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For those who never learn . . .

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No good study has ever found a decent benefit from the drug hydroxycholoquine – even the Orange blowhard in the White House who has hyped this drug beyond all belief did not take HCQ for the treatment of his infection when he got sick. Yet hydroxycholoquine continues to be pushed in some quarters so this […]

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Prunes, prunes good for the heart

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According to the claims of a new study from Penn State dried fruit “may be connected” with better health. According to this study based on data from over 25,000 participants in the (US) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a survey that provides tons of ongoing fascinating information, although people who consumed dried fruits regularly […]

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Same old, same old: Sleep and less screen time are better for your brain

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This will surprise absolutely no one: In a large study published in the BMC Medicine journal by Australian researchers who analyzed data from 85,000 people looking at the impact of lifestyle on depression, they concluded that unsurprisingly, regular physical activity, a healthy diet and getting enough sleep every night (between seven and nine hours) was linked to […]

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Sobering news from south of the border

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Probably shouldn’t be a surprise for a country where 72,000,000 people voted for an incompetent, care-nothing-for-others racist and bully, but according to a new poll from the USA, a country which by any measure has done more poorly than any other country in controlling the costs from COVID (and I’d add, it’s done more poorly […]