Category Archives: Education

Butter Is Booming

After being vilified for decades, butter is back and booming. Not only has it made a comeback, but sales are soaring, with per capita butter consumption up 24% in the U.S. over the last decade.1 Changes in eating habits due to the pandemic pushed demand for butter even higher in 2020. Dairy cooperative Land O’Lakes… Read More »

Artemisinin From Sweet Wormwood Inhibits SARS-CoV-2

A second antimalarial treatment is now being seriously considered and evaluated for its efficacy against COVID-19. The treatment is made from the plant Artemisia annua, which most people know as Sweet Wormwood. Other names for this plant include Annual Sagewort and Sweet Annie. Research over the past few decades has revealed multiple health benefits from… Read More »

No word yet on when border might reopen

A hard shutdown of the Victoria-NSW border will remain despite the two states recording a combined total of three new locally acquired infections on Monday. There were three more cases of community transmission in Victoria, all of them linked to the Black Rock cafe cluster, while NSW recorded no new cases. But Victoria’s acting Premier… Read More »

Sydney anti-mask protesters slammed

A group of anti-mask protesters who marched through a popular shopping centre in Bondi Junction on Sunday have been slammed on social media. Footage emerged of the protest that showed people holding signs that read “masks increase your risk of infection!” while marching through the Westfield shopping centre singing to the beat of man playing… Read More »