COVID vaccine

5 Things to Know About a COVID Vaccine: It Won’t Be a ‘Magic Wand’

06 October 2020

President Donald Trump makes no secret he would like a COVID vaccine to be available before the election. But it’s doubtful that will happen and, even after a vaccine wins FDA approval, there would be a long wait before it’s time to declare victory over the virus.

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Birthday

Birthday Thoughts: ‘When I’m … 64???’ (Yikes!)

05 October 2020

You can’t imagine how old and wretched I pictured this age when I first heard Paul McCartney’s song back in 1967.

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Home Cooking And Other Food Trends During COVID

04 October 2020

These days, the pandemic is determining how and what we eat, from quick shortcuts to slow cookers. There’s lots more home cooking, and many more family meals.

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Osteoarthritis, running

Five Tips for Safe, Effective Running This Fall

03 October 2020

Running, among many other benefits, can be a great de-stressor during these challenging times.

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Falls, COVID

What COVID Has Taught Us About Long Term Care

02 October 2020

A nursing facility is a quick referral. But in the middle of a COVID pandemic, we learned it could be a risky referral.

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The First Presidential Debate: A Night of Rapid-Fire Interruptions, Inaccuracies

01 October 2020

Little was said about what either candidate would do if elected; at one point, Biden’s attempts to explain his health care plan were drowned out by Trump’s persistent interruptions about Biden’s Democratic primary opponents.

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