Letters to the Editor, May 29
Coronavirus: Different kind of natural disaster
When the coronavirus showed up on our doorstep, our country was caught unawares. It's time to make sure we are never in that situation again.
by Kathleen Koch | 3 days ago
Our view: New age of entrepreneurial space flight
NASA should enable the private enterprise revolution. Let's see what it can do, rather than going back to big rockets and Big Government: Our view
by The Editorial Board | 3 days ago
Bookworm: With ‘Grand’ expect good things
You meet the eyes of your grandchild, and you know you have a big job ahead of you. She expects you to love her as much as she loves you, and you do.Entertainment
| 3 days ago
Joni Ernst: Tell our daughters they should serve
The men and women of our military serve this nation selflessly at home and abroad. Women especially should answer the call to service.
by Joni Ernst | 4 days ago
Pharmacist: Popular medications derived from plants
Most people believe that medications are synthetic substances that the FDA has approved for the clinical treatment of disordersLife
| 5 days ago
Letters to the Editor, May 22
Lately people drag out “Old Glory” or dress up in it, put on camouflage, grab an automatic weapon
Backstory: We need to get back to life. Safely.
This week, all 50 states began reopening in some way. People need and want to return to work, school and social lives safely. Here's a start.
by Nicole Carroll | 3 days ago
Our view: Judge is right on Michael Flynn
As President Trump uses DOJ to settle political scores, Judge Emmet Sullivan is right not to roll over on former national security adviser: Our view
Health leaders: Let’s #OpenSafely together
We don’t believe we need to wait until there is zero risk. Many states are already beginning to reopen, and this must happen in the safest way possible.
Bookworm: An otherworldly feminist epic
With its tone of edgy evil, you'd be wrong in calling this a "nice" novel because it's not.Entertainment
Testing is not a magic wand to reopen economy
Beyond testing, sick leave, screening, ventilation, distancing and contact tracing are all ways to prevent and control workplace COVID-19 infections.
Guest commentary: Seeking wider latitude
In light of those updates, we discussed reopening protocols for the city of Marco Island.
Letters to the Editor, May 8
I called Publix corporate headquarters and their answer was basically “we’ve talked about it."
Guest Commentary: COVID-19 contact tracing
If you’ve been following the ongoing coverage of the COVID19 epidemic on the news recently you’ve probably heard the term “contact tracing” used more and more.
Coronavirus: Wash your hands. A lot. Seriously.
We can’t build a wall around a germ. But we can wash our hands, and our government can help countries trying to improve their health facilities.
The power of prayer to fight COVID-19 anxiety
When facing the fear of the unknown, turning to an all-knowing God is a good start to responding with clarity and direction.
Pharmacist: Help with age-related macular degeneration
If you’ve ever cooked using saffron spice, you know that this unique spice is flavorful and aromatic.Life
Pharmacist: Natural blood thinners
Sadly, we’re hearing more about strokes and blood clots lately.Life
Gardening: The fertilizer deadline nears
June is fast approaching and if you have not yet completed your spring fertilizing you need to get it done.Outdoors
Bookworm: Why things go wrong in a medical setting
You felt wonderful. Never better. In the peak of health, fit as a fiddle – until you weren't. Then you were achy, miserable, feverish, nauseous.Entertainment
Pharmacist: Sanitation and facts about sneezing
If you’re out somewhere getting groceries for example, don’t sneeze. If you do, you might be taking your life into your hands.Life
Letters to the Editor, April 24
Upon our arrival at the Baker Campus, at 9 a.m., Wednesday, we were met with a well-organized, and congenial, operation.
Gardening: Play it cool with the rising heat
Whew! Summer temperatures are here early. Just walking from the house to the car is grueling.Outdoors
Letters to the Editor, April 17
The issue at hand was the well-known national emergency being caused by the highly contagious coronavirus.
Pharmacist: We are resilient like tulips
Last week, I received more than a dozen requests to write about stress and anxiety.Life
Letters to the Editor, April 10
This Coronavirus moment has reshaped our island life by closing businesses, confining us to our homes, and creating conflict among us.
Letters to the Editor, April 3
As a resident of Marco Island, we love our little corner of paradise.
Editorial: Stay at home, on your own
Today, we turn our pleas away from the representatives who hold the reins of government and direct them toward all of you.
Pharmacist: I’m mad about the elderberry posts
There is a pandemic among us. People like you and me are looking for alternative methods to help support our immune systemLife
Guest commentary: Thinking like epidemiologists
The past couple of weeks all of us living in Southwest Florida have experienced a massive disruption in our lives.
Pharmacist: How to make an herbal immune tea
There are several herbs that I’d like to talk to you about today because they are known to have some benefits for your immune system.Life
Letters to the Editor, March 20
As you know, every few years we, the people of Marco Island, elect fellow residents to be city councilors.
Pharmacist: Natural options for COVID-19
Once a person is infected (and by the way, a dog has now tested positive), the virus itself acts similarly to other viruses we’ve encountered.Life
Letters to the Editor, March 13
I want to thank Mark Strain, chairman of the Collier County Planning Commission, for his insight into why the proposed Naples Senior Center ...
Gardening: Ophidiophobia, the fear of snakes
Most snakes are not poisonous, yet people fear most species as if they were.Outdoors