Stephen: Have your health habits gone haywire since the start of the pandemic?
Written by Stephen Lethbridge on August 16, 2022
While we’ve been hunkered down at home avoiding coronavirus, our health habits seem to have gone to pieces. We’re exercising less and binging on junk food more, some health experts say. Just for example, the disease known as gout is making a big comeback, with a 20% increase in cases in three years, according to the National Health Service in the U.K. Once known as the “disease of kings,” gout is a painful inflammation of the joints caused by too much rich food and drink.