Category Archives: Home Remedies

COVID Led More Women to Forgo Needed Health Care

By | June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021 — Morgan Tebeau has struggled with debilitating back pain all of her adult life. The 38-year-old mother from Harrisonburg, VA, was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease when she was 18 years old. Her pain worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic as she put off much needed care — something a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey found… Read More »

Danish Soccer Player Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Euro Match

By | June 15, 2021

Danish Soccer Player Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Euro Match June 14, 2021 Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen’s heart stopped beating after he fell to the ground during a Euro 2020 match against Finland on Saturday, Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said. “Well, he was gone,” Boesen said, according to The Wall Street Journal. “We did… Read More »

Trump’s FDA commissioner takes job at Moderna backer

By | June 14, 2021

Flagship and Moderna, which are headquartered near each other in Cambridge, Mass., continue to share ties. Flagship CEO Noubar Afeyan serves as chairman of Moderna; Stéphane Bancel, Moderna’s CEO, serves as a Flagship special partner. Flagship also holds 20 million shares of Moderna stock, which are currently valued at more than $4 billion after the vaccine-maker’s stock price… Read More »

Maine tries to shift some costs of recycling onto companies instead of taxpayers

By | June 13, 2021

With mountains of boxes and bubble wrap from online pandemic shopping now going in the trash, lawmakers are trying to make Maine the first state to shift some of the costs of its recycling onto companies — not taxpayers. If the bipartisan bill passes, Maine will join several Canadian provinces, including neighboring Quebec, and all European countries, which… Read More »

The Big Number: HIV infections have dropped by 73 percent in the past 40 years

By | June 12, 2021

HIV infections have declined by 73 percent nationwide since peaking in the mid-1980s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New infections numbered 20,000 in 1981, reaching 130,400 in 1984 before declining to 34,800 by 2019, the CDC reported recently. HIV — the human immunodeficiency virus — attacks cells that the body needs to fight infection.… Read More »

Havana Syndrome Attacks Leave Baffling Symptoms

By | June 11, 2021

Mark Zaid, lawyer, Washington, DC. James Giordano, PhD, Georgetown University, senior fellow in biosecurity, technology, and ethics, U.S. Naval War College. National Academies of Science, Engineering, Medicine: “An Assessment of Illness in U.S. Government Employees and Their Families at Overseas Embassies.” Journal of the American Medical Association: “Neuroimaging Findings in US Government Personnel With Possible Exposure to… Read More »

COVID Vacations: Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

By | June 11, 2021

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  Driving may be safer than flying.  Get fully vaccinated. June 11, 2021 — In normal times, summer travel is all about unwinding, spending time outdoors, and putting most cares aside, at least temporarily.… Read More »