Home Authors Posts by 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:

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


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

“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.

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

sphygmomanometer, for measuring blood pressure. Image by Ewa Urban from Pixabay

Unprotected Sex Kills, Even Babies Says New CDC STD Report

Babies are dying of syphilis while 2.46 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and other STDs were reported in 2018 according to The U.S....

Impeachment In The U.S. What It Is And What It Isn’t

There are a lot of fanatical rants and much raving on social media about impeachment, President Trump, and the House Democrats.MUCH of the excitement...
Aletsch Glacier, Image by Christian B. from Pixabay

Preparing for Climate Change Reality

Too late to avoid or stop, it is time to cease the blame game and begin to prepare for the inevitable. It is now too...
assault rifle

Should We Hate The Haters or Hate Their Twisted Actions?

Here in the United States the other day for a few seconds, perhaps as much as ten minutes, I thought we had murdered enough...
body fat loss and weight loss

Weight Loss, Where Does the Fat Go?

Weight loss - there are hundreds of diets being pushed on you the second you even hint you might want to drop some of...
frost quakes - midmorning snow accumulation.

Frost Quakes UFOs? Ghosts? Ghoulies? Nah, just cold weather

In the U.S. we are just exiting a period of bone chilling polar vortex temperatures and a lot of people are getting the shakes...
hospital ICU Photo by Parentingupstream, Pixabay

Scurvy – Most ICU Patients are Clinically Short of Vitamin C

Scurvy - Vitamin C is not just for Pirates of Penance Lymeys There used to be a major debate over the need for multivitamin...
photo of roasted coffee beans

Best and Worst 2 Foods – Coffee Good, Brown Rice Bad....

It seems every time you turn around there is another researcher saying something you love is bad for you.BUT I have some really good...
forest fire trees burning

Latest Official US Gov Climate Change Report 2018

Climate change, the official stand of the U.S. government. Here are just a few of the highlights from the official report.Although Punxsutawney, PA, USA...

Romaine Lettuce and Blockchain, What Gives?

Here in the U.S., the Thanksgiving week started out with a major food scare because some people have died of bacteria in food.It turned...
forest fire trees burning

Artificial Paradise Lost – California Fires

Just a month ago the first thing that would strike you as you drove or walked around Paradise, California was the dominant color of...
Groundhog Phil statue

Why Does USPS Falsify Amazon Delivery Reports? An Investigative Report

Media reports and ads from security companies suggest that a lot of holiday packages get stolen. BUT is the problem as common as they...
Hospital protective gear.

Curing Sepsis and MRSA WITHOUT Antibiotics!

Two of the deadliest conditions people in advanced countries face are sepsis and antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Since most doctors don't know how to treat...
cyber security - internet undercover.

Internet Undercover I.

Hiding online, a primer for everyman This is a reprint of my online security column as Science Editor of Perihelionsf.com What with all the revelations about...

What Does Google Know About You?

Did you realize you can see most of what Google already knows about you from your bookmarks in Chrome and photos to what maps...
Comey speaks to congress.

The Week in Summary for Donald Trump – The Latest Self-Inflicted...

There is some new, seemingly critical, event each day in Washington.You really need a scorecard to keep track. In fact, reporters sometimes divide the...
fake news.

Washington Insider Explains Trump’s Own Fake News Which he Keeps Repeating

While Trump is always accusing reporters of fake news, anyone who watches him for long sees that he always tries to disarm opponents IN...
Seal for the FBI Agency. Public Domain image.

Justice Dept. Appoints Special Counsel to Investigate Russia’s Involvement in Trump...

Robert Mueller, a former FBI director (12 years), has just been appointed to head the investigation into Russia's involvement in the last US presidential...
flag painted on large barn

Trump Asked FBI to End Flynn Investigation: Ann Coulter Worries Trump...

Late Tuesday Washington time NBC disclosed that there existed a memo written by former FBI head Jim Comey where he records his shock at...
sphygmomanometer, for measuring blood pressure. Image by Ewa Urban from Pixabay

African-Americans in Segregated Neighborhoods Have Higher Blood Pressure

The U.S. National Institutes of Health has completed a study of high blood pressure in adult Blacks and found that African-Americans who live in...