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School’s out in more states to slow virus

Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia have moved to close schools to most students while the two largest states eye a full lockdown of daily life as they battle to slow the spread of coronavirus. The moves come as two more Australians die from coronavirus, taking the nation’s toll to 11. Leaders in Queensland, SA… Read More »

Steps Count: More Steps Are Self-Care Goodness in the COVID-19 Lifestyle

There’s evidence in this week’s JAMA of a dose-response relationship between peoples’ steps and lower mortality. In other words: more steps done daily is statistically significantly associated with death from all causes. Furthermore, step intensity didn’t make a difference in mortality rates, shown in the JAMA-published study, Association of Daily Step Count and Step Intensity… Read More »

One More Coronavirus Complication: Allergy Season – WBUR

One challenge the coronavirus poses is that symptoms of the resulting disease, COVID-19, can resemble those of other conditions, like influenza or the common cold. Now, the arrival of spring brings a new complication: Coughing and wheezing could mean a person has contracted the viral infection that has become a global pandemic — or signal nothing… Read More »

As More States Clamp Down, 1 in 4 Americans Now Under ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Due to Coronavirus

SATURDAY, March 21, 2020 — Governors in a total of five states — California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey and New York — have now advised residents to stay at home indefinitely as of Saturday, meaning that about one in every four Americans now lives under such “shelter in place” orders. “I don’t come to this… Read More »