Tag Archives: Important

Five Important Questions About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer’s announcement on Monday that its COVID-19 shot appears to keep nine in 10 people from getting the disease sent its stock price rocketing. Many news reports described the vaccine as if it were our deliverance from the pandemic, even though few details were released. There was certainly something to crow about: Pfizer’s vaccine consists… Read More »

Magnesium Is Important For Vitamin D Synthesis

A review of studies has revealed that vitamin D can’t be metabolized without adequate levels of magnesium, which means that for many Americans, vitamin D remains inactive and stored. Without adequate levels of magnesium, vitamin D isn’t really useful, and people take vitamin D supplements without understanding how they get metabolized.[1] A balance of vitamin… Read More »

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »

Why it’s important to vaccinate your dog and cat

As pet owners, we want our furry friends to be as healthy and happy as possible. That’s why it’s very important to take preventative measures to protect their wellbeing, such as regular flea, tick and worm treatments, and annual vaccinations. What are the vaccinations your dog or cat should be getting? Just like with humans,… Read More »