To forecast future surges in Covid, it seems like all we have to do is check out online reviews for Yankee Candles, or other brands of scented wicks. In 2020, Terri Nelson, a painter and artist, first pointed out in a tongue-and-cheek Tweet that there were angry customers reporting their
Regionality, mostly. The name is seemingly so universal yet specific to New York, and grappling with this contradiction are people on Twitter who bemoan that bodegas and corner stores are the same thing. Went to New York and now I can’t stop saying bodega pic.twitter.com/EzpV7O2B6e — Colin Blanc (@icewintrs) January
Most people who can read already know this, but the recently viral articles with headlines like “Cannabis compounds may stop COVID-19 infection, study suggests”, and “Cannabis Compounds Prevented Covid Infection in Laboratory Study,” were written by assholes. Or at least the editors who wrote those misleading headlines were being assholes.
In all my years of writing, I’ve never written about something fucking dumber than this. Healthcare workers, you know, the people who look after your health? Well, according to new rules passed by the State of California, these workers can literally have COVID and their employer can be fully aware
As a third of hospitals report critical staffing shortages, California’s health department is considering issuing an order postponing many elective surgeries. Many procedures, including a lung transplant, already have been canceled.
This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column Here we are again, another wave of the Covid-19 variant that sounds more and more like a Transformer. Latest, is the Omicron Variant. This pandemic is starting to look like an era. Let’s face it, it is being prolonged
Welcome to the new year, with a new variant alive and well! There’s A Lot Of Information swirling out there, and I’m deeply grateful to all of the public health and science communicators disseminating accessible information to the public. I’ve been thinking about curation as care, especially amid the attention
Low-income California children would get up to $5,000 if they lost a parent to COVID-19 under legislation that state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, plans to introduce in January. The Hope for Children Act would create savings accounts with up to $3,000 for children as old as 9 and up to