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Boeing Tested Air Purifiers Like Those Widely Used in Schools. It Decided Not to Use Them in Planes.

Aerospace giant Boeing tested two kinds of ionization technologies — like those widely adopted in schools hoping to combat covid — to determine how well each killed germs on surfaces and decided that neither was effective enough to install on its commercial planes. Boeing noted in its conclusion that “air ionization has not shown significant… Read More »

Life after lockdown: Mental health experts share five tips for those anxious about restrictions easing

As restrictions are beginning to ease many people may be feeling anxious about re-entering the world.  ue to this, St Patrick’s mental health services has released tips on how to ease these feelings of anxiety and worry as part of its Walk in My Shoes campaign.  Mental health experts recommend that those who are feeling overwhelmed should adjust to… Read More »

‘Catastrophic’: Unexplained deaths at home in UK nearly nine times more than those from coronavirus

Data out of the United Kingdom show that unexplained deaths occurring at home are nearly nine times higher than COVID-19 deaths, stoking fears that people are not seeking treatments in hospitals. “This is what concerns me so much. Excess deaths are below average in hospitals, but well above average in homes. Are people seeking the… Read More »

Don’t Be Ashamed of Those Extra Pounds

With the explosion of lockdown-friendly home exercise programs and advice, it may seem as if it’s never been easier to work out at home. But the reality is, it’s probably never been harder. For every person posting a sweaty “crushed it” selfie on Instagram, there’s another one (or four) just trying to endure pandemic-induced stress.… Read More »

Newer skin cancer treatments improve prognosis for those with cutaneous melanoma

Cutaneous melanoma, also called malignant melanoma, is the type of skin cancer that is most likely to spread to other parts of the body. Though melanoma accounts for only about 1% of skin cancers, it is responsible for more than 90% of skin cancer-related deaths. But thanks to developments in skin cancer treatment (mostly in… Read More »