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mahagonny

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Health Threads
« on: May 13, 2020, 08:05:57 PM »
How about a message board for health issues topics? Thank you

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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2020, 08:52:20 AM »
What's the evidence that we need a full board for this issue?  Do we even have three active threads at the moment?
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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2020, 09:23:11 AM »
As long as they are safe from sniping or cryptic exchanges, 'asides' etc.

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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2020, 07:24:59 PM »
I was also wondering if we could have a board for health topics.

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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2020, 08:16:07 PM »
The question still remains why a whole board when we don't have multiple active threads already to collect into a board?

There are several topics that have more evidence of interest based on number of active/recent threads instead of health topics.

Start a few threads in General Discussion, show there's enough discussion to merit a whole board, and then we can discuss the need for a separate board.
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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2020, 03:24:32 PM »
Since I'm looking through General Discussion for a different reason, I can also look for health threads:

Caring for Elderly Parents: last post 16 May
Share your hypochondria here: last post 3 May
Dealing with chronic disability, pain, and fatigue: last post 1 April
How can you tell if you're hallucinating: last post 10 March

and the thread I actually wanted was from February so I'm going to stop looking now for health threads that have been dormant for three months or more.
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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2020, 04:47:19 PM »
Since I'm looking through General Discussion for a different reason, I can also look for health threads:

Caring for Elderly Parents: last post 16 May
Share your hypochondria here: last post 3 May
Dealing with chronic disability, pain, and fatigue: last post 1 April
How can you tell if you're hallucinating: last post 10 March

and the thread I actually wanted was from February so I'm going to stop looking now for health threads that have been dormant for three months or more.
Some of the (several) active coronavirus threads also contain discussions of possible accommodations for faculty with health conditions that put them at high risk.  I don't know if those specific discussions could be, or might benefit from being, consolidated within their own thread (apart from the more general discussions of institutional considerations/chaos).

There's also the general Coronavirus thread, which is part "health issue" and part "institutional response".  I have trouble keeping all of the coronavirus threads straight.

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Re: Health Threads
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2020, 05:45:42 PM »
I don't have the time or energy to tackle the Corona virus threads.  Anyone who wants to start a thread on the health issues specifically is welcome to do so.
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