Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta

CLOTTING TIED TO COVID-19 MAY HARM THE PLACENTA

Women who had COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of placental injury, suggesting a new complication of the illness, researchers...

Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 26, 2020

CORONAVIRUS DAILY DIGEST: MAY 26, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

 
 
 
Outdoor Swimming Pools Not a COVID-19 Risk: Expert

OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOLS NOT A COVID-19 RISK: EXPERT

Taking a dip should pose little risk of coronavirus infection, but there could be risks at indoor pools from crowds, poor air circulation,...

Can You Catch COVID-19 Through Your Eyes?

CAN YOU CATCH COVID-19 THROUGH YOUR EYES?

You can catch COVID-19 if an infected person coughs or sneezes and contagious droplets enter your nose or mouth. But can you become...

 
 
 
Could a Hormone Help Spur High Blood Pressure?

COULD A HORMONE HELP SPUR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

Many people with high blood pressure may have an unrecognized hormonal condition driving their numbers up, a new study suggests.

Dirty City Air Might Raise MS Risk

DIRTY CITY AIR MIGHT RAISE MS RISK

Places with low levels of tiny particles of air pollution called Particulate matter, the risk for MS was lower than in areas where...

 
 
 
Getting Back to Work Safely After Lockdown

GETTING BACK TO WORK SAFELY AFTER LOCKDOWN

With businesses beginning to reopen, the National Safety Council has tips for doing it right.

Nursing Homes Are Ground Zero for COVID-19

NURSING HOMES ARE GROUND ZERO FOR COVID-19

No matter where you live, nursing homes and assisted living facilities are now lethal centers for COVID-19 in the United States.

 
 
 
Picky Eating Isn't Just a Phase, Study Finds

PICKY EATING ISN'T JUST A PHASE, STUDY FINDS

For parents hoping their "picky" eater will grow out of it, a new study may be unwelcome news.

Coronavirus Can Infect, Inflame the Thyroid

CORONAVIRUS CAN INFECT, INFLAME THE THYROID

An Italian teenager may be the first known case of a painful thyroid infection caused by the new coronavirus, doctors report.

 
 
 
Face Masks Can Help Prevent Viral Spread

FACE MASKS CAN HELP PREVENT VIRAL SPREAD

Face coverings may reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, a new study suggests.

Pandemic Has Overburdened Parents Stressed Out

PANDEMIC HAS OVERBURDENED PARENTS STRESSED OUT

If there's such a thing as a "new normal" during the coronavirus pandemic, it's a constant state of stress.

 
 
 
Strokes Are Deadlier When They Hit COVID Patients

STROKES ARE DEADLIER WHEN THEY HIT COVID PATIENTS

COVID-19 hasn't increased the risk for stroke, but when a stroke occurs it's more likely to be fatal, a new study finds.

Blood Vessels in Lungs Split in Response to COVID-19

BLOOD VESSELS IN LUNGS SPLIT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

A new autopsy study that investigated lung changes in response to COVID-19 down to the genetic and molecular levels has revealed startling...

 
 
 
Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens for 2020

CONSUMER REPORTS RANKS TOP SUNSCREENS FOR 2020

Chemical sunscreens offer the best protection and beat out those with mineral or natural ingredients such as titanium dioxide and zinc...

How To Do Memorial Day Safely During Pandemic

HOW TO DO MEMORIAL DAY SAFELY DURING PANDEMIC

Public health experts say plans should depend on a variety of factors - regional risk, personal risk and common sense.

 
 
 
Coronavirus Daily Digest: May 22, 2020

CORONAVIRUS DAILY DIGEST: MAY 22, 2020

A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

Blood Test Might Predict Worsening MS

BLOOD TEST MIGHT PREDICT WORSENING MS

A new blood test might help doctors predict whether someone's multiple sclerosis may soon get worse.

 
 
 
Warehouse Employees Sue over Ethylene Oxide Exposure

WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEES SUE OVER ETHYLENE OXIDE EXPOSURE

A lawsuit filed in Cobb County on Wednesday on behalf of 53 ConMed employees says that they were exposed to known carcinogen ethylene...

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter

QUARANTINE WEIGHT GAIN NOT A JOKING MATTER

While some people joke about gaining the "quarantine 15" while sheltering in place during the COVID-19 lock downs, experts say putting...

 
 
 



Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Workout equipment: None Workout type: 12 Minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Burpees 2. Pike push ups 3. Squat jump in/outs 4. Push up in & outs 5. High knees 6. V up tuck... Read more ...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test positive for Covid-19'

A memo leaked to a local newspaper revealed Weston General Hospital, which has around 2,000 staff, warned of a high rate of coronavirus cases among medics. Read more ...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan to get jab in the fall

US pharmacies are preparing for a surge of customers asking for the flu vaccine as 60% of Americans said in a new poll that they either plan to or definitely will get the jab... Read more ...

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

How are you doing? I understand the answer may not be straightforward. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has created exceptional challenges over the last several months. Please let me... Read more ...

Coronavirus US: Vaccine trial participant fainted after injection

Coronavirus US: Vaccine trial participant fainted after injection

Ian Haydon, 29, from Seattle, Washington, developed a 103.2F fever and fainted at home after receiving his second dose of Moderna Therapueticss' coronavirus vaccine candidate Read more ...

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Researchers looked at infection and fatality rates from 116 counties in 33 states. Harrison, Texas has seen daily cases rise from 300 per 100,000 people in mid- April to 3,000... Read more ...

Experts Predict How Coronavirus Will Change Gyms And Workout Classes

Experts Predict How Coronavirus Will Change Gyms And Workout Classes

Be prepared for a new normal with exercise as fitness centers reopen during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Good Bacteria During Pregnancy can Buffer Autism-like Syndrome Risk

Good Bacteria During Pregnancy can Buffer Autism-like Syndrome Risk

Providing beneficial bacteria to stressed mothers during the equivalent of the third trimester of pregnancy can prevent an autism-like disorder in their offspring, reveals a... Read more ...

As Brazil suffers deadliest day of outbreak, Bolsonaro insists people get...

As Brazil suffers deadliest day of outbreak, Bolsonaro insists people get back to work

Brazil reached a grim milestone on May 19, as its daily deaths from the Wuhan coronavirus hit over 1,000 for the first time. The country has 310,087 confirmed cases, according... Read more ...

China facing increasing number of lawsuits around the globe over...

China facing increasing number of lawsuits around the globe over coronavirus-related damages

As the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the globe, more and more people are starting to demand that China take responsibility for it. Multiple lawsuits have been... Read more ...