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‘I think people are underestimating how bad this is going to get’: Dr. Ashish Jha on the delta variant

The dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health warned about the tough months ahead across the U.S. due to Covid, as new data shows the delta strain can carry up to 1,000 times more virus in their nasal passages than those infected with the original strain. “I think people are underestimating how bad this… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Four to enjoy: what to drink this week

FROM France’s southern Cotes du Rhone Region, this is a blend of 80% grenache and 20% syrah (aka shiraz). It is ruby red and has 13.5% alcohol, potpourri aromas and ripe black cherry front-palate flavour. The middle plate displays blackberry, licorice, spice and savoury oak and the finish has minty tannins. It’s available at singlevineyards.com… Read More »