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Why gloves won’t do much to protect you from COVID-19

Posted on 25 March 2020

In the video above, Dr. Samir Gupta explains why most people are better off washing their hands with soap and water than wearing gloves for protection against COVID-19. 

Unfortunately, wearing gloves are giving lots of people a false sense of security leading to self-contamination.
I have also seen this in the food industry when vendors are wearing gloves to touch food and then han ...

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CBSA employee at Toronto airport tests positive for COVID-19

Posted on 17 March 2020

The Canada Border Services Agency has confirmed that an employee working at Pearson International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee is now in isolation at home and the station where the employee worked has been sanitized.

“We can assure you that the employee is in isolation at home and following direction from local health officials,” Ashley Lemire of the CBSA said ...

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Ottawa's new assessment centre tests 232 people tested for COVID-19

Posted on 16 March 2020

(CTV OTTAWA) -- It was a busy first day for Ottawa's COVID-19 Community Assessment Centre at Brewer Arena, with 232 people tested for COVID-19.  The COVID-19 testing facility at 151 Brewer Way opened at 12 p.m. Friday. It will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  There have been three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa so far.The Ottawa Hospital says 372 people were regis ...

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China recommends Vitamin C for treating coronavirus

Posted on 13 March 2020

(Natural News) If you carry out a search for coronavirus and vitamin C, many of the top matches are mainstream outlets warning people that it’s nothing more than a myth. Yet doctors in the thick of the outbreak are taking a very different view. After carrying out successful clinical trials, the government of Shanghai, China, is now officially recommending that high amounts of intravenous vitami ...

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U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) has issued an executive order (EO) calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) here on American soil. According to a service-wide message issued this past week to the Navy and Marine Corp, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has officially approved the EO, which ...

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Researchers look at the benefits of probiotic supplementation in elderly

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) Immune function declines with age, and this decline is said to be largely influenced by the composition of a person’s gut microbiota. The gut microbiota protects the digestive system from external pathogens by modulating immune responses. However, aging reduces the diversity of the gut microbiota, and this leads to unfavorable conditions, such as frailty, ...

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Cut the junk: Eating junk food can give you food allergies

Posted on 17 February 2020

(Natural News) The increased consumption of junk food all over the world might be one big reason why more and more people are getting food allergies. A study presented by researchers from the University of Naples Federico II (UniNa) at the annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition found that children with ...

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Did Pepsi admit their soft drink contains a known carcinogen?

Posted on 17 December 2019

According to a research study published by Consumer Reports Tests, Pepsi, Pepsi One, Diet Pepsi and Malta Goya have higher levels of 4-Methylimidazole (4-MeI), a potential cancer-causing chemical, than other soft drinks, There's no federal limit for levels of 4-MeI in foods and beverages. But since January 7, 2012, California has ordered manufacturers to label their products sold in the ...

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Vaping: Bootleg e-cigs bogs the lungs

Posted on 15 December 2019

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, or e-cigs)first lit up the smoking scene in 2016.They were promoted as a means to help recalcitrant tobacco smokers to quit. Eventually, youngsters and even non-smokers gravitated toward e-cigs and the fad grew.Marketingsoon followed with labels and flavours like “Fruity Pebbles”, “Cherry Rush”, and “Apple Jacks. Within months of the flavours-induced ...

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How Safe Is it Safe to Eat Snow?

Posted on 13 December 2019

‘As white as snow’ is a very popular simile, and the pure white colour of snow is usually taken to mean that it’s pure,clean and pristine. Based on this fact, when it snows, many people would not be afraid to scoop a handful of snow off the ground and into their mouths. While swallowing up this snow, have you considered how clean it is? Fengjing Liu, a hydrologist and biogeochemist at Michi ...