Covid-19 and the Weather

Everybody's probably heard that it appears that summer weather will impede the spread of the virus and that, in general, the virus prefers cooler and drier weather. As the article…

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Have you heard of metabolomics?

According to Wikipedia: Metabolomics is the scientific study of chemical processes involving metabolites, the small molecule substrates, intermediates and products of metabolism. Specifically, metabolomics is the "systematic study of the unique chemical…

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Meat or not?

Research published in 2014 showed that the correlation between meat consumption and coronary artery disease was weak. It got a lot of press. What got less press was when the…

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Most Healthcare, Fitness Tracker, and Wellness Apps Are Not Covered by HIPAA

Read on www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/app-users-beware-most-healthcare-76025/ Although this article is unnecessarily alarmist, The information in it is useful to both health app developers and app users. Recent guidance from the federal department of…

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Prevalence, patterns, and predictors of meditation use among US adults: A nationally representative survey

From https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5103185/: Compared to non-users, those who had used meditation in the past 12 months were more likely to be 40–64 years, female, non-Hispanic White, living in the West, at…

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