We know that people with certain comorbidities like diabetes, cancer and heart disease, as well as older people, are at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. It wasn’t believed, however, that those with COVID-19 might also have other respiratory illnesses like influenza, rhinovirus or adenovirus. New research indicates differently.
Many Americans, including many parents, believe cannabis – marijuana – to be a more benign alternative to other substances, causing few negative side effects and little harm to the body’s systems. But as research continues onto cannabis, we’re learning the truth – and it seems to be getting uglier.
It’s been known for years that exercise has a positive effect on metabolism. But a new study finds that the effects are significantly greater than previously believed.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, a majority of people around the world have been told to stay at home. Even without your gym or health club, you can still take advantage of a huge immune system booster. Regular exercise helps boost your immunity and keep you healthy.
We’re learning more about the COVID-19 coronavirus every day. What one research team recently discovered is that the virus sticks around even after the symptoms have abated. Worse yet, those patients may still be contagious.
It’s been recognized since early in our experience with COVID-19 coronavirus that people with underlying conditions were at a greater risk for death and more negative outcomes. Now, a new study confirms and defines the risks for people with heart conditions.
In this great article from Desiree Dickerson, a clinical psychologist and former researcher, we get some useful ideas for dealing with the isolation, loneliness, depression and anxiety that can come from dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
There’s a pandemic of fear being spread by the media. Yes, COVID-19 coronavirus is a serious medical concern. But the world has come to a screeching halt. People seem to be cowering in their homes in fear and panic. Here are some reasons to be optimistic in the middle of all the darkness.
The World Health Organization and other health organizations have advised people who suffer from asthma that they are at increased risk of acquiring COVID-19 coronavirus. These same people have unique challenges with exercise.
Many Americans and others around the world are at home, unable to work or do the normal, everyday things they’ve always done. That includes going to the gym to work on their fitness. Here’s a workout you can do right at home with minimal or no equipment.