Hello and welcome to my Nuzzel newsletter!
I'm a retired oncologist- I now coach two groups of people: physicians, especially those moving into roles beyond 100% clinical; and people with cancer/their families, focusing on decision-making.
We lost a national treasure this week- grieve AND take action in her honor/memory..
The New York Times
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
– Oct 1, 2016, 11:30 AM
“Did you always want to be a judge” or, more exorbitantly, “a Supreme Court justice?” Schoolchildren visiting me at the court, as they do at least weekly, ask that question more than any other. It is a sign of huge…
Jeff CohnFollowing the guidance from the life lessons of someone as wise and good as RBG would probably work for most of us..
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural, and feminist icon has died. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from cancer. Architect of the legal fight for women's…
Jeff CohnHard pressed to think of someone with more integrity, who did more with a sense of purpose, than the amazing Justice Ginsburg. We can best honor her memory by striving for what we think is important, especially in the service of those needing justice..
The New York Times
– Sep 18, 2:00 AM
The deadliest month in American history was an October during a global pandemic. In 1918, after waning through the long summer, Spanish flu came roaring back to claim nearly 200,000 lives, just in that one month, just in the United States. Until…
Jeff CohnThis and the next article are realistic and, ultimately somewhat optimistic. We have struggles to go and a vaccine is not the same as a cure.
On April 13, Robert Redfield, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, appeared on the Today show and assured viewers that the worst was nearly behind us. It had been a month since the last gathering of fans in an NBA…
Jeff CohnMany may struggle with Thanksgiving and Christmas this year- and that will be a worthwhile struggle, better than giving into desires for family gatherings which could be super-spreading events..
This story is part of “ Six Months In,” a special weeklong Elemental series reflecting on where we've been, what we've learned, and what the future holds for the Covid-19 pandemic. At the beginning of the pandemic in March, Jeffrey…
Jeff CohnEasy to understand, practical info. We’ve stopped washing packages and groceries...
Senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security There are certain medical experts who see the value in sharing insights with the public on a regular basis through social media and through interviews with traditional media.
Jeff CohnI was following some of these folks on Twitter, now all..
A drug being developed by Eli Lilly helped sick patients rid their systems of the virus that causes Covid-19 sooner and may have prevented them from landing in the hospital, according to newly released data. The drug is what is known as a…
Jeff CohnThis could be really important- if we thought of COVID-19 like we think of the flu that might be a game-changer..
Employees avoided infection, while 27 visitors got coronavirus Incident illustrates ways to limit SARS-CoV-2 spread indoors Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg After a woman with the coronavirus visited a Starbucks cafe north of Seoul this month…
Jeff CohnPlease wear your mask when indoors/unable to distance..
The Washington Post
– Sep 17, 5:04 AM
That night, Reagan was every American's president. I was in my early 20s, and I wasn't a Reagan fan, but I hung on every word. I clipped a copy of “High Flight” from somewhere and pinned it up at my desk. I didn't know it until…
Jeff CohnOr you could just use the “opposite George” approach and do the opposite of what 45 has done...
The New York Times
Emily S. Rueb
– Sep 25, 2019, 8:22 PM
The inventor of the labradoodle, the ubiquitous, mopheaded designer dog, said that creating the mixed breed was one of his life's regrets. “I opened a Pandora box and released a Frankenstein monster,” the creator, Wally Conron, said…
Jeff CohnMy “granddog” is a labradoodle and she’s been a fabulous pet, though if/when either of my kids get another dog it’ll likely be a rescue, I think..