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Coronavirus 30/01

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So WHO just declared this outbreak as an emergency for the whole world. Which is something that they should have done a week ago, if not even before that, but which WHO experts resisted doing for political reasons – China carries a lot of influence with WHO and China has really resisted this declaration, although […]

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Rice crackers may contain arsenic

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Several studies have shown conclusively that rice contains arsenic, and indeed some strains of rice contain enough arsenic to be a problem for you, if that is, you eat a lot or rice regularly. And BTW, this has nothing to with organic and inorganic rice – it’s the rice grain itself that absorbs the arsenic […]

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Coronavirus 6

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First, time to rename the virus in this slot. It’s now officially called 2019-nCoV, although I’ll bet my mortgage payments that everyone will continue to call it the Wuhan virus or the new coronavirus. Whatever. That out of the way, did you notice that in the time the world has been overcome with 2019-nCoV news, […]

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Coronavirus 5:

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First case in BC just announced. There will be more, of course, but no real need to get too worried yet, as the authorities keep reassuring us (which is always a sign to me that we should actually be at least a bit worried). Anyway what was true yesterday is still true today: We still […]

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Speak up for the sake of your heart

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According to a study of over 300 women presented at the recent North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, women who don’t speak up about their feelings in order to avoid conflict are at higher risk for stroke and other cardiovascular conditions than are women who let those around them know exactly how […]

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Coronavirus 4

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Monday eve, 2nd week of universal panic, not much new stuff to worry over, though. Good news is that China, a nation dedicated to obscuring whatever it wants to obscure, seems to have belatedly got the message, at least to a certain extent: This one is impossible to hide, lie about, obfuscate over, so best […]

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Coronavirus 3

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Just because we can all use a bit of good news about this outbreak in China, here’s a report from Medical Express, about 3 groups of researchers that are already working on a vaccine for this new coronavirus. So according to Richard Hatchett, chief executive of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) who addressed […]