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- Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: We Must Rethink Our Society, from Policing to the Supreme Court September 29, 2020
- Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 29, 2020 September 29, 2020
- Chevron Plans Middle East Offshore Drilling, Capitalizing on Militarized Climate Chaos September 29, 2020
- Former U.S. national security advisor H.R. McMaster on his new book September 29, 2020
- COVID-19 in Africa: crisis and opportunity? September 29, 2020
- Sir David Attenborough: The 60 Minutes Interview September 29, 2020
- David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet | Official Trailer | Netflix September 29, 2020
- Failing the poor – Covid-19 has reversed years of gains in the war on poverty | Leaders | The Economist September 29, 2020
- Buried lakes of liquid water discovered on Mars – BBC News September 29, 2020
- Tax return bombshell puts Trump on the defensive ahead of first debate September 28, 2020
- Five key takeaways from the NY Times report on Trump’s tax returns September 28, 2020
- Upcoming Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 & ACT-Accelerator/COVAX Facility events September 28, 2020
- New England Book History | Facebook September 28, 2020
- Filling the Gaps: Alyssa Pacy ’06MS, ’07MA Archives the Diversity of the Cambridge Community September 28, 2020
- Africa’s looted art | DW Documentary September 28, 2020
- Could We Survive An Asteroid Collision? | Final Target | Spark September 28, 2020
- What if Earth were unique? | DW Documentary September 28, 2020
- Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 28, 2020 September 28, 2020
- Our Director-General’s latest video message September 28, 2020
- “New” Nova Trigger, Solar Storm Continues, Electroquakes | S0 News Sep.28.2020 September 28, 2020
- Empire History at Oxford | Faculty of History September 28, 2020
- Britain and Its Empire (Online) | Oxford University Department for Continuing Education September 28, 2020
- Colonialism and historic slavery report | National Trust September 28, 2020
- The grim truth behind Britain’s stately homes | CNN Travel September 28, 2020
- LIVE Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News September 28, 2020
- NYT Obtains Two Decades Of Trump’s Tax Returns Revealing Years Of Tax Avoidance | MSNBC September 28, 2020
- Trump’s Tax Returns Revealed | 10 News First September 28, 2020
- Donald Trump sought control over his father’s will and estate, causing family crisis – Washington Post September 28, 2020
- US President Donald Trump paid no income tax for 10 years, says New York Times report | ABC News September 28, 2020
- President Trump paid only $750 income tax, bombshell report reveals September 28, 2020
- The Brutal War For the Amazon (Big Business Documentary) | Real Stories September 27, 2020
- 10 Essential Lessons Every Gardener Needs to Follow for Success + Garden Tour September 27, 2020
- Student Covid outbreaks were modelled and “entirely predictable” says government adviser – B BC News September 27, 2020
- Joe Biden says Supreme Court nomination is a “threat to democracy” – BBC News September 27, 2020
- Living Without Working September 27, 2020
- 6 Crucial Races That Will Flip the Senate | Robert Reich September 27, 2020
- Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist: Kate Raworth September 27, 2020
- Rogue Asteroid will impact Earth’s Gravity in close encounter September 26, 2020
- Some Troubling and Enduring Thoughts of a Balliol ‘Old Boy’ on the Focus, Direction and Value of PPE at Oxford September 26, 2020
- Greta and eight young activists on climate crisis PLUS more from Greta’s world debut at COP-24 September 25, 2020
- Teaching Africa: Towards a Transgressive Pedagogy (Explorations of Educational Purpose (9)): George J. Sefa Dei September 24, 2020
- Emitai Sembene September 24, 2020
- Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa (Issues of Globalization:Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology): Joanna Davidson September 24, 2020
- Plenary of the 2020 Virtual Forum on Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy September 23, 2020
- Fauci counters Trump’s claim COVID-19 vaccine is around the corner September 23, 2020
- Anand Giridharadas – The System Isn’t Broken, It’s Fixed September 23, 2020
- Wolff Responds: US Coups Against Latin American Socialists – A Historical Lesson September 23, 2020
- The Irish Slaves: Slavery, indenture and Contract labor Among Irish Immigrants: Rhetta Akamatsu September 23, 2020
- Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States: James C. Scott September 23, 2020
- Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen: Linda M. Heywood September 23, 2020
Daily Archives: July 6, 2019
Climate Crisis Lawsuits Expanding Worldwide: ‘A Global Phenomenon’ to Hold Governments and Corporations Accountable – EcoWatch
Published on Jun 10, 2019
School strikers are calling on everyone: young people, parents, workers, and all concerned citizens to join massive climate strikes and a week of actions starting on September 20.
Published on Jul 5, 2019
A conversation with former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a U.S.-backed coup in 2009. Zelaya reflects on that coup, what has happened to Honduran politics since then, and the migration crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of Central Americans flee to the U.S.
Published on Jul 6, 2019
Liangzhu: An ancient city proves Chinese civilization is 5,000 years old. Let’s check out the Liangzhu Archeological Site – newest member on the UNESCO World Heritage List
Published on Jul 6, 2019
Florida’s Republican governor Ron DeSantis has given a giant middle finger to the voters of his state by signing legislation that would institute a modern-day poll tax to prevent former felons from getting their right to vote back. A majority of Florida voters passed an amendment last year to give these people their vote back, but Republicans in the state have done everything in their power to prevent it from happening because they understand what it means. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what Republicans in Florida are so afraid of.
Kim Williams, M.D. – Past President of the American College of Cardiology – Offstage Interview – YouTube
Published on Jul 6, 2019
“Lifestyle and Medicine for Blood Pressure: What Everyone Needs to Know About the New Guidelines
The convergence of evidence suggests that an affordable plant-based diet can help prevent and even reverse some of the top killer diseases in the Western world, and can be even more effective than medication and surgery. This could save Medicare billions of dollars, but medical training continues to underemphasize nutrition education , in part, perhaps, because lifestyle interventions go against the prevailing conventional wisdom. The USDA, in formulating its dietary guidelines, has been accused of both acting with bias and ignoring relevant research. However, the most recent guidelines take a step in the right direction by recommending a shift to a plant-based diet, which Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. managed care organization, has moved in the direction of supporting. Lifestyle medicine attempts to find, prevent, and treat the causes of disease. Patients should receive fully informed consent for treatment, meaning they should be informed about all of their options including dietary changes. Doctors report they don’t practice preventative cardiology because they fear their patients won’t change their diet.
Kim Allan Williams, MD, MACC, FAHA, MASNC, FESC was born in Chicago, and attended the College of The University of Chicago (1971 to 1975), followed by the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine (1975 to 1979), internal medicine residency at Emory University (1979 to 1982), and overlapping fellowships in Cardiology at the University of Chicago (1982 to 1985), Clinical Pharmacology (1984 to 1985), and Nuclear Medicine (1984 to 1986). He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.
Dr. Williams joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1986, specializing in clinical cardiology, nuclear medicine, and nuclear cardiology. He served as Professor of Medicine and Radiology and Director of Nuclear Cardiology at The University of Chicago School of Medicine until 2010. Among numerous awards and honors for his teaching in the medical school, residencies and fellowships, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in 2008.
In 2010, he became the Dorothy Susan Timmis Endowed Professor of Medicine and Radiology and Chairman of the Division of Cardiology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. At Wayne State, he has started the Urban Cardiology Initiative – a program of education of physicians on disparities in healthcare, primary school education on cardiovascular health and community health screening in inner-city Detroit. In November 2013 he returned to Chicago as the James B. Herrick Endowed Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Williams has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, monographs, book chapters, editorials, and review articles in the field of nuclear cardiology and minority health issues, with emphasis on education and innovations in perfusion imaging and quantitation of ventricular function. His research interests include selective adenosine receptor agonists, fluorinated perfusion PET imaging, cardiac computed tomography for plaque characterization, health care disparities and payment policy, and appropriate use of cardiac imaging.
Dr. Williams has served on numerous committees and boards at the national level, including the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Medical Association (AMA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the Certifying Board of Nuclear Cardiology, the Certifying Board of Cardiac Computed Tomography, the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC). He served as President of ASNC from 2004 to 2005. He served as Chairman of the Board of ABC from 2008 to 2010. He also served on the Cardiovascular Disease Examination Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM-CV) until 2012. He served as the president of the ACC from 2015 to 2016.
Published on Mar 21, 2014
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Published on Apr 12, 2012
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Author and journalist Christopher Hedges speaks of the despair, destruction, love and truth that he found during his long career of covering wars and social justice throughout the world. Hedges is interviewed by Dean Nelson as part of the 17th annual Writer’s Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University.
Published on Jul 6, 2019
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