Covid-19 Made Me Smarter

Currently over 4,700 covid-19 deaths in New Jersey have occured in long-term-care facilities so I am very motivated to do what it takes to stay…

Nurturing the Resilient Spirit: Ways to support Mental Wellness During the COVID-19 Quarantine

Summary:    The COVID-19 Pandemic is an unprecedented event that requires a rift in the societal fabric in order to stop its spread.  This forced isolation,…

COVID-19: From Zoonotic Spillover to Host and Pathogen Interaction in Human Disease

Key Points Answered in this Article 1. What constitutes a spillover? 2. What are the contributing factors? 3. How does SARS-CoV-2 cause infection in human…

My Stroke Strategies for the Corona Virus

These strategies are related to my daily routine.  They are examples of what stroke survivors can do to protect themselves.  Your risk of catching the…

High Cholesterol is a Bad Thing, and Now Low Cholesterol Is Not Much Better

Since I was a little girl and able to understand scary stuff, my mother said that her body "manufactured" too much cholesterol. Never mind the…

Kobe Bryant and Me: Thoughts on Life and Death

I never knew Kobe Bryant even though we each lived in Pennsylvania at some point in our lives, less than 30 minutes and years apart…