DNR recommends temporarily removing birdfeeders due to spread of avian flu — The Huron Hub – Huron Township News – New Boston News

A female (left) and male rose-breasted grosbeak at an outdoor feeder last summer. (Huron Hub file photo by Scott Bolthouse) Posted by The Huron Hub | April 21, 2022 As Michigan continues to respond to detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza – commonly referred to as “bird flu” – some residents are asking questions about […]

DNR recommends temporarily removing birdfeeders due to spread of avian flu — The Huron Hub – Huron Township News – New Boston News

Has anyone else noticed the price of chicken lately?

The Dog Doctor Will See You Now

Clinically significant changes in pain as well as significant changes in anxiety, depression and well-being were observed in the therapy dog intervention compared to control. The findings of this novel study contribute important knowledge towards the potential value of ED therapy dogs to affect patients’ experience of pain, and related measures of anxiety, depression and well-being….visiting therapy dog teams had a positive, though small, impact on patient pain and related measures of anxiety, depression and well-being.

Outcomes of a controlled trial with visiting therapy dog teams on pain in adults in an emergency department — https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262599

Woof.

Stay as Thin as You Can as Long as You Can

Based on the evidence from clinical trials weight loss (typically 15 kg or greater) is the main driver and predictor of remission.

Dietary strategies for remission of type 2 diabetes: A narrative review — https://doi.org/10.1111/jhn.12938

A weight loss program can lead to type 2 diabetes remission, even in individuals with a normal body mass index (BMI), via loss of body fat, particularly in the liver and pancreas, shows a UK study.

Type 2 Diabetes Remission Possible For Those With Lower BMI — https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971599?src=rss#vp_1

The title of this post is a direct quote from an Endocrinologist who at the time was practicing in Dallas Texas. I asked if he had any advice for me to reduce my risk of developing diabetes.

“Stay as thin as you can as long as you can.”

These words have stuck with me ever since.

The Covert Life of Hospital Architecture — spaceandorganisation — FREE BOOK

In this post, Julie Zook and I sit down to discuss some key headlines of our recent co-edited book, The Covert Life of Hospital Architecture, which was published open access with UCL Press on 22 March 22. Health as social, hospitals as social We conceived The Covert Life of Hospital Architecture in late 2019, just […]

The Covert Life of Hospital Architecture — spaceandorganisation

The original post has a link to download the full book free of charge.

Before you think this is an odd post from an old underwriter I’ll give a brief explanation. My major in college was Sociology, one of my kids is an Architect, and the other is in medicine.

But the original post had me at FREE BOOK.