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February 2023 Employment Report

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 311,000. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.6 percent relative to one year ago. The...

Former President Trump: Summary of False Claims

According to the New York Times, they documented over 30,000 false or misleading claims made by Donald Trump during his presidency. These claims were documented in a regular feature called "The Trump Presidency: The Lies and the Truth", which tracked false statements made by Trump from his inauguration in January 2017 until the end of his term in January 2021.

Apple March 8, 2022 Event

Apple announced several products during their March 8, 2022, event. Studio Display Mac Studio iPad air iPhone SE iPhone 13 and 13 Pro color addition Some of the products will...


Newsom activates California National Guard to help at COVID-19 testing sites

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) activated the California National Guard to help at COVID-19 testing sites. The governor activated the national guard to increase capacity at testing facilities. 200 Cal Guard members will be deployed across 50 Optum Serve sites around the state The omicron variant currently accounts for at least 80% of all cases in the state of California. The state's test positivity...

California Extends Indoor Mask Mandate

Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's health and human services secretary, announced the California statewide mask mandate for indoor public spaces will continue through at least Feb. 15, 2022. A number of California counties — including Los Angeles, Ventura and Sacramento — and most of the San Francisco Bay Area already have their own indoor mask mandates The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks...

U.S. Reaches 1 Million Identified SARS-CoV-2 Infections

Data from John Hopkins University suggest that the U.S. recorded 1,082,549 new SARS-CoV-2 cases on Monday, January 3, 2022. SARS-CoV-2 is an abbreviation for Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. SARS‑CoV‑2 belongs to the broad family of viruses known as coronaviruses. The name coronavirus is based on the structure of the virus; it has "spikes." Numerous coronaviruses exist, in numerous species. The first human...

California: First State to Reach 5 Million Covid-19 Cases

According to the California state covid-19 dashboard, over 5 million cases have been identified since January 2020.

CDC Shortens Self-Quarantine Time To 5 Days

Isolation relates to behavior after a confirmed infection. Quarantine refers to the time following exposure to the virus or close contact with someone known to have COVID-19. The majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs early in the course of illness If asymptomatic, the recommended time for isolation from 10 days for people with COVID-19 to 5 days, followed by 5 days of wearing a...

Healthcare Costs Rise Slows But Burden on Individuals Now

According to the Commonwealth Fund report released today, the rise in the cost of healthcare has slowed but the burden for payment has shifted to the individual.

Surgical excision completed

The dermatologist completed a punch biopsy in July and results showed atypical cell growth. This past Sunday was the appointment to have the mole area removed. It's taken a few months to get a weekend appointment with the dermatologist but the conservative approach is to cut (excise) the area. The process is approximately a half an hour in which removal of the area only takes a few minutes, with...

EcoDrink: Replace the Colas with Vitamins

I drink way too much cola (soda). I quit years ago but the darn things crept back into my life. I know they are bad for me. I can reason it all out, however, the habit is so bad that a replacement was required. Glaceau was my first replacement. It worked until I started gaining weight. Ugh. Each drink was 120 calories. The next attempt was...

Have you tested your home for Radon?

Radon (Rn) is an odorless, tasteless, radioactive, noble gas dangerous to humans. The gas is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers and second cause of lung cancer in smokers.Radon comes from the natural decay of uranium and can become trapped in buildings.January is Radon awareness month and the perfect time to have your home tested for Radon. You can purchase a kit...

Your Morning Drink #2

You may be tired of the first morning drink published on January 1 and looking for an alternative. Here is a simple variation: Instead of strawberries, use blackberries. In fact, you can substitute many different types of berries to get a similar drink. 2/3 cup of ice 15 blackberries 1/2 cup cranberry juice 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt Let me know if you find the perfect combination. Be careful...
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