Articles from the February 2, 2023 edition

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  • Vitamin D: safe and effective to combat respiratory diseases

    Randy Olson|Feb 2, 2023

    Definitive scientific evidence has been collected and is being now shared from Meta-Analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis from Italy how Vitamin D plays a crucial role in immune function and inflammation. Recent data also suggests that Vitamin D supplementation provides a protective role against bad outcomes from respiratory infections. The 15-minute video below by Dr. John Campbell of the United Kingdom gives a detailed review of this study. In his opinion, it is unethical for any medical...

  • The enduring human spirit (BOOK link added)

    Randy Olson|Feb 2, 2023

    The current winter has given central Minnesota and a greater portion of the upper Midwest a few rounds of blizzard-like snow storms. Such storms have been part of life since pioneers first settled the area in the mid-19th century. Carolyn Mankell Sowinski, who grew up in Lake Andrew Township near the Norway Lake Parish churches, has written extensively about one of the major blizzards that wreaked havoc in central Minnesota: the blizzard of January 7, 1873. In the fall of 2022, Sowinski...

  • Wrestlers win three of five duals on back-to-back nights

    Randy Olson|Feb 2, 2023

    The No. 8-ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa wrestling team finished up last week with a flurry of action after three straight days of practice. On Thursday at Kerkhoven, the Jaguars went 1-1 with a loss to the host Fighting Saints and a win over Benson. On Friday at Minneota, the Jaguars suffered a 37-27 loss to No. 12-ranked Canby but defeated state-ranked Minneota and Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. In other results at Minneota on Friday, HL-W-W edged Minneota 30-29 and Canby beat neighboring...

  • MAJOR: United Kingdom ends recommending COVID-19 boosters for healthy people

    Randy Olson|Feb 2, 2023

    In a major recent announcement, the United Kingdom has announced that no one under 50 who is not part of an at-risk group will be eligible to receive a COVID booster. The U.K.'s drive for COVID-19 boosters for 16- to 49-year olds who are not in a clinical risk group will end on February 12, 2023, as well as their fall booster drive for those over age 50. The nine-minute long video below explains a handful of news releases that outline this dramatic change to the treatment plans for the COVID-19...