Tag Archives: Health

COVID-19: If you’re older and have chronic health problems, read this

By now, you’ve probably heard this warning about the new coronavirus pandemic: those who are older and have a chronic medical condition are at increased risk for severe disease and death. If you fall into this category, here’s important information about the coronavirus outbreak tailored to you. If you look at the data, older adults… Read More »

Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Coronavirus, Saunas and Teeth

1 Which of the following supplements are thought to be helpful for the prevention of coronavirus infection, thanks to their ability to strengthen immune function and inhibit infection? Vitamin A and K2 Multivitamins with essential minerals Elderberry and NAC Supplements thought to be useful in the prevention of coronavirus infection include NAC, elderberry, spirulina, beta-glucan,… Read More »