Tag Archives: Lessons

Different Takes: Lessons On When Things Like Coronavirus Grow Exponentially; Keeping People Apart Is One Important Way To Slow Spread

Opinion writers weigh in on issues surrounding the coronavirus. The Washington Post: When Coronavirus Is Growing Exponentially, Everything Looks Fine Until It Doesn’t There’s an old brain teaser that goes like this: You have a pond of a certain size, and upon that pond, a single lilypad. This particular species of lily pad reproduces once… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Public Health Measures And Turning The Tide On AIDS Crisis; No, You Probably Can’t Keep Your Same Doctor. Here’s Why.

Editorial pages weigh in on these health care topics and others. Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Much Progress Made, Much Work Remains On HIV/AIDS Crisis According to the CDC, the annual number of new HIV diagnoses has remained relatively stable at about 40,000 in recent years. Yet, within some demographics, those numbers are on the rise. About one… Read More »

Viewpoints: If True, First Gene-Editing Of Babies Is Seriously Wrong On Many Fronts; Lessons On The Burden Of Caregiving

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. Newsweek: China Announces First Gene-Edited Babies: Scientist’s Claim Is Premature, Dangerous And Irresponsible  A scientist in China claims to have produced the world’s first genome-edited babies by altering their DNA to increase their resistance to HIV. …If true, this is a significant advance in genetic science,… Read More »