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How COVID-19 Set the World Back 25 Years in 25 Weeks

“Progress has now stopped.” “We’ve regressed.” “We’ve been set back about 25 years in about 25 weeks.” These dire statements stand out in the introduction of the Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers Report, titled COVID-19: A Global Perspective. Released this week, the fourth annual report tracks progress on 18 global goals, ranging from ending poverty to fighting… Read More »

50 Days Before the U.S. Elections, Voters Say Health Care Costs and Access Top Their Health Concerns — More than COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed deep cracks and inequities in U.S. health care in terms of exposure to COVID-19 and subsequent outcomes, with access to medical care and mortality rates negatively impacting people of color to a greater extent than White Americans. The pandemic has also led to economic decline that, seven weeks before the… Read More »

5 Plant-Based Iron Rich Foods

Add these 5 delicious vegetarian iron-rich foods to your diet to ensure you’re meeting your daily needs! Iron is one of the essential nutrients, meaning it’s vital we choose food sources with viable iron in them. Without food sources of iron, the body is unable to synthesize it on its own. When we hear iron,… Read More »

Lots of deep sleep can delay onset of dementia because brain ‘washes itself’

Getting a good night’s sleep can delay the onset of dementia later in life, scientists have discovered. How people slumber can be used as a “crystal ball” to predict if they will be hit by Alzheimer’s disease in the future, according to the researchers. Plenty of deep sleep was found to best delay the onset… Read More »