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Weekly Link Love—Edition 88

Research of the Week

Physical frailty predicts [1] COVID-19 outcomes.

If you’re lifting, getting 1.62 grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight is a nice target [2].

After new analysis, Ireland reduces [3] its “excess deaths from coronavirus” numbers. Still 13% higher than normal, but lower than previous estimations.

Evidence [4] for coronavirus presence in Brazil as early as November 2019.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 431: Gina Devee [5]: Host Elle Russ chats with author Gina Devee.

Primal Health Coach Radio, Episode 67: [6] Laura and Erin chat with Jen James about heart-centered entrepreneurism.

Media, Schmedia

Why dads need to roughhouse with their kids [7].

Is there another pandemic [8] coming?

Interesting Blog Posts

Those pesky PSCK9 inhibitors [9]: so effective on paper, so useless (and sometimes deadly) in real life.

Social Notes

Some awesome ideas [10] for games to play with your kids.

Don’t let this [11] be you.

Everything Else

Science is humanity’s highest pursuit [12].

Ancient toddler footprint [13].

Pre-existing T-cell immunity [14]?

Got arthritis? Try barefoot [15].

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I’m not surprised: Humans use smell to get around [16].

Interesting finding: Very low LDL is not associated with lower cardiovascular mortality [17]. It is associated with higher all cause mortality.

It’s just everywhere these days: Plastic found in vegetables and fruits [18].

Another reason everyone should exercise: It improves the quality of breast milk [19].

A nice piece on importance of megafauna in human diets: How eating (and killing) the megafauna changed humans forever [20].

Question I’m Asking

Did you roughhouse as a kid?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jun 28 – Jul 3)

Comment of the Week

“Plastic rain sounds like our version of lead pipes for the Romans.”

– We will see, Chris [25].