This Is What It’s Like To Have OCD During The Coronavirus Pandemic

While I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, I’m not a compulsive hand-washer.  In fact, I’ve been quite militant at ensuring people don’t stereotype OCD as the hand-washing, lining-things-up-neatly, perfectionist’s disease.  I do have some slightly heightened fears around germs and contamination but they’re by no means debilitating. My own personal brand of OCD is more concerned with […]

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These Retailers Refused To Close During The Pandemic, So An Illinois City Shut Them Down

All kinds of companies have been claiming they provide an “essential” service to the public during the coronavirus pandemic, so they can stay open despite a mounting number of stay-home orders from state and local governments. They include arts-and-crafts chains JoAnn Fabrics and Michaels and the video game seller GameStop. The refusal of those retail […]

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Danny DeVito Really Wants You To Stay Inside During The Coronavirus Outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) brought out the big guns to prove he’s serious about people staying indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, tweeting out PSAs from Danny DeVito, Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller on Sunday. The actors begged, pleaded and warned their fellow citizens not to go outside and risk spreading or exposing themselves to COVID-19, the illness […]