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Yet even more important non-virus news . . .

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Look, coffee is a health drink. Period. Study after study after study after study after . . . has clearly shown that (with a very few exceptions like perhaps early in pregnancy) compared to people who don’t drink coffee, people who do drink coffee have better health outcomes – no matter what you decide to […]

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In even more important non-virus news . . .

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And this is some good news, although for down-the-line, meaning that when we get over worrying so much about COVID-19 and get back to worrying about the things that are more likely to kill way more of us, eventually. Things like cancer, for example. So, the good news is that a study called DETECT-A (don’t […]

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“Splain this if you can

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Apparently, and I would never accuse the smoking-loving French of lying about their stats although they may bend their stats from time to time, data from France shows that while over 25 % of the population in France smokes, smokers account for only roughly 5 % of all COVID-19 infections. That’s right: smokers in France […]

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In more important non-virus news . . .

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A recent study of 2800 participants from Tufts University published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that older adults – me and probably you cuz this study criterion for “older” was anyone over 50 – who consume a flavonoid-rich diet (flavonoids are found in many fruits and berries) had a substantially lower risk […]

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In important non-virus news . . .

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Hard to believe, I know, but there is much going on in the medical world that is not about COVID-19, and a great deal of those goings-on are important. Like a study (published in the journal CANCER) from (where else?) Scandinavia (where they track so much more about the citizens than we allow over here; […]

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What Is There to Say?

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It’s not as if there isn’t plenty of news out there that might merit a comment or three. And clearly, there is a terrific amount of speculation that would be even more likely to merit some strong comments. And there is a terrific amount of false news that also needs attention to be paid. And […]