Summer is here; the salmon are running in Alaska; and the latest research indicates eating more of them could add years to your life. Scientists mining the data from the long-running Framingham […]
3rd wave coming?
On the other side of the world, a masked-up Italy is locking down again in the face of a March 2021 wave of COVID-19 infections looking like the deadly wave of 2020 […]
UPDATE: This story was updated on Aug. 21 to reflect the falling infection fatality rate in England When Italian Dr. Matteo Bassetti, the head of the infectious diseases clinic at the San […]
Who is dying?
Medical researchers have been telling Americans for a long, long time that the sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits lead down the road to premature death, and now the SARS-CoV-2 virus is […]
The cubicle class
Few ideas are more dear to Americans than the belief that they live in a society free of class, and nothing in modern times has done a better job of putting a […]
We were warned
How long have doctors been warning us about the risks of obesity? Long before the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, they were cautioning against a dangerous epidemic tied to our visibly spreading waistlines. “Will All […]
The pandemic coronavirus now sweeping the country is revealing some interesting differences in how Americans young and old, rich and poor, liberal and conservative view the realities of life and death – […]
Bad luck journo
For Alaska journalist Jennifer Williams, the news is that she’s become the news. Again. This time the news director for Kenia’s KSRM has revealed she’s one of the five people with COVID-19 […]
About 2.8 million people per year die in the United States from heart disease, cancer, injuries and various other illnesses, according to the data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control […]
Alaska’s largest newspaper is again downsizing, but it is understandable if you missed this news. The email to ADN.com viewers from editor David Hulen required fluency in Orwellian doublespeak. One could easily […]