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The Doctor Carl Sagan Warned Us About

8 Jan 2021

Predictions made by psychics and astrologers tend to quickly fade from memory because of how wrong they often turn out to be, but one prediction made by Carl Sagan, an astrophysicist and famous...

What Is the Optimal Length for a Quarantine?

24 Dec 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Tips for Better Thinking: We Will Lose Control

2 Dec 2020

Public health measures during a pandemic (like lockdowns and mask mandates) can make some people uneasy. One argument that seems to underlie this anxiety is “masks now, government surveillance via...

The Clown Prince of Wellness

19 Nov 2020

There is a man on the Internet known for satirizing wellness trends who was recently censored on YouTube for spreading unfounded conspiracy theories. JP Sears made a name for himself by gently...

The End of the Pandemic

13 Nov 2020

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that COVID-19 could be “characterized as a pandemic,” meaning that this new disease was now spreading all over the world. One day, we will...

Will intermittent fasting melt pandemic pounds?

28 Oct 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

New Study is no Reason to Stop Wearing Masks

2 Oct 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

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