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Vitamin D linked to low virus death rate, study finds

A new study has found an association between low average levels of vitamin D and high numbers of COVID-19 cases and mortality rates across 20 European countries.

Even before COVID, we faced more stress than in the ’90s

Researchers found that across all ages, there was a slight increase in daily stress in the 2010s compared to the 1990s. But when researchers restricted the sample to people between the ages of 45 and 64, there was a sharp increase in daily stress.

Gut microbes influence how rat brains react to opioids

Antibiotic treatment -- which depletes gut microbes -- drastically changes the parts of a rat's brain that are activated during opioid addiction and withdrawal.
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Business Talk: A de-listing of chiropractic – would it affect you?

It’s not that I expect de-listing to happen, it’s just that being recession proof is never a bad idea. Remember, most services that exist are out of pocket expenses. Of these out of pocket services, there are about 10 times more competitors compared to chiropractic. In Canada there are about 10,000 chiropractors. But there are 170,000 restaurant owners, 125,000 lawyers 109,000 real estate agents, 86,000 electricians and 13,000 hairstylists in the GTA alone. Now that’s competition. » Read more...