Public Health

Confused About What To Eat? You're Not Alone, But Science Instead Of Hype Can Help

Do you feel like nutritionists are always changing their minds? Do you want science-based information about diet but don’t know whom or what to believe? If you’re nodding in agreement, you’re not alone: More than 80% of Americans are befuddled. Yet it’s a ...

Article - The Conversation - Jun 30 2020 - 2:45pm

Obesity Is A Co-Morbidity In Everything, Including COVID-19

Coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it brings does not discriminate on race, creed, or color, but it does target people with pre-existing conditions. Like age, respiratory issues, and obesity, which are risk factors for nearly everything. And that can tra ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 6 2020 - 3:49pm

Asthma Doesn't Increase Risk Or Severity Of COVID-19

Though old age, respiratory issues, blood clots, and obesity are risk factors for likelihood and severity of COVID-19, one group in the respiratory section needn't worry more; asthmatics. Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contra ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 6 2020 - 4:31pm