Learning from breast cancer survivors and weight loss

A study published in July and shared by the American Institute for Cancer Research shares how diet and exercise affect breast cancer survivors, and the impact is fantastic. Good morning and welcome to the Ben Garves Podcast – a show at the intersection of health, activism, and technology. I’m your host, Ben Garves.  Why weight…… Continue reading Learning from breast cancer survivors and weight loss

It’s time for zero tolerance on mask ignorance

Today I’ve decided I’m done being nice and kindly asking people to wear masks. We’re way past the point where society should tolerate endangering behavior from the few. The mutations, the deaths, the economic crisis, this could all have been avoided had the freedom of the few to be ignorant not been treated like it…… Continue reading It’s time for zero tolerance on mask ignorance

Should we be worried about Coronavirus mutations?

I mentioned it briefly yesterday, but today we’re wading in on what we know about Coronavirus mutations, if they affect the effectiveness of our vaccines, if they make the virus more deadly, and if these mutations are common. What do we know about Coronavirus mutations? Are Coronavirus mutations common? Let’s start with the basics. Every…… Continue reading Should we be worried about Coronavirus mutations?

Should I wear a mask after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Wearing a mask after getting vaccinated against COVID-19 – everyone is asking – is it still necessary? We’ll dig into this today, especially in the light of the emergency use approval for a second vaccine and (more to come on this tomorrow) the discovery of a mutated COVID-19 virus in London.  We can probably all…… Continue reading Should I wear a mask after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Justice Amy Coney Barret Does CrossFit – Should We Care?

On top of a global pandemic and an election year, we had a small war for control of the Supreme Court in 2020. Woof. How is that relevant? Well, did you know Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett does CrossFit? Let’s unpack it. You probably haven’t missed the fact that it was an election year…… Continue reading Justice Amy Coney Barret Does CrossFit – Should We Care?