Free at-home COVID tests coming, Snow shoveling safety, Non-fungible tokens explained

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A pile of scattered COVID-19 tests
COVID-19 tests are pictured at NG Biotech, a start-up that makes an array of medical tests, including kits for use at home and by medical professionals to detect COVID-19 infections, in Guipry, western France, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. With France breaking records in Europe for coronavirus infections, manufacturers are working flat-out to try to meet the huge demand for tests. Jeremias Gonzalez/AP Photo

We learn about how anyone can start getting free at-home COVID-19 tests and how to use them as we’re joined by a scientist. Then, a doctor joins us to share tips on how to stay safe when shoveling snow this winter. Later, a finance professor explains what non-fungible tokens are and why they’re becoming more mainstream

Featured in this Show

  • Insurance companies soon have to cover at-home COVID-19 tests. Here's how to use them.

    Starting this weekend, insurers will have to provide eight free at-home tests per month to clients who request them. A scientist joins the program to explain how to get your free tests and how to best use them.

  • Tips on how to protect your health while shoveling snow

    Shoveling the snow from the driveway and sidewalk may not be a favorite winter activity for many people, including our guest doctor. He explains why he says we’re putting out health and in some cases, our lives, in jeopardy. He also shares tips on how we can remove snow safely.

  • Why non-fungible tokens are gaining popularity

    Non-fungible tokens are becoming more mainstream as politicians and corporations start exploring their potential. We learn what exactly NFTs are, how they work and why people keep buying them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Chana Davis Guest
  • Dr. Barry Franklin Guest
  • Josh White Guest

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