Compiling a list here of all the tips, tricks and news we’ve covered at Consumer Reports this season on the perennial threat of vector-borne diseases – mostly so I can send one link instead of several to folks that ask. Will add to it as the season progresses: A Quick Guide to Mosquito & Tick … Continue reading My Day Job: Mosquitoes, Ticks, & Bite Prevention.
1. I was super nervous about my mother’s hernia operation. It’s a fairly minor procedure – doesn’t even require an overnight at the hospital – but she’s older and has some health issues that made it higher risk for her. Plus, the surgeon she picked wanted to use the da Vinci robotic system to operate. I went … Continue reading On journalism, medical decisions, and my new job