Influenza: Let’s set the record straight

Influenza: Let’s set the record straight

Temperatures are dipping nationwide, but flu season is heating up this year. Forty-three states are reporting higher than normal flu activity this season.  I’ve been lucky, I’ve only had the full blown flu twice in my life. Both times as a college student. The stress,...
Drought

Drought

About a month ago I was chatting with my cousin and the issue of lawn care came up. I randomly asked if he’d adjusted his watering schedule due to the drought. With a perplexed look he responded, “No, why would I do that?” “Because we’re in a drought” I replied...
What’s your normal?

What’s your normal?

Last week I was working my office when a student came in and asked that I unlock a side room. He commented that I was working late that night. I glanced at the clock saw that it was only 6:45 p.m. and  thought to myself, this is still early. I replied to the student...
Football and Global Health

Football and Global Health

by Taiwo Adesina from travelgiveworklove Last night the 49ers played their final game of the season, losing in the NFC Championship to the Seattle Seahawks by 6 points and thus losing their chance to meet the Denver Broncos in the 48th Superbowl in New York. For Bay...