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Vitamin B12 to Help Combat Mental Illness

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is necessary for your body to make red blood cells as well as for proper nerve function and DNA synthesis. Without adequate levels, you’ll experience a number of physical symptoms, ranging from numbness to fatigue, but your mental health can also suffer significantly. In fact, vitamin B12 is increasingly… Read More »

Lifeblood blood donor centres collecting plasma to help combat COVID-19

In a bid to try and help the fight against COVID-19, Lifeblood has started collecting convalescent plasma from blood donation centres nation-wide. Convalescent plasma is the liquid part of blood that contains antibodies and once someone has recovered from COVID-19, the antibodies against the virus remain in their plasma. As of Monday, Lifeblood donation centres,… Read More »

How to combat weight gain during the pandemic (beyond diet and exercise) – CNN

But health experts strongly recommend you do your best to prevent excess weight gain during this historic and scary time. Dr. David Buchin, director of bariatric surgery at Huntington Hospital, is seeing that a large percentage of the patients battling Covid-19 in the medical center’s intensive care unit are obese. Patients who are obese are… Read More »

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation’s ongoing gun violence. Speaking to reporters before a campaign rally in New… Read More »