Header photo is of "Starman" driving in a Tesla Roadster. It was part of Elon Musk's tribute to Bowie when completing the first successful deployment of payload with the Falcon Heavy in 2018. The car continues to orbit the sun to date with Bowie's "Space Oddity" playing on continuous loop. "Pressure pushing [...]
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"Revolution all across the land. Just like sly, you got to take a stand. Please don't hurt nobody, don't knock them down; Give them a helping hand to get off the ground." -Derek and The Dominoes (Got To Get Better In A Little While, 1970) Got To Get Better [...]
Point/Counterpoint Today, will be engaging in an exercise akin to “Point/Counterpoint” as it pertains to mandating vaccination to protect from serious COVID-19 infection. In doing so, will be addressing issues of ethics and philosophy, as they are critical aspects of the discussion. That being said, there are beliefs and there are facts, and [...]
All Blues On tap this week, we conduct our usual stroll through the current numbers. In addition, we will introduce another wrinkle this week, our old friend influenza. Other topics for today include a bit more discussion about the COVID vaccines that are likely to be available within the next couple of weeks, [...]
Waiting on the World to Change We at Peds First Pediatrics hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving weekend. We wish all a happy and healthy upcoming holiday season and are looking forward to a new year that should bring with it a return to normalcy. "Now we see everything that's going wrong [...]
Most of today's update will not be the most uplifting, but will try to show you the potential light at the end of the tunnel before we are through today. Will provide the usual numbers updates for you and offer a little guidance on the upcoming holidays and schooling situations. To start with, your [...]
Help on the Way? Today there is some exciting news to report on both vaccine development and therapeutics. Will discuss their implications, what we still need to know before utilizing them, and potential timing of any salvation they may offer. We will also delve into the current numbers. To put it mildly, I [...]
Gonna have a little extra fun with the music selections today and do this Jeopardy! style in honor of Alex Trebek who passed away today after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. The answer to today's Final Jeopardy question is "I am the drummer of this band." The video above is a tune [...]
It's Getting To Be That Time Again..... It’s been a few weeks since the last COVID-19 update and there is a fair amount to get through, so buckle up, because it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. We will course through the current data and then try to provide some anticipatory guidance for all. [...]
Girl Power "Reach for a star, no matter how far Girl, you're just as strong as you think you are If you're all you got, then you're all you need Whatever you do, you'll succeed at lightning speed" -Carole King from Girl Power (1999) 2020 Nobel Prize in [...]