Public Health

The Ethical Reasons For Staying Home, And The Need To Explain Exponential Growth

The sanitary emergency presently affecting most countries across the World is highlighting the duties that each of us, as a member of a collectivity of individuals who share commodities, services and infrastructure, is called at times to attend to. In a we ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 29 2020 - 12:33pm

Death Rates For Hospitalized COVID–19 Patients Fall 18%

Two large recent studies show that people hospitalized for COVID-19 in March were more than three times as likely to die as people hospitalized for COVID–19 in August. The first study used data from three hospitals in New York City. The chance of death fo ...

Article - The Conversation - Nov 3 2020 - 11:55am

No- MRNA Vaccines Do Not Rewrite Your DNA Or RNA

The WHO and the CDC are using the exact same safety protocol for mRNA as for any vaccine- they have speeded development up by risking money not lives. The mRNA vaccines are very clean vaccines. They don't do anything to the cell DNA. They are instruc ...

Article - Robert Walker - Nov 25 2020 - 1:20am

The 'Blood Type' Diet Debunked Again

Nearly every sort of diet has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list by now, all claiming to have a foundation in science. Yet one key reason some among the public are distrustful of epidemiology statistics on masks and social distancing is that ep ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 8 2020 - 4:24pm

Healthcare Workers 7X As Likely To Get Severe COVID-19

A new study finds that unless you are suffering a life-threatening illness, the worst place to go if you want to avoid exposure to coronavirus is to a doctor. You instead should hope you have a "non-essential" job, just not so non-essential you d ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 9 2020 - 11:05am

Can't Go To The Dentist? Studies Show Chewing Gum Can Help

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Article - Taylor Wallace - Dec 22 2020 - 3:55pm

Longitudinal Study Shows Vaping Is Not As Harmful As Smoking

Smoking is on the decline, and that's a good thing. The evidence is clear that smoking kills. But what about tobacco? A few years ago groups like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control began to suggest nicotine was as harmful as smoking; meaning it was ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 5 2021 - 4:29pm

Judge Issues Decree Against Valley Processing, Inc. For Contamination Of Juice Sent To Schools, Safeway, And More

In 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration went after  Valley Processing, Inc. of Sunnyside, Washington, along with the company’s owner and president, Mary Ann Bliesner, due to inorganic arsenic and patulin toxins at levels that can pose health risks t ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 15 2021 - 3:05pm

Deaths From COVID-19 Are Different From Other Respiratory Distress, But ICU Practices Are The Same

If someone elderly with blood clots and cancer treatment dies from respiratory distress, the federal government is generous about calling it a COVID-19 death. Even gunshot victims are considered COVID-19 related if they had tested positive for the virus in ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 20 2021 - 2:16pm

Poor Kids In Developing Nations Are Getting Fatter Too- Because Food Is More Affordable

In 1975, four percent of school-age kids were overweight and the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration says that was up to 18 percent in 2016. Like with smoking and alcoholism, obesity is often a pediatric disease- people who start early are far more likely to kee ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 26 2021 - 10:56am