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Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

By Dr. Mercola If you think your birth control pill is the best pregnancy prevention tool there is, you may be surprised by new research looking into its failure rates. Compared to other forms of protection, the Pill failed miserably, which only adds to the myriad of reasons why you should heavily question its use.… Read More »

Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

The drug maker Pfizer announced on Monday that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was robustly effective in preventing Covid-19, a promising development as the world has waited anxiously for any positive news about a pandemic that has killed more than 1.2 million people. Pfizer, which developed the vaccine with… Read More »

‘Prevention is better than cure with insect bites,’ says Dr Miriam Stoppard

Hardly anyone escapes summer without suffering a few insect bites, some just irritating, some so bad they interfere with sleep, and a few serious enough to cause a full-blown allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis. I’ve had all three over the years but my family who were staying with me in the countryside this year didn’t… Read More »

COVID-19 Kills More Americans Every Week Than All Radiation Deaths In World History

Surgical nurse Lt Natasha McClinton prepares a patient in the intensive care unit aboard the U.S. … [+] hospital ship USNS Comfort. The ship has cared for critical and non-critical patients in support of the U.S. Northern Command’s Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. US Navy 2nd Class Sara… Read More »

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

This story is part of a partnership that includes NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). After shutting down in the spring, America’s empty gyms are beckoning a cautious public back for a workout. To reassure wary customers, owners have put in place — and now advertise — a… Read More »

Coronavirus model projects more than 317,000 US Covid-19 deaths by December

Officials with the Operation Warp Speed coronavirus vaccine effort told reporters Friday that the public-private partnership is not cutting corners, but that it may not take long to tell if one or more of the vaccines works. Paul Mango, deputy chief of staff for policy at the Department of Health Human Services, said during a… Read More »