Pramila Jayapal [D-WA] has introduced the Medicare for All Act, which mandates comprehensive health-care reform so that Americans can enjoy the same basic right to high-quality health care that the people in every other developed nation have had for decades, while ending the cream-skimming and price-gouging created by America's fragmented system, which is a gift to grifters and middlemen, but which leaves patients and medical professionals mired in needless expense and bureaucracy, a system so byzantine and inefficient that it would be vastly cheaper to simply give away health care than continue to charge for it. I have lived under Canadian and British socialized medicine, and currently use US private insurance. The US system is much, much worse in every conceivable way. Write to your Congressperson today and demand that they support this bill!
If you are diabetic or otherwise trying to eat low glycemic foods and manage your blood sugar levels, and are missing eating rice, the good folks at the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station in Crowley, Louisiana have some great news for you! They've developed a low-glycemic rice that's also higher in protein than most rice.… READ THE REST
Oh no. Oh no, no, no, no. This is terrible news. A new study has found an association between nap frequency with high blood pressure and stroke. Researchers reviewed napping habits of over 350,000 people in the UK and found that daily nappers were 25% more like to get strokes and 12% more likely to… READ THE REST
Most of us would prefer to avoid public toilets altogether. Unfortunately though, the mood may strike at inopportune times. The New York Times asked scientists to respond to the question: "What is the real risk of public toilet seats?" TL;DR: Most pathogens aren't "butt-borne diseases" but a disinfecting wipe to the toilet seat helps minimize… READ THE REST
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