Medicine

The Common Good

The good news is the level of vaccinations around the country is up. As of March 10, “At least 62,451,150 people or 19.0 percent of the population have received at least one dose,” reports USA Facts Covid vaccine tracker. “Overall, 32,904,161 people or 10.0 percent … Read More

Two stories about the coronavirus vaccine caught my attention. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’vvUo5QB5RDhdVjPBcG0h1Q’,sig:’HQXYBYOzpcsiDiKs4KQnAgmCZuLkGPIf61Ew0sv8gQo=’,w:’509px’,h:’339px’,items:’1276395298′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })}); In a recent letter to New York Times ethicist, Kwame Anthony Appiah, one reader writes: “I work for a hospital, but in an administrative job. I do Read More

It is sad to watch so much attention focused on events in Washington brought about by one individual at the cost of learning about the thousands of talented individuals responsible for the many accomplishments that should be receiving more attention. The latest generation of mars … Read More

Who Can You Trust?

Cartoonist Dan Piraro has a skillful way of approaching the day’s issues through the backdoor. A recent panel uses Samuel Beckett’s classic play, Waiting for Godot, to underscore CDC coronavirus guidelines. While Godot offers no reason for canceling his meeting with the story’s two … Read More

I don’t know about you, but I am spent – emotionally, psychologically spent from everything Trump does, declares, defies, defiles, denies and doublebacks. For nearly four years, the country has endured Trump’s erratic autocracy from name-calling to pulling out of treaties; from Twitter rants to … Read More

Speaking with a good friend recently, the subject turned to the coronavirus that continues to spread, now infecting 6.5 million and closing in on 200,000 deaths. “Jim, you need to check out a website a friend of mine sent. It explains about some of the … Read More

On March 9, Fox pundit Sean Hannity said, “…if you are over the mass hysteria, if you’re over politicizing and weaponizing the coronavirus, you are not alone…. I’m sure in the end, the mob and the media — well, they will be advancing their new … Read More