With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman POST GAVE A SECOND OPINION WRITER AN ULTIMATUM OVER SAUDI ARABIA: The Washington Post told a second contributing opinion writer that he could not continue writing for its PostPartisan blog while he worked for a firm that lobbied for Saudi Arabia’s government, which the Turkish government has said is responsible for the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The PostPartisan writer, Carter Eskew, is a co-founder of the Glover Park Group, which this week dropped Saudi Arabia as a client. A spokeswoman for the Post confirmed the paper had given the Eskew the ultimatum but declined to elaborate. Story Continued Below — POLITICO reported on Tuesday that the Post also told Ed Rogers, the chairman of the BGR Group and another contributing opinion writer, that he had to choose between lobbying for the Saudis and writing for the Post. BGR said earlier this week that it would stop lobbying for Saudi Arabia, although … [Read more...] about Post gave a second opinion writer an ultimatum on Saudi Arabia
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Washington Nationals by Chelsea Janes by Chelsea Janes Email the author May 9 at 9:02 PM Email the author Adam Eaton, shown here during spring training, left the Nationals this week to seek a second opinion on his injured ankle. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) SAN DIEGO — Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton traveled Wednesday to Green Bay, Wis., to seek a second opinion on his ailing left ankle from renowned orthopedic surgeon Robert Anderson, according to a person familiar with the situation. Eaton injured the ankle on an awkward slide in mid-April. The pain continues to be a concern, especially because he … [Read more...] about Adam Eaton travels to Wisconsin to seek second opinion on injured ankle
Supported by Well | Live Voices By ELIZABETH S. BENNETT MAY 2, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story You don’t think twice about getting multiple bids for a construction or plumbing project, so why hesitate on multiple “bids” for your health?I learned the value of a second opinion a year and a half ago when two breast cancer surgeons presented me with very different treatment options.My ordeal began with an acute pain in my breast that I self-diagnosed as mastitis, an infection that usually affects breast-feeding mothers. But I hadn’t breast-fed in 18 months. After a visit to the emergency room and two rounds of antibiotics to reduce the pain and swelling, a lump remained.I had noninvasive ductal carcinoma in situ, it turned out, and lots of it. Some consider this Stage 0 cancer, while others say it should not even be called cancer at all. Advertisement Continue … [Read more...] about Love Your Cancer Doctor? Get a Second Opinion
A life-threatening heart infection afflicts a growing number of people who inject opioids or meth. Costly surgery can fix it, but the addiction often goes unaddressed. By ABBY GOODNOUGHAPRIL 29, 2018 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Jerika Whitefield’s memories of the infection that almost killed her are muddled, except for a few. Her young children peering at her in the hospital bed. Her stepfather wrapping her limp arms around the baby. Her whispered appeal to a skeptical nurse: “Please don’t let me die. I promise, I won’t ever do it again.”Ms. Whitefield, 28, had developed endocarditis, an infection of the heart valves caused by bacteria that entered her blood when she injected methamphetamine one morning in 2016. Doctors saved her life with open-heart surgery, but before operating, they gave her a jolting warning: If she continued shooting up and got reinfected, they would not operate againWith meth resurgent and the opioid crisis showing no sign of … [Read more...] about Injecting Drugs Can Ruin a Heart. How Many Second Chances Should a User Get?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Repealing the Second Amendment isn't easy but it's what March for Our Lives students need A full repeal of the 2nd Amendment is hard work, but it is the only way March for Our Lives won't be hijacked by politicians out to harvest votes. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Jonathan Turley, Opinion columnist Published 3:15 a.m. ET March 28, 2018 A full repeal of the Second Amendment is hard work, but it is the only way March for Our Lives won't be hijacked by political figures wanting to harness energy and votes more than save lives. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Retired Supreme Court … [Read more...] about Repealing the Second Amendment isn’t easy but it’s what March for Our Lives students need