Alcohol kills germs, right? It seems logical that having a few drinks might help ward off the coronavirus. But while downing those margaritas (or Corona beers) might make staying home a little more bearable, alcoholic drinks won’t kill COVID-19. The kind of alcohol found in drinks is called ethyl alcohol, and it’s the same kind
As much as we may want or need an effective vaccine to fight COVID-19, we can’t count on it, according to Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Speaking to a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday, Fauci said: “It’s extremely important to have safe and effective vaccines available for everyone in
Do your kids or grandkids have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Do they like video games? They could be in luck. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a video game, EndeavorRx, to be used for therapy in treating ADHD. For the game, players help an animated figure avoid obstacles and tap the screen to
Almost anywhere you go in the U.S. except the Southwestern desert, the local population will say, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait a bit, it’ll change!” Hot to cold or dry to wet doesn’t matter much, but if the wind kicks up and takes down trees that affect power lines, or if a
Six weeks after moving to a new shop in January 2019, Master Cobbler David Lee had an accident that caused him to lose his thumb. He immediately worried about losing his livelihood. Lee said: “Straight away, I knew how bad it was, and I just worried that I wouldn’t be able to fix shoes again.