Personal Stories and Interviews with Experts

Who becomes a COVID Long Hauler ?

Who Becomes a COVID Long Hauler?

  Who becomes a Covid Long Hauler? We hear a lot about COVID Long Haulers and the symptoms they experience, but are there any predicting factors for becoming one? It’s interesting, because while we are hyper-focused on Long Haulers as they relate to COVID-19, long-haul symptoms after a virus illness aren’t uncommon. Prior to COVID, […]

What’s going on with Ivermectin?

What's going on with Ivermectin?

What’s going on with Ivermectin? Everyone is asking what’s going on with Ivermectin. It’s been in and out of the news since the summer, and it remains a controversial topic. Ivermectin is an anti-parasite drug that has been used in human and animal medicine for many years. Early in the pandemic, it was suggested that […]

Antibody Dependent Enhancement: What in the World is That?

Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Antibody Dependent Enhancement, or ADE for short! Erin Stair, MD, MPH There are several viral videos with millions of views referencing something called Antibody Dependent Enhancement (ADE) as a potential effect of COVID-19 vaccines or vaccines in general. Some make very bold claims and it’s difficult to sort fact from fiction from hyperbole in these […]

Broken Heart Syndrome: What Happens?

Broken Heart Syndrome

What the heck is Broken Heart Syndrome?!?  – Erin Stair, MD, MPH When I first heard about Broken Heart Syndrome, I was beyond intrigued. An actual medical diagnosis? If true…it was a concrete example of something that is often depicted in art: The heart as the center of emotion. Countless songs, poems, movies and books […]

NFL Football Players and Cognitive Decline: Modifiable Risks

NFL Football Players and Cognitive Decline

NFL Football Players and Cognitive Decline, on Causes or Cures. Hi guys! It’s 2 weeks after the Super Bowl, and Tom Brady showed us, again, why he’s the greatest. I mean, geez! He’s killing it at 43, which is so inspiring. There are so many people who make age their dictator, that it’s refreshing to […]

How to Prevent GERD

How to Prevent Gerd

How to prevent GERD is a question a lot of people ask themselves. My friend just asked me this question this morning, which goes to show you how common GERD is. It’s a painful and annoying health issue that can make eating a frustrating process instead of an enjoyable event. It can even affect how […]

Mental Health during Lockdowns

Mental Health during Lockdowns

  While some people consider lockdowns and closures necessities to get ahead of the virus, one wonders what’s happening to our mental health during lockdowns. How are adults coping versus kids? What about people who are losing jobs and whole businesses, and how is that financial stress, compounded by shutdowns, impacting mental health? I’m also […]

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