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‘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 »

Why it’s important for physicians to talk about death

For most care providers, having conversations about end of life comes with certain challenges. Most medical education prioritizes diagnosis and treatment of illness with the goal of extending life; therefore, it can be quite difficult to acknowledge when curing illness or prolonging life are no longer achievable goals. On top of that, it’s certainly not… Read More »

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Pfizer is not superior to Moderna and it’s ‘perfectly okay’ to mix COVID vaccines, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada While health authorities are reassuring Canadians that it’s safe to mix COVID-19 vaccines doses, some appear to be rejecting Moderna for Pfizer Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 24, 2021  •  5 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  126 Comments “There may be some brand recognition… Read More »

It’s Summer in the Ski Towns, 2.0

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story It’s Summer in the Ski Towns, 2.0 Last year, mountain resorts were overrun by travelers in search of space and fresh air. The visitors are expected back, but now the towns have expanded activities and plans in place to deal with the… Read More »