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Manitoba is mandated closer of all personal services

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020 TO THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN MANITOBA  AFFECTING ALL PERSONAL SERVICES   PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT MANITOBA CHIEF PROVINCIAL PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER (CPPHO) NEW ORDERS TAKE EFFECT APRIL 1st at 12:01 AM   Dear Owners, Operators and Staff,   The Manitoba CPPHO has directed all non-essential business to close effective Wednesday April 1st, 2020 at 12:01 am and remain closed until further notice. … continue reading

43% Decrease in Flu-like Illness with Vitamin D Levels of at Least 60 ng/ml 

Monday, March 30, 2020
Those with vitamin D level at or above 60 ng/ml had a 43% lower risk of flu-like illness compared to those with vitamin D levels less than 20 ng/ml (P<0.0001) continue reading

UV index.  Vitamin D and health.

Monday, March 30, 2020
However, if the UV index is very low, it cannot stimulate the production of vitamin D in the skin. Vitamin D production is essential for human health. Thus, lack of vitamin D may be a major reason that flu-like diseases occur primarily during winter, when there is little or no vitamin D production. This, of course varies according to latitude. To make vitamin D from the sun - UV Index above 3 and shadow shorter than you are. continue reading

Save Small Business is amplifying our collective voice and having an impact

Friday, March 27, 2020
This is an email I received from “Save Small Business” Please sign the petition. It seems to be working Hello there,   My name is Erin Millar, and I’m one of the co-founders of Save Small Business as well as an owner of a small journalism business in Vancouver.… continue reading

Casting Sunlight on an Epidemic

Friday, March 27, 2020
There may be a simple yet effective alternative. Since exposing the whole body to bright sunlight can provide long-lasting and rapid correction of deficiency, this may provide a critical boost to host immune defenses. Lacking definitive research, any risk of exposing the body to sunshine while sheltering in place is clearly outweighed by the risk of COVID-19. continue reading

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