Amazing Grace Saves A Wretch

What’s Natural Guest post by Jim Steele, Published June 30, 2020 in the Pacifica Tribune It’s curious how we find threads of good fortune interwoven with tragedy. Over a month ago I suffered a “widow-makers” heart attack, but I was graced with good luck. Just 2 hours earlier I was hiking on San Pedro Point.…

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Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?

Brian Allan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Chris Stone, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Holly Tuten, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer Kuzma, North Carolina State University, and Natalie Kofler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This summer, for the first time, genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the U.S. On May 1, 2020, the…

Coronavirus Blowback: Trump Threatens to Withhold Funds from the “China Centric” UN WHO

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Trump has announced threatened the USA will withhold funds from the WHO in the wake of their gross mishandling of the Chinese Coronavirus outbreak. Trump: U.S. to withhold funds from ‘China-centric’ WHOTrump threatens to withhold U.S. funding from ‘China-centric’ WHO By Tom Howell Jr.– The Washington Times – Updated: 6:14 p.m. on…

Warming Improves Our Health – part 1

What’s Natural Guest post by Jim Steele, It’s deeply disturbing to hear people uncritically regurgitate media misinformation suggesting global warming threatens our health far worse than the COVID pandemic. Scientific evidence unequivocally shows colder weather is the major killer. As Figure 1 illustrates, the percentage of all deaths attributed to weather and temperature increases during…

Some perspective on the #Coronavirus #COVID19 from the CDC

Folks fretting about the coronavirus are forgetting there’s another virus already running rampant in the United States, one that’s killed nearly 20 times as many people in this country alone. Influenza has already taken the lives of 10,000 Americans this season, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 19 million…