Tag Archives: under

CBD now over the counter down under

Tell me some good news. The federal budget contained tax breaks for low and middle-income earners, Bill Gates is single and the Wallabies have a nice new jersey. Meh. Still gloomy. Then I have just the news you’re looking for. Cannabidiol is now available over the counter in Australia. Wow. This is a moment in… Read More »

Under-30s could be vaccinated before older age groups under new proposal

A new proposal from the Department of Health that is currently under review, could see under-30s receive their first Covid-19 vaccination ahead of other age cohorts. This proposal comes as latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show that 74% of new confirmed cases of Covid-19, come from people under the age of 45.… Read More »

Hulu’s ‘Totally Under Control’ Should Be Required Pandemic Viewing

Out this week on Hulu, the documentary Totally Under Control begins with the question of what went wrong in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. And the film ends with a damning prosecution of the Trump administration’s failures. The documentary is directed and produced by the credible Alex Gibney (Academy Award winning director of Taxi… Read More »

Mayo Clinic Q2 profit plummets under COVID-19 strain, but still in the black

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic saw a nearly 6.1% drop in revenue during the second quarter ending June 30, with much of that decline attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue at the Midwest division, where it is headquartered, was down more than 10%. While the Rochester, Minnesota-based nonprofit did post a $ 154 million operating profit… Read More »

I’m worried the mental health of parents is under threat. Yesterday I Googled ‘is it postnatal depression or pandemic?’

Animals in captivity often display repetitive functionless behaviours. Watching my six-year-old pace the yard last week I felt a palpable grief for what he is going through. It reminded me of a haggard tiger I once saw in a zoo – not a place I think I’ll ever feel right visiting again after lockdown. he… Read More »