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In Photos: Crazier COVID Times

While going through my older iPhone photos, I realized quite a few were of our strange surroundings and circumstances from the strictest COVID times during 2020. May they not return. Bare shelves at a Publix March 15, 2020 Colbert’s first at-home show March 18, 2020 News coverage March–July, 2020   [...]

March 11, 2022 admin Health, History, Photo 0

The Only One From NBA 25 on the NBA 75 Stage

For me, the most exciting part of the 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend — far more exciting than the defense-less games and the yawn-fest dunk contest — was seeing members of NBA 75 at center court. Many athletic greats from my youth together in one place. Rodman being Rodman. The roar [...]

March 1, 2022 admin Health, History, Sports 0

Where’s That Viagra for Memory?

Nearly 20 years later, we’re still searching for the little blue pill for learning. [...]

June 25, 2018 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

Opioid Alternatives Making Headway But Won’t Lead To Full Phase-out, Physicians Say

As the U.S. continues to struggle with its growing opiate-painkiller problem (33,000 deaths in 2015, the most ever, and an annual $78.5 billion price tag on abuse), physicians and policymakers are ramping up their pushes on alternatives for patients seeking pain relief. In 2016, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center — [...]

August 28, 2017 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

Where’s the Lab-Grown Beef?

More than a decade ago, Discover covered the concept of a coffee-maker-like device that could, overnight, turn a few animal muscle stem cells into a nice hunk of meat. The July 2006 story, “The Way of All Flesh,” explains the vision of biologist Vladimir Mironov: Those muscle cells would be [...]

August 18, 2017 admin Health, Tech, Vegan Living 0

‘Helistroke’ Presents New Opportunity for Saving Critical Time in Stroke Care

The idea of sending physicians away from their home hospital came from organ transplants. Typically, once an organ becomes available, one surgeon will begin prepping the recipient while another will go by plane to harvest the organ from the donor. That makes for a “nearly seamless connection in the timings,” [...]

August 8, 2017 admin Business, Health, Journalism/Communications 0