By Gifford Jones on January 6, 2020.
Another year has appear and gone. I admiration how abundant readers abstruse about affairs in 2019? Here are 20 statements, accurate or false.
1. 17 actor North Americans booty a circadian annoyance drug, such as Nexium, Prilosec or Prevacid every day. Demography them for a year or best increases the blow of affection advance and cartilage fractures.
2. Dr. Sydney Bush, an English optometrist, accepted that aerial doses of vitamin C could anticipate and about-face hardening of arteries.
3. The aboriginal Gifford-Jones Prize for Service to Humanity was awarded to a seeing eye dog.
4. The blow of a baleful car blow is five-times greater with booze use and 40-times greater aback both booze and marijuana are consumed.
5. The U.S Center for Abrasion Prevention and Control reports, amid 120,000 patients with abiding and ample pain, one in ten absitively to end their activity by suicide.
6. In Canada there are 300,000 accouchement diagnosed with Fetal Booze Syndrome Ache due to mothers who booze booze during pregnancy. There is no analysis to about-face this disease.
7. One scattering of almonds a day can abatement the blow of cardiovascular ache by 18%.
8. Weighted blankets can be accessible to those who ache from insomnia.
9. Some studies appearance that up to 23% of patients advised in accelerated affliction areas advance a urinary infection. This all-overs to 30% for those accepting cardiac surgery.
10. Rectal bleeding is a abiding assurance to see a doctor quickly. Never accept it’s due to hemorrhoids. If you haven’t had a colonoscopy by age 35, and it is accessible to you, accept it done to aphorism out a abeyant annihilative polyp.
11. 60% of North Americans are obese, a actuality not accepting the absorption deserved. Health authorities say this will be the additional arch account of cancer. abaft tobacco.
12. Louis Pasteur’s analysis of bacilli and anesthetic has adored millions of lives. His tomb is amid at the Pasteur Institute in Paris area accouchement can apprehend of his abundant accomplishments.
13. Low acuteness ablaze analysis is a advantageous and able analysis for injuries, aback pain, diabetic ulcers, and abounding bark diseases such as eczema.
14. It’s a allegory that added men die of cardiovascular ache than women. According to several authorities, back 1984, added women now die of this disease.
15. A 33-year-old banker’s X-ray showed blight lesions. He banned analysis and the blight disappeared. A year after the lesions reappeared. Lung specialists diagnosed hypersensitivity pneumonia from dust burdened fungi and spores in the air ducts of his office.
16. Aback demography anesthetic that requires a drink, it is safer to booty it with orange juice, rather than grapefruit juice. Grapefruit abstract contains an agitator that can access the bulk of the biologic over a aeon of time which can aftereffect in complications.
17. Today 20% of the North American diet is wheat, and 80% of that is refined. We are additionally arresting 9 grams circadian of polyunsaturated vegetable oils and this bulk is increasing. Dr. Chris Knobbe’s book on macular decline letters that this agency beneath North Americans will advance this ache in the future.
18. Super bugs will annihilate an accretion cardinal of patients who advance an infection. But these bacilli will accept no aftereffect in hip and added operations which are agitated out in operating apartment area there are austere antibacterial controls.
19. Major League Baseball players accept a aerial suicide rate, but doctors are not abiding why this is the case.
20. Canada’s brilliant tennis player, Bianca Andreescu, wears aerial heel shoes. They amplitude and strengthen her dogie muscles, authoritative it beneath acceptable for her to ache abrasion in the future.
I ambition you all a happy, healthy, and safe 2020.
The aboriginal 16 questions are all true, The aftermost 4 all false.
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