Want to try cicadas? Give the Brood X insects this spicy popcorn treatment
Experts say that their full adult stage isn’t as tasty, so look for the nymph stage, in which they appear light brown and are just emerging from the ground, or their whitish teneral stage in which they cast off their nymphal case before unfurling their wings and forming their full adult coloration. This recipe calls for tenerals, though you could try it with nymphs.washingtonpost.com
How single people are coping with loneliness during the COVID pandemic
DETROIT – Single people who live alone have few options to interact with people throughout the coronavirus pandemic -- but there are small things people can do to feel better. READ: Detroit woman helps single people find matches amid isolating pandemicJustin Main is a 31-year-old nurse practitioner who feels he’s putting his love life on hold through the pandemic. Alexa Randolph is a Metro Detroit podcaster. Lisa Chaben is a Metro Detroit matchmaker who runs a concierge dating service. READ: Detroit Love Stories: 3 more local love stories to warm your heartAdSusie Kamen is a Farmington Hills therapist who specializes in working with couples.
Concordia University Ann Arbor to host COVID-19 vaccine webinar on Tuesday
Join expert Concordia faculty and healthcare professionals for the “COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar” as they discuss the current status and implications of the vaccines. Poster for CUAA's COVID-19 vaccine webinar on Feb. 23, 2021. COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar with Concordia UniversityFebruary 23 | 11 a.m. Central/12 p.m. EasternACCESS THE ZOOM LINKPanelistsGretchen Jameson, Ed.D. AdJustin Speck, Ph.D. MB (ASCP)Assistant Professor, Concordia University WisconsinDr. Justin Speck is an assistant professor within the School of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University. Director of the Center for Bioethics and Professor, Concordia University WisconsinDr. Kevin Voss is a Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Bioethics at Concordia University Wisconsin.
U-M economists: 5 things to watch (and watch out for) in President Biden’s first year
President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. Researchers at University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics are seeing some signs for optimism as they make forecasts looking ahead. “With the ongoing vaccine roll-out, the end of the pandemic is in sight, letting us focus on how the post-pandemic economy might look like.”Below are the U-M experts’ “five things to watch” and “five things to watch out for” in the country’s economy this year. Five things to watch for:Getting the vaccines out quickly is the most important economic/social task. Five things to watch out for:
US survey finds parents worried about kids’ mental health as holidays approach amid pandemic
DETROIT – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, a new survey finds parents are worried about their children’s ability to cope -- especially with the holidays approaching and a long winter ahead. Huston speaks with countless families about coping with stress and creatively building resilience in their children during this challenging time. A new national survey by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, finds two-thirds of parents are worried the effects the coronavirus pandemic is having on their children’s mental health will be harder to reverse the longer it continues. “They’re constantly changing and adapting to new things and learning new things,” Huston said. More tools to help children stay positive and engaged can be found on its official website here.
Experts plead for help treating advanced breast cancer
Experts plead for help treating advanced breast cancer Treatment options for advanced breast cancer are desperately needed, according to cancer experts around the world. Also, a new study found that antidepressants may take less time to work than previously thought. Bigad Shaban reports on the day's top health news.cbsnews.com