Tag Archives: 2020

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years. In 2019, life expectancy… Read More »

Bipolar Disorder Prognosis In 2020 – How Many People Have It?

For the prognosis of bipolar disorder[1]: Many people with bipolar disorder have successful good treatment, which, in turn, results from an accurate diagnosis. Because bipolar disorder may have a high rate of both under-diagnosis and diagnosis wrong, it is often difficult for people with the condition to receive competent treatment. Patients with bipolar disorder are… Read More »

Top tips for coping as Leaving Cert 2020 chaos fuels anger and anxiety for students

LEAVING Cert 2020 has been a rollercoaster of uncertainty. The announcement by the Department of Education and Skills that there were errors in the grading system, which will lead to about 10pc of students having their grades marked upwards, comes as yet another sharp twist on that rollercoaster. he disappointment some students may have felt… Read More »

National Peanut Day 2020: From Weight Loss to Good Heart Health, Here Are Five Reasons to Have This Legume

National Peanut Day 2020 is observed annually on September 13 in the United States of America. This event is celebrated to enjoy crunchy peanuts. They grow underground like potatoes. Most people perceive peanuts as nuts. However, they are a legume which can be related to lentils and beans. Peanuts originated in South America around 3,500 years… Read More »

Mid century in 2020: transforming a surf shack into retro chic

With a romantic idea to transform shack into chic, Aussie home-renovation TV presenter Shelley Craft took on her own an ambitious reno project to breathe new life into an old Byron beach house. In just nine weeks, Shelley and husband, Christian Sergiacomi, delivered the ultimate renovation on a budget when they completely transformed a dated… Read More »