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How to Mislead People About Misinformation

Dr. Sam Bailey of Christchurch, New Zealand was a well-known presenter in a TVNZ health series called “The Checkup.” That is, until she was terminated for “spreading misinformation.” That word — misinformation — has been thrown around indiscriminately since the start of the pandemic, but what does it really mean? What qualifies as misinformation and… Read More »

What is ivermectin — and why are people convinced it’s a COVID cure?

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada Ivermectin got its start as a Nobel-winning treatment for animals, and was later tested in humans with parasitic infections Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Sep 04, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  261 Comments Taking large doses of ivermectin is dangerous. Taking… Read More »

Intimate partner violence associated with negative outcomes for people living with HIV

A large nationally representative study of people living with HIV in the United States found that 26% of people living with HIV had experienced physical intimate partner violence in their lifetime, with 4% experiencing it in the previous year. Bisexual women and those experiencing homelessness were especially likely to report a lifetime or recent history… Read More »

PAI App Can Help People Maintain a Healthy Weight

Research has shown that physical activity equivalent to 100 PAI a week can help prevent excessive weight gain. PAI is short for Personal Activity Intelligence whic monitors how physically active a person is during the week. PAI can be measured with any kind of device that measures heart rate.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.1016/j.lanepe.2021.100091 It was previously… Read More »