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I hope you have a safe and sacred Christmas. I am very thankful that the COVID vaccine is finally available. Please make sure you get vaccinated against COVID, too. Here are 7 Reasons I’m getting the COVID Vaccine: 1. I don’t want to risk my health. One of the scariest aspects of COVID is its...

Liz Cheney
Can we truly compare Edward Snowden’s act of releasing classified American documents to “Hanoi Jane” Fonda? In response to a possible pardon for “whistleblower” Edward Snowden by President Donald Trump, Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said, “Edward Snowden is a traitor. He is responsible for the...
With the year 2020 nearly over, it’s time to share the remedies I’ve found most helpful this past year.  1.Humor. The pandemic took over the year 2020. My co-workers and I wear masks from morning until night, double-masking when caring for COVID patients, often from their cars. We’re...
Former Vice-president Joe Biden is now President-elect Joe Biden. It is a moot point if you like that or not, what really matters now is – are you in favor of socialism – or not? Socialism is a softer version of Communism, but can be just as deadly to a thriving economy. Where do all these...
Last month, Richard got a prescription for the new Voltaren® gel for his left knee pain. At 89 years young, his activity level has dropped significantly for the past 6 months, ever since the COVID pandemic restricted access to gyms and exercise classes. The arthritis in his knee is now so bad...
It matters not how you voted on Nov. 3, what matters is the future well being of our country. It is time to gather our diverse population together and fight to ensure future freedoms, economic prosperity and yes, world peace. Sounds corny, but world peace means economic stability which...
Q: What’s the difference between enriched and fortified foods?  Starting in the 1920s, the federal government addressed diseases caused by nutritional deficiencies by encouraging food manufacturers to add certain nutrients to specific foods.  The earliest example of adding something to a...
Q:  My doctor’s office won’t refill my prescriptions over the phone. They always want me to contact my pharmacy instead. But when I went to pick up my refill yesterday, the pharmacy said it wasn’t ready because they hadn’t heard back from my doctor yet. But I requested it almost a week ago! ...
This week, I’ve given two senior ladies their second shot of Shingrix®, the “new” shingles vaccine. Next week, I have a 92-year-old man scheduled to get his first one. He has already had shingles and wants to avoid the misery of another episode. For most seniors, insurance covers at least...
With so much information coming at us each day, it can be hard to get through all the data to know what’s important, and what’s not. Our research team did the heavy lifting for you and came up with what we think are the most compelling numbers to focus on in the upcoming election. Economy $68,703 ...

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