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Posts published by “Dr. William Miller”

COVID Rebound

With President Biden experiencing a return of COVID symptoms, there has been a flurry of news reports on “COVID rebound”.  Let’s look at what this…

History of Health Insurance

Given current negotiations between Adventist Health and Anthem Blue Cross, I thought it might be interesting to exam how our health care system came to…

COVID Fatigue

Let’s talk about COVID fatigue.  I am not talking about the lack of energy that some people feel after having an infection with COVID, but…

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a virus in the genus orthopoxvirus, which includes the variola virus that causes the disease smallpox.  It was first identified in the late…

COVID Vaccines for Toddlers Gets Approval

Last week, the FDA granted approval for use of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in children as young as 6 months old through the…

COVID Omicron Update

Reports are flying around about the two newest subvariants of Omicron, namely BA.4 and BA.5.  To begin with, we should be reminded that most viruses…

Living Longer and Healthier: Part 3, Blue Zones

The Blue Zones Project is based on the idea that by studying communities in the world that have a disproportionately high percentage of people living…

Living Longer and Healthier: Part 2, Longevity

Last week, we discussed the term life expectancy and how it is useful in understanding how long a person may live based on various circumstances. …

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