Tag Archives: health

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

‘Viagra isn’t just a benefit in bedroom- it’s also good for your heart’s health’

Well, who’d have thought it? Viagra’s good for your heart! Besides treating sexual impotence, it strongly suppresses abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), which can cause palpitations, breathlessness, fainting and sometimes sudden death. The initial studies done in female sheep, showed the drug – also known as sildenafil – could stop an arrhythmia within 90 seconds. It… Read More »

Consider Mental Health Equity on World Mental Health Day

COVID-19 exacted a toll on health citizens’ mental health, worsening a public health challenge that was already acute before the pandemic. It’s World Mental Health Day, an event marked by global and local stakeholders across the mental health ecosystem. On the global front, the World Health Organization (WHO) describes the universal phenomenon and burden of… Read More »