Doom’s Day Prep-Wellness

COVID-19: Why We Can’t Only Shut Down Cities Like NYC

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  By Erin Stair MD, MPH Most of America has been ordered to shut down as we brace for the uphill battle against COVID-19. Yet, despite overwhelming consensus from the medical and public health community, there has been shouts to open up America, restart our economy and allow people to work. There has been a lot […]

Anecdo or Anecdon’t? Traditional Science vs Anecdotal Evidence in The Age of the Coronavirus

Anecdotal Evidence for the Coronavirus

By Erin Stair, MD, MPH As COVID-19 takes over our entire lives, one thing is evident: No one definitively knows how to treat it. This makes sense, because it’s a new infectious disease; the new kid on the block who everyone is desperately trying to understand. Treatment is supportive, essentially keeping fevers from getting too […]

Survive a Nuclear Bomb: How to Do It with Dr. Andrew Karam

How to survive a nuclear bomb

    How to survive a nuclear bomb, a conversation with world-wide nuclear radiation expert Dr. Andrew Karam; A new episode of my Causes or Cures Podcast. Most people think that it’s impossible to survive a nuclear bomb. It is if you’re stuck in the fallout plume or come outside before it’s safe and get […]

Dr. Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec on Predicting and Preventing Mosquito-Borne EIDs like Dengue Fever

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From nuclear war to mass shootings, we worry about a lot of things that could kill a lot of people. I mostly worry about emerging infectious diseases or EIDs. It could be a vector-borne disease, like ones transmitted by mosquitoes. Dengue fever is an example. It could be a zoonotic disease, or one that jumps […]

DoomsDay Prep Tip: High Heels May Cause You to Lose Your Head…and Other Things.

  Most of my female friends wear high heels and look stellar in them. They also can walk in them for several blocks, and every time I see that, it’s like witnessing a miracle since I would fly off a curb and break something. Their legs look elongated, more toned and more attractive in high […]

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