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Is There Hysteria around Covid-19?

Part Two

We need to question whether governments, media, scientists and society have contributed to a public hysteria around Covid-19.

This hysteria ignores global deaths from other infectious diseases including hepatitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, HIV/Aids, influenza and malaria. For example, between 1.5 to 2 million people die from TB every year. Continue reading 



The Global Pandemic. Scientific Evidence has taken a Nosedive. Part One of Three

We read that so far around 459,000 people worldwide this year have died from a single virus, Covid-19.

Nearly 9 million have contracted the virus. Probably all of them wondered whether they would survive or die. Most survived. Their family, loved ones, associates and medical staff will have faced or continue to face the immense challenge of addressing sickness and death. Continue reading 



From the Sickness of Economic Growth to Eco-nomics

Capitalism, Economic Growth and Consumerism Belong Together like Wood and Trees.

The agents of capitalism refused to consider the Earth as its only capital. Science, religion, education, work, travel and social life function as means to make profit. Continue reading 



Science-based Medicine? Evidence-based Medicine? We take a very Conditional-based Medicine. Plus 15 questions to ask your Doctor

Sub-headings

Death by Medical Error

The Procedure to Produce Medication

Desires of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Medication and the Influence of the State of Mind

Evidence-based Medicine Confirms Caution with Taking Medicine

Concerns about the Trials of a New Medicine

Medicine depends upon Powerful Influences

Should You Go to Your Doctor?

Final Word Continue reading 



The nurse, the patient and treatment

Five qualities needed to attend to the sick.

Five qualities of a patient

Numerous people from every background came to the Buddha with questions on every conceivable issue. For example, he said five qualities were needed to attend the sick whether doctors, nurses, attendants, friends or family members. The qualities were the capacity to: Continue reading 




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