New studies on long covid-19 provide no definitive answers

Dear Doctors: I get why people are totally over dealing with COVID-19, but I don't have that luxury. I'm 31 years old, and I thought I was lucky when my case of COVID-19 only felt like a bad cold. But it's been six months now, and I'm still sick. Have we learned anything new about what causes long COVID-19?

Journalists are not the story in Uvalde. They are there to tell the story of Uvalde, Texas following a tragedy that will always remain beyond comprehension.

Single mom re-enters dating pool

DEAR HARRIETTE: I recently put myself out there and started dating again. I have been a single mom for most of my son's life. He is now a junior in college, so I thought it was time. I have used a reputable dating app. Already I have met two interesting guys, but it hasn't turned out very well. In each case, the guy acted like he was head over heels in love with me almost instantly. Wooing me, wining and dining, being the perfect gentleman – all the things that I value – and then crickets. It seems like everything just went too fast. I don't really know how to date anymore. It has been so long. I don't want to give up, though. What else do I need to do to be willing to put myself out there but also protect myself ?– Dating Again

He taught you many things like how to turn a wrench and how to check your tire pressure. He also instructed you to hold the door open for people and always say, “Thank you,” when someone does something for you.

Joe Biden and the powerless presidency

There’s no doubt inflation is the nation’s most pressing concern. All the polls show it. All the data show it. And everyone just personally knows it.

Hey, MAGA folks: define ‘great’

So, here’s my question for the MAGA crowd – one of several related questions, actually: When was America last great, and what was great about it? Also, when did it quit being great, and why?

Our kids these days are in crisis

My former student left her job to care for two young children, and now that they’re adolescents, I asked if she was going to resume her career. “No,” she replied as tears welled in her eyes. “My children are a mess.”