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.
A hospital is a scary place for children. Even the hallways can leave them shaking. MRI scanners, though, represent a source of abject terror for most children. One man decided there had to be a better way – so he invented one by redesigning MRI’s to be more “kid-friendly.”
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.
The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes COVID-19 has taken over the news. For adults, the news is frightening. For children, it can be terrifying and may leave real scars. Parents can ease kids’ fears and help them cope with this pandemic, if they have the tools.
The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has been declared a global pandemic. If you listen to the news, you’d believe that this virus is killing everyone and there’s no way to stop it. While there is cause for concern, the picture isn’t so bleak for most of us. Here’s some truth and sanity about COVID-19 coronavirus. It… Continue reading What You Need To Know Right Now About Coronavirus COVID-19
Medical and public health experts have estimated that over 90% of Americans will be exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Estimates of infection run as high as 98 million Americans. How many of them will die? What are the risk factors and who should be concerned?
Women scrolling Instagram will come across thousands of posts with the hashtag #fitspiration. Attractive, fit women in form-fitting clothes show off their “fitness lifestyles” in order to inspire other women (or satisfy narcissistic tendencies.) But do these posts actually have the opposite effect? Are they doing damage to women’s body image?
COVID-19 has been in the news since early December, but we still have important questions unanswered. How long can it survive on surfaces? How is it really transmitted? How long does it take for symptoms to begin after infection? Johns Hopkins University seems to have answered the last one.
If your 5K run times aren’t quite where you’d like them to be, help might be on the way. Not in the form of some secret training program or new running shoes. The “secret sauce” for a faster 5K? A nice, big cup of coffee. Or so says new research.