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John McCormick

John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 17,000+ bylined stories. He is a 38-year member of the National Press Club, retired emergency management coordinator, physicist, and member of the AAAS. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.
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Swine Flu Confirmed in Europe

Spain confirms initial case of the New A/H1N1 Swine Flu in a Patient just returned from Mexico. Asia is preparing according to a report in Aljazeera.

Why Does Swine Flu Kill Healthy People?

As reports of the Swine Flu epidemic are coming in from around the world (CNN reports 40 confirmed cases in the U.S. now), what stands out the most is the fact that the mortality rate among the young and healthy is very high in the Mexican cases. Th

Swine Flu Update – CDC Community Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) release updated guidelines as the new A/H1N1 strain of Swine Flu spreads around the world.

Swine Flu – Prevention

The Swine Flu is spreading as far as New York. Special masks are required to provide protection against the spread of flu viruses.

Swine Flu Threat – NOT the Feared H5N1 Bird Flu

A new strain of influenza known as the A/H1N1 Swine Flu has been spreading rapidly in northern Mexico and has been confirmed in both California and Texas. Although treatable, this is a new strain of flu and it poses the potential to spread rapidly a

Home Garden 1.0 – REVIEW Small Tiller/Cultivator

An impartial review of the Troy-Bilt TB 154 electric garden cultivator suitable for average home garden use or even weeding rows in small commercial operations.

Get Free Tax Filing Extension in Seconds – Form 4868

Despite all the panic among tax payers, it is easy to get a 6 month extension on the date to file your U.S. income tax, just tell the IRS you need more time. Of course you must PAY today, but all the paperwork can wait.

Gas and Oil Companies Fail to Prepare for Next Energy Crisis

Drill Baby Drill has turned to lay off drill crews as oil and gas companies prepare for the next oil and gas crisis by making certain there will be no additional supplies to mitigate prices.

Easter Egg Hunt Goes to the Dogs in Indiana Pennsylvania

Local 'hunt' geared to the dogs lets kids and adults enjoy a morning out with their pets hunting doggie toys.

Home Garden 1.0 – Planting Potatoes and Starting Seeds

Fast, simple, and easy way to plant potatoes. Also, introduction to starting seeds.