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Top Health Tips: For a Pandemic and Beyond

top health tips

  What we can do to improve our health during a pandemic and beyond: My top health tips This is not medical or public health advice. This is information only.  By Dr. Eeks  A lot of the news is about things we can’t do during the pandemic. There are mandates, closings, passports, restrictions and lockdowns […]

“Why is no one talking about how fat and unhealthy we are during this pandemic?!?”

Some people are like Veggie Burgers. They fall apart when you grill them. Erin Stair, MD, MPH bloomingwellness.com (10)

  Hi guys. I hear this question a lot… like, maybe three times a day. I wanted to answer this question and include a little history about when we FIRST recognized obesity as an epidemic in America and around the world. Hope you watch from my Youtube channel and feel free to share/subscribe. I’m not […]

What’s going on with Ivermectin?

What's going on with Ivermectin?

What’s going on with Ivermectin? Everyone is asking what’s going on with Ivermectin. It’s been in and out of the news since the summer, and it remains a controversial topic. Ivermectin is an anti-parasite drug that has been used in human and animal medicine for many years. Early in the pandemic, it was suggested that […]

Antibody Dependent Enhancement: What in the World is That?

Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Antibody Dependent Enhancement, or ADE for short! Erin Stair, MD, MPH There are several viral videos with millions of views referencing something called Antibody Dependent Enhancement (ADE) as a potential effect of COVID-19 vaccines or vaccines in general. Some make very bold claims and it’s difficult to sort fact from fiction from hyperbole in these […]

Early At-Home Treatment for COVID-19

Early At-Home Treatment for COVID-19

  Disclaimer: After a large randomized controlled trial, the FDA revoked the EUA authorization for hydroxychloroquine and no longer recommends its use for COVID-19. Other early treatment drugs continue to be tested in large randomized controlled trials. Please keep that in mind if you listen to the podcast. While doctors can prescribe drugs off-label, a […]

The Relationship between Obesity and COVID-19

Obesity and COVID-19

  What is the relationship between Obesity and COVID-19? Does one fuel the other and vice versa? You know, the pandemic has bred a lot of memes. Some of the memes were about how folks were gaining the “COVID-19”, meaning 19 pounds while on lockdown or in quarantine. Folks were gaining weight! When I first […]

Should Kids Go Back to School during the Coronavirus

Should kids go back to school and the Coronavirus, with Dr. Jonas Ludvigsson

Whether or not kids should go back to school during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a hot topic with strong opinions on both sides of the issue.  This includes expert public health opinions on both sides of the issue, so it’s not as if all the public health professionals support one side over the other. […]

Causes for Emerging Infectious Disease: Humans to Blame

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Causes for Emerging Infectious Disease: Humans are to blame. We must address the causes of emerging infectious disease. For example, there has to be a much stronger international effort to ban live meat markets and come down harder on the illegal wildlife trade. It didn’t happen after SARS, but it needs to happen now. Turning […]

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 […]

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