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It’s National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day! How should I celebrate?

Aging Health & Wellness Staying Safe

Over-the-counter and prescription medications have a way of accumulating in cabinets, drawers, bags, and forgotten pockets. Unused and expired medications should be discarded safely to avoid misuse. Take a few minutes with Those Nerdy Girls to safely dispose of your old medications today. Think about all the places you store medication and then clean them Read more…

Nerdy Girls Live 06/22/23

COVID Variants Infection and Spread Staying Safe Testing and Contact Tracing Vaccines Videos

Those Nerdy Girls discuss COVID-19 risks, precautions, and boosters. Hosted by: – Jenn Dowd, PhD: TNG Editor in Chief & Founding Member – Chana Davis, PhD: TNG Contributing Writer & Founder of Fueled by Science ➡️ Hello and Introductions (00:00-01:12) ➡️ Current COVID-19 risk level (What is it and how is it measured?) (1:13-5:13) ➡️ Read more…

Dear Pandemic Live Q&A 01-18-23

COVID Variants Infectious Diseases Masks Socializing Staying Safe Testing and Contact Tracing Videos

Those Nerdy Girls deliver a New Year’s message from our CEO Dr. Ashley Ritter and also share advice on staying healthy during the tripledemic, including testing, masking, and more. Hosted by Those Nerdy Girls with: – Ashley Ritter, APRN, PhD:TNG CEO & Founding Member – Chana Davis, PhD: TNG Contributing Writer & Founder at Fueled Read more…

Part 2 of How can we all keep supporting our loved ones who are immunocompromised or at risk of getting sick?

Staying Safe

Last week we wrote about how to support a loved one who is immunocompromised. Let’s continue the conversation. Recently we reviewed a post with suggestions from a person with a family member who is immunocompromised. We wanted to share the readers’ suggestions here as food for thought. 1. Require people to always mask in medical Read more…

Tips for a safer Thanksgiving

Socializing Staying Safe

RSV, Influenza and COVID are hitting our hospitals (especially kids hospitals) hard. As we face another Thanksgiving with surging viruses, how can we enjoy precious moments with family and friends while lowering the risk of getting or spreading illness? Think in terms of harm reduction: a little bit better is a little bit better. Small Read more…