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Drink less, exercise more and take in the air – sage advice on pandemic living from an 18th-century poem

"A respiratory disease has spread far and wide. Conflicts at home and abroad pose dire challenges. The public is overwhelmed by questions of what to read and whom to trust .... I am describing mid-18th century Britain." - The Conversation

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"The CDC found that COVID-19 contributed 90% to the change in life expectancy for the Hispanic population."

"Americans' life expectancy at birth fell 1.5 years to 77.3 years from 2019 to 2020, the lowest level since 2003. The shift is primarily driven by COVID-19 and unintentional deaths primarily from drug overdoses, new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates." - C.Post

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Study: Drinking any amount of alcohol causes damage to the brain

"There is no such thing as a 'safe' level of drinking, with increased consumption of alcohol associated with poorer brain health... In an observational study, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, researchers from the University of Oxford studied the relationship between the self-reported alcohol intake of some 25,000 people in the UK, and their brain scans." - CNN

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