Category Archives: Health

Pre-surgery visualisation

A long term friend and writing colleague is expecting to face complicated surgery. I wanted to send her the pre-surgery visualisation I use, then realised, it may interest many more people. So, here it is for your enjoyment. Meditation tunes … Continue reading

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The truth about vaccinations

Renée DiResta campaigned for a law in California to make immunisation mandatory. She has therefore become an expert on the Anit-Vaxxer movement. Until COVID-19, the effects of this anti-science, conspiracy mindset were limited to pockets of local deadly infections such … Continue reading

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Killing our insides?

A research report from Finland is the latest providing evidence that glyphosate is harmful to human health. It shows that it kills many species of the little inhabitants of the human gut. You may or may not know, but the … Continue reading

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The husband-and-wife team who may have saved the world

Both have Turkish parents but are German. They met at University, and barely took off a day from research for their wedding. They remind me of Pierre and Marie Curie, who also put service through research above all else. Do … Continue reading

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Europe’s smoggiest city has decided to un-car itself

The city is Barcelona. In the early 20th century, it was redesigned to make it a convenient buzzalong for cars, in the name of progress. Now, it is to be re-redesigned to reverse this concept. Carrying the plan through will … Continue reading

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Long COVID: a question and answer

From Hilton Hiley: Hi Bob, I am glad you survived your opportunity to die, and amazed you could make me laugh about your experience. [Hilton is referring to my post, My bunyips are safe: 12th life] I wish I had … Continue reading

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Another reason not to poison your brain

Personally, I choose to avoid any substance that affects my brain (chocolate excepted, of course). Alcohol, cancer sticks, marijuana, and all the many other things that do nasty things to neurotransmitters hold no attraction, though, having worked with many people … Continue reading

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Staying sane despite the news

An excellent, brief article in Huffington Post by Julia Ries gives you 7 measures I approve of for caring for your mental wellbeing in our insane times. That man I refuse to call a President has had extraordinary treatment unavailable … Continue reading

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A doctor’s heartfelt words

Please read this brief, passionate essay by Dr. Dipti Barot, a medical practitioner who is a shining example of the best of her profession. She is glad Trump caught COVID19, and exactly describes my reaction. My only hope is that … Continue reading

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No, public transport won’t kill you

Please read this informative, well-researched article on the risks of public transport in the new COVID19 world. The summary is, once the rate of community infections falls to very low, public transport will be reasonably safe. If trains, buses etc. … Continue reading

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