March 2021

March 27

Loretta Hospital executive resigns in wake of COVID-19 vaccination scandal
By Brett Chase Chicago, Sun Times, Mar 24, 2021

Trump CDC chief: Coronovirus ‘escaped’ from Chinese lab
By QUINT FORGEY, Politico, March 26, 2021

Fauci: Study will tell if COVID vaccine stops spread
By Lindsay Kalter, March 26, 2021

What does 95% COVID-19 vaccine efficacy really mean
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Published: February 17, 2021

High blood pressure: A sweet potato for lunch might lower your blood pressure reading
By CHANEL GEORGINA, Express, March 25, 2021

Excelsior Pass
New York State

Association of frequency of organic food consumption with cancer risk findings from the NutrNet-Sante Prospective cohort study
JAMA Intern Med 2018 Dec 1;178(12):1597-1606. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4357.

Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression
World J Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 20; 8(3): 97–104.

Benzene found in multiple hand sanitizer brands
By Jennifer Henderson, Medpage Today, March 25, 2021

Green leafy vegetables essential for muscle strength
The Journal of Nutrition, nxaa415 Published: 24 March 2021

Clinical trials planned for oral COVID vaccine
By Ralph Ellis, WebMD, March 25, 2021

Health declining in Gen X and Gen Y, national study shows
By Jeff Grabmeier, March 19, 2019

‘Disinformation Dozen’ driving anti-vaccine content
By Carolyn Crist, WebMD, March 25, 2021

‘Digital hate’ group continues attacks against health freedom advocates
By: Sayer Ji, Founder,, March 25th 2021

March 20

Anxiety and inflammation: Is there a link?
By Tim Newman,, March 16, 2021

Vitamin D and COVID-19 research

Vitamin D levels tied to COVID-19 risk for blacks
By Kate Kneisel,, March 19, 2021

Leprosy drug holds promise as at-home treatment for COVID-19, March 16, 2021

Progesterone therapy may improve COVID-19 outcomes for men
Chest, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.02.024

Ultrasound has potential to damage coronavirus
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

First pill for COVID-19 could be ready by year’s end
By Marcia Frellick, Medscape, March 12, 2021

Toxic chemicals threaten humanity’s ability to reproduce
By Sharon Lerner, The Intercept, January 24, 2021

COVID-19 in primary and secondary school settings during the first semester of school reopening – Florida, August-December 2020

COVID-19 risk for adults living with and without children
BMJ 2021;372:n628

Effectiveness of three versus six feet of physical distancing for controlling spread of COVID-19 among primary and secondary students and staff: A retrospective, state-wide cohort study
Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab230,, Published:  10 March 2021

Pick up the pace! Slow walkers four times more likely to die from COVID-19
Int J Obes (2021).

Covid-19 reinfection rare, but more common in older people
Lancet, Published: March 17, 2021DOI:

Federal law prohibits employers and others from requiring vaccination with a Covid-19 vaccine distributed under a EUA
By Aaron Siri, Reuters, March 17, 2021

Vaccine passports needed for international flights but not US domestic services, says Delta CEO
By Ted Thornhill, March 16, 2021

March 13

Covid-19 risk increases with airborne pollen
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (12): e2019034118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2019034118

Large number of Covid 19 survivors will experience cognitive complications
Front. Psychol., 02 March 2021 |

Lifestyle and mental health disruptions during Covid-19
PNAS March 2, 2021 118 (9) e2016632118;

Novavax’s shot effective against Covid in final trial analysis
By John Lauerman, Bloomberg, March 11, 2021

Covid prescription: Get the vaccine, wait a month, return to normal
By Marty Makary WSJ, March 10, 2021

Two teenagers taken into care after parents fail to help them lose weight
By Chiara Giordano

The right ‘5-a-day’ mix is 2 fruit and 3 vegetable servings for longer life
Circulation, 2021; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.048996

Can zinc levels predict Covid-19 severity?
By Lori Uildriks, Medical News Today, March 9, 2021

New trials on T3/T4 combination for hypothyroid ‘justified’
Nancy A. Melville, Medscape, March 02, 2021

Keto diet shows promise for Alzheimer’s patients
Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy Volume 13, Article number: 51 (2021) 

New guideline lowers age to begin colorectal cancer screening
By Diana Swift, Medpage Today, March 9, 2021

Another benefit of drinking green tea or coffee
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care Oct 30, 2020

The dangers of Daylight Savings Time
By Austin Lim,, March 12, 2021

The study of coronavirus variants predicts virus evolving to escape current vaccines
Nature Published:08 March 2021

March 6

Spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing
Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 7730 (2019) 

Clinical trial evidence supporting US Food and Drug Administration approval of novel cancer therapies between 2000 and 2016
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(11):e2024406. 

Covid-19 and Obesity: The 2021 Atlas
World Obesity, March 2021

Fact-checking Facebook’s fact-checkers
By The Editorial Board, WSJ  March 5, 2021

Vaccine and pregnancy
By Vinay Prasad, MedPage Today  March 3, 2021

Ellen Swallow Richards

Twitter expands use of enforcement system to Covid-19 falsehood
By Paul Ziobro WSJ  March 1, 2021

Vitamin B6 may help keep COVID-19’s cytokines storms at bay
By Hiroshima University, February 26, 2021

Effect of vitamin D3 supplements on development of advanced cancer. A secondary analysis of the VITAL randomized clinical trial
JAMA Network Open, November 18, 2020

Big data ‘clinch’ link between high glycemic index diets and CVD
Medscape, March 9, 2021

The human brain grew as a result of the extinction of large animals
Neuroscience News, March 1, 2021

Neanderthals had the capacity to perceive and produce human speech
Nature Ecology & Evolution Published: 01 March 2021


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