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THI Responds to COVID-19 Threat

As part of THI’s work to provide you with accurate information around health issues, THI president David Katz, MD, MPH, and our Council members with expertise in this area, are providing links to trusted articles and resources on COVID-19. THI is working tirelessly to bring truth about the coronavirus to the media, our partners, and the public realm. Please consider making a donation to support our work so we can continue to strategize, mobilize, and analyze information to optimize both public and personal health.
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News of the Day via Dr. Tom Rifai, Editor

THI council member Tom Rifai MD, FACP, covers News of the Day (NOTeD), debunking or authenticating health and nutrition news circulating around the internet.

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Coronavirus Mortality Data from Italy: Hard-Earned Messages of Opportunity & Hope

AUTHOR: David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM

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Of the slightly more than 30,000 total, global deaths from coronavirus to date, a third of them all have been in Italy. That sad distinction means Italy is the source of our best potential insights about COVID19 and the risk of severe infection and death.

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THI and Processed Meat Guidelines: A Brief Update

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Cornell Wildlife Health Center launched: because we need nature, and now nature needs us

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Evidence-Supported News. Get the Facts Without the Hype

Defending FACTS, Fighting Falsehoods

Yes, there seems to be a new diet competing with an old diet, in every news cycle. No, scientists are not confused, confounded, or at war. Let’s take a moment to talk about a very boring topic (sorry, science) methodology.

Modernize the Definition of Protein Quality

We call upon the Commissioner of the FDA and the US Secretary of Agriculture to commission a working group of the National Academy of Medicine to modernize the formal definition of protein quality to one that better serves both public, and planetary health.

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True Health Initiative is your home base for accurate information, proving consensus over confusion, providing facts over fiction, and countering hyped-up headlines and biased bylines with evidence and common sense.

At a critical time for the future of life on Earth, The College of Veterinary Medicine announces the establishment of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center. The new center focuses on catalyzing multidisciplinary collaboration to address wildlife health challenges worldwide, while immersing students in unique learning experiences at home and abroad.

THI FEATURED MEMBER: Steve Osofsky, D.V.M.

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