Category Archives: Public Health

A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise – By Gretchen Reynolds – The New York Times

By Gretchen Reynolds May 22, 2019 62 “Skipping breakfast before exercise might reduce how much we eat during the remainder of the day, according to a small but intriguing new study of fit young men. The study finds that the choice … Continue reading

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Can CBD Really Do All That? – The New York Times

By MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF MAY 14, 2019 “When Catherine Jacobson first heard about the promise of cannabis, she was at wits’ end. Her 3-year-old son, Ben, had suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old, a result of a … Continue reading

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Quiz: How Does Your Diet Contribute to Climate Change? – The New York Times

Quiz: How Does Your DietContribute to Climate Change? See how your food choices compare with those of other Americans. PICK the meals that are most similar to what you ate yesterday. (Be honest!)

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Your Questions About Food and Climate Change  Answered – The New York Times

How to shop, cook and eat in a warming world. By Julia Moskin, Brad Plumer, Rebecca Lieberman and Eden WeingartApril 30, 2019 Does what I eat have an effect on climate change? Yes. The world’s food system is responsible for … Continue reading

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Vegan Food List: 11 Foods That Healthy Vegans Eat

11 Foods Healthy Vegans Eat Vegans avoid eating animal foods for environmental, ethical or health reasons. Unfortunately, following a diet based exclusively on plants may put some people at a higher risk of nutrient deficiencies. This is especially true when vegan … Continue reading

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In a Poor Kenyan Community Cheap Antibiotics Fuel Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections – The New York Times

By Andrew Jacobs and Matt Richtel April 7, 2019,  11 NAIROBI, Kenya — Four days after her toddler’s health took a turn for the worse, his tiny body wracked by fever, diarrhea and vomiting, Sharon Mbone decided it was time … Continue reading

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Video – the Revenge of the Bacteria- Why they are winning – The New York Times

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Video – The revenge of the bacteria, Why we are losing the war – New York Times

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A Mysterious Infection- Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy – The New York Times

DL:  Unfortunately, here is bad news that I’ve been following ever since I read Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder about the work of Dr. Paul Farmer. “Simply put, fungi, just like bacteria, are evolving defenses to survive modern medicines. … Continue reading

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Opinion | You Should Meditate Every Day – By Farhad Manjoo – NYT- David Lindsay on Aikido

By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist, usually Covers Tech, NYT “Because I live in Northern California, where this sort of thing is required by local ordinance, I spent New Year’s Day at a meditation center, surrounded by hundreds of wealthy, well-meaning, … Continue reading

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