April 7, 2020

Modified E-Cigarette Devices Are More Powerful at Hooking Young Smokers

Share on PinterestResearchers say the “mod” devices’ box-like design is more efficient at delivering nicotine. Getty Images Researchers say that teens who use modified e-cigarette devices […]
April 7, 2020

Why Face Masks Are Crucial Now in the Battle Against COVID-19

Share on PinterestHomemade face coverings probably won’t protect you against COVID-19, but they can help prevent you from spreading the disease to others if you have […]
April 7, 2020

How I Stopped Stressing and Embraced My Kid’s Distance Learning

Share on PinterestDistance learning during the COVID-19 outbreak can provide kids with benefits that go beyond academics. Getty Images While under stay-at-home orders, it’s important for […]
April 7, 2020

Can Clothes and Shoes Track COVID-19 into Your House? What to Know

Share on PinterestTransfer of the novel coronavirus via clothing is unlikely, but experts agree there are a few scenarios in which immediate laundering is a good […]
April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Will Mutate — What That Means for a Vaccine

Every virus mutates; it’s part of the virus life cycle. Those shifts and changes aren’t always a big deal. The new coronavirus is an RNA virus: […]
April 5, 2020

How a Pet Can Help You While You Shelter in Place

Share on PinterestExperts say pets can help people feel less lonely as well as provide joy during the isolation of the COVID-19 outbreak. Getty Images Experts […]
April 4, 2020

How Antibody Testing Can Help Us Fight COVID-19

Share on PinterestExperts are learning how antibody tests may help fight COVID-19. Horacio Villalobos / Corbis via Getty Images The FDA approved the first antibody test […]
April 4, 2020

How COVID-19 Could Affect Kids’ Long-Term Social Development

Share on PinterestWhile sheltering in place, kids and teens are going to be craving interactions with friends that can’t be replicated online. Getty Images Social distancing […]
April 4, 2020

Most Diets Don’t Work for Weight Loss After a Year: Here’s Why

A new study finds most diets lead to weight loss and lower blood pressure, but that these desired effects largely disappear after a year. In the […]
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