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Gum for COVID-19 ?

Gum for COVID-19

Gum for COVID-19 might be a thing one day. A study titled “Debulking SARS-CoV-2 in saliva using angiotensin converting enzyme 2 in chewing gum to decrease oral virus transmission and infection” recently came out in the journal Molecular Therapy. It is a very complicated study to read and unless you have a good understanding of […]

When Data Leaks, What to Do? (Using the Pfizer Vaccine Preclinical Studies as an Example)

Pfizer Vaccines

So, I noticed that the “leaked documents” containing data from Pfizer’s preclinical vaccine studies are circulating on Twitter as screenshots. First, full disclosure, I knew about this data last week, and I am concerned, but it’s really important to not run with an interpretation just yet. For the full scoop on the data, I suggest […]

“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. […]

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