Cases/hospitalizations in the US and Michigan: Is this a canary in the coal mine for the rest of the US?

Y’all, we are still in this race between variants and vaccines. And, some states are not winning while others are right behind. ⭐ Short answer: US hospitalizations and cases are increasing in the US, predominantly among YOUNGER people. This is mainly due to the B.1.1.7 variant (the one that originally was found in the UK)Continue reading “Cases/hospitalizations in the US and Michigan: Is this a canary in the coal mine for the rest of the US?”

𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐲

When we talk about vaccine hesitancy, we need to make 3 big foundational statements: 👉 1. There is a spectrum – Vaccine hesitancy can range from a little fear but you’ll still get it…to I’m going to wait and see…to nope, not ever…and, finally to anti-vax (which really is a different category entirely). So, keepContinue reading “𝐕𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐲”

𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜: 𝐋𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐠𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 ð§ðžð¢ð ð¡ð›ð¨ð«ð¬

Today is #WorldHealthDay which marks the anniversary of the founding of the WHO in 1948. Each year, the WHO has a theme for this day – and this year’s theme is “Building a fairer, healthier world for everyone, everywhere.” Let me tell you a personal story first and then get to some data. ✅ 𝐓𝐇𝐄Continue reading “𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜: 𝐋𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐠𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 ð§ðžð¢ð ð¡ð›ð¨ð«ð¬”

Hey, March Madness (and everyone else),

Wear those masks right. Since we’re talking about masks, pull those masks up over the nose! That’s one of the biggest places COVID-19 can get in and out. So, cover up. I’ve included a cute picture of a dog showing us how to do it right. And, sic ’em bears. (Sorry, as a BU bear,Continue reading “Hey, March Madness (and everyone else),”

Holy Week Friday: True unity, not cheap peace

“That they may be one.” Those are some of Jesus’ final words. In John’s gospel, he had just finished giving them a new commandment to love one another. He had told them he is the way, truth, life, the true vine. He promised the Holy Spirit, said he would leave them with peace, and saidContinue reading “Holy Week Friday: True unity, not cheap peace”