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Herd Immunity, Herd Mentality, and Heresy: Debating Pandemic Policy in a Public Health House of Cards

An important new study in the New England Journal of Medicine had a primary objective of determining the nature of durability of antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2. 

2 months

SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection: Bad News, or Good?

Our disparate inclinations famously refract the same view into opposing perceptions: a glass half full, or half empty. 

2 months

Diet and COVID-19, Where Vital Meets Urgent

Roughly two weeks ago, the American Heart Association told the world that diet should be assessed routinely in clinical encounters, and that new tools were needed to make this possible.

2 months

How to Deal with Hypomanic Entrepreneurs

Sooner or later, if you deal with enough entrepreneurs, you will realize that the person you are talking to at a thousand miles a minute is hypomanic.

2 months

COVID Policy at the Crux of “WHAT” and “HOW”

We are a polarized society; I have not surprised you by saying so. We are a society with a low tolerance for nuance. We tend to favor: yes/no, right/wrong, good/evil, left/right kind of thinking. We are not the better for it, but it is what it is.

3 months

Make Healthcare a Great Place to Work Again

Jobs, jobs and jobs. Politicians and news outlets talk and write a lot about jobs.

3 months

COVID-19 and the Mismaking of History: Where Are We, Really?

News reports refer routinely now to “second waves” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such references, in turn, invoke prior pandemics subject to such ebb and flow.