Sunday House Call, #809, September 26, 2021: “I don’t want to eat my broccoli.”

Topics today include:
Why some children reject broccoli and cauliflower.

Ref: In-Mouth Volatile Production from Brassica Vegetables (Cauliflower) and Associations with Liking in an Adult/Child Cohort

Your calls about:

  • A woman calls stating that her husband went to a family dinner but one person was unvaccinated. What precautions their she and her husband take given that they are fully vaccinated?
  • Surgical backlogs and hospitals because of Covid.
  • A caller reports a three-year history of raised papules and “boils” on her arms, legs, and thighs.
  • What does ESR and CRP mean? What are they and when and why is this blood test used?
  • What danger does the mu variant of interest pose with respect to vaccine efficacy?