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COVID vaccines, transmission, death & public health policy

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COVID vaccines, transmission, death & public health policy: The CDC recently published a study as part of its MMWR to assess how well the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters impacted case numbers, deaths, and incident rate ratios (IRR) during the pre-Delta time period, Delta emergence (June ’21), Delta dominance (July-Nov’21) and during the emergence of Omicron […]

Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community

Addressing Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community

  Addressing Childhood Vaccines in a Religious Orthodox Community In conversation I’ve noticed that several people who are skeptical about the COVID-19 vaccines are starting to be skeptical of all vaccines. I have no idea if this is an actual trend, as I’m only going off of my personal experience. I think it is a […]

Intermittent Fasting for Obesity and What Else?

Intermittent Fasting for Obesity

Intermittent Fasting for Obesity and more: What’s the Evidence for or against?  Episode 86 of my Causes or Cures Podcast! Should we try intermittent fasting for obesity? Will it work in the short-term and the long-term? What are some of its other evidence-based health benefits? Those are some questions I have about intermittent fasting or […]

It’s Not a Misinformation Problem. It’s a Trust Problem.

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By Dr. Eeks This is my hypothesis, not anyone’s I work for. It’s also my dog’s hypothesis, and so you know, he’s quite bright. A recent poll conducted among healthcare workers showed that 72% of them state misinformation negatively impacts patients’ decisions about the vaccine, and 71% of them said it negatively impacts their decisions […]

A Model for COVID Vaccines- What did it Show?

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Another model for COVID vaccines- what did this one show? A recent study published in JAMA assessed how effective the COVID-19 vaccines were in the US during the vaccine rollout across a portion of the pandemic (October1’2020- June 30’2021) Researchers at Yale University’s Center for Infectious Disease Modeling built a predictive model that included transmission […]

Fluvoxamine for COVID: Interview with Dr. Lenze

Fluvoxamine for COVID

Fluvoxamine for COVID, what? Fluvoxamine is a cheap, generic, oral drug that is classified and used as an antidepressant. That said, recent trials have tested its use as early, at-home treatment for COVID-19 and so far, the results look extremely promising. So promising that an application was recently submitted to the FDA for emergency use […]

“Childhood Issues”

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Where would the field of pyschology be without childhood issues?  😉 This idea came to my brain when I was going through some of my dad’s old veterinary school books and saw that the treatment for a horse was almost always “shoot it.”  I was like, geez…are you sure the field of medicine is advancing?  […]

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