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Breathing and your immune system

I’m just now learning about how breathing impacts our bodies beyond the obvious. I’m fascinated. If anyone has insight or personal experience on this topic, I’d appreciate a chance to learn from you. | learn more

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Compare hospital prices with an easy search

Turquoise Health: “Starting this year, all hospitals are required to list their prices for elective services. Whether you have insurance or plan to pay cash – find and compare prices below.” | learn more

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Free market vaccines

The Grumpy Economist, John Cochrane, offers a thought experiment on Covid-19 if we had a free market for vaccines. Libertarians will love this. I think he makes a compelling case for non-libertarians as well. | learn more

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Amazon jumps deep into the pharmacy business

This goes well beyond their PillPack acquisition from 2018. The new offering, Amazon Pharmacy, allows customers to order prescription medication with free delivery, accepts most insurance, and even lets you compare your insurance price to the cash price (which is […]

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Oregon votes to allow psilocybin for mental health treatment

Psilocybin is the magic in magic mushrooms. Research keeps showing encouraging results when psilocybin and other psychedelics are used for mental health treatment, including the newly-published Hopkins depression study. This may be a big step toward acceptance of a new class of effective […]

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How Michael Holick sold America on Vitamin D

Yep, I’m still here learning more about Vitamin D. Another interesting side to the supplement is how it was popularized, though I think it’s not as nefarious as the author would have you believe: “The doctor most responsible for turning the […]