Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker gives short shrift to the workers in Illinois. The system he initiated to comply with the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most rigid of the 50 states.
"State of Hypocrisy" -- Illinois has a new nickname. We are all too familiar with the various mandates handed down by the Illinois governor. But why do the same rules not apply in his beloved Chicago?
Getting my parents to talk about their parents during my childhood in Colorado was always difficult. However, my father, would talk about his mother's death during the great pandemic (a scary word) of 1918.
The use of hydraulic fracturing to extract oil from shale -- fracking -- has made America the world's largest oil producer. Domestic oil production is roughly 13 million barrels a day, up from 5 million in 2008.
Thinking of President Donald Trump. I'm reminded of another of Grandmother's sayings.
I am a physician at a long-term care facility responsible for the lives of 400 elderly war veterans. Healthwise, they are a vulnerable population.
May 10-16 is National Hospital Week. I have celebrated a number of these events during the course of my career. None, however, can compare to this one.
Thank you to all workers. It is easy to frequently thank our first responders who are usually rushing into danger when others are running from it.
As the coronavirus has spread throughout the bigger cities and states like New York and Washington.
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