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Fermented Foods May Lower Your Risk of Death

This article was previously published August 6, 2020, and has been updated with new information. I’ve written many articles detailing lifestyle and dietary strategies that may decrease your COVID-19 risk by boosting your immune function and general health. Now we can add fermented foods to the list, which shouldn’t come as such a great surprise,… Read More »

Listeria outbreak linked to precooked chicken causes 1 death, 3 hospitalizations

The CDC is warning Americans about a Listeria outbreak linked to precooked chicken ahead of July 4 celebrations.  Three people have been hospitalized and one person had died in Texas and Delaware after eating precooked chicken at a long-term care facility or hospital in the last few months.  The actual numbers may be higher, as… Read More »

India reports record daily COVID-19 death toll, many cities in lockdown

The world’s second most populous country is grappling with its biggest public health emergency after it lowered its guard when coronavirus infections fell to a multi-month low in February, health experts and officials say. On Tuesday, the health ministry reported 259,170 new infections, the world’s highest daily rate. It has reported daily infections above the… Read More »

Worldwide COVID death toll tops 3 million: Johns Hopkins University

The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 3 million people Saturday as confirmed cases surge to over 140 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The somber milestones arise at a time when vaccine distribution efforts have stumbled after concerns over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. “This is not the situation we want to be… Read More »

NCAA fan’s death prompts contact tracing in Indiana

Health Sports Loading the player… Health officials in Indiana said Saturday they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to COVID-19 by Alabama residents following Friday night’s death of a Crimson Tide fan who was in Indianapolis for the NCAA Tournament last weekend. Luke Ratliff, a 23-year-old Alabama student, died after a brief illness, his father, Bryan… Read More »