Tag Archives: People

How to Mislead People About Misinformation

Dr. Sam Bailey of Christchurch, New Zealand was a well-known presenter in a TVNZ health series called “The Checkup.” That is, until she was terminated for “spreading misinformation.” That word — misinformation — has been thrown around indiscriminately since the start of the pandemic, but what does it really mean? What qualifies as misinformation and… Read More »

CDC to reverse indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people should wear them indoors in Covid hot spots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal health officials still believe fully vaccinated individuals represent a very small amount of transmission, according to the sources. Still,… Read More »

ADVERTORIAL: ‘People might think working at a hospice is all about death – but it’s not’

Sophie hopes by sharing her story, she will encourage more registered nurses to get in touch to find out more about the benefits of pursuing a career with Sue Ryder, who are experts in palliative care, and currently has vacancies across a number of its hospices. “A lot of people might think working at a… Read More »

Covid UK: People struggle to get lateral flow tests after Government website suffers ‘glitch’ 

People struggle to get Covid-19 lateral flow tests on Freedom Day after Government website suffers ‘temporary technical glitch’ Britons unable to order Covid-19 lateral flow tests today after ‘temporary glitch’ People attempting to order supplies today were told to ‘come back tomorrow’ Comes as the UK lifted almost all legal restrictions on so-called Freedom Day… Read More »

‘I give my baby bleach baths, people think it’s cruel but it helps his skin’

If there were ever two words you wouldn’t want to hear in the same sentence, it’s baby and bleach. So many horrible thoughts probably just ran through your head, but according to an expert, bathing your baby in bleach could actually be really good for them. In a post on the Instagram account @tinyheartseducation, a… Read More »

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »