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What you need to know about coronavirus today
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:48:25 GMT
More than half a million children in the United States have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.
One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that's unusual
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 18:52:33 GMT
Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct.
How to reboot your workout routine: Let's set the foundation
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 21:43:19 GMT
After time off from exercising, it's understandable if you're having a hard time getting motivated. You may even feel a bit bad, but I'm here to say it's important to go easy on yourself.
ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it's only September
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:08:53 GMT
Dealing with the first wave was like a sprint, the second will be more like a marathon.
Wildfire smoke and your health: Do you need to worry?
Wildfires have broken out across the United States on an unprecedented scale, with 77 large complexes of fires engulfing 3 million acres in a matter of weeks.
Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:49:41 GMT
President Donald Trump knew back in the spring that it would probably take a year to develop a coronavirus vaccine, according to interviews with journalist Bob Woodward.
CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:06:31 GMT
Children and teens from minority groups are disproportionately hit by coronavirus, just as older adults are, according to the findings of a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study
Sun, 13 Sep 2020 01:53:31 GMT
Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.
A 9-year-old who's been battling coronavirus for 6 months says the illness is a big deal
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:26:42 GMT
Eli Lipman, 9, and his father have been battling the impact of Covid-19 since March, and he said life as a "long hauler" isn't easy.
NIH 'very concerned' about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 02:28:09 GMT
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case.
Americans need to 'hunker down' this fall and winter as Covid-19 pandemic will likely worsen, Fauci says
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 08:26:44 GMT
Nearly 30 US states are reporting downward trends in Covid-19 cases, but the pandemic will likely worsen again, according to the country's leading infectious disease expert.
We're in a She-cession
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 08:07:52 GMT
Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:36:50 GMT
A mother's depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby's life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
AstraZeneca's Oxford vaccine trial to resume, the university says
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 11:05:43 GMT
The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, halted last week after an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers, will resume, the University of Oxford announced Saturday.
Covid-19 school closings linked to increase in depression and suicide, study finds
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 12:15:31 GMT
Primary school students in China experienced more depressive symptoms and made more suicide attempts after schools closed for the pandemic, a new study found.
How to sleep better — kids and grown-ups alike
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 01:20:56 GMT
Like many moms, Sofia Axelrod found the lack of sleep really hard after giving birth. But unlike many moms, she refused to accept that the exhaustion was inevitable.
Craving sugar during a pandemic? Here's how to tame your sweet tooth
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:30:19 GMT
Cakes, cookies, pie.
What is an EUA, and what does it have to do with how quickly we get a coronavirus vaccine?
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 15:30:47 GMT
With talk of the possible availability of a vaccine candidate heating up, you might have heard the term Emergency Use Authorization -- or EUA -- all over the news lately. But what is it exactly, and how does it apply to vaccines?
Crowded parties and coronavirus concerns keep high schoolers from returning to the classroom
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:44:04 GMT
Overcrowded parties have forced several high schools to go back to online learning in hopes of staving off Covid-19 outbreaks.
These immunocompromised college students felt isolated when the fall semester began. So they did something about it
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:58:39 GMT
At first, Cameron Lynch thought she would need prepared questions for the group to discuss in their first Zoom call.
Some college towns grapple with Covid-19 after students return for fall semester
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 05:55:21 GMT
While many colleges and universities are offering classes online, that hasn't necessarily stopped students from gathering. And now some college towns are grappling with outbreaks of Covid-19 as the start of the fall semester complicates local responses to the pandemic.
Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:35:36 GMT
My lifelong Muppets obsession helped me explain the pandemic to my preschooler
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 22:21:15 GMT
Growing up with "Sesame Street" in the early 1980s, I found pieces of myself in Cookie Monster's sweet tooth, Big Bird's gentleness and in Grover, who was outgoing and always willing to help others, even though he made a lot of hilarious mistakes.
Here's why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 22:30:43 GMT
Dr. Umair Shah remembers the last mass vaccination campaign the US waged.
Most Americans probably won't be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:43:27 GMT
A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say.
Italian airport gets world's first five-star anti-Covid award
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 07:18:07 GMT
Travelers eager to fly again may want to consider Italy as their next destination.
Unpopular teens could be at higher risk of heart conditions later in life, study suggests
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:27:02 GMT
Many of us hope to escape who we were in high school -- particularly if you were last in line to be picked in gym class -- but a growing body of research suggests that how popular you are in adolescence has a link with psychological and physical health decades later.
Sex gets complicated during the pandemic
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:25:34 GMT
When the pandemic hit, couples found themselves worrying about getting sick, losing income, teaching their children at home while working full time (or worrying full time about sending them to school).
Fauci says normal life may not be back until the end of 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci said it could be the end of 2021 before life gets back to how it was before Covid-19.
How to help siblings get along better
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 11:19:03 GMT
Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life -- as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories.