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Friday, 11 November 2022

Keeping You On Your Zs and Qs

quote [ From the standards bodies to the FDA to the airwaves, the weird processes that go into naming prescription drugs. ]

Can't get rid of the prescription drugs
[SFW] [health] [+1 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:09amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Swamp Boy Medical Mystery

quote [ Inside a family's $400k quest to stop their son's psychosis ? and what they learned about the medical system and the bacteria behind cat-scratch disease ]

Of the devils making stepping in this swamp boy you
[SFW] [health] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:23amGMT] [4 comments]

Monday, 26 September 2022

A terrible guide to the terrible terminology of U.S. Health Insurance

quote [ hahaha this system sucks. ]

Informative and entertaining! The guide we've all been waiting for.
[SFW] [health] [+3 Informative]
[by steele@5:59pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 7 September 2022

The Degradation Drug

quote [ A medication prescribed for Parkinson?s and other diseases can transform a patient?s personality, unleashing heroic bouts of creativity or a torrent of shocking, even criminal behavior ]

the Parkinson's done eat away my brain
[SFW] [health] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:22amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 6 September 2022

The Strange Mystery Of Who Made Kale Famous ... And Why

quote [ Though after weeks of investigation later, the mystery of the American Kale Association still plagued me. Oberon and I had another call, and I asked, "Are you behind the American Kale Association?"

"Yes," she said simply. ]

Article is from 2015, but a recent tiktok had me scouring the internet for this topic.

[SFW] [health] [+4 Interesting]
[by damnit@2:58pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 27 August 2022

Long Covid is responsible for about a third of unfilled jobs in the U.S., new research suggests

quote [ Long Covid is keeping up to 4 million Americans out of the workforce, says new Brookings Institution data. That's almost as much as the Great Resignation does monthly. ]

Florida's covid wastewater levels have spent the last 4 months not dropping lower than the peak of last year's Delta surge. Mid-july was almost triple. So, you know, THIS IS FINE!?????????

[SFW] [health]
[by steele@4:16pmGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Letter obtained by CNN shows FDA defended new monkeypox vaccine strategy to vaccine maker

quote [ The FDA also detailed other options that the agency had considered. But the use of alternative vaccines to prevent monkeypox "was determined to be either impractical or inadvisable at this time," according to the letter. Specifically, the ACAM2000 vaccine, which is FDA approved for prevention of smallpox, "may not be appropriate now for a potentially immunocompromised population," the letter said. ]

A potentially immunocompromised population? Huh. I wonder how that happened?

Totally, totally unrelated:
With new guidance, CDC ends test-to-stay for schools and relaxes COVID rules

[SFW] [health]
[by steele@7:09pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 29 July 2022

The feud between a weed influencer and scientist over puking stoners

quote [ A scientist went looking for genes that cause cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. But a public spat with a cannabis influencer who suffers from the disease may have derailed his research. ]

This the stoner life
[SFW] [health]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:56amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 25 July 2022

A "fuck you" in 3 videos.

quote [ Just an incredible exchange.

Reporter: The White House has pledged to go beyond CDC guidance in caring for President Biden...If the White House thinks that's the right approach for the president, shouldn't that be the right approach for all Americans?

CDC Director: ]

CDC Director low key telling us we're expendable. transcript

Here in Florida our wastewater data is showing us way beyond the peak of last year's Delta surge. But, thankfully, no one cares. Monkeypox doesn't stand a chance! :P

[SFW] [health] [+1 Informative]
[by steele@7:49pmGMT] [18 comments]

Saturday, 23 July 2022

The WHO declares monkeypox a public health emergency

quote [ The World Health Organization on Saturday declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency. The move is aimed at boosting coordination and sharing of resources and information among nations. ]

Maybe a virus capable of damaging our collective herd immunity through damaging individual immune systems, wasn't the best choice to let run wild through the entire fucking population of earth. Thanks, Capitalism!

WHO: Approximately 14.9 million deaths globally were directly or indirectly associated with the COVID-19. That?s 9.5 million more deaths than reported. - And this was BEFORE the big Omicron surge of Jan 2022.
[SFW] [health]
[by steele@7:22pmGMT] [5 comments]

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