My article this month is actually a book review. We recently received a copy of a new book, “Elderhood,” written by Dr. Louise Aronson, a geriatrician.
As mentioned in our May issue, I had the pleasure of speaking to the monthly meeting of the Presbyterian Women at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown.
An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).
Every year when my wife and I were growing up, we listened to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on the Sunday night Hallmark Playhouse. And by comparing notes, we discovered that we both had made it only so far in the show until hearing those horrendous, clanking chains of Marley’s ghost before o…
If you enjoy food and the history of food then you should attend a book signing by John T. Edge at Novel Book store at 387 Perkins Road Ext. on Monday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m.
You have an excellent opportunity to meet Memphis author Dr. James C. Paavola at a book signing at 6 p.m. Oct.12 at the new bookstore Novel. It is in Laurelwood Shopping Center, 387 Perkins Road Ext.
As the world closes in on 1 million coronavirus deaths, with the United States accounting for about one fifth of those fatalities, experts are raising concerns about the approaching flu season. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.
The increase comes in metro Omaha and Lincoln hospitals, following the return of college students to campus, Labor Day gatherings and Nebraska’s loosening of public health restrictions.
Local health department officials say the elevated rate of community spread is a consequence of outbreaks caused by college students who didn't take precautions while socializing outside the classroom.
The United States has reported 7 million coronavirus cases, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci says we are still in its first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Nick Watt reports.
President Donald Trump claimed that the White House could override the US Food and Drug Administration if the agency released tougher standards for the authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine, casting such a move as "political." CNN's Erica Hill reports.
Here are the most popular baby names in every state, as calculated by Stacker based on the Social Security Administration’s historical data. The top five picks for girls and boys are given.
Stacker examines the conditions most likely to contribute to fatal cases of COVID-19, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Some conditions are caused by the virus, while others make it worse.
CNN's Nick Watt reports that despite rising coronavirus cases in 22 states, issues surrounding a vaccine have become so politicized that a main focus of a Senate hearing with public health officials was on restoring public trust in any vaccine brought forth.
Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) after the senator accuses him of contributing to an economic lockdown due to Fauci's coronavirus mitigation recommendations.
Here are 30 things learned about COVID-19 since January 2020 with Stacker pulling data and details from various credible sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, STAT, scientific papers, and news organizations.
Bill Gates told Fox News that he believes President Trump's travel ban on China made the coronavirus outbreak in America worse.
CNN's Abby Phillip explains how states have made in-person voting safer and explores the issues voters should keep in mind when it comes to mail-in voting.
Dr. Anthony Fauci called the US reaching 200,000 coronavirus deaths "very sobering and in some respects stunning" at the CITIZEN by CNN virtual conference on the 2020 presidential election.
By: Brad Wilson, National Lifestyle Content Desk In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions on what shoppers can expect on Amazon Prime Day and finding bargains. Q: What can shoppers expect this Prime Day? Brad: Prime Day 2020 is going to...
Adeline Fagan, a second year OBGYN resident living in Houston, died early Saturday after a couple months-long battle with Covid-19. CNN's Don Lemon speaks to her sisters.
The CDC on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen tells us more.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Court announced. Dr. Sanjay Gupta goes over Ginsburg's history with the disease.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has updated, yet again, guidelines for testing people who do not have symptoms of coronavirus.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll on the U.S. and around the world, with a global death toll nearing 1 million. It has shut down countries and economies. Stacker constructed a timeline of the pandemic's milestones to explain how we got to this point.
Stacker compiled a list of the top counties in every state with the most born-and-bred residents using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
No matter the breed, dogs are considered man's best friend. But the canines we know and love today have a storied history that varies breed to breed and extends back tens of thousands of years. We've taken a doggone journey around the world to see where today's most popular breeds really came from.
Think New York City has always been a glittering metropolis? Think again, with Stacker’s look through city records and archives from 100 years ago that reveal a very different New York.
Stacker combed through the American Kennel Club’s directory of more than 192 registered breeds, analyzing the list of the most house-friendly dogs based on a few canine prerequisites. The 43 included are ranked as of March 2019 popularity and are suited for both the city and country.
By: Julie Loffredi National Lifestyle Content Desk Brooklyn-based artist Adrian Brandon is making headlines for his illustrative works, specifically portraying the “unique joy, swagger and love” that is shared throughout the Black community. In this roundup, he talks about his work, latest projects, and his...
Every day, we seem to have more scientific data about what type of actions best protect us (and others) from COVID-19. Researchers from Duke University studied the effectiveness of 13 common face mask types versus the no-mask option. Stacker ranked your options.