Reading Time: 8 minutes Mergers and widespread small business closures have allowed big companies to dominate some markets, including healthcare.
Reading Time: 8 minutes “Give me a head with hair / long beautiful hair / Shining, gleaming, streaming / flaxen, waxen.” — Broadway hit musical Hair (1967).
Reading Time: 8 minutes Airlines often tout strict rules regarding face masks, but once the flight takes off, so do many of the masks — and flight attendants put their health on the line every time they try to enforce the rule.
Reading Time: 8 minutes When the music’s over, turn out the lights. (The Doors, 1967, available on Spotify.)
Reading Time: 5 minutes New Zealand shows how to act fast to stem COVID-19 spread.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Testing the patience of US returnees.
Reading Time: 28 minutes Why the current COVID-19 testing method is wrong, and what we need in its place. And why, if used correctly, the right test could control or even end the pandemic.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A Harvard epidemiologist proposes a coronavirus test that is fast, inexpensive, and could be effective in stopping the pandemic. The only obstacle is getting the FDA to notice.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Posting about sensitive topics on social media is a risky business.
Reading Time: < 1 minute COVID-19 may knock out at least one school problem.