Dr. Jon LaPook on his personal pet peeves

Lately, I’ve been thinking about whether pet peeves are actually a good thing. Like a pet dog, can they provide comfort? My pet peeves mostly have to do with the use of language. Something cannot be “very unique.” It cannot be “very one of a kind.” It is either unique or not unique. See how I got a little agitated More...

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By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft says he had COVID-19, so won’t wear mask

Editor’s Note: Kelby Krabbenhoft and Sanford Health announced November 24 that they have “mutually agreed to part ways.” Read the latest update here. The head of one of the largest regional More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft to leave company after controversial COVID-19 email

The CEO of one of the largest health systems in the Dakotas is leaving his role days after he sent a controversial email to employees about his recovery from the coronavirus and his self-claimed immunity from More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Thousands of mink culled over COVID fears rise from a mass grave in Denmark

Copenhagen — A rushed cull of Denmark’s mink over concerns about a coronavirus mutation has left the country facing a new horror, as cadavers of the animals re-emerge from the earth. The macabre phenomenon More...

By admin On Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Supreme Court bars New York’s COVID limits on religious house of worship attendance

Washington — As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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As the days get shorter, some people get SAD

With the official arrival of fall this week, the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and the “winter blues” may start creeping up on people who suffer from seasonal depression. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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Nearly 1 million crockpots sold by Amazon, Target and Walmart recalled for burn risk

Sunbeam Products is recalling almost a million crockpots sold by retailers including Amazon, Target and Walmart after roughly 100 consumers were burned — some seriously — when the lids blew off in use, spewing More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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Millions of Americans traveling for Thanksgiving despite coronavirus warnings

With millions of people already on the road or in the air traveling for Thanksgiving, experts say it’s guaranteed that the number of coronavirus cases will soon explode even more than it has already.  More More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
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Azar says vaccine distribution could begin within weeks, pending FDA approval

Distribution of a coronavirus vaccine could begin “soon after” a Food and Drug Administration panel meets on December 10 to consider Pfizer’s application for an emergency use authorization More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
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More than 2,400 workers at world’s top glove maker test positive for coronavirus

Malaysia’s Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of rubber gloves, said Tuesday it expects a two-to-four-week delay in deliveries after more than 2,000 workers at its factories were infected More...