These days about 75% of the health news in my information flow is either about the microbiome or chronic inflammation.
Yet another "fact" with an apparently sketchy origin story.
It would be nice, but "[o]nly 3% of Americans have this genetic superpower".
You gotta burn more calories than you take in. But the devil is in the details.
A few years backs I heard some vigorous dissents from my loyal readers when I expressed skepticism about the benefit of legalizing pot. "They did it in Portugal and everything is fine!" and "It's just grass. C'mon, man" and even a citation to Drew Carey's joke, "I can't believe the government has the nerve to limit the ways I can hurt myself."
Well, even if legalizing 60s style pot would have been fine, today's pot isn't your grandfather's pot.
Related: "Second Thoughts On Pot".
Maxim Lott analyzes recent "excess mortality" estimates and reaches some interesting conclusions about the efficacy of measures taken to combat COVID.
Another reason to be a little careful with your salt intake.
"One in four adults over the age of 65 will fall in the United States each year . . . And of the 36 million reported each year, 32,000 are fatal . . ."
Something to rapidly aging folks--like me--to be concerned about.
As the Canadian government pays for health care, it is incentivized to cut costs as much as possible. Based on how eager some hospitals seem to push euthanasia, the government seems to have concluded that it’s cheaper to kill people than to cure them.
I haven't tried it yet, but I wish Mark Cuban well: "No middlemen. No price games. Huge drug savings."