New Covid Boosters are Here

The new Covid boosters are here. As the weather turns cold and people go indoors, I expect Covid cases to increase. So, #GetBoosted. From NYT: The new boosters are one of the last remaining weapons in America’s arsenal against the coronavirus, now that the country has...

Rainbow Colored Fentanyl – Not Good

From CBS News: The Drug Enforcement Administration issued an advisory Tuesday about an “emerging trend” of “brightly-colored” fentanyl pills being used to lure children and young people. What is often called “rainbow fentanyl” has...

More on Covid19

One of the things that we have intermittently discussed is the long term effects of Coid19. Tiredness and Muscle fatique can last for years. This is a new article in Lancet which demonstrates that over 50% of Covid19 survivors aren’t quite right over 2 years...

CT contrast shortage

Man, we are in trouble. Everyday there is a new shortage in the hospital. From ACS: The ACS is monitoring the recent shortage of intravenous contrast media reported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is encouraging collaboration with the American College of...

US Drug Overdose deaths are on the raise

Hello, it has been a long time. 🙂 From CNN – Annual drug overdose deaths have reached another record high in the United States as deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids surge to unprecedented levels. An estimated 105,752 people died of drug overdoses...

What test for Covid-19 should you use?

This can be confusing. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Antigen tests. Genomic tests. Antibody tests. At-home tests. It can all seem overwhelming to patients already stressed by the many hard decisions entailed by living through a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic....