Tag Archives: Christmas

High cholesterol levels after Christmas

Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost Danes’ cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20% higher than in the summer. So says a new study carried out by researchers from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Copenhagen University Hospital and the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen. All that… Read More »

Top medic says pressures at hospitals are not just for Christmas

The Clinical Medical Director at Cork University Hospital says it is inconceivable to think that health care staff would be granted extended leave over the Christmas period. Dr Mike O’Connor was speaking on RTE radio following comments from the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, who called on the Health Service Executive to “properly manage and deploy” resources in… Read More »

Miley Cyrus Gave the Christmas Song “Santa Baby” a Feminist Update and It's Truly Amazing

In this, the woke year of 2018, the people are starting to realize that some long-held Christmas traditions are kind of un-PC—for instance, you can’t just say “Merry Christmas” to everyone (some of us don’t celebrate that holiday!), the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is hella predatory, and, as Miley Cyrus just pointed out, the… Read More »