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The one thing most likely to kill your child this summer (it’s probably not what you think)

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Canada More dangerous than guns, pit bulls and pit bulls with guns Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  6 days ago  •  3 minute read  •  79 Comments Article content If Summer 2021 plays out like all the others, at least a few… Read More »

3 Covid-19 Trials Have Been Paused for Safety. That’s a Good Thing.

This week, two high-profile, late-stage clinical trials — Johnson & Johnson’s test of a coronavirus vaccine and Eli Lilly’s study of a Covid-19 drug — were put on pause because of possible safety concerns. Just a month earlier, AstraZeneca’s vaccine trial was paused after two volunteers became seriously ill. Clinical trials experts said these delays… Read More »

There Is No Such Thing as a Minor Concussion

More than 1.5 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury each year, up to 75% of which are considered to be mild.1 Concussions are considered to be a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) because they’re typically not life-threatening, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that concussions are often not mild, instead leading to serious… Read More »

Too much of a good thing may lead to too much of a liver as well

All life is challenged by oxidants — reactive molecules or compounds that remove electrons from other molecules — often with adverse effect, commonly referred to as oxidative stress. Consequently, all organisms have evolved specialized antioxidant defenses. In humans and other multicellular animals, that defense depends upon a protein called NRF2 and its inhibitor, KEAP1. In… Read More »

Lovey dovey: Woodstock LP’s iconic couple still has a groovy thing goin’

As 20-year-old sweethearts, Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly were immortalized as the poster (flower) children of Woodstock. A photograph of the couple — wrapped in a tender embrace and a pink blanket — became the cover of 1970’s “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” But at the time, they had no clue that… Read More »