CDC Urges All Americans to Wear Face Masks

SATURDAY, April 4, 2020 — The White House announced new guidance on Friday that urges all Americans to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. As President Donald Trump told the American public about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation during a coronavirus task force briefing, he noted […]

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Possible coronavirus drug identified by Australian scientists

A collaborative study led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) in Melbourne, Australia, with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), has shown that an anti-parasitic drug already available around the world kills the virus within 48 hours. The Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s Dr Kylie Wagstaff, who led the study, said […]

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A Consistent Bedtime Is Good for Your Heart

FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 — In the age of TV marathons, sticking to a consistent bedtime can be a challenge, but new research shows it could help reduce your risk of heart problems. For the study, the researchers assessed the link between a regular bedtime and resting heart rate, and found that people who went […]

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ER Workers’ Stress May Affect Patient Care: Study

FRIDAY, April 3, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has added to already high stress levels in emergency rooms, a social psychologist says. “ER providers are on the front line of this pandemic, and stress, anxiety and anger are increasing,” said Linda Isbell, a professor of psychology at University of Massachusetts Amherst. “As we all face […]

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