May 10, 2020

Retired MDs and Med Students Talk Working the COVID-19 Front Lines

We talked to the healthcare workers who volunteered to go to the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Share on PinterestHospitals had to reach out to […]
May 9, 2020

People with Diabetes May Be Having Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

Share on PinterestExperts say better medications as well as changes in lifestyle habits could be factors in reducing cardiovascular events among people with diabetes. Getty Images […]
May 9, 2020

What COVID-19 Is Doing to Our Mental Health

Share on PinterestAmericans are feeling more depression, anxiety, and fear than normal. Getty Images Americans are reporting significant and sustained increases in symptoms of depression and […]
May 9, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: Daily Updates

Share on PinterestMore than 1.2 million people in the U.S. have tested positive for COVID-19. Getty Images The outbreak, initially identified in China, is continuing to […]
May 9, 2020

Do We Really Have to Worry About Murder Hornets Now?

The murder hornet is a type of large insect known to attack honeybees. Asian giant hornets are carnivorous and feed insects to their offspring. They also […]
May 9, 2020

Go Ahead, Binge That New TV Show. It’s Good for Your Mental Health

Share on PinterestNew research shows reading books, watching TV, and listening to music can all provide the social connection you may be missing right now. Getty […]
May 8, 2020

Pets and COVID-19: Answers to All Your Questions

Share on PinterestAt least two cats and one dog in the United States have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. However, experts say this […]
May 8, 2020

How to Tell If the Hand Sanitizer You’re Buying Is Safe and Actually Works

Share on PinterestThere are an additional 1,500 companies now making hand sanitizer. Here are some of the guidelines they’re supposed to be following. Getty Images Federal […]
May 8, 2020

Temperature Checks Alone Aren’t Effective in Stopping COVID-19 Spread

Share on PinterestExperts say temperature checks will identify some people with COVID-19 but will miss people who are asymptomatic or haven’t developed symptoms yet. Getty Images […]
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