Here are 5 things you should know.
1. Heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined.
Heart disease is a killer that strikes more women than men and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Although women with a family history of heart disease are at higher risk, there’s plenty you can do to dramatically reduce it. Simply create an action plan to keep your heart healthy. In the link above episode renowned cardiologist, Dr. Holly Andersen talks statistics, explains how to prevent heart disease and how to take care of your heart. This information is worth listening to.
2. “If someone has ‘GTE’ [for “gate”] on their boarding pass, it means they don’t have a seat.”
A pair of Air Canada insiders is shedding light on the airline’s policy of overselling flights, revealing what they say is a widespread practice of duping passengers into believing they have a seat on a plane and stringing them along until the last possible moment.
3. Vaccines are safe, effective, and necessary.
The video linked above clearly and simply debunks a number of myths that anti-vaxxers tend to rely on.
Anti-vaxxers are creating a real health crisis, so it is becoming increasingly important for the broader public to be informed.
Here’s an interesting read that provides context for the anti-vaxx movement: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6122668/#!po=1.13636
4. Semantic Scholar is an online database of open access journals.
It contains 42+ million journal articles. You can filter results into Medicine or Computer Science field, year published, publication type, author(s), journal and conference, contains a PDF, etc.
The website is https://www.semanticscholar.org/
5. When traveling internationally, you don’t need to bring plug converters for all of your devices. All you need is one and a power strip.
Virtually every electronics charger can work on 120 or 240volts. The only difference is the plug receptacle. You only need the plug converter for the power strip and just plug your devices in as normal on the strip outlets. Only do this with electronic chargers that specify 240volts as acceptable on their label, anything else will be a hazard.