Tag Archives: pandemic

Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

Did we really gain weight during the pandemic?

Many people have been talking about the “COVID 15,” referring to gaining 15 pounds during quarantine. But did people really gain weight? This question intrigued researchers. So they examined patient data from electronic health records. Specifically, they looked at 15 million patients’ weight changes the year prior to the start of the pandemic, and then weight change for one… Read More »

Gracie Hans: Exceptionally Talented Brazilian Model talks about her routine during the ‘pandemic’

Gracie Hans is an exceptionally talented Brazilian Model. Her vital statistics are Height: 1.77, Bust: 84, Waist: 61 and Hip: 90. Women Fitness President Ms. Namita Nayyar catches up with Gracie Hans, a Brazilian Model, and here she talks about her workout, diet, and her routine during the ‘pandemic’. Namita Nayyar: A morning ritual that… Read More »

Meet the woman behind one of Ireland’s Death Cafes: ‘Their popularity has surged during pandemic’

A nurse, a teacher, and a journalist log in to a Zoom. ups of tea and coffee in hand, they are participating in an online ‘Death Café’.  These people are meeting today because they share something in common: they are all going to die. Death Cafes bring people from all walks of life together to… Read More »