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Can Working From Home Affect Your Mental Health?

Can Working From Home Affect Your Mental Health?

In the era of COVID-19, many of us have discovered what it is like to be a remote worker. Our working days often look very different than they used to. In many cases, these changes can have a negative effect on mental health. If there is a chance that you will continue to work from home for some time, it may help to know how to set up your work environment and routines to better protect your mental health.

How to Prevent and Reverse Sarcopenia

How to Prevent and Reverse Sarcopenia

We’ll break down the three most popular diets to see if they really work. These eating plans each come with some benefits that science shows may help your health. They all also come with advice that may be ineffective or even harmful for certain groups of people.

Will a “Hormone Diet” Help You Lose Weight?

Will a “Hormone Diet” Help You Lose Weight?

The first part of the diet is detox. People avoid certain foods for two weeks, including gluten (found in certain grains and bread products), cow’s milk and dairy products, peanuts, alcohol, caffeine, corn, sugar, and certain citrus fruits such as grapefruit.

Do the Three Most Popular Diets Really Work?

Do the Three Most Popular Diets Really Work?

We’ll break down the three most popular diets to see if they really work. These eating plans each come with some benefits that science shows may help your health. They all also come with advice that may be ineffective or even harmful for certain groups of people.

Prevention and Treatment for Diabetes

Prevention and Treatment for Diabetes

Many people wonder about prevention and treatment for diabetes. Dr. Connor explains prevention and management of diabetes as well as who gets it and what is the difference between diabetes 1 and diabetes 2.

Natural Remedies for a Sore Throat

Natural Remedies for a Sore Throat

Black elderberry: Studies do show that elderberry extract reduces the symptoms and duration of many viruses which can be the cause of many sore throats.

What Is Sensitive Gut and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

What Is Sensitive Gut and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

When you eat food, it travels a long distance through your body. It passes through your mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. Each of these organs plays a different role in breaking down food into the energy and nutrients that your...

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Man dies after 43 full ICUs turn him away https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/246086/coronavirus-updates/man-dies-after-43-full-icus-turn-him-away

I & other ID doctors have been accused of over-optimism, but this article - by discussing realism- can pave the way to pre-pandemic normalcy if we accept life with a defanged endemic respiratory virus. Simple primer on immune system here provides context:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28tshG5vAMo

1- Vaccine effectiveness (VE) against hospitalisation:
The evidence so far suggests that VE against hospitalisations is highly preserved against Delta. As you can see in this figure, high protection against hospitalisation (>80%) is maintained after the 2nd dose. (5/n)

Where are your kids?!#watchyourkids #familymedicine #Health Adolescent substance use during pandemic examined http://sbne.ws/r/HNXL

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