Monthly Archives: February 2020

A book club

This book club is ran by my local library and the leader is the librarian at the library. The non fiction caught my eye and quickly I borrowed the book Rising Strong by Brené Brown, so I can participate in the discussion. I … Continue reading

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In a pink vase

This orchid is from Trader Joe’s, cost $13.

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Anthurium 红掌

Got this cutty, commonly known as laceleaf from Home Depot $10, right before the Valentine’s Day.

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China says …

Exclusive: Senior China diplomat concedes challenge of coronavirus, slams ‘overreaction’ Alessandra Galloni, Ryan Woo 7 MIN READ BERLIN (Reuters) – A top Chinese official acknowledged on Friday that the new coronavirus is a deep challenge to the country, but defended … Continue reading

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Dems demand … take down … Pelosi ripping up …

The full title is: Dems demand Twitter, Facebook take down edited video of Pelosi ripping up State of the Union speech posted by Trump Just in case the article disappear, I screenshots it too … I do feel that it’s … Continue reading

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Why are we so insecure?

WSJ published an op by Walter Russell Mead, titled China Is the Real Sick Man of Asia. All hell broke out, within, Chinese groups. Someone is going as far as to rally people to sign a White House petition, asking … Continue reading

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Is Dr. Li a hero?

The ophthalmologist Li Wenliang, one of the eight who mentioned the coronavirus in Wuhan has died from it sometime today February 7 or 6 – it seems if you’re important enough, you can’t even choose when to die, naturally. The uncertainty of … Continue reading

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Aetna code 82306

This cap code is how the doctor who exams or treats a patient and then bills the patient’s medical insurance. It represents the blood test of vitamin D. Aetna states that it “considers measurements of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D experimental and … Continue reading

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Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China, of Novel Coronavirus–Infected Pneumonia

link to nejm on Jan 29, 2020 The virus from Wuhan has pushed New England Journal of Medicine to a new high. Because, it seemed, that the authors of the document (below) were more keen on publish their findings than to prevent … Continue reading

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Margaret Chung 张玛珠

The spellings of 张: Zhang, Chang, Cheung and now Chung: Lady Chung (1889-1959) was someone special, very special. Her life story is worthy of several books: she was the oldest of eleven children she began to support her family and … Continue reading

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Wuhan coronavirus, and the vaccines

A scary virus is going around, and truth and rumors are flying as well… Why are we so insecure? Is Dr. Li a hero? Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China I know a vaccine is far away to treat the … Continue reading

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