April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Day: April 6, 2021

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The community vaccination clinic opened up at the former Foodland grocery store in Gretna on Friday, offering 800 vaccines.




The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District’s COVID-19 death toll increased by one with Tuesday morning’s update from the Virginia Department of Health.

A Pittsylvania County in his 70s became the last victim to die of the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, and the district-wide death count is now 202.

The health department updates its database by 10 a.m. daily based on information received by 5 p.m. the previous day. It also notes all

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As retirement risks go, it’s one of the more impossible to manage and mitigate.

For years now, firms in the financial services industry, as well as researchers, have been scaring preretirees into thinking they need an ungodly amount of money set aside at age 65 to pay for years of healthcare costs in retirement.

Fidelity Investments, for instance, estimated that the average 65-year-old couple would need $295,000 in 2020 dollars for medical expenses in retirement, excluding long-term care

And the Employee Benefit Research Institute estimated a couple retiring in 2020 with drug expenses at the 90th percentile throughout retirement

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Boasting a high-profile celebrity clientele, the Barry’s Bootcamp boutique fitness franchise continues to roll out in London and the UK, the latest (and flagship) operation being in Soho.

Originally established in California in 1998, Barry’s (as it is now known) offers high-intensity interval cross training, revolving around two red-lit studios. A series of trainers, using carefully curated playlists, pump out high volume, high BPM dance-oriented music through Martin Audio sound systems as classes build up a sweat over an intense 50-minute session, focusing respectively on treadmill and strength training.

By the time sound specialist Callum Toms of Luna Sound and

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In late January 2020, the Iranian cleric Abbas Tabrizian publicly set fire to a copy of “Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine,” a foundational text for doctors around the world. It was a dramatic gesture to his hostility to modern medicine.

The following month, when Covid-19 began to ravage his home city of Qom, he had an immediate alternative remedy. “Before going to sleep, put a cotton ball soaked in violet oil into your anus,” he told his 200,000 Telegram followers. A year on, he made international headlines by declaring that coronavirus vaccines would “make people gay.” 

Tabrizian is often referred

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“Take warning from all those times when, on meeting again, we feel ashamed because we realize we had accepted the false simplification which absence permits, its obliteration of all those characteristics which, when we meet face-to-face, force themselves upon even the blindest. Where human beings are concerned, the statement ‘nothing is true’ is true—at a distance—and the converse is also true—at the moment of confrontation.” —Dag Hammarskjöld, Markings, 19501

Written more than 70 years ago, these words from the second United Nations secretary-general and renowned Swedish peacemaker may never more deeply resonate than they do at this very

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The human body makes its own collagen, but aging causes collagen production to take a nosedive. This results in wrinkles, sagging skin, dull hair, broken nails, and can even affect bone health – all unwanted side effects that are a natural part of growing older. In attempts to discover a more natural fountain of youth, people have turned to collagen supplements, but the sustainability conscientious among us seek alternatives to the popular stuff – specifically, plant-based collagen supplements and support.

When you want to stay plant-friendly, you will have to rely on products that enhance and boost natural collagen production

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