Two “easily measured” signs of health are also distinctly predictive of higher mortality, according to a study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 published this month in the journal Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses: respiration rate and blood-oxygen saturation. “Initially, most patients with COVID don’t have difficulty breathing. They can...
Dear Quentin, My husband and I have been married for 30 years. I thought we were happy. Boy, was I clueless. I just found out a couple of days ago that my husband has been hiding money, an ATM card, a savings account and a P.O. box from me...
Dear Quentin, My biological father passed away, leaving most of his estate to me. He adopted four children from my mother’s first marriage. These are my stepbrothers and sisters. We don’t even consider each other “step”-siblings, as we are close to one another. My father left nothing...
Dear Quentin, My mother is in a wheelchair and can no longer care for herself. I, having a durable power of attorney, moved her into my home and sold her house. My father, who passed away in 2009, and my mother had a joint will leaving all they...
The Infectious Diseases Society of America on Monday issued a warning for the U.S. Four days after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance relaxing its stance on mask-wearing in public for fully vaccinated people, and amid confusion among the general public as to the...
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Dear Quentin, Almost three years ago, I finally found the courage and strength to divorce my abusive firefighter husband after 15 years. Through the fire department, he had and still maintains a substantial life-insurance policy on me. We have no children and no financial obligations post-divorce. He...
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Dear Quentin, My wife’s mother is 90 and in poor health. She requires 24/7 assistance. Her husband passed away about 20 years ago. She is still a wonderfully positive person, but the reality is that time is catching up to her. The oldest son, 60, still lives at...