http://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/29/world/pfizer-moderna-covid-vaccines-infection.html? The Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are very effective in real-world conditions at preventing infections, the C.D.C. reported. A mass vaccination site at the Kentucky State Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville this month.Credit...Jon Cherry for The New York Times By Gina Kolata March 29, 2021 The coronavirus vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech are proving highly … Continue reading Good news — two-dose vaccines very effective in real world
Month: March 2021
Keeping your cast iron skillet in good shape
6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Cast Iron Skillets Keep your cast iron pans in tip-top shape by avoiding these no-nos.By Karla Walsh July 18, 2020Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.PinFBSharePlayMuteLoaded: 68.70%Remaining Time -0:56ShareFullscreen× Show it some TLC … Continue reading Keeping your cast iron skillet in good shape
Hearing-Loss Options have expanded
https://www.wsj.com/articles/hearing-aids-iphone-apps-and-new-tech-mean-more-ways-to-deal-with-hearing-lossbut-same-old-anxiety-11616850000 New Hearing Aids, iPhone Apps and Tech Mean More Hearing-Loss Options—But Also New Struggles In-ear AI and smartphones give people with mild-to-moderate hearing loss more choices than ever, but apps can be a hard sell for some By Julie JargonMarch 27, 2021 9:00 am ET Many people believe wearing a hearing aid is an advertisement … Continue reading Hearing-Loss Options have expanded
Weather in Northeast to change drastically Thursday
Click thru for videos and podcasts. https://www.accuweather.com/en/winter-weather/no-fooling-wintry-blast-to-strike-northeast-to-start-april/923204? No fooling: Wintry blast to strike Northeast to start April By Jake Sojda, AccuWeather meteorologist Updated Mar. 29, 2021 2:43 PM EDTCopied Record-breaking warmth will soon be replaced by a potent storm system as temperatures plummet across the region. After near-summerlike warmth in much of the Northeast just days ago, … Continue reading Weather in Northeast to change drastically Thursday
Why COVID testing shouldn’t stop with vaccination
Had to laugh. I got tested at one of these vans this morning. Make testing no-wait and people will continue. But right now those seeking testing has dropped and that impedes public health knowledge about COVID's spread. https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2021/03/22/us-covid-19-testing-has-dropped-dramatically? U.S. COVID-19 Testing Has Dropped Dramatically STATELINE ARTICLEMarch 22, 2021By: Michael Ollove Read time: 6 minShare Read Mode A mobile COVID-19 … Continue reading Why COVID testing shouldn’t stop with vaccination
Apple’s iWork updated
https://www.macrumors.com/2021/03/23/apple-updates-iwork-apps-version-11/ Apple Updates iWork Apps for iOS and macOS to Version 11 Tuesday March 23, 2021 10:21 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple today [March 23rd] updated its suite of iWork apps designed for iOS and macOS devices to version 11, introducing a number of new features and tweaks to improve their functionality. On iOS, Pages, Numbers, … Continue reading Apple’s iWork updated
New Yorkers 30+ can now get vaccinated, 16+ next week
Starting tomorrow, March 30, all New Yorkers age 30 or older will be able to be vaccinated, and all New Yorkers age 16 or older will be eligible on April 6, well ahead of the May 1 deadline set by the White House. Eligible New Yorkers can make an appointment at ny.gov/GetVaccinated or by calling the NYS … Continue reading New Yorkers 30+ can now get vaccinated, 16+ next week
Want to watch something beautiful without stress or violence?
The Timeless Fantasy of Stanley Tucci Eating Italian Food In CNN’s culinary travel series, Italy is beautiful and the food of Italy is beautiful. Not insignificantly, Tucci is beautiful, too. By Helen Rosner March 27, 2021 At the age of sixty, Stanley Tucci is enjoying a somewhat unexpected late-career reinvention as a sex symbol.Photograph by Ernesto … Continue reading Want to watch something beautiful without stress or violence?
22 Fast reads for a quick binge
Always nice to have some new ideas for a quick read. After all, you don't already have a stack of TBR (to be read) books, do you? Or maybe multiple stacks? https://www.bookbub.com/blog/quick-books-to-read-fast-paced? 22 Fast-Paced Books to Binge This Weekend By Melissa Flandreau•Updated: March 25, 2021•7 min read Escaping into a good book is our favorite form of … Continue reading 22 Fast reads for a quick binge
Humans may not be able to reproduce by 2045
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/20/opinion/sunday/endocrine-disruptors-sperm.html AND https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/18/toxic-chemicals-health-humanity-erin-brokovich Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity Erin Brockovich The chemicals to blame for our reproductive crisis are found everywhere and in everything ‘This is nothing short of a full-scale emergency for humanity.’ Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Thu 18 Mar 2021 06.23 EDT 24,873576 The end of humankind? It may be coming … Continue reading Humans may not be able to reproduce by 2045
A must watch about Tina Turner
What a force of nature this woman is. Tina Sheila O'Malley March 26, 2021 RogerEbert.com Powered by JustWatch Tina Turner's 1984 Private Dancer, with Tina on the cover in a black low-cut leotard, legs gloriously splayed out in an aggressive "Here I am, deal with it" rock star attitude, was a monster. If you were alive in 1984, … Continue reading A must watch about Tina Turner
Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekends?
https://www.nutritionaction.com/daily/diet-and-weight-loss/can-you-make-up-for-lost-sleep-on-weekends/? POSTED ON FEBRUARY 25, 2021 BY NAH EDITORIAL STAFF Can you make up for lost sleep on weekends? One out of three U.S. adults say they get less than the seven hours a night of sleep experts recommend. If you’re among them, that can spell trouble for your health. “In most laboratory studies where people have … Continue reading Can you make up for lost sleep on the weekends?