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The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, an esteemed scientific publication, just released its report that pollution is the Earth's most significant environmental health threat. Pollution, as of … more
New estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that the full death toll associated directly or indirectly with the COVID-19 pandemic (described as “excess mortality”) between … more
A new U.S. COVID federal website is now live with an easy-to-manage menu for all Americans. The website, Covid.gov, is updated in real-time daily, and includes sections with specific data and … more
It sounds like a dance: the Pandemic Pivot.  Take two steps forward, one step back, and repeat. Omnicom numbers are going down in our area, which means we can pivot and get out more. But … more
Governor Phil Murphy kicked off his weekly Covid briefing by honoring US Navy Seaman Kyle Mullen, 24, who tragically died in training. Governor Murphy had some big news today about Covid-19 and … more
Do you have ten minutes a day? Would you like to add years to your life?  Studies conducted by JAMA report that if you walk even ten minutes a day, or increase your physical activity, you … more
  If you are a woman planning to have surgery, it pays to filter your choices down due to services, your doctor’s recommendations, reviews, reputation, and now: if that surgeon is … more
  Like so many of you, the pandemic has left me isolated, for the most part, with my work, my writing, and everyone I hold dear morphed into a digital face and voice. It's a time where my … more
The FDA approved the new COVID pill late yesterday, and production and delivery are underway now. The pill is good for people over 12 and at least 88 pounds. The FDA said the pill is best used … more
(NAPSI)—For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand.  Making Mice … more
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain about … more
The US government released grim statistics yesterday, stating that in one year, from April 2020 to April 2021, 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses. The awful data notes the very first time  … more
Meth-related overdose deaths are growing fast in the US, with a study by the National Institute on Drug A house (NIDA)  reporting dire statistics. The study reviewed meth data from 2015 - 2019, … more
If you were alive in 2020, you have a story. For me, it was my own journey driving to my OBGYN  while 7 months pregnant with my daughter, who is now 19. As we drove along the highway, I kept … more
The United Nations has a message for the world: Act now and we can stop some, not all,  of the dire consequences of climate change. Climate changes are occurring in every region and globally, … more
Here is a new recommendation from the CDC regarding the booster shots. For now, only the moderately to severe to immunocommpromised people may get this booster shot. Others will follow … more
  The CDC has issued new guidelines for Americans, saying even if you are vaccinated,  wear a mask especially indoors including at restaurants. The reason for this new recommendation is … more
The federal government released new statistics yesterday about the US Opioid Crisis.  The feds painted a grim picture, announcing there were a record-breaking number of deaths due to fatal … more
It's been almost two years since we could enjoy something as lovely as a health and wellness practice celebrating their growth - with an in-person ribbon cutting. Today, I had the great pleasure of … more
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