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New COVID-19 variant in New York City ‘definitely one to watch’

Researchers studying COVID-19 and its variants across the U.S. have expressed concern over a mutation found in New York City that could diminish the effectiveness of vaccines on the virus. The New York Times reported that researchers at Caltech and Columbia University studied the mutation, called B.1.526. One scientist told the paper he was more… Read More »

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »

There’s Only One Right Way to Watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies In Order

2020 marks a landmark in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the first time since 2009, there will be no feature film entry in the MCU canon (we’re still waiting on the official release date for WandaVision, which will fit into things as a limited Disney+ series). And while that’s a loss for… Read More »

Vitamin A & Osteoporosis: Watch Your Intake

The American Bone Health organization, says Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is important to build strong, healthy bones. Both osteoblasts (bone building cells) and osteoclasts (bone breaking down cells) are influenced by vitamin A. Despite its good effects, most clinical research links higher vitamin A levels with lower bone density and fractures. Sources of Vitamin A One source of vitamin A is retinol,… Read More »