Category Archives: Health

The Latest On Masks

The New England Journal of Medicine says that wearing them outside medical facilities offers little protection.

Roasting Chicken

I didn’t realize it was such a rare phenomenon. I rarely buy boneless chicken, and we roast a whole one (or split and grill it) almost every week, and then make soup with the leftovers, and have been doing it for years.

I continue to wonder how much this will change peoples’ eating habits, now that so many have learned to cook. It may mean that the restaurant industry will never recover to pre-plague levels.


What causes some to transmit the disease more than others?

[Update a few minutes later]

The immune system may have a unique response to the coronavirus (also an interesting description of how viruses work).