Category Archives: CNN – Health

Medical group shares dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask

Medical group shares dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask

In an attempt to get every American behind the idea of wearing a face mask — and behind an actual face mask — to slow the spread of Covid-19, the Association of American Medical Colleges on Wednesday released simple, straight-forward national guidance for the public. “These guidelines are meant to provide everyone around the country…MORE

Pregnant amid the pandemic: The highs and lows

In early February, my partner and I discovered that I was pregnant. Looking back, that feels like one of the last big milestones of the Before Times — a wonderfully blissful and uncomplicated period. I’d skimmed a few headlines about a scary-sounding disease called Covid-19 but didn’t worry too much about it. The virus seemed…MORE

Try this 5-minute yoga routine before bedtime

Try this 5-minute yoga routine before bedtime

Having a morning routine to boost energy is a great way to start the day, but what if you wake up every morning knowing that your bedtime routine is really to blame for your lack of energy and focus? A good night’s rest isn’t just important for energy and focus; research has shown that it’s…MORE

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I am not sending my kids back to school

One of the questions I am getting more than any other: Am I going to send my children back to school? As a father of three teen and preteen girls, this has been a constant discussion in our household, and it hasn’t been easy. My girls want to go back to school, and they are…MORE

Mental health access is vital during pandemic, experts say

Mental health access is vital during pandemic, experts say

Many people may be experiencing increased anxiety during the pandemic, which experts say can be compounded by the sense of isolation that can come with social distancing. That’s why it’s important for people who are vulnerable to increased anxiety to have access mental health care, panelists said during an American Lung Association event on Wednesday.…MORE

Reopening schools and virtual learning: Experts offer valuable insight

Reopening schools and virtual learning: Experts offer valuable insight

Schools should record student temperatures when children arrive every morning, advised a group of experts from Stanford University School of Medicine, as part of a multilevel screening program for students and staff. As schools reopen across the United States and children attending school test positive for the coronavirus, getting students back to school safely continues…MORE

Question of the Day

Aug 12

Q: IT USUALLY TAKES PEOPLE ABOUT 11-SECONDS TO LOOK AT THIS… A: Something in a museum

Aug 11

Q: SWITZERLAND HAS PUT AN END TO THE PRACTICE OF STOCKPILING THIS ITEM IN CASE OF A NATIONAL EMERGENCY… A: Coffee

Aug 10

Q: THIS ITEM, WHICH YOU CAN FIND IN THE PRODUCE DEPARTMENT, IS SAID TO CONTAIN THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF 2-ANTIOXIDANTS THAT HELP FIGHT THE SIGNS OF AGING… A: Mushrooms