How Permanent is Permanent When Living in a Pandemic World?

We know that death and taxes are permanent parts of our lives. Change appears inevitable everywhere else. What seemed like permanent today is not tomorrow. For example, we were led to believe that COVID-19 vaccines were permanent – 95+% effective … Continue reading

A New Twist to Ensure Safety When Traveling Overseas

Israel instituted a new requirement for those travelers who survived the pandemic virus over six months ago. A digital recovery certificate is now required for Israeli citizens and those of fourteen other countries. Digital recovery certificates are not available to … Continue reading

Is Herd Immunity Possible in the Next Six Months?

As the vaccines were being distributed, the general thinking was that herd immunity could be achieved when the population of the United States reached around 65%. It was based on the reproduction number of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7751056/ The … Continue reading

Why Are Some People at Higher Risk Than Others for Infection After Vaccination?

Before vaccines, people with multiple health problems were at higher risk for hospitalization and death. Vaccines were developed to reduce the severity of symptoms to reduce hospitalizations and the mortality rate. However, they were not created to stop the spread … Continue reading

How Can the Healthiest Man on the Plant Become Infected with the Pandemic Virus?

I have always considered myself to be the healthiest man in any room I walk into. By all measures, I should never have been infected. But that horse has left the barn. How did I get infected? I have no … Continue reading

The Delta Variant is Causing an Upswelling in Demand for Pandemic Virus Checks

I noticed two articles today about testing for COVID-19. One talks about two types of tests, and the other spoke about home test kits flying off the shelves. Types of COVID-19 Tests https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/covid-test-antigen-molecular/2021/08/25/id/1033755/. Many tests can be used to detect … Continue reading

Why Do People Hesitate?

In this pandemic world, we see headlines about new surges and chaos because people hesitate to get vaccinated. Yes, every unvaccinated person is at higher risk of contracting the virus than the vaccinated. Why do people hesitate? I put ’causes … Continue reading

A Dozen Things You Can Do Proactively to Improve Heart Health

We do not know what we do not know. How can we begin to improve heart health if we do not know what causes heart disease? Do not make any changes to your lifestyle without consulting your physician first, especially … Continue reading

A Daily Journal Might be the Best Option to Minimize Ulcerative Colitis Attacks

Around three million American adults suffer from some form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This is one million more people than twenty years ago. One form of IBD is ulcerative colitis (UC). Ulcerative Colitis https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10351-ulcerative-colitis. Symptoms of UC include diarrhea, … Continue reading

Six Toxins We Eat Daily That Increase Our Risk of All Diseases

Our immune system protects us from foreign invaders – viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Unfortunately, toxins in our foods also contribute to the destruction and deterioration of our immune system. Toxins and the Immune System https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK235670/ One of the most controllable … Continue reading