The very concept of herd immunity has been widely misrepresented in the media. Herd immunity, according to the practice actually established in veterinary medicine, is accomplished by SEGREGATING healthy, uninfected members of the herd and keeping them isolate
Hive Mind: Do I keep the cardiologist? Do I stay with the oncologist? What are the odds that the next doctor will be better than the last one? Not good, because it is the system itself that is completely broken. Information overload.
According to Yahoo News, the Miami Herald is reporting a story about the firing of a medical resident at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who once tweeted that she would give Jewish people the wrong medicine.
You might wonder why most schools don’t just bite the bullet and operate almost entirely on line. The reason is that a tremendous amount of their revenue comes from housing. They need this revenue to operate.
I have been saying for a while that it makes no sense for those claiming that COVID-19 is a hoax to be relying on their politicians for information about infectious diseases rather than talking to their doctor, the person in their life who actually has expertise about infectious diseases.
Donald Trump is absolutely right. Increasing the number of people being tested will make it appear that the Coronavirus is more serious than it really is...and that will adversely affect his chances of being re-elected. However, Donald Trump is not wrong when he claims that testing is useless.
Donald Trump is attempting to control and manipulate the data about the CoVid-19 epidemic so that he can control the public's perception of the severity of the problem and cajole governors and mayors to open up their communities and send their children back to school in order improve his re-election hopes. He must be stopped.
The maker of remdesivir, Gilead, has announced that it will charge US patients -or their insurance companies - $2340 for the five-day treatment package until September, when it will INCREASE the price to $3120, a 33% increase,
"More than 600 doctors signed a letter urging President Trump to end the nationwide coronavirus shutdowns and referred to orders issued by states that keep businesses closed as a “mass casualty incident” with devastating consequences,"
I woke up in the ER of Memorial Hospital, wires, tubes and needles connected to various parts of my body. A high pressure mask covered my face, helping me to breathe. A doctor leaned over my bed, blocking out the glaring ceiling lights. He asked my name and birthdate. Then he dropped the bomb. “You have two pulmonary embolisms as well as an incurable form of bone cancer called Multiple Myeloma.” I believe he asked if I had any questions. I had a million questions, but not for him and not in that moment. For a brief second I asked, “why me?”
Yet Another Tragic Pandemic Tale From Right Out of LA
DONALD TRUMP IS PROFOUNDLY IGNORANT about some of the basic facts of chemistry, biology, physics, (not to mention every other science)...and he has a very bad habit of "thinking out loud" on national television in a manner that creates confusion in his audience...the American people. The Bleach Episode proves this point.
Doctors in different disciplines are finding that blood clots caused by COVID-19 are causing a variety of different live threatening ailments, resulting in a new treatment protocol that promotes treating COVID-19 patients with heavy doses of blood thinners before the symptom of blood clotting become obvious. c
There is a serious problem with the Covid-19 testing. We all know that's true, but it is worse than you think because, by the time your symptoms develop to the point where the people who are administering the tests will test you, your symptoms may have already escalated beyond the point of no return
Grocery Stores Reporting Many Customers Becoming Unruly
Health Officials Urge the Wearing of Masks and Social Distancing
Many Localities Now Requiring Some Sort of Face Mask
People Having Trouble Finding Face Masks
Mike Huckabee Claims COVID-19 Death Risk Small and Sin Risk Lethal
Cougars Venturing Into Quarantined Santiago for Food
It is now beyond dispute that wearing whatever face protection you can find is the single most important step we can take AS INDIVIDUALS to flatten the curve of the epidemic....but until recently, The World Health Organization, The Centers for Disease Control, and members of the Trump administration argued
The United States is being told to brace itself for anywhere from 100,000 to 2.2 million deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic. These numbers are completely unreliable because we don't have adequate baseline information
MyPillow CEO Heaps Praise on Trump at Coronavirus Briefing
Trump Accuses Hospital Workers of Stealing And Selling Face Masks
Trump Now Bragging About TV Ratings for Coronavirus Briefings
UK’s Brexit Government Now Claims It Didn’t See EU Ventilator E-Mail
Trump Signals Break with Medical Experts as His Base Attacks Fauci
Man Accused of Licking Deodorants in Missouri Walmart
Sen. Rand Paul First US Senator to Test Positive for COVID-19
Spring Breakers in Miami Say Coronavirus Won’t Stop Them from Partying
Trump Invokes Defense Production Act
There are a number of potential extinction level events that scientists worry about. There's nuclear war, of course, and meteors, climate change...and pandemics. The Pandemic Extinction Level Event just because a lot more feasible because it could be happening around us as you read these words.
Consumerlab.com is a widely respected , highly authoritative source for information about the quality and efficacy of nutritional health supplements. This is a summary of their report on efficacious remedies that may mitigate the coronavirus.
The 2019 corona virus is here, and it is real. There are many things that you should (and should not be doing) but it is hard to formulate a checklist for how to protect yourself and your family from contracting or spreading the disease. Pay attention. This is a life or death issue.
Sen. Ted Cruz to Self-Quarantine After Interacting With Coronavirus Victim
Televangelist Jim Bakker Ordered To Stop Selling Fake Coronavirus Cure
Trump Says Folks With Mild Coronavirus Can Still Go To Work
China Prepares for Possible Locust Invasion
Trump Wants to Cut Taxes to Battle the Coronavirus
Don Jr Accuses Democrats of Hoping Coronavirus Kills Millions
Trump Turns to Pence to Calm Fears Over Coronavirus
Limbaugh Claims Coronavirus is Just a Common Cold Used to Bring Down Trump
I talked with several experts on infectious diseases about the coronavirus threat. I reached out to these experts because I have a severely compromised respiratory system. If I catch this thing, I'm a dead duck. This is the consensus of their recommendations:
Trump Homeland Security Chief Stumbles Over Basic Coronavirus Questions
Harvard Scientist Predicts Coronavirus May Infect 70% of Humanity
New Study Finds Your Height as a Teen Linked with Dementia Risk
Chinese Passenger Tries Sneaking Package of Tiny Dead Birds Into US
23andMe Lays Off 100 People as DNA Test Sales Decline
Faux Meat Makers Plan to Market a New Pork Alternative
Retiring Wisconsin Teacher Admits Defecating in Park for 2 Years
Conspirators Claim Burger King's Impossible Whopper Giving Men Breasts
Woman Charged with Stealing Toys from an Infant’s Grave
Google News has done it again. The company that used boast that it's motto was, "Don't Be Evil," has posted a link to a questionable article from a questionable source that promotes the idea that cheese causes or worsens breast cancer.
The British may yet get the last laugh on this bad habit that we Americans have adopted because it now appears that you may be drinking microplastics along with your green tea....or any other tea that comes in a tea bag.
Opt-Out is a transplant donation model worthy of a fair trial.
A satirical look at current events!
A satirical look at current events!
...Please count backwards from 30,000 by 3s....
human thought is randomized…and we spend our entire lives trying to think sequentially with our randomized brains. Therefore, attempting to solve problems one at time is pointless. Visualize all the parts of the problem. The one for which a solution is ready to come forward will light up and attract your attention. That’s the part of the problem you are ready to solve.
The number of lawsuits against Monsanto, the maker of the weed killer Roundup, related to cancer has gone over 8,000 according to a story in Reuters. However, this may only be the tip of the iceberg in terms of the harmful effects that glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the weedkiller, may be causing as one researcher has concluded that 50 percent of all children could show signs of autism by the year 2025.
If you are a man - or are related to one - there is a one-in-nine chance that you will have to deal with prostate cancer during your lifetime because it is the second most common cancer for men and the second most common cause of death among American male cancer patients after skin cancers...
In 2016, opioids killed more Americans than breast cancer. The drug overdose epidemic has become one of the most concerning public health issues of recent time, and in an effort to stem the tide, moreg and more patients and doctors are turning to pot over pills.
If you are taking Oxybutynin (Ditropan), Amitriptyline (Elavil), or paroxetine hydrochloride hemihydrate (Seroxat), you might want to discuss findings reported in The Times of London today because long-term use of some antidepressants, bladder drugs and anti-Parkinson’s medication
Each year the CDC recommends that people receive the current flu vaccination to reduce the risks of the illness, but are there serious risks that come with receiving the shot? Side effects are becoming a growing concern related to the use of the vaccine.
Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations.
According to a story in Popular Science, the tasty sweets, sugars, and candies you consume during the holidays will take about six months for you to be able to lose after New Year's.
The sun is that star in the center of our solar system. This star is the most important source of energy for life on Earth.
Salmonella enterica bacterium is a nasty little bug. It causes Salmonellosis, with symptoms like diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps, sometimes lasting for as long as seven days or more, and you can get it from almost anything you eat.
One in every eight people who have HIV, do not know that they have it. According to a recently released report from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), an estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and that number grows by almost 50,000 every year. … more
Satoru Iwata, the president of Nintendo, died last week from a bile-duct growth, or tumor. He was only 55 years old. Iwata had surgery last year to remove the rare tumor and resumed working for the company even though he was still re-cooperating, according to a previous article in Bindlesnitch.… more
Dictionary.com describes coconut oil as a white, semisolid fat or nearly colorless fatty oil extracted from coconuts, used chiefly in foods and in the manufacture of soaps, cosmetics, and candles. cqSome people swear by coconut oil, whether because of its antimicrobial properties or because o
SAN FRANCISCO – In the latest of a series of ordinances aimed at curbing consumption of high-calorie drinks, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously in favor of a bill that requires a health warning to be placed on advertising and packaging for high calorie sodas and soft drinks.… more
We’ve all heard it said time and time again: A positive outlook is one of the keys to a healthier mind but what we don’t hear very often is precisely how to acquire a more positive outlook than the one you have now, so we went out and researched ten ways to bring more healthy gratitude into your life.… more
Hollywood has examined narcissism quite exhaustively over the years. Some of the best actors in the business have played narcissists in movies such as No Country for Old Men (2007, Anton Chigurh portrayed by Javier Bardem), The Dark Knight (2008, The Joker portrayed by Heath Ledger), and American Psycho (2000, Patrick Bateman portrayed by Christian Bale).… more
A new study suggests that doctors and other healthcare professionals should remain skeptical about the validity and outcomes of some medical research. A recent review published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a fraction of over 13,000 clinical trials registered on ClinicalTrials.gov… more
Keeping up with the Kardashians could be hazardous to your health if keeping up involves wearing false eyelashes or lash extensions. While false and extended lashes may be the fashion trend of the year and everyone – not just celebrities – seem to be getting them, these fashion-first accessories could have an adverse effect on eye health.… more
We’re not going to tell you anything new here. We all know these things, but we need constant reminders to stay on track. Let’s Lead a More Healthy Lifestyle is part of our primer series, article designed to read quickly and to remind you of all those things you know about how to improve your life, if only you weren’t forgetting to do them all the time.… more
Celiac disease has caused an upsurge of interest in gluten-free foods, but there are far more gluten-free eaters than there are celiac disease sufferers. Why is that?
Breast cancer death rates have fallen significantly in the last two decades, a decrease due to the increasing number of women getting more frequent mammogram screenings, as well as the faster and better treatment options available today for breast cancer treatment. According to USA Today, recent government statistics
While the Ebola virus appears to be on the decline, the measles outbreak in the United States is reportedly on the rise. According to The Detroit Free Press, about 100 cases of the measles have been reported in the U.S since last December, the second-biggest
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent cease and desist orders to four major retailers instructing them to remove allegedly substandard herbal supplements from their stores’ shelves according to a press release from AG Scheiderman’s office.