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How to get your family to help with household chores, starting today

How to get your family to help with household chores, starting today

With most states ordering Americans to stay at home in compliance with social distancing, household labor might be piling up faster than you can handle. There are more dirty dishes, more trash, and more areas of the house to organize and keep sanitized. “Many families are now spending a lot more time at home and…MORE

Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths

Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths

Jill Romann, the coroner in Douglas County, Colorado, was so desperate for coronavirus tests that she began calling hospitals in the middle of the night to avoid management, begging whoever was on duty for one or two test kits. Her total collection reached about 13 before the hospitals caught on and shut her down. She…MORE

These little-known health care workers operate the all-important ventilators

These little-known health care workers operate the all-important ventilators

The rapid spread of coronavirus has sent states scrambling to buy ventilators to prepare for a coming apex of cases. But ventilators do not operate on their own. And while the ventilator shortage remains a serious issue, much less attention has been paid to the health care workers needed to operate those machines: respiratory therapists.…MORE

US coronavirus death count likely an underestimate. Here’s why

US coronavirus death count likely an underestimate. Here’s why

Health experts are warning the national count of Covid-19 deaths in the United States could be underestimated as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. This could be especially true because the reporting data can lag by an average of one to two weeks, according to the latest guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control…MORE

Fertility apps can be ‘misleading’ for women, review finds

Fertility apps can be ‘misleading’ for women, review finds

Smartphone period trackers or fertility apps are a daily part of many women’s lives as a tool to monitor their menstrual cycle or help them plan or prevent pregnancy. Such apps were downloaded at least 200 million times in 2016 alone. But experts say women shouldn’t turn to fertility apps during the Covid-10 pandemic to…MORE

A 6-year-old boy got a new heart after 4 years on the transplant list

A 6-year-old boy got a new heart after 4 years on the transplant list

Carlos Rolon had been on the transplant list for four years, and now the 6-year-old has got a new heart. “He’s doing great. They said he’s doing amazing,” his mom, Sheena Cossette, told CNN. Carlos is still in intensive care at Boston Children’s Hospital after Friday’s surgery, but Cossette said they hope to be able…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

A judge has denied R Kelly’s request for an early release.  He was trying to get out because of the coronoavirus and because he’s a scumbag. Demi Moore and Bruce Wilis are quarantining together.  Bruce’s new wife and children are also living with Demi and THEIR children. Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, has posted a…

Tuesday’s Dirt

Ezra Miller, who plays The Flash, grabbed a fan by the neck and shoved her to the ground in Iceland last week.  He got angry because he thought she was being ‘pushy.’  The whole thing was caught on video but it does appear that he might be play fighting. Alec Baldwin has announced that he…