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July 28, 2020

Lip Reading, Facial Expressions: How Masks Make Life Harder for People with Hearing Difficulties

Share on PinterestClear face masks and sign language can help people with hearing difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic. Getty Images Facial coverings worn during the COVID-19 […]
July 28, 2020

I Tested Negative for COVID-19 — It Took 13 Days to Get the Results

Share on PinterestThe long wait for COVID-19 test results can cause inconveniences and it eliminates any effect of contact tracing. Getty Images This all started on […]
July 28, 2020

Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Help Lower the 19 Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s

Share on PinterestAlzheimer’s disease has a strong genetic component, but lifestyle behaviors such as exercise and diet can help lower some risks. Getty Images A new […]
July 28, 2020

There’s a Difference Between Quarantine and Isolation: What You Should Know

Share on PinterestIsolation is for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 while quarantine is for people who have been in contact with someone with the […]
July 28, 2020

What Parents Should Know About the CDC’s Guidelines for Reopening Schools

Share on PinterestOfficials are trying to determine whether they can safely reopen schools this fall. Getty Images The new tools and resources released by the CDC […]
July 28, 2020

Extensive Study Determines Vaccines Are ‘Remarkably Safe’

Share on PinterestExperts say vaccines are safe and have proven effective in reducing the spread of disease, in particular childhood illnesses such as measles and mumps. […]
July 27, 2020

Test Kits Mailed to Homes Could Help Increase Colon Cancer Screenings

Share on PinterestExperts say home test kits could help catch colon cancer in its early stages and consequently save lives. Getty Images Researchers say mailing people […]
July 26, 2020

‘Doomscrolling’ During COVID-19: What It Does to You and How You Can Avoid It

Share on PinterestExperts say “doomscrolling” while seeking information on the COVID-19 pandemic can have numerous mental health effects. Getty Images An increasing number of people are […]
July 25, 2020

How COVID-19 Outbreaks in Prisons Are Making the Pandemic Worse for Everyone

Researchers have found that the death rate from COVID-19 in prisons is three times higher than average. Crowding, poor sanitary conditions, and high rates of chronic […]
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