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Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine

Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine

A new vaccine has been approved by the CDC and the FDA, Novavax Covid-19 vaccine. It is a conventional vaccine that includes a coronavirus spike protein mixed with an adjuvant to amplify the immune response. This review discusses it in detail. What is Novavax? Novavax is a biotech com
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A Chemical that Kills

A Chemical that Kills

Hundreds of consumer products contain a chemical that kills. Notably, these chemicals have the name phthalates. Certainly, researchers know that phthalates are hormone disruptors. Another hormone disruptor is bisphenol A or BPA. This chemical became famous as BPA was part of baby bott
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Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Introduction A new study pointed out how foods can extend or shorten life. The authors described a health nutritional index, which tells whether a food item prolongs life or shortens it. A hot dog for example can take 36 minutes off your life expectancy. On the other hand, a helping o
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There is no Thimerosal in the New Covid-19 Vaccine

There is no Thimerosal in the New Covid-19 Vaccine

It is important to realize that contrary to anti-vaxxers’ statements there is no thimerosal in the new Covid-19 vaccine. In the past the multiple user vials of flu vaccines did have thimerosal in it as a preservative. Thimerosal is a mercury containing preservative and the legitimate
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Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

A publication in April 2020 showed that higher olive oil consumption lowers the risk for cardiovascular disease. The study consisted of 61,181 women from the Nurses’ Health Study (1990 to 2014). The other part of the study were 31,797 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up
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Physical Distancing is Effective for Covid-19 Coronavirus Prevention

Physical Distancing is Effective for Covid-19 Coronavirus Prevention

New studies showed that physical distancing is effective for Covid-19 coronavirus prevention. Specifically, a study from the Lancet medical journal dated June 1, 2020 analyzed 172 observational studies around the globe. This involved 25,697 patients. The researchers found the followin
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Lost Vision Due To A Deficient Diet

Lost Vision Due To A Deficient Diet

A medical paper recently described a tragic case of lost vision due to a deficient diet. In a clinical case report the Bristol University published the details of this case. A 14-year old boy decided to live primarily on Pringles (potato chips), white bread and French fries. He visite
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Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

A new JAMA publication shows that egg consumption can cause heart attacks, so skip those three-egg omelettes. This study looked at 6 prospective cohort studies in the US. There were 29,615 adults who were part of the study, and the follow-up period was 17.5 years on average. Each addi
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Global Diet Saves Lives

Global Diet Saves Lives

A new publication in the Lancet stated that a global diet saves lives.  Several scientists concluded that we eat too much sugar and red meat. In the planetary health diet there would be a reduction of 50% in sugar and red meat consumption. When people start eating less red meat, there
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Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Dog Licks May Not Be Harmless

Recently there have been several reports that show that dog licks may not be harmless. Harmless appearing dog licks turned into a serious disease. Even puppies can transmit bacteria that can cause diarrhea in its owners. The first story I am reporting on concerns puppies that transmit
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