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Kathlyn Stone is a Minnesota-based writer covering science and medicine, health care and related policies.�She publishes www.fleshandstone.net, a health and science news site.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Novelist Accurately Portrays Semantic Dementia Decades Before Neurologists SD patients seen at the Memory and Aging Center tried to preserve their vocabulary by making extensive word lists. A patient fills page after page of specific words followed by parenthetical descriptions of the category into which the words belong, such as "cucumber (food)" and "Cincinnati (city)" In the novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude," Colombian author and Nobel prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez describes a whole town

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Some U.S. House members withhold unconditional support to Israel While the U.S. Senate gave unanimous approval to a resolution expressing solidarity with Israel last week, a small group of House members refused to give Israel their unconditional support and warned of growing enmity against Israel and the United States.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Medical conscience rule blends religion and medicine The Bush administration's new "medical conscience" rule gives moral rights to health care workers in federally funded institutions but undermines a patient's right to informed decision-making and legal health services.

Sunday, December 14, 2008 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Black women and AIDS. Fix this! Why is the prevalence of AIDS among African-American women so well hidden in our society?

Friday, October 3, 2008 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Wellstone legacy: Mental Health Parity Bill Signed into Law The bailout bill was tacked on to the mental health parity bill to help pass the $700 billion "rescue" of financial markets. Mental health parity was championed by Sen. Paul Wellstone during his years in the Senate.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
World's largest super collider taken down for repairs After an exciting start, a helium leak within the LHC tunnel (likely caused by a faulty electrical connection between two magnets), necessitated taking the project offline for repairs.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Let's add some black to our new portfolios Since we're now nationalizing things, why not nationalize energy?

Friday, September 5, 2008 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Day 5 of the RNC The RNC has been tough on journalists.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Arrest of protesters and journalists angers activists photos and captions from this morning's press conference by activists angered by police arrests and intimidation at the RNC

Monday, September 1, 2008 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
National Guard called in to confront protesters in St. Paul A rally in St. Paul that began peacefully this morning to protest government policies regarding the war and economy has turn a corner and now includes vandalism against public property. The National Guard has been called in.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Twin Cities Independent Media Watching Police Action 24/7 Twin Cities independent media is aggressively following the law enforcement activities and RNC protests. Links to the best sources.

Saturday, August 30, 2008 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
McCain's choice of Palin. Oops! Maybe the brilliant move wasn't so brilliant after all.

Monday, August 25, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The oligarchs are coming! The oligarchs are coming! Modern political conventions are one giant expensive gift to the media. What else are they good for?

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
USDA and FDA are consistent in not protecting food supply What you don't know can hurt you.

Monday, June 23, 2008 (13 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
U.S. churches join UN call to end torture "It is crucial for people of faith to remind the President that the United Methodist Book of Discipline clearly states that "the mistreatment or torture of persons by governments for any purpose violates Christian teaching and must be condemned and/or opposed by Christians and churches wherever and whenever it occurs," according to a statement from the United Methodist Church.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Veterans For Peace to sit in Conyers Office for Impeachment Beginning Wednesday VFP to followup Rep Dennis Kucinich's impeachment resolution with sit-in at the office of House Judiciary Committee Chair John Conyers

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Vietnam Vets need to know: Agent Orange effects can come 30 years or more after exposure; benefits available A dozen diseases, from multiple myeloma to prostate cancer to Type 2 diabetes, have been deemed presumptive for Agent Orange exposure.

Monday, April 21, 2008 (16 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Survey: Support for national health insurance grows among physicians Physicians join citizens in favoring national health care

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 (13 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Military veterans to deliver citizen arrest warrants for Bush and Cheney The warrants are "for multiple violations of the Constitution and international war crimes," according to a statement issued by Veterans for Peace, a national organization

Sunday, March 9, 2008 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Electron filmed for the first time Until now an electron's velocity of movement prevented it from being photographed. The recent development of laser technology that can capture images at a speed of 1/1000000000000000000th of a second changes that.

Saturday, March 8, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Remember Iraqi women on International Women's Day

Monday, October 8, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Forty Years Past Che Che Guevara's revolutionary spirit continues to inspire. October 9 marks the 40 year anniversary of his death.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Today's AP coverage exposes collusion with Blackwater AP rushes to control negative impact on military contractor Blackwater, accused by the Iraqi government of repeatedly killing innocent Iraqi civilians and escaping accountability.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Giant of Veterans Anti-War/Peace Movements, former president of Veterans for Peace dies at 60 Cline was known as champion of veteran's rights and victims of war. He was a determined organizer who stood in solidarity with people of all struggles for justice. His death is a loss for the national and international antiwar/peace movements.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Message to pro-war extremists: Our troops are not your dupes Gray and Mora co-authored "The War as We Saw It," an opinion piece signed by five other soldiers that ran in the NYT August 19. They died in Iraq less then a month later.

Saturday, August 4, 2007 (25 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How do we make them see? How do we make them see there is a direct correlation between bridges that fall and the war in Iraq?

Thursday, August 2, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Gov. Pawlenty can't dodge ownership in bridge collapse Pawlenty twice vetoed a bi-partisan bill to increase the gas tax to pay for the state's transportation infrastructure needs and took no steps to heed numerous warnings. Failure.

Monday, July 16, 2007 (10 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iraqis Protest Oil Law Today Iraqis protested the oil law today in Basra, heart of the country's southern oil resources, and in Amara and Nassiryya.

Monday, July 9, 2007 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Now the U.S. military is assassinating Iraqi peace workers Murder of Iraq Freedom Congress leader is a blow to labor and peace activists around the world

Monday, June 25, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Supreme Court Struts its Conservative Ideology Remember the calls from citizens, Constitutional experts, and civil rights activists to Sen. Harry Reid to "Shut it down!" (it being the U.S. Senate) when Alito and Roberts were presented for confirmation? Today's Supreme Court rulings confirm their fears.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What are you doing September 11, 2007? While impatiently we wait -- for future clean election cycles to pad the Congress and White House with enough "progressives" to take our government and media away from corporations -- we could easily force change in a matter of months.

Monday, June 11, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iraqi oil workers end latest strike, oil minister reprimanded Iraqi oil union members called off their strike in Basra today, easing concerns that the strike would end through military intervention. Support from international unions may have played a role.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Al-Maliki orders arrest of leaders of striking oil workers US Labor Against the War today encouraged its members to contact the Iraq embassy in Washington D.C. to protest the arrest of leaders of the striking oil workers.

Monday, June 4, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iraqi asks Americans to carry on the struggle in "Open letter to Cindy Sheehan" "Despite all those calamities and difficulties created by these forces, we have decided to continue our struggle to end the occupation.... we have no choice; either ascend to the highest hills and watch how the fire expands and ravages large areas, or carry on the struggle to save humanity in Iraq and the United States."

Thursday, May 24, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Congress knowingly throws billions at graft, incompetence and a growing mercenary army And it's one, two three, what are they votin' for? Don't ask them they don't give a damn...

Wednesday, February 21, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iraq Labor vs. ExxonMobil, BP and Shell Iraq labor unions are finding growing support for their resistance among other unionists, humanists, the international solidarity movement and every day citizens who know the occupation of Iraq is all about controlling the world's oil.

Friday, January 12, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
On the 5th anniversary of Guantanamo Guantanamo: Five years later and still beyond the reach of justice

Friday, January 12, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Artists protest Guantanamo and torture Artists across the country use different means to express their sorrow over the illegal detention and torture of prisoners from more than 40 countries at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Author Turns Pain Into Healing Hope For Cancer Patients Jeff McCallum's ability to describe the pain of cancer – both physical and emotional -- was called a "dark gift" by one caregiver. His ability to do so may have played a large part in his healing.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Could understanding Terror Management Theory deter human aggression? For the past 25 years three experiential social scientists have collaborated on the study of human aggression from a biological perspective as well as a cultural one. Their Terror Management Theory is based on the work of the cultural anthropologist Ernest Becker -- who theorized that humans' awareness and denial of death is the guiding force in human behavior.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Minnesota launches first post-election review The accuracy of Minnesota's e-voting machines will be assessed this fall thanks to a new state law that takes effect with this year's elections. Races for federal office and the governor's race will be reviewed to assess the accuracy of e-voting machines.

Sunday, September 10, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
U.S. troops raid IFC head office in Baghdad The Baghdad headquarters of the Iraq Freedom Congress were raided by U.S. troops last week, according to IFC member Amjad Al-Jawhary. The IFC, a nonviolent secular resistance movement, condemned the attacks Sept. 7-8, and pledged to continue its peaceful struggle to end the occupation.

Tuesday, August 1, 2006      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Bioterrorism - An Update on Preparedness A July 31 Guardian article, "US begins building treaty-breaching germ war defence centre", describes a new germ warfare laboratory that is under construction near Washington. This related article explores America's bioweapons initiatives, what one medical specialty is doing to prepare for bioterrorism threats, and words of caution from physician and scientific organizations.

Thursday, July 27, 2006 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
People Empowering People to Impeach Impeachment Movement Touches Millions

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Labor and peace activists should unite in support of the courageous Iraq southern oil workers strike The Iraq Freedom Congress (IFC) is mobilizing workers in Iraq to strike. The Oil Workers Union has voted to strike and other unions and human rights organizations have pledged support. With international support the workers' demands for humanitarian needs and a democratic sovereign nation can be achieved.

Monday, July 3, 2006 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Iraq Freedom Congress Rejects Violence of Occupation and Insurgency The Iraq Freedom Congress presents a viable alternative to both the US Occupation and Political Islam by setting its sights on a democratic, secular and progressive Iraq.