As anyone who has been reading my column for a while knows, I’m a sucker for “listicles,” those popular website lists like “What your car/phone/plants say about you” and “12 ways to lose 30 pounds in a week.”
I was genuinely dismayed to read recently in The New York Times of the death of a man who has had a profound impact on my life.
I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant: I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow.
While most coronaviruses cause common cold, three have become more dangerous, crossing species to people: the first was SARS CoV in 2003 and the latest to “make the jump” — SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes “Coronavirus Disease 2019” or COVID-19. According to former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, there was a large, late-season spike in U.S. “flu-like” illness, raising the unsettling possibility that the novel corona virus may have been here earlier than initially thought.
FRONTLINE CANCER: Oncology is going through an immense transformation, like the Internet in the early 1990s, and academia-industry partnerships are playing an increasingly critical role in this revolution.
The La Jolla Recreation Center may be closed due to coronavirus-related restrictions, but a new family of residents is keeping a watchful eye on the place at night.
Spectators who approach the animals can disrupt their normal behavior and possibly separate mothers and pups, and the animals may charge or bite people if they feel threatened, experts say.
NATURAL LA JOLLA: Last week, I spotted a little furry creature poking out of its burrow in the middle of a manicured lawn — it was a pocket gopher!
The jig is up, medical science. I don’t believe a word you say anymore.
There’s a lot of hoarders in my family. Fortunately, I’m not one. Well, except for photos.
You know that life around you has become too perpetually noisy when you hear a sound that you can’t quite place but it seems familiar.
The pandemic has changed all our lives since it took hold in earnest in March 2020.
I’ve written before about some of the curious behaviors of dogs, but ours has taken up an unwelcome new one: rolling in her own poop.