Tag Archives: health

Wuhan Coronavirus COVID-19

This bothers me: if people can test negative and then go into quarantine for 8 days, and only then test positive, that argues for continued extreme social distancing until better treatment and/or a vaccine is developed. But this also bothers … Continue reading

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Awesome!

I love this: a 15-year old kid comes up with a new way of detecting pancreatic cancer. It’s “90% accurate, 400 times more sensitive, and 26,000 times less expensive than existing methods.” Way to go: Make via Carpe Diem.

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Alternative Medicine Isn’t

What was the New York Times thinking, running this piece (“Is your doctor open to alternative medicine?”). I mean, I understand why quacks and charlatans promote “alternative” remedies: the same reason that Willie Sutton supposedly robbed banks. I also understand … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison…

Apparently we get to choose whether we’ll die from cancer or heart attack: The largest study ever to examine the association of dietary fats and prostate cancer risk has found what’s good for the heart may not be good for … Continue reading

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1Q results

Every night (almost) I exercise while watching a video. Here’s how things shaped up during 1Q11: days 90 exercised 86 (96%) skipped 4 total exercise: 2 days, 19 hrs, 25 min avg daily exercise: 44.9 min/day avg. wt. recorded: 214.23, … Continue reading

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