Category Archives: health

Finishing the NYC Marathon While Paralyzed

Hannah Gavios runs using crutches. The native New Yorker calls it “crutching” or “going for a crutch.” An avid runner since high school, Gavios suffered a spinal cord injury after a horrific attack in 2016 that left her partially paralyzed. … Continue reading

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WHO World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 to increase awareness of hepatitis. Source: Pin on International Days

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COVID-19 & Mask Myths DEBUNKED!

Bottom line: Masks work. They are safe for almost everyone to wear, and the more people that wear them along with adhering to physical distancing and other strategies, then that’s more lives we’ll save. But there’s still a lot of … Continue reading

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What Black People Need to Know About Vitamin D and Covid-19 | Medium

Terri Huggins Hart Writer and producer Tyler Perry is by no means a health expert. But when he posted a video on Instagram in April discussing Black people, their likelihood of having low vitamin D levels, and the possible connection … Continue reading

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Nine-year-old Kenyan inventor given national award

Stephen Wamukota came up with a hand-washing machine that helps prevent the spread of Covid-19.   A nine-year-old Kenyan boy who made a wooden hand-washing machine to help curb the spread of coronavirus has told the BBC he is “very … Continue reading

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Altered States of Consciousness in Native American Healing, Shamanism | Pandorastar

Shamanic & Native American healers have utilized methods to produce altered states of consciousness in themselves and their patients for thousands of years. These methods include sonic driving, photic driving, and other means of changing consciousness. Recent research on non-drug methods … Continue reading

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Brazil Has the Highest Rate of Coronavirus Contagion in the World, Says Study – 30/04/2020 – Science and Health – Folha De S.Paulo

Each infected person transmits viruses to about three in the country; 48 countries were analyzed Ana Estela de Sousa Pinto BRUXELAS Brazil has the highest rate of Coronavirus contagion among 48 countries analyzed by Imperial College in London. The indicator, … Continue reading

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Urban walking can be as beneficial as walking in green spaces — @SamJoeCooley

A study exploring the impact of green vs. urban spaces during a walking group for mental health service users. Urban walking can be as beneficial as walking in green spaces — @SamJoeCooley

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Bats get blamed for the coronavirus. But bats face their own virus risk — from humans | Los Angeles Times

Evidence suggests the coronavirus originated from bats in Asia. But some researchers say that, here in North America, bats face the opposite risk — of being infected by human carriers. By SUSANNE RUST APRIL 21, 2020 5 AM LAVA BEDS NATIONAL … Continue reading

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Why Covid-19 Quarantine Dreams Are Taking Over the Internet

The coronavirus pandemic is causing some truly bizarre, and horrifying, night visions. Sharing them helps.   A CALIFORNIA WOMAN in her seventies was dreaming of a grocery store. Her cat had instructed her to buy a specific brand of chicken, … Continue reading

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