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“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 […]

Singapore’s Response to COVID-19

Singapore's Response to COVID-19

There has been a lot of praise for Singapore’s Response to COVID-19, especially in the beginning of the pandemic. There has also been a lot of criticism over how the US handled the pandemic, which leads to the question: Why did Singapore’s reponse work well, compared to the US’s response? What did they do differently? […]

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. […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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