The King of D.I.Y. Dwellings

BOLINAS, Calif. — Self-sufficiency is like perfection, said Lloyd Kahn, the guru of guerrilla architecture and dean of all things D.I.Y. “You never quite get there, but you’re moving toward it all the time.” On this late February morning, the chickens had been fed, the sourdough loaves baked and left cooling on a rack. The…

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New COVID-19 content from Annals of Internal Medicine

Below please find links to new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. All coronavirus-related content published in Annals of Internal Medicine is free to the public. A compete collection is available at https://annals.org/aim/pages/coronavirus-content. COVID-19: Protecting Hospitals from the Invisible Michael Klompas, MD, MPH Ideas and Opinions FREE full text: //annals.org/aim/article/doi/10.7326/M20-0751 Media…

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Doctors group sues California for failing to add processed meat to state carcinogen list

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine–a nonprofit with more than 25,000 members in California–filed a lawsuit against the State of California on March 11 for failing to include cancer-causing processed meat–such as hot dogs, bacon, and deli meat–on the state’s list of substances known to cause cancer, as required by Proposition 65. The lawsuit argues…

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Immunosuppressive therapy for inflammatory bowel disease does not increase women’s risk of vulvar or vaginal cancer

Oxford, March 11, 2020 – In a new retrospective study, researchers found that the use of immunosuppressive therapy does not increase the occurrence or recurrence of vulvar or vaginal cancer in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, earlier onset of cancer was reported, and lymphomas were found in some patients, which is very rare…

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