Items tagged health

Your Smartwatch's Heart Rate Monitor Was Developed by a Furry

Dr. David Benaron is an inventor whose team at Stanford laid the groundwork for the optical heart rate monitor. He's also a cheetah named Spottacus.

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People in the Middle Ages Slept Not Once But Twice Each Night: How This Lost Practice Was Rediscovered

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Ten Million a Year

If the pandemic so terrified us that billions of us retreated into panicked cocoons for months, what can explain or justify our blindness and indifference towards the ten million lives ended each year by the repeated inhalation of smog?

Like I said many times before: We chose to be terrified by the pandemic. It was a choice.

Tags: environment, health

Fire at Romanian COVID-19 hospital kills seven people

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Colombian officials accidentally reveal details on Big Pharma’s immunity for adverse reactions to COVID vaccines

Besides the eye-watering costs, the nation agreed to indemnify the manufacturers from any legal responsibility for adverse events arising from the use of their products.

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International Cat Day: Meet Truffles, the kitty who wears glasses to help kids feel better about theirs

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Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped.

Tags: computers, health

Abolish the Olympics

They’ve long been a financial boondoggle that ruins lives and enriches the corporate class. This year, they might also spread a deadly Covid variant among a largely unvaccinated population.

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Better air is the easiest way not to die

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The Completely Bonkers History of the Bathroom Scale

A century ago, few Americans had any idea how much they weighed. Here’s why that changed so dramatically.

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Can Oral Sex Give You Cancer?

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The Great Covid Class War

The pandemic has created the perfect pretext for enacting economically destructive policies.

Tags: health, economics, politics, society, education

Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

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Largest study to date confirms overlap between autism and gender diversity

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Tyson Worker: 'I'm putting my life on the line to make sure they get the chicken out.'

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Young people capitalize on cheap coronavirus flights: 'If I die, I die'

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Coronavirus and the Blindness of Authoritarianism

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What are children dying from and what can we do about it?

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Support networking

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What Jewish law really says about abortion

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Anti vax movement: Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate in U.S. by spreading misinformation on Twitter, study finds

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What Actually Happens When a Country Bans Abortion

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The solution to make America physically active

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Basic Income: Canada’s Trial Had a Huge Effect on People’s Health

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Here's how Iceland radically cut teenage drug use

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I Want To Live.

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Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

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Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Disability Roulette

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