4 Things You Can Do at Home to Ease Coronavirus and Pneumonia Symptoms

More than three months after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported, deaths from the virus continue to increase throughout the nation. To protect others and not overburden the medical system, people who develop symptoms of an upper respiratory infection are being asked to stay at home. The only health-related advice we are getting from […]

COVID-19: 5 Things You Can Do to Take Care of Yourself and Others

Oxfam is one of my favorite international charities. They have a very low administrative overhead and do very effective work around the world, much of it famine relief. Their suggestions for how we can all help during this novel coronavirus pandemic are simple, yet impactful. I pass it on to you, as I think you […]

Vitamin C: A New Weapon Hospitals are Using to Combat Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues its relentless onslaught, doctors and medical researchers around the world are working around the clock to develop treatments and vaccines. In New York, as of Wednesday this week, the number of cases is doubling every three days. In response, New York state’s largest hospital network is changing the treatment protocol of […]

Staying Healthy in the Face of Coronavirus: Is Social Isolation the Complete Answer?

Part I As the number of cases of coronavirus infections continues to rise around the world, entire cities – and even countries – are going on lockdown. Travel restrictions and event cancellations are costing the global economy billions and people are clamoring for information on how to keep themselves and their loved ones safe from […]

Oscar Winner Joaquin Phoenix’s New Film Sounds Alarm on Destruction of Amazon Rainforest

The 2019 – 2020 film awards season has been a busy one for Joaquin Phoenix, culminating with a win for Best Actor at Sunday’s Academy Awards for his titular role in the film Joker. The 45-year old actor has been using his stage time at these awards ceremonies to urge viewers and fellow actors alike […]