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Do we really need pants? And other lessons from a pandemic year

Do we really need pants? And other lessons from a pandemic year

We’re one year, or roughly 31,536,000 seconds, into this new, strange pandemic life. We’ve missed loved ones and weddings and funerals, dance recitals and baseball playoffs, more “firsts” and simple pleasures than we can even count at this point. We’ve learned how to laugh with our eyes, through masks, from 6 feet away. We’ve learned…MORE

Do we really need pants? And other lessons from a pandemic year

Do we really need pants? And other lessons from a pandemic year

We’re one year, or roughly 31,536,000 seconds, into this new, strange pandemic life. We’ve missed loved ones and weddings and funerals, dance recitals and baseball playoffs, more “firsts” and simple pleasures than we can even count at this point. We’ve learned how to laugh with our eyes, through masks, from 6 feet away. We’ve learned…MORE

Some children’s hospitals see a surge in rare Covid-19 complication MIS-C

Some children’s hospitals see a surge in rare Covid-19 complication MIS-C

Katharine Dunn got really worried about her son Nolan even as his doctors told her she shoudn’t — the 13-year-old’s fever was “just a virus.” He didn’t have a sore throat or cough. His Covid-19 tests came back negative, twice. Then what had been a low-grade fever crept up to 104.4. “That’s when I knew…MORE

The US has N95 masks available — you just can’t find them

The US has N95 masks available — you just can’t find them

Nearly a year ago, Brian Wolin got involved because he wanted to help. In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, reports from inside hospitals were that health care workers were reusing N95s for days at a time. These masks are typically for one use. A chiropractor for 22 years, Wolin partnered with his brother-in-law…MORE

‘Consider chemical hazards’ in the baby foods you sell, FDA warns manufacturers

‘Consider chemical hazards’ in the baby foods you sell, FDA warns manufacturers

All baby food manufacturers must consider toxic chemicals when they test their baby food for potential hazards, the US Food and Drug Administration said Friday. “We appreciate your attention to your obligation to consider potential chemical hazards, including toxic elements, when conducting a hazard analysis,” wrote Susan Mayne, director of the FDA Center for Food…MORE