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COVID-19: The Real Reason Why We Wear Masks

COVID-19: The Real Reason Why We Wear Masks

  You should wear a mask for the rest of your life...  That’s what I have to say to folks who get verbally and physically upset at others for NOT wearing a mask… If you believe that not wearing a mask translates to the complete disregard for (and ultimately the...

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COVID-19: This Thing’s All But Over

COVID-19: This Thing’s All But Over

  Why?...  Why were we all forced to wear masks, self-quarantine, and take part in an unprecedented, nationwide economic shutdown?   To stop people from contracting the virus? No. The purpose of the lockdown was and has never been to stop everyone from getting...

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COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

COVID-19: Moving From Fear to Courage

  I blew a fuse... Literally!  The other day I needed to replace a fuse in my car, so I went to an auto parts store. But, the second I cross the threshold to the entrance, I was met with a rather stern directive: “Sir, you have to have a mask…”  My response: “I...

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COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

COVID-19: Why Your Mask Doesn’t Work

  Here's a little public service announcement about masks...  An article published on pubmed in 2019 compared the effectiveness of surgical masks vs the “creme de la creme” N95 respirator masks in preventing influenza. The study in question was performed on...

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COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

COVID-19: Calming Your Nervous System

  COVID-19 times can be stressful times...  Between the obsessive hand washing, mandatory masks, and food/toilet paper hoarding, we’re surrounded on all sides by potential stressful triggers. So, what’s a person to do? For starters, if you find yourself feeling...

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