As the Caldor Fire threatens thousands of homes and businesses in South Lake Tahoe, the new documentary called “Bring Your Own Brigade” looks at the Woolsey Fire in Malibu and Camp Fire in Paradise — and how to prevent similar ones. Now that the U.S. has withdrawn from Afghanistan after two decades of war there, what will U.S. combat look like going forward? When it comes to COVID, a drug meant for OCD looks promising in treating coronavirus, and we look at how long-haul patients are faring after being vaccinated. Finally, China is strictly limiting how much time kids spend playing video games.
Preventing wildfires, predicting war, and treating COVID
From this Episode:
‘Bring Your Own Brigade’ compares California’s Woolsey and Camp Fires. How to prevent similar burns?
The Caldor Fire reached the Lake Tahoe Basin on Thursday night, threatening thousands of homes and businesses in the area. A mandatory evacuation order is now in place.
The Forever War is over. What’s the future of American wars?
Planes carrying the last American troops out of Afghanistan departed minutes before the deadline. For a 20-year war, the ending has been quicker than many in the military...
OCD medicine fluvoxamine might prevent serious COVID cases, new research suggests
The OCD drug fluvoxamine can be repurposed for COVID-19 patients due to its anti-inflammatory effects, according to Washington University psychiatry professor Eric Lenze.
This long-haul COVID patient sees no major improvement in symptoms after second vax dose
“After the first one, I thought that I did see some improvement with some symptoms, like shortness of breath, maybe some of the GI symptoms and some of the joint pain. But...