Editorial: Shots for everyone most anytime

Most of us are now familiar with the term, herd immunity, but a year or so ago, the expression wasn’t a normal part of everyday speech. Now it is, and we’re aware that it’s a universal goal when it comes to stopping the spread of highly contagious Covid-19 and ending the pandemic. Herd immunity is […]

How to communicate better with your children

Commentary by Chara More than ever, it is important to have good relationships with your children so you can help them and support them.Communication is key to developing your relationships with your children. Here are some ways to help you maintain good communication with your children: *Have a nice conversation: Try to start a conversation […]

FDA approves use of Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-15

By Roberta Pardo On Monday (May 10), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the request from Pfizer and BioNTech to allow their COVID-19 vaccine to be given to people ages 12-15 on an emergency use basis.The approval will allow states to get middle school students vaccinated before the fall. It also will accelerate the […]

Josefina Prewitt celebrates 100th birthday

By Angie Baldelomar Longtime Kansas City area resident Josefina Prewitt, affectionally known as “Pepa,” recently celebrated a big milestone: turning 100 years old.“It’s very exciting,” Prewitt said of the feat. “I never imagined I would get to this age.”A native of Colombia, Prewitt said she is the only one in her family — and husband […]