by | Mar 30, 2020

Last week, hundreds of Iranians reportedly died from drinking methanol — industrial alcohol — believing it was a cure for the coronavirus. Iran’s experience is just another aspect of the panic over the coronavirus pandemic gripping many people and nations….

by and | Mar 29, 2020

The latest labor market report showed 3.3 million Americans signing up for unemployment benefits — almost five times higher than any other month in history. Without a smart and medically responsible reopening of the U.S. economy soon, that number could…

by | Mar 28, 2020

I am a practicing physician (a dermatologist). I was a medical student when HIV was discovered. As a dermatology resident, I dealt extensively with AIDS patients, because AIDS — as with most infectious diseases — often presents with skin lesions,…

by | Mar 24, 2020

We seem to be in what Bernie’s and Joe’s and my generation called a “mell of a hess,” back before the media and the political class routinized the words that were formerly common to override with “#%$#%^!!%$%.” Which made for…

by | Mar 23, 2020

Medical experts have told us that the Chinese coronavirus — COVID19, aka “kung flu” — is three times as contagious as the normal flu. The global pandemic has spread to a majority of countries. Italy has suffered the greatest number…

by | Mar 20, 2020

We could organize a mass protest. But then the health police then soon organize our mass incarceration. We could pray together that our leaders regain their senses if only they did not take away church as well. Maybe a teach-in?…

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