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Infertility and health with Elizabeth King

Infertility and health, including sperm health. It’s no longer just about female health and egg health but if we aren’t addressing the mans health then that could be a big missing health piece for improving fertility. The good news it that men can pretty quickly improve the health of their sperm. Take a listen to my conversation about improving fertility…

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December Sees Highest COVID-19 Death Toll In U.S. Since Pandemic Began

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Coronavirus: UK daily death figure dips to lowest since day after lockdown

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Coronavirus: Care-worker death rate twice that of health workers

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Coronavirus: Call for public inquiry into BAME death risk

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Coronavirus: Black Britons face ‘twice the risk’ of death, says ONS

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