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Avoiding potential hot spots like the playground.
There's more stress and yelling at home, but still lots of love being shared.
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Public health officials have been warning that a COVID-19 vaccine will not be available to the public for 12 to 18 months, dampening hopes that there will be a quick end to the global pandemic nightmare.
But Chinese researchers cracked the virus' genetic code within weeks of its emergence late last year, and two vaccine candidates are ...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care at St. Thomas' Hospital in London as his condition deteriorated after infection with the novel coronavirus.
According to The New York Times, Johnson, 55, had tweeted from hospital on Monday that he was "in good spirits." Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who wa...
Pilates exercises can do more than help strengthen your abs -- the moves may also lower high blood pressure and reduce artery stiffness, new research suggests.
Pilates is a workout program that focuses on core strength, flexibility, body posture and controlled breathing.
The new study included 28 obese women, aged 19 to 27, w...
Americans have gotten the message on the importance of social distancing in stemming the coronavirus pandemic, a new poll shows.
Conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, the survey found that 94% of Americans say they are staying away from large groups, up from 68% six weeks ago. Eighty-...
People taking a certain class of steroids for inflammatory conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis may be at increased risk from the new coronavirus, experts say.
Glucocorticoid medications suppress the immune system, so people taking them may not be able to fight off the coronavirus, according to an editorial published onli...
Even if you're already wearing a face mask to cover your mouth and nose, taking steps to protect your eyes might also help guard against coronavirus infection, eye health experts say.
Here are some tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO):
- Don't wear contact lenses -- switch to glasses. People who wear cont...
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