COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

17 November 2020

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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Nursing Homes See Dangerously Long Waits for COVID Test Results

16 November 2020

Nursing homes are still taking days to get back COVID-19 test results as many shun the Trump administration’s central strategy to limit the spread of the virus among old and sick Americans.

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Gifts: New & Unusual Pandemic-Proof Game Ideas

15 November 2020

The pandemic has proven there’s no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available. 

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Antibodies: Immunity May Last Six Months or More

14 November 2020

round the world, coronavirus cases are surging and deaths due to the disease keep ticking up but analysis of antibodies offers a hint of hope.

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COVID Shots: Time To Discuss Potentially Unpleasant Side Effects?

13 November 2020

Drugmaker Pfizer is expected to seek federal permission to release its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of November, a move that holds promise for quelling the pandemic, but also sets up a tight time frame for making sure consumers understand what it will mean to actually get the shots.

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Five Important Questions About The Pfizer COVID Vaccine

12 November 2020

Many news reports described the vaccine as if it were our deliverance from the pandemic, even though few details were released.

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