First there was Bennifer. Then Brangelina. The latest high-profile couple? “Flurona.”
Bodywork: When viruses change
When does a mutated virus become so different from the original that it’s considered a new virus, rather than simply a variation of an existing one?
Bodywork: Does strenuous exercise leave us prone to illness?
I recently ran a marathon. Do I need to worry that, at least in the short run, this kind of effort will leave my body more prone to illnesses like Covid-19?
Bodywork: Understanding Covid-19 antibody tests
My husband and I were fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in January 2021, and we received booster doses in October. Last month, blood tests showed we were negative for Covid-19 antibodies. Why would that be?
Bodywork: Should we upgrade our masks?
For much of the pandemic, cloth and surgical masks were the best many of us could get. Now that masks like the N95 and KN95 are more widely available, should we be wearing those?
When state rankings don’t tell the whole story
The year ended with a raspberry for our state: A new report found that Oklahoma had the highest 2021 Covid-19 death rate in the country.