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  • Too Good to Be True

    With over 300 clinical trials on vaccines for COVID19, it perhaps is not a surprise that at least two are very close to emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration this month.  Where are you in the line...

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  • Every 44 Seconds

    That was on November 19th  this year…the pace of COVID-19 deaths in the United States…one every 44 seconds, or 1,971 in a 24 hour period.  They have tallied “only 956 deaths for yesterday so far, but that figure will...

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  • The Other Global Health Crisis

    Wearing a face mask is the new front line of defense against the spread of the war on COVID-19, but it does little to protect against the other public health crisis that is hitting people around the globe.  Scientists...

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  • You’re Bringing What for Thanksgiving?

    Remember Thanksgiving just a year ago?  It was that family gathering when you prepared the turkey and someone brought a vegetable and someone else brought dessert and someone else brought cranberry sauce.  But mostly it was the people coming...

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  • Connecting the Dots Means Early Detection in Dementia

    One of the other casualties of this extended quarantine is the cognitive consequences of less social interaction and less intellectual stimulation…what we call the “Activities of Daily Living.”  If you have an older loved one with whom you still...

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  • Online Shoppers Beware

    We all think that we could never get scammed, right?  We all think that only other people can be fooled into giving away personal financial information of access, right?  Well, this week I came as close as I want...

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  • If You Can’t See Something…

    If you see something, say something.  We have all heard this about everything from neighborhood watch programs to announcements in airports…that is, back when people actually took flights to somewhere.  But what if you can’t see “something”… something like...

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  • One More Sign of COVID?

    I have written about Alzheimer’s disease…a lot, its warning signs and caregiving probably more than any other topic.  Even in this time of COVID, I still come back to it.  This time it is about the warning sign that...

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