ensuring that you won't get a courtesy lube
Thursday, 30 November 2023

Plants With Faces From A 15th-Century Italian Medicine Book

quote [ Watercolours of fantastic plants to cure every kind of illness ]

I have books to read on medicine
[SFW] [health] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 23 September 2023

Something To Sneeze At

quote [ The FDA may have just cancelled a whole category of over-the-counter drugs. Has the FDA removed cold medications from the market like this? ]

The best and FDA-approved drugs to treat
[SFW] [health] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 17 September 2023

The 60-Year-Old Scientific Screwup That Helped Covid Kill

quote [ All pandemic long, scientists brawled over how the virus spreads. Droplets! No, aerosols! At the heart of the fight was a teensy error with huge consequences. ]

It's an older article, but a fascinating write-up on how misinformation can become foundational to a knowledgebase.
[SFW] [health] [+6]
[by steele@12:45amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 22 June 2023

?The Only Moral Abortion is My Abortion?

quote [ When the Anti-Choice Choose ]

Thumb via ? wait, there is another clawmarks image blog?
[SFW] [health] [+5 WTF]
[by Paracetamol@6:00pmGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 20 May 2023

Hot and Bothered

quote [ I?m specifically glad people are talking about brain fog. I had brain fog so badly that I couldn?t figure out the word for a butter knife, and I would get enraged like a toddler telling my husband, ?Just hand me the shiny thing!? ]

Some menopause facts from angry women in a book interview.
[SFW] [health] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:56pmGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 6 May 2023

Is It Time to Quit Coffee for Good?

quote [ A growing chorus of concerned former ?addicts? are trying to wake people up to caffeine's negative effects. ]

I need a bomb, I need a caffeine bomb
[SFW] [health] [+3 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:11amGMT] [3 comments]

Sunday, 26 March 2023

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles rushed to hospital

quote [ "They still don't know what's wrong with me, but at least I'm not dying yet." ]

With an elderly family member going to hospital for their 4th visit to the hospital in 2 months, Without any definitive answer so far. Makes one appreciate how health is so fragile.

[SFW] [health] [+3 Informative]
[by R1Xhard@7:41amGMT] [1 comment]

The Puzzling Gap Between How Old You Are and How Old You Think You Are

quote [ Rubin and Berntsen made a second intriguing discovery in their work on subjective age: People younger than 25 mainly said they felt older than they are, not younger ]

aah, subjective age. Maybe you have similar stories.
[SFW] [health] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@6:27pmGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 25 February 2023

The Days I Can?t Shower

quote [ When I talk about depression, others often confuse it with sadness. But it isn?t sadness that paralyzes me. Depression isn?t sadness on steroids. It?s apathy taken to new extremes. ]

Slowly getting better, it's a work in progress.

[SFW] [health] [+6 Insightful]
[by mechavolt@7:39pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 13 January 2023

Let Them Eat Plague!

quote [ The pandemic is not over. It?s much worse than you have been led to believe. And unless you?ve spent the past several years reading scientific studies on the subject, it can be hard to convey just how wrong the public perception of COVID really is. Everything from how it?s spread, to how it?s prevented, to what it does once it?s in your body, is being tragically misunderstood. ]

Thumbspike from Covid-19 Wastewater Monitoring | Biobot Analytics

Some US-centric Covid resources for those of us trying to not die before the end of the decade in the extended. If you've got things from other countries, please share in the comments.

[SFW] [health] [+4 Informative]
[by steele@8:30pmGMT] [8 comments]

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