I apologize for the glib title. There is no doubt, this pandemic has been devastating. However, trying to find the good in something bad is my intent. Allow me to list some of the silver linings to this dark cloud that we hope to see clearing soon.
Meningococcal disease is a devastating infection, a key cause of meningitis, sepsis, and, less often, pneumonia, pericarditis, and septic arthritis. Neisseria meningitidis (the bacteria that causes the disease) tends to strike young, otherwise well individuals and can progress to death in a matter of hours.
Flashing Lights and a Massive Floater in Your Eye? It Could Be a Sign of Something More: A posterior vitreous detachment or PVD isn’t uncommon, but should be evaluated by an eye specialist ASAP.
Staying in your own home as you get older is called “aging in place.” This article contains suggestions to help you find the help you need to continue to live independently.
The media offers an abundance of tips for ways to look younger. My concern is less about turning back the clock for aesthetic reasons, and more about what we can do to keep our internal systems in good working order.