AmazonBasics wireless keyboard review: A quiet, affordable alternative to clacking keys

The AmazonBasics Wireless Keyboard, which Amazon trumpets as “quiet and compact,” is built for this age of open work environments. When personal space is at a premium and even the clattering of a keyboard can feel intrusive, this discreet device helps everyone get along. A surprising number of features for the price The budget-priced keyboard measures 5.6 x 17.7 x 0.9 inches and is constructed of lightweight plastic. Because it weighs a hair over one pound you may best tempted to throw it in a laptop bag and take it…

Read More

Personalized Vitamins for 2021: A Dietitian’s Review

I’m a registered dietitian who works with clients 1:1 to help them reach their health goals, and supplements are a big part of the equation. When recommending a supplement, it’s important that I find a brand that is both high quality and intentionally practical. Supplements can be expensive, and while efficacious, it can be difficult to know what to take, let alone build a consistent daily habit. My Care/of experience Enter Care/of. They provide a personalized, high quality vitamin plan in convenient daily packs, at a price point that’s under…

Read More

EBM Focus: Nonfatal Myocardial Infarction (MI) — Death of a Surrogate?

A heart attack used to mean almost certain death. Thanks to advances in the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD), that is no longer the case. These improvements in management, however, make trials assessing death as a sole outcome not feasible due to the length of time or size of trials that would be required. In the early 1990s, Braunwald and colleagues argued that adding nonfatal complications to the outcome of death would improve trial efficiency and accelerate the pace of treatment innovations for the management of acute myocardial infarction…

Read More

6 ways to start a conversation about mental health

Talking is good for us, and speaking about mental health can prevent problems from getting worse. When you encourage the people in your life to open up about what they’re going through, it gives them the space to air their thoughts and feelings. It also lets them know you’re there for them. It’s not about trying to fix anything, it’s about listening to them. You can also let them know about the professional support available, so they know how to seek help if needed. Here are 6 ways into a…

Read More

From taking a break to communicating with spouse, how women can ease mental burden of unpaid work during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic forced a large part of the population to stay at and work from home. This, in turn, gave a lot of people a rare glimpse into what actually goes into maintaining a smooth-running household — the mind of the woman. Yes, the average woman — whether she is working from home or not — does a lot more work around the home, and does it both seamlessly and effortlessly. Or so it appears. Invisible labour and women’s role The fact is that while the extra labour a…

Read More

SA vs IND, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli’s batting was never a concern, very happy with his 79 – Vikram Rathour

Batting coach Vikram Rathour said Virat Kohli’s shot selection was better than his most recent knocks after the India captain came up with a gritty 79 on Day 1 of the 3rd and final Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Kohli hit his 2nd slowest fifty as the skipper batted out 201 deliveries to help India post 223 another disappointing effort from the batting unit, especially after opting to bat. Speaking to the press after 11 wickets fell on Day 1 of the 3rd Test at Newlands, Vikram Rathour…

Read More