The Basics: How to Survive Pandemics (Or Increase Your Chances Anyway)

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  Here are the raw basic rules for surviving a pandemic. I will expand on these more in future articles. If possible, be prepared before it starts. Pandemics will happen every few years. Even if the government or medical establishment decides to cover it up, you know there is one when more than maybe three or four people you know are ill with the same thing. If there isn’t a big one, this is aContinue…

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The Most Prevalent Illness You’ve Never Heard Of! Severe ME/CFS – YouTube

People living with severe ME/CFS are often bed-bound and unable to perform everyday tasks without assistance — eating, showering, and even standing are made nearly impossible. Each year on August 8, Severe M.E. Day, we reflect on the tremendous toll this devastating disease takes on individuals suffering from severe ME/CFS symptoms and remember the lives of those we have lost. This is also an opportunity to spread awareness and advocate for research, support, and treatmentContinue…

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One Ladybug’s Surprise Appearance During A 59-Year-Old Man’s Colonoscopy | IFLScience

When venturing into the human colon, there are a few things gastroenterologists might expect to see. A tumor, scarring, ulcers, and a little bit of poop are all commonplace, but sometimes investigations into the bowel reveal more surprising inhabitants. A clinical team, who published their findings in the ACG Case Reports Journal in 2019, could certainly attest to this, as they stumbled upon a ladybug inside the colon of a patient.

Source: One Ladybug’s Surprise Appearance During A 59-Year-Old Man’s Colonoscopy | IFLScience

Some lab techs refuse to take blood from possible monkeypox patients, raising concerns about stigma and testing delays – CNN

(CNN)Many technicians at Labcorp and Quest Diagnostics, two of the largest commercial labs in the US, have been refusing to draw blood from patients who might have monkeypox, CNN has learned.Labcorp and Quest don’t dispute that in many cases, their phlebotomists are not taking blood from possible monkeypox patients. What remains unclear, after company statements and follow-ups from CNN, is whether the phlebotomists are refusing on their own to take blood or if it isContinue…

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