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John McCormick

John McCormick

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”


Things 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”


Visitor’s guide to Groundhog Day (best as an ebook but published before Pandemic)

“Preparing for Climate Change: Coastal flooding will cost the U.S. billions of dollars within two decades.” paperback second edition
or ebook https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TYTG6ZC

eBOOK “Blockchain Made Simple” Blockchain is poised to revolutionize business and government data management. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HCY7QPZ

and “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/B00287RNFS

The list of all of his books is here: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00287RNFS

Fifth and Final Scheduled Spacewalk to Fix Hubble Underway Early

Today's fifth and final spacewalk to repair and upgrade the HST got under way an hour early, probably because yesterday's mission wasn't completed due to difficulties with the equipment.

Is NY City the Next Focus of H1N1?

According to a CNN report, the assistant principal of a NY middle school dies Sunday of complications from the 'swine' flu (H1N1.)

H1N1 Flu Now Seen In 39 Countries – Danger Level Decreasing

Despite the fast spread, the H1N1 flu seems to be relatively harmless at this stage and the WHO does not recommend travel restrictions related to it. Read an explanation of why scientists were so concerned and why they were correct to be concerned.

Fourth Spacewalk to Repair and Upgrade Hubble Space Telescope

The mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble telescope is into its fourth spacewalk following a less than completely successful third spacewalk which was unable to restore one high resolution imaging channel.

STS-125 and Hubble Update – Watch History Live From Outer Space!

Shuttle crew makes delicate repairs to HST, live on your computer while they are essentially under sniper fire from space junk.

Make Credit Card Reform Retroactive

Why not give the banks a taste of their own medicine? Instead of waiting a year for credit card reform, why not make it retroactive? After all, it's only fair. Learn who sponsored the bill and how to contact your senator.

Sunscreens and Melanoma – Don’t Drink the Cool Aid!

Sunscreen and reduced sun exposure can be very dangerous - this runs counter to most TV news reports but is backed by a massive amount of scientific and medical data.
Credit Card

Credit Cards and the Rape of the Consumer

Big banks got taxpayer money to stimulate lending - but what if they actually cut credit lines to businesses trying to add new jobs? That is happening in this case. What is your experience?

View NASA Hubble Space Repair Live on the Web

People are getting pretty blaze about near-Earth space travel but when you stop to think about it this is really incredible - you can watch repairs on the Hubble Telescope live via the Web.

Ron Paul Seeks Audit of Federal Reserve

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) has introduced a bill, H.R. 1207: Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009, in an effort to learn just what the U.S. Federal Reserve has done with trillions of dollars of tax payer money.

Pandemic – Just What Does That Mean?

There are now 236 confirmed cases of the swine flu worldwide according to the WHO in Geneva. The warning level is now at a '5' with '6' being the 'pandemic' level. But just what does calling this a 'pandemic' mean?

Swine Flu Hoaxes, lies, and misstatements

Swine flu, do masks and hand sanitizers work? Will an anti-bacterial hand sanitizer kill a virus? Do they even CLAIM to be anti-viral? Can you eat bacon and saussage without fear of catching the flu?

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.