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Michael Shaw
DC metro: Fairfax County, VA
Interests: Music, movies, human behavior, fitness (mental, physical, spiritual), true health care--not "disease care" which sadly is the current model
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This HND piece focuses on three topics: Herd immunity, the efficacy of masks, and the highly inflated CDC COVID death tolls. It seems to be clear now that the vaunted herd immunity will not be achieved, and the article explains... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece presents good scientific evidence on the role of Vitamin D in regulating the immune system, along with findings that this vitamin/prohormone should have been touted heavily by public health authorities—only it wasn't. Vitamin D's role in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece focuses on just two takes, but they are both important. The first is the sinister notion of vaccine passports. Forget for a moment that this sort of thing conjures up all sorts of disturbing Nazi images of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece puts the spotlight on our biggest demographic: Millennials. This is also the cohort with the most clichés and stereotypes. We look at two surveys run by Harmony Healthcare IT on how millennials feel about various healthcare issues—one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece avoids certain rhetorical niceties as we recap the debacle that has been official public health policy on COVID-19. We start with how people were deliberately misled as to what "Flattening the curve" actually means. From there, we... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece delves into CDC's advice for the fully vaccinated (quite disappointing); how the vaccine can affect pregnancy, lactation, and mammograms; and the unexplained deaths. As to the unexplained deaths, officialdom is not exactly being fully forthcoming with details... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece looks at the suppression of hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin by our feckless and grossly incompetent public health officials. Is it too cynical to think that partisan politics, and not good science are driving the entire process against COVID-19?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece discusses how COVID-19 might be better understood if it is considered as at least exacerbated by immune dysfunction and excessive viral load. Those two conditions have been demonstrated in the case of the other two diseases. What's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece takes a look at some little known facts about COVID-19 inspired lockdowns and the vaccines. The basic point here is that our reaction to the pandemic is now a bigger story than the pandemic itself. As to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece continues on from the previous week, this time looking at a ridiculous mask study from the CDC; Pfizer deciding not to pursue the India market for its vaccine; and the WHO inspection of the Wuhan Lab. We... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece continues the tradition started last November, in which we discuss a few current topics in the world of COVID-19. In this article we look at: ♦ What really happened to the mysterious Placer County, CA person who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece spotlights the serious accusations against the current PCR-based COVID-19 test. A group of 22 distinguished scientists have demanded that the original paper describing the test be withdrawn. Among other things, they point to a host of major... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines the rather large resistance to taking the COVID-19 vaccine, compared to the universal acceptance of the polio vaccine program of the 1950s and early 1960s. It might be hard for people to understand today that even... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines specific infection control procedures that are used in areas exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. While the term "infection control" is most often applied to healthcare facilities, any time we don a mask or maintain social distancing,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines the paradox whereby California has the most COVID-19 cases, along with the tightest lockdown rules. Moreover, on a per capita basis, California's active cases are about 30 percent higher than that of Florida, which has virtually... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece first takes a look back at 2020, and then offers some speculation on what 2021 will bring. Among other things, we focus on feckless and incompetent leaders, both in public health and at the administrative level. That... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2021 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines the wish list put forth by Bauchner, the editor in chief of JAMA. We try to be kind, but the virtue signaling and platitudes are too much to ignore. He does come up with one good... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece takes a look as to how science does not matter in the least to many of our dictatorial leaders, in the wake of COVID-19. New York State's own contact tracing data names restaurants as a location with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece takes a look at the rising number of cases, and recaps how we think that the virus is spread. thus, the old controversy of airborne versus droplets is reopened. Regarding masks, the consensus is that they help... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece critiques the notion that COVID-19, all by itself, is causing private medical practices to close. Anyone who has studied healthcare since the advent of Medicare, knows quite well that factors have been in play for more than... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines the upcoming post-Thanksgiving holiday travel outlook. As you might expect, air travel is down by quite a bit, but people seem to be doing plenty of car trips. Still, the overall amount of travel is down... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This week's HND piece features some new information on everyone's least favorite subject: COVID-19. We touch on how more aggressive measures, including curfews are being proposed, and the purposeful conflation of positive tests with "cases" of the actual acute disease.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece presents several new findings on COVID-19, including the retraction of a big mask study; the Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine; the Vitamin D connection; and melatonin as a possible therapy. While the authorities seem to be trying to scare us... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece looks at the latest in recommendations on such matters as social distancing, mask use, holiday gatherings and holiday travel. CDC guidelines are presented, but the agency defers to the states, and these vary widely. We also touch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic
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This HND piece examines the murky world of Drug Scheduling. While many abuses and inconsistencies could be discussed, we focus on the insane treatment of cannabis—presently part of the dreaded Schedule I. Bear in mind that to be in Schedule... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2020 at Shaw's Eco-Logic