Health

Please get your flu shot

Got my flu shot today. One of the high dose vaccines for seniors. If you haven’t gotten your shot yet, schedule it right now. Even if you aren’t interested in protecting yourself, do it for me and the other senior… Read More ›

Breaking the Goldwater rule

Readers may be familiar with the American Psychiatric Association’s “Goldwater rule” which says it is unethical to offer a professional opinion about the mental health of a public figure without a personal examination of that person and permission from that… Read More ›

An emotional plea for all of us

Last night comedian Jimmy Kimmel explained why he was absent from his show last week. His wife gave birth to a son who had a life-threatening heart deformity and underwent immediate open heart surgery. All are home now and doing… Read More ›

It’s National Wear Red Day

February is American Heart Month and today, the first Friday of the month, is National Wear Red Day, promoted annually by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), HHS Office on Women’s Health, American… Read More ›