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Source: CDC director concerned Atlas is sharing misleading information with Trump

Source: CDC director concerned Atlas is sharing misleading information with Trump

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield is concerned that White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Scott Atlas is providing President Trump with misleading information about Covid-19, a federal official told CNN. NBC News reported Monday that Redfield was overheard during a phone call in public on a commercial airline…MORE

How parental self-care helps kids weather pandemic stress

How parental self-care helps kids weather pandemic stress

Parents are running on empty. As the pandemic drags on into month seven, many families are still struggling to patch together child care to help cover the basics, never mind slotting in time for parental self-care. Each new day seems to bring at least one family freak-out as tensions from too much togetherness butt up…MORE

It’s a myth that women don’t want sex as they age, study finds

It’s a myth that women don’t want sex as they age, study finds

It’s a myth that women lose interest in sex as they enter midlife and beyond, according to new research that followed over 3,200 women for approximately 15 years. “About a quarter of women rate sex as very important, regardless of their age,” said Dr. Holly Thomas, lead author of an abstract being presented during the…MORE

1 in 3 parents won’t get flu shots for their child during Covid-19, study finds

1 in 3 parents won’t get flu shots for their child during Covid-19, study finds

One-third of American parents have no plans to get their children vaccinated for the flu this year, according to the National Poll on Children’s Health released Monday, despite the very real possibility their child could also catch the deadly Covid-19. In addition, two-thirds of parents don’t believe getting a flu shot for their child is…MORE

5 common coronavirus misconceptions and the science you need to know

5 common coronavirus misconceptions and the science you need to know

Since the beginning of 2020, when we first started hearing about a new coronavirus, eventually dubbed SARS-CoV-2, our understanding of what it is, how it infects people, who it infects and how we can protect ourselves have all evolved as our knowledge has grown. But that evolution — and the changing information and recommendations that…MORE

This is what happens to your body over months in isolation

This is what happens to your body over months in isolation

Since the pandemic officially began in March, we’ve been told staying home is the best way to avoid catching Covid-19. And it is. But life in confinement can cause physical ailments on its own. Being homebound for so long contorts the body, weakens the heart and lungs and even impairs brain function. The effects of…MORE

Experts are warning of a coming surge of Covid-19 cases in US

Experts are warning of a coming surge of Covid-19 cases in US

The US could see an explosion of Covid-19 cases as fall and winter set in, one expert says, joining a chorus of health officials who have warned about the challenges of the coming months. Two things will likely help drive that expected winter surge, according to Dr. Chris Murray, director of the University of Washington’s…MORE