Remember before COVID-19 when our concern was those other little pathogens, microbes. Despite all the attention on COVID-19 and vaccines, antibiotic resistance remains a problem.

The dilemma of what to give becomes more difficult, especially for family and friends I have gifted over the years.

“In a legendary 1993 paper, Professor Joel Waldfogel suggested that holiday gift-giving provides less of an economic boost (to the individual and the GDP) than we expect. The reason is the recipient’s dissatisfaction.