Harvard med students, doctors urge cancellation of Dana-Farber fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago

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Hundreds of medical students and doctors from Harvard Medical School are urging Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to cancel a lavish fundraising event scheduled for Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida.
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Amber Rudd: Trump travel ban could help IS

  • Barack Obama: 2009 Visited two months after inauguration; state visit after 28 months
  • George W Bush: 2001 Visited six months after inauguration; state visit after 32 months
  • State visits are not merely ceremonial affairs, they are political and purposeful.
  • John F Kennedy: 1961 Visited five months after inauguration; no state visit
  • Richard Nixon: 1969 Visited one month after inauguration; no state visit

The home secretary warns that the president’s travel restrictions are a “propaganda opportunity”.
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This Girl Can: Award-winning exercise-participation campaign returns

  • The women and girls in this campaign remind us that’s normal and create some strong images that we hope millions of women will relate to.”
  • Sport England cites a total of 7.2 million women and girls being engaged in regular physical activity in the UK – an all-time high – and it is hoped that number will rise further with a campaign focusing on issues that still prevent many from making the step to a healthier lifestyle.
  • The second phase of the sport-participation campaign This Girl Can has been launched, as part of ongoing efforts by Sport England to get more women and girls exercising regularly.
  • The the Girl Can campaign has won more than 50 international awards to date
  • “Most women still feel judged when they play sport or exercise,” added Price.

The award-winning sport-participation campaign returns to encourage women and girls to exercise regularly.
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David Axelrod: I woke up this morning as an alternative fact

  • Under the president’s announced structure, Bannon has eclipsed the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Director of National Intelligence on the National Security Council.
  • Axelrod: Former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon will exercise authority no political adviser has had before
  • We did not attend the president’s regular meetings with the Secretary of Defense and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff nor with the Secretary of State.
  • In elevating Bannon to sit with the Secretaries of Defense and State and other key national security figures on the NSC principals committee, President Trump has blazed new ground.
  • Our expertise was in politics and communications, not national security and foreign policy and our attendance, much less participation, in these meetings would have been inappropriate.

Contrary to what Sean Spicer said, former Obama adviser says he and Robert Gibbs did not regularly attend the most sensitive National Security Council meetings. Including adviser Steve Bannon in those meetings is unprecedented
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If An Anti-Parasitic Drug Fights Cancer, Will It Remain Affordable? : NPR

  • It’s part of a movement to re-purpose existing drugs for new uses.
  • One of the most effective and affordable anti-parasitic medicines is being researched for potential cancer-fighting properties.
  • If An Anti-Parasitic Drug Fights Cancer, Will It Remain Affordable?

One of the most effective and affordable anti-parasitic medicines is being researched for potential cancer-fighting properties. It’s part of a movement to re-purpose existing drugs for new uses.
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