations up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Prior to this, activists have said that more than 3,000 women died of botched, illegal abortions since 1983. And across the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, this renewed sense of optimism was compounded after President Joe Biden rescinded what is known as the “global gag rule,” which ess...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Mark Cuban ’s Generic Drug Company Has Disruptive Potential In Niche Markets
How disruptive Cuban ’s company will be depends on the types of drugs it will sell. It’s unclear at this time whether Cuban’s company will be in direct competition with the established players for a wide range of products, or whether it will focus on niche markets, such as the one for albendazole. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

NBA requires teams to play national anthem after Mark Cuban's decision to not play it before Dallas Mavericks' home games
(Natural News) The National Basketball Association (NBA) reemphasized its policy of playing the national anthem before games following Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s decision not to play it in their home games at the American Airlines Arena. Cuban supposedly made the decision to not play the national anthem at home during the pre-season. Sources close to Cuban told... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NBA ended issue of playing the anthem, but the result of Mark Cuban ’s social experiment remains to be seen
Editor’s note: This story has been updated since it was originally published. Last updated 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. To hear Mark Cuban... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mavs' Mark Cuban insists 'we didn't cancel the national anthem'
One day after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban reportedly told The Athletic that the team decided not to play the national anthem at... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mark Cuban now says Mavericks 'didn't cancel' national anthem
Following blowback for not playing the national anthem before games, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he did not “cancel” the song... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mark Cuban stops playing of national anthem before Dallas Mavericks home games
Mogul and owner of NBA's Dallas Mavericks says he made the decision before the young season – and nobody noticed 'till now. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coast Guard rescues 3 Cubans from deserted island where they lived off coconuts for 33 days
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three Cuban nationals from a deserted Bahaman island, where they had been living off coconuts for 33 days,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dallas Mavericks Stop Playing National Anthem Before Games
Owner Mark Cuban made the decision late last year after speaking with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intellectual Property Cause of Death, Genocide
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Feb 9 2021 (IPS) Refusal to temporarily suspend several World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) provisions to enable much faster and broader progress in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic should be grounds for International Criminal Court prosecution for genocide. Jomo Kwame SundaramMaking life-saving vaccines, medicines and equipment available, freely or affordably, has been crucial for containing the spread of many infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV-AIDS, polio and smallpox. Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, insisted...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mark Cuban on dogecoin: No intrinsic value but 'I bought a few dollars worth for my son'
Mark Cuban got some dogecoin for his 11-year-old son. They "discuss all its price movements and why they occur. It's fun and educational... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuba opens up its economy to private businesses
The labour minister announces a major reform to the communist country's state-controlled economy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuba announced Saturday that private activity will be authorized in most sectors, a major reform in the communist country where the...
Cuba authorizes private activity in majority of sectors (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Govt to Nominate Cuban Medical Brigade for Nobel Peace Prize
[SAnews.gov.za] The South African government will nominate the Cuban Medical Brigade for the Nobel Peace Prize following its assistance in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cuba will again isolate visitors to fight COVID-19
Tourists and others must isolate at their own expense for several days. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

South Africa: At Risk and Unpaid - the Foreign Doctors Treating Covid-19 in South Africa
[Daily Maverick] While doctors flown in from Cuba have earned handsome salaries for their work on the Covid-19 frontlines, there is a small group of doctors from the African continent who are battling Covid-19 daily without pay. Following the death of a Libyan colleague, they say they are at breaking point. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: Young Gambian Doctors to Study Medicine Specialties in Cuba
[The Point] Banjul, Jan 19 - Two young Gambian doctors will study in Cuba the specialties of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and Intensive Therapy, after the authorities of the largest of the Antilles grant two free scholarships to this nation, as part of their historic solidarity collaboration with Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Media Statement - Chairperson Dismayed By Reports On Section 59 Investigation and Negative Perceptions of Cuban-Trained Doctors
[Parliament of South Africa] The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has expressed his dismay with the findings of two recently released reports. One report covers the investigation into allegations that medical aid schemes racially discriminate against black healthcare professionals, while the other found that Cuban-trained doctors are perceived as "foreign" and "incompetent". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mark Cuban Is Going To Help Big Pharma ’s Image
Cuban is taking an important step in helping to realize Kolchinsky ’s “Biotech Social Contract” – the deal that drug companies has with society in which innovative life-saving drugs have finite proprietary lifetimes and then evolve into inexpensive generics. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Imprisoned Saudi Activist and Other Rights Defenders Seek Justice in 2021
By Mandeep TiwanaNEW YORK, Jan 19 2021 (IPS) Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly supporting women’s right to drive. Nicholas Opiyo, Ugandan human rights lawyer and defender of persecuted members of the LGBTQI community and political opponents of the president was arbitrarily detained on trumped up charges of ‘money laundering.’ Nicholas Opiyo was granted bail on 30 December following an outpouring of global support for his a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mandeep Tiwana Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Economy & Trade Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour LGBTQ Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Billionaire Mark Cuban Wants To Lower Drug Prices With Generics Startup
The Dallas, Texas-based company aims to introduce transparency into the supply chain and sell 100 different generic drugs by the end of year. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Business /business Policy /policy Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Democrats will be 'devoured by their own' as 'revolutionaries' work to destroy all vestiges of Christianity and Western civilization and history is rewritten to resemble a fairy tail
(Natural News) Revolutions in France, Russia, or Cuba didn’t happen by accident because they were planned, preached, and promoted by leftist thugs. Those thugs did not know that all revolutions devour their own. (Article by Don Boys republished from AllNewsPipeline.com) In the eighteenth century, some eloquent, highborn French wanted a national makeover that stemmed from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover slimy microbes that may help keep coral reefs healthy
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Microbes living within the slimy biofilms of some coral species may help protect the coral against excess nitrogen levels, according to research from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), in collaboration with colleagues in Cuba. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 8, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Cuban school teachers, journalists, lion tamers and doctors-in-training will earn same salary under reforms taking effect in new year....
Cuban school teachers, journalists, lion tamers and doctors-in-training will earn the same salary under reforms spelled out Thursday and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuba sends Medical brigade to Mexico to fight covid-19
The second group of a Cuban medical brigade to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic traveled to Mexico City on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina's lower house approves landmark abortion bill. Set to become first major Latin American country to legalise abortion
If bill approved in senate Argentina would join Cuba and Uruguay as only Latin American countries where abortion is legal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Targeted Microwaves Probably Caused U.S. Embassy Illnesses: Scientists
MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2020 -- Targeted microwaves were the likely cause of mysterious illnesses that afflicted staff and their families at U.S. embassies in Cuba and China, according to a U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Report Assesses Illnesses Among U.S. Government Personnel and Their Families at Overseas Embassies
Government personnel and their families at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba, in late 2016 and the U.S. consulate in Guangzhou, China, in early 2017 began suffering from a range of unusual — and in some cases suddenly occurring — symptoms such as a perceived loud noise, ear pain, intense head pressure or vibration, dizziness, visual problems, and cognitive difficulties, and many still continue to experience these or other health problems. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - December 7, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Report finds microwave energy likely made US diplomats ill
A report by the National Academy of Sciences has found that “directed” microwave radiation is the likely cause of illnesses among American diplomats in Cuba and China (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

'Sonic attacks' suffered by US diplomats likely caused by microwave energy, government study says
The mysterious head injuries suffered by US diplomatic staff in China and Cuba that had been described as "sonic attacks" are consistent... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Havana Syndrome' likely caused by microwave energy, government study finds
Exclusive: The report on the neurological symptoms of U.S. diplomats in China and Cuba does not conclude that the directed energy was... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Swedish royals self-isolating after positive test; Germany extends partial lockdown
Sweden ’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia ‘have light flu symptoms’;Merkel warns restrictions may last until next year;Ukraine reports record daily case riseSicily asks Cuba to send medics as Italy fights second Covid waveChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?Germany to decide next round of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage1.23pmGMTAs the coronavirus leaves many people housebound and many Americans sit to feast for Thanksgiving, the World Health Organization says people need to get more active, insisting that up to 5 million deaths worldwide could be avoided each yea...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh (now) and Matthew Weaver and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Europe UK news US news Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as world suffers record daily deaths
Global cases pass 60m; nearly 13,000 daily deaths reported worldwide; the Americas reported more than 1.5m cases in the last seven daysSicily asks Cuba to send medics as Italy fights second Covid waveChristmas and Covid: is mixing households a good idea?Germany to decide next round of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage11.39pmGMTbloggle bloggle bloggle – how are you spending pandemic thanksgiving? let me know here and I'll make you blog famous.Get stuffed full of global pandemic news at the link below:https://t.co/FvVEc7sKBO11.28pmGMTHello and welcome to today ’s live coverage of the coronavirus ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus World news Europe UK news US news Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Norwegian Company Believes ‘ Bubble Curtain ’ Could Reduce Impact Of Tropical Storms
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Beyond The Forecast Boston News CBS Boston Blogs Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Zack Green Source Type: news

Brookline ’ s Conan O ’ Brien Leaving Late Night TV For New HBO Max Show
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Entertainment Syndicated CBSN Boston Conan O'Brien Source Type: news

Sydney Powell: "Staggering" evidence of vote fraud, Dominion machines engineered by China, Venezuela, Cuba and DESIGNED to steal elections worldwide... release the Kraken!
(Natural News) In a stunning interview on Fox Business, Sidney Powell explains why states that attempt to certify fraudulent election votes will be halted by the courts, even retroactively. “President Trump won this election in a landslide,” she says, adding, “there needs to be a massive criminal investigation [about the fraud], and it’s going to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tropical Storm Eta crashes into the coast of Cuba
Tropical Storm Eta made landfall on the south-central coast of Cuba early Sunday and is predicted to bring a dangerous storm surge and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tropical Depression Eta is moving toward Cuba after leaving more than 50 dead in Central America
Dozens of people are dead and hundreds have been evacuated after Tropical Depression Eta slammed into Central America, flooding homes... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study dives into genetic risk of Alzheimer's and dementia for diverse Latinx groups
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) To better understand the association of the APOE gene with cognitive decline in Latinx populations, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and collaborators analyzed metrics of cognitive decline in six diverse Latinx populations: those of Cuban, Central American, Dominican, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and South American backgrounds. They found that the APOE-ε4 genetic variant was associated with risk of cognitive decline in Latinx populations, with the strongest effect among those of Cuban backgrounds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Eta makes landfall in Nicaragua as Category 4 storm
Hurricane Eta was expected to bring "life-threatening" storm surges to Nicaragua; Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas are not out of danger. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopelessness and shame in relation to suicide attempts by Cuban adolescents - Schneider BH, Sanz Martinez Y, Koller SH, D'Onofrio P, A Puricelli D, Lalota G, Lu R.
Youth suicide rates in Cuba are very high compared with most other countries, despite considerable improvement in recent years. The purpose of our study was to determine whether hopelessness and shame distinguish adolescent suicide attempters from non-atte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Secretary of State Pompeo blasts UN for China's re-election to Human Rights Council
(Natural News) Secretary of State Mike Mike Pompeo has criticized the United Nations after the election of China, and other countries with poor human rights records, to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Oct. 13. “The UN General Assembly once again elected countries with abhorrent human rights records, including China, Russia, and Cuba,” wrote Pompeo... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news