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This new study might just save your life

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If you suffer a heart attack, that is. So you know, of course, that heart attack present with chest pain because every hospital-based or medical TV show that has included an episode with someone having a a heart attack (is there any such show that hasn’t?) has given dramatic evidence of the most common symptom […]

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The next Viagra may be all in your head

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You gotta love this. Futura Medical, a British medicines manufacturer, has asked European regulators to approve a new over-the-counter treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), a non-medicated gel that was originally used as a placebo in a trial for ED drugs, but which worked just as well as the drug that was being tested. And the […]

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Great news about vaccinations for COVID-19

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According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) 6,789 Canadians have reported contracting COVID-19 after receiving a first dose, and although that sounds like bad news, it’s actually quite the opposite. It’s brilliant news. That’s because roughly 2/3 of those cases occurred within 14 days of the first vaccine dose, which is when we know that […]

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Another reminder that less often beats more

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In this case, that lesson comes from fish oils, a food source that nearly everyone agrees can offer substantial health benefits, especially against cardiovascular disease. But there is fish oil, and there is fish oil, so although eating more fish – along with everything else in a fish that helps keep it together – is […]

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Half-empty. Not

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A recent new (US) Centers of Disease Control and Prevention data, report established that 92 % of Americans are returning for their 2nd coronavirus vaccine shot, which, if you ask me, is about as good a return you can get for a mass vaccination program like this. In other words, that should be reported as really good […]