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Smoking weed raises risk of Covid-19

If you’re smoking weed to ease your stress during the coronavirus pandemic, experts say it’s time to think twice. Smoking marijuana, even occasionally, can increase your risk for more severe complications from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. “What happens to your airways when you smoke cannabis is that it causes some degree of inflammation, very similar to ...

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Local furniture manufacturer Preserving cultural heritage through design

Cultural references and inspiration have been applied to branding, product, and fashion designs for a long time. The application of cultural elements into various designs can also be observed globally and even locally in monuments that symbolise heritage. Two notable examples of this include the National Parliament building (Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban), designed by the architect Louis Kahn, reflects a synthesis ...

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Pet cats in coronavirus-infected or self-isolating households should be kept inside

Cats from coronavirus-infected households, or those with owners self-isolating, should be kept indoors as a precaution, said the British veterinary association. But cats should not be forced to stay inside if it causes them stress, it added. There have been a “tiny” number of Covid-19 cases in animals but it appears the transmission was human to animal, said the association ...

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Importance of building immunity in coronavirus pandemic

While a lot of us have come to realise the importance of building immunity in wake of the current coronavirus pandemic, some of us are not too sure about how to build it. Given the changing seasons, having low immunity can lead to a lot of health issues. But what is immunity? Immunity is said to be the body’s natural ...

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Safely shop for groceries amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic that has now infected 1 million people across the world calls for extreme measures like social distancing to help contain the spread. This brings the question of what level of disinfection do groceries require before they can be used.Some people say that disinfecting groceries and their containers is important, however, experts say that such measures are not ...

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Domestic violence on the rise as quarantine is extended

For a while now, we’ve continued to push the message that we all need to be staying inside our homes to stay safe, but what does that mean for someone whose home life is anything but safe? “It’s very scary, and just thinking about how much more stressful it would’ve been for me if I was still in that relationship ...

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Love knows no boundaries

The coronavirus outbreak has shuttered European borders for the first time in decades. But two octogenarians won’t let a global pandemic get in their way. Inga Rasmussen from Denmark and Karsten Tüchsen Hansen from Germany – aged 85 and 89, respectively – meet daily on the border near the town of Aventoft to chat and eat. Rasmussen drives to the ...

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Asia may have been right about coronavirus and face masks

In the coming weeks, if they have not already, your government is likely to begin advising you to wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus. For those living in Asia, such announcements will be a vindication of a tactic that has been adopted across much of the region since the beginning of the crisis and appears to have been ...

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Can mosquitoes spread coronavirus?

The pathogens mosquitoes spread by sucking our blood cause over half a million deaths each year and hundreds of millions of cases of severe illness. But there is no scientific evidence to suggest mosquitoes are transmitting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. There is much more to learn about the coronavirus but based on current understandings, it’s highly unlikely a ...

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