KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Prepping For A Possible Pandemic

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Coronavirus: First case diagnosed in Northern Ireland – BBC News

Coronavirus: First case diagnosed in Northern Ireland BBC NewsConfirmed NI coronavirus case travelled through Dublin RTE.ieCase of coronavirus confirmed in Northern Ireland patient who travelled from Italy through Dublin TheJournal.ieFirst case of coronavirus confirmed in Northern Ireland Belfast TelegraphCoronavirus: One case confirmed in Northern Ireland The Irish TimesView … [Read More...]

Puffing away sadness

Ask a smoker what they get out of cigarettes and they are likely to talk about pleasure, contentment, and an overall good feeling. Nicotine, the active ingredient in cigarettes, is a stimulant. Used in low doses like those delivered by combustible cigarettes, stimulants activate the nervous system, resulting in enhanced … [Read More...]

Woman arrested after man stabbed to death in Dublin – RTE.ie

Woman arrested after man stabbed to death in Dublin RTE.ieWoman arrested over fatal stabbing in county Dublin thejournal.ieMan stabbed to death in Dublin Independent.ieWoman in her 30s arrested after man fatally stabbed in Co Dublin The Irish TimesMan in his 20s stabbed to death in Citywest, south … [Read More...]

Latest Dispatches from the Soda Tax Wars

(CC BY-SA 2.0) by pixydust8605/Flickr The World Gone Mad: California Bans Such Taxes, Trump Imposes them A new city ordinance just took effect in Baltimore that prohibits restaurants from including sugary drinks such as sodas on children’s menus. From now on, the listed drink options on kids’ menus … [Read More...]

‘It’s hell again. Politicians don’t care’: Flooding nightmare on the Shannon, with more rain on the way – BreakingNews.ie

‘It’s hell again. Politicians don’t care’: Flooding nightmare on the Shannon, with more rain on the way BreakingNews.ie’It’s bringing hell back again’: Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises TheJournal.ieResidents in Co Clare evacuated from homes as River Shannon floods ‘bring back hell again’ for … [Read More...]

Hands or feet asleep? What to do

We’ve all been there. You awaken in the morning and one of your hands is completely numb. It feels dead, heavy, and simply won’t work. Perhaps there’s some tingling as well. Or, you arise from a long dinner or movie and one of your legs feels that way. Then over … [Read More...]

Dr. J Discusses Fat Shaming

Shame on Me I was fat shamed by my karate teacher. It took place at a class when he clearly said to me, “J! You are getting FAT!” This man was like a father to me. He even lectured me one time on karate etiquette. Did it hurt? … [Read More...]