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Category: Health

Abortion post gets more comments

Two weeks ago I posted my take on the new abortion law in Texas. A new commenter — Annsley Smoak — appeared there yesterday and launched into a religion-based assault […]

Women plan to march October 2

Galvanized by the passage of the highly restrictive new anti-abortion law in Texas, a nationwide women’s march is being planned for October 2, two days before the Supreme Court reconvenes. […]

Abominable abortion law in Texas

The latest anti-abortion law in Texas is nothing less than an abomination. Not only does it ban abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat — approximately six weeks into […]

Let’s not bury the lede

Maybe it’s just preparation for the coming school year, but recently I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials for vaccinations other than Covid. DTP, HPV, meningitis, etc. (Meningitis? Not sure […]

Who ya gonna call?

Who ya gonna call for the best advice? When you’re considering a divorce, you call … a lawyer. When you’re concerned about your car’s engine, you call … a mechanic. […]

The great mask muddle

The CDC has said that those of us fully vaccinated can, in most situations, stop wearing masks. And so the mask burnings have begun. People everywhere are gleefully abandoning their […]

Proof of vaccination

Got my second Covid vaccination Saturday and practically skipped out of the hospital. But all I had to show for it was a Band-Aid and a little wallet-sized piece of […]

Your Covid vaccination — to be or not to be

Everything about the Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been in a state of chaos since it began. Uneven, uncertain distribution to a wide assortment of destinations. Some getting more than they […]

Vaccination vexation

As I understand it, each state orders and distributes its own supply of Covid-19 vaccine, and the US government may or may not be able to supply all that a […]

Let nothing stop the vaccine deliveries

In Colorado this week there have been several test runs of Covid vaccine delivery. Packages frozen like the Pfizer vaccine have been tracked and delivered from Denver to points in […]

Pfizer’s cool vaccine is coming soon

An America exhausted by 2020 is understandably excited about Pfizer’s recently announced Covid-19 vaccine. In its Phase Three study, the vaccine proved to be 90% effective (!) in preventing infection […]