Killing Them Softly: Covid-19 “Management” in Minnesota

Minnesota- the land of 10,000 lakes, known for its vibrant arts and music community, sometimes unpredictable weather, a safe place to live, and “Minnesota Nice”. Or that’s how it used to be anyways. The state wasn’t perfect before 2020, but now droves of native Minnesotans are leaving for states that are all around healthier. Why?Continue reading “Killing Them Softly: Covid-19 “Management” in Minnesota”

All edited and unedited material to be published

Given the circumstances and essential need for some information to be shared as quickly as possible, I have temporarily relaxed my high standards for what I am publishing. Most of what I have written still needs editing, citations, etc. I have not had the time to perfect each piece of writing and realize now thatContinue reading “All edited and unedited material to be published”

Collective Societal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Kristina Tehrani 4/7/2021

Due to the urgent nature of this topic- I have chosen to publish the unedited work in progress. Please forgive any grammatical errors and such. Work in progress… The United States, and many other countries are suffering from PTSD. A world plunged into the unknown, our rules, beliefs and ways of life turned upside down.Continue reading “Collective Societal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Kristina Tehrani 4/7/2021”

The Epidemic That Doesn’t Make The Papers

By: Kristina Tehrani 2/10/2021, revised 3/16/2021           Today I stopped by the gas station and as I was browsing for my favorite bottled tea, I happened across the newspaper stand. There were two publications- The Saint Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The headlines were nearly identical. This is not a direct headlineContinue reading “The Epidemic That Doesn’t Make The Papers”

Basic Public Health and Epidemiology Information for General Audiences

Also note- much of the Covid-19 specific info is towards the bottom. Attention- this is a work in progress. Note: not medical advice. Reason for this project- to give public a (hopefully) less biased view of science and to educate on public health basics. My background: What makes me qualified to teach this subject? ExtensiveContinue reading “Basic Public Health and Epidemiology Information for General Audiences”