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John McCormick is a reporter, /science/medical columnist and finance and social commentator, with 18,000+ bylined stories and seven major books.Currently he writes exclusively for Newsblaze except for books published by Groundhog Press, Inc.40+ year member of the National Press Club, Member, Press Club of Western PA, retired emergency management coordinator (25 years), physicist, member of The Union of Concerned Scientists. He is a senior NewsBlaze writer who writes incisive, investigative stories.Medical Blog https://criticalmedicalnews.blogspot.com/John's recent books: 2023 "A Field Guide to Groundhog Day - a vacation guide to the Punxsutawney area"https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BSP9MRW1Things you thought you knew or were taught but are wrong.vol. 1 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09NT79TTR Kindle $3.55 or free for Amazon Prime members, paperback $6.24.Children's book"The Tale of a Worried Little Puppy"
https://www.amazon.com/kindle/dp/B08GP4CRYS/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_eos_detailVisitor's guide to Groundhog Day (best as an ebook but published before Pandemic) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083NZ98JJ"Preparing for Climate Change: Coastal flooding will cost the U.S. billions of dollars within two decades." paperback second edition https://www.amazon.com/dp/1082060615 or ebook https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TYTG6ZCeBOOK "Blockchain Made Simple" Blockchain is poised to revolutionize business and government data management. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HCY7QPZand "Preparing for climate change"Other recent books are "Sheep in the Rafters," and "Everywhere I turn There's a Wet Nose" a book for those who see dog hair as a condiment (about the science of and love for dogs) are available on Amazon.Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/John-A.-McCormick/e/B00287RNFSThe list of all of his books is here: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00287RNFS
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Bees are Critical To Human Survival – Yet Another Victim of...

Most people have heard for more than two decades that bee populations have fallen. There was even a Dr. Who episode that used that...
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Bird Flu, The Next Dangerous Pandemic?

Bird flu killed more than ninety million poultry in the US putting upward pressure on prices. Could it be a dangerous pandemic?
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Earth CO2 Levels Break New Record High

Whether you believe there is such a thing as climate change or not there is no credible dispute over the fact that something drastic...
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Unmanned Fighter Plane, More Scary Than Terminator, This is WORSE, More...

Ever considered the threat of an Unmanned Fighter Plane?Hey, give this some thought, what is the worst possible weapon you can think of that...
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Impossible EmDrive Validated by NASA and Other Science

The problem with powering spaceships to travel to other stars is the amount of fuel needed would be incredibly large. An EmDrive could avoid that.
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CARS, New FTC Rules Protect YOU!

Don't buy or lease a car in the U.S. until July.Fear of being cheated at car dealerships is one of the most fundamental concerns,...
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Former President Trump’s Big Criminal Trial, Important Update

This is just an overview of the situation in Mr. Trump's criminal trial in NYC.It does not imply either guilt or innocence and is...
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Puppy Mills and Pet Stores

Some people buy dogs at pet stores in the mall. The stores usually state that their dogs come from reputable breeders not puppy mills.
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Recent Real World Events Suggesting Changes in the Environment due to...

Full records for 2023 are not complete but so far every month is the warmest on record in the Northern Hemisphere and even if we had a few cooler years or a cooler decade that wouldn't disprove climate change.
flood water climate change. Photo by John McCormick.

The Consequences of Climate-Change Denial

What Happens if CC is Real and We Deny It?The major problem I have with with climate change denial, besides being unable to show...
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When A Creationist, Forrest Mims, Taught NASA How to do Science...

Forrest Mims created inexpensive and often hand held instruments to measure the ozone layer and other atmospheric constituents.
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Space Is Unsafe for Satellites and Astronauts: Stop Polluting Space NOW!

Many pieces of space junk are very small, but so is a bullet and at 1200 feet per second they are dangerous. Consider that...
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Extinction, The Human Race Could Be Next, Desperate Action Needed

No one can be sure it isn't because people never see the consequences of even minor ecological changes so we don't know in advance which animal, fish, or plant extinction will destroy a vital human resource.
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A Tale of Two Cars – Beverly Hills Car Club /...

If you have a collector car or even just expressed interest in the business, then you have almost certainly seen an ad for The Beverly Hills Car Club and probably wondered if they were legitimate.
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Surprise, Sugar is Better For You!

Just when you thought it was safe to diet using non sugar sweetners it turns out they don't help you keep weight off and can cause serious diseases.
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Dangerous Summer Heat Ahead?

Buckle up. The world's most influential natural weather feature is shifting gears. Strong summer heat may be on its way if NOAA is right.
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Beware Dangerous Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites aren't just annoying, they can be life threatening in developed countries, not just third world environments. These are dangerous mosquito bites.
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Lifesaving Solution Dramatically Reduces Severe Bleeding After Childbirth

Lifesaving! A process/medication known as E-MOTIVE, has been shown to dramatically reduce severe bleeding after childbirth.The solution involves objectively measuring blood loss using a...
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“Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life” –...

"Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life," published in 2023, is a book by Mark Hyman, a working medical doctor.
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Book Review, “The Creative Act,” by Record Producer Rick Rubin

The Creative Act is a book about the creative process, written by Rick Rubin, a legendary record producer who has worked with some of...

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