To influence the unvaccinated, new tactics are being tried at funeral homes and on radio shows

To influence the unvaccinated, new tactics are being tried at funeral homes and on radio shows

Kansas GP Jennifer McKenney has tried three times in recent months to persuade her longtime patient, McCager Thompson, to get a Covid-19 vaccine. First he said no, then maybe, and last week he was no again. “As for the evidence, I’m just not sold on it yet,” said Mr. Thompson. But the 73-year-old retiree isn’t … Read more

To influence the unvaccinated, new tactics are being tried at funeral homes and on radio shows – The Wall Street Journal

To influence the unvaccinated, new tactics are being tried at funeral homes and on radio shows

To influence the unvaccinated, new tactics are being tried at funeral homes and on radio showsThe Wall Street Journal .

20 Books We Read This Week

20 Books We Read This Week

by WSJ Books Staff Jan. 14, 2022 4:00 pm ET ‘Liberty Is Sweet’ Review: Unsung Heroes Celebrating the role of the obscure and dispossessed in the Revolution. Jefferson and Washington? Not so much. Review by Adam Rowe Read the review ‘Eight Days in May’ and ‘Aftermath’ Review: Surviving the Time of Wolves Adolf Hitler committed … Read more

Six shoulder exercises to lift your kids and luggage and avoid injuries

Six shoulder exercises to lift your kids and luggage and avoid injuries

Your shoulders may not have to withstand a collision with a 200-pound hockey player. But they do need to be stable enough to withstand everyday wear and tear, such as lifting a grandchild or placing your carry-on luggage in the cargo area of ​​the plane. In hockey, having strong, healthy shoulders is key to avoiding … Read more

Omicron pushes covid-19 children’s hospitals to new heights

Omicron pushes covid-19 children’s hospitals to new heights

Omicron pushes Covid-19 hospital admissions among children to record levels in US and UK. Doctors say the variant’s contagiousness β€” not its increased severity β€” is likely largely responsible. During the pandemic, children are much less likely than adults to suffer from serious illness from Covid-19, and doctors say the same appears to be true … Read more

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Some disturbing news: Americans are reading fewer books. At least that’s the report from the Gallup gang, which surveyed American adults in December 2021 and found that we all individually read “about two or three fewer books a year” than we did in 2001-16. I admit I was surprised, as I had been under the … Read more

Florida lives with covid and freedom

Florida lives with covid and freedom

Clearwater, Florida. The Omicron surge has caused a mutation in the conventional wisdom about Covid-19. The virus “is here to stay,” oncologist Ezekiel Emanuel and two other experts who advised on the Biden transition proclaimed in a Jan. 6 article for the Journal of the American Medical Association, “A National Strategy for the ‘New Normal’ … Read more

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Stop reading this crappy column and read a book instead

Some disturbing news: Americans are reading fewer books. At least that’s the report from the Gallup gang, which surveyed American adults in December 2021 and found that we all individually read “about two or three fewer books a year” than we did in 2001-16. I admit I was surprised, as I had been under the … Read more

Fiction: Kevin Honold’s ‘Molly’ – WSJ

Fiction: Kevin Honold’s ‘Molly’ – WSJ

Three miles from the remote New Mexico town of Santa Juana de Arco, there’s a mesa, Kevin Honold writes in his novel “Molly,” on which is a trailer where a 9-year-old boy named Raymond was sent with his Uncle Edward. . It’s 1968 – Raymond recalls events from the contemplative distance of adulthood – but … Read more