Category Archives: CNN – Health

7 ways to stay healthy (and sane) during the fall coronavirus surge

7 ways to stay healthy (and sane) during the fall coronavirus surge

Get ready for the most difficult months yet in this pandemic. The fall Covid-19 surge is here, fueled by colder weather, reopened schools and pandemic fatigue. The flu season could make the coronavirus pandemic even worse. For the next several months, new Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are expected to keep rising as the temperatures…MORE

CVS, Walgreens to help distribute Covid vaccines to nursing homes

CVS, Walgreens to help distribute Covid vaccines to nursing homes

The federal government has made a deal with retail pharmacies CVS and Walgreens to help distribute coronavirus vaccine — once one or more gets authorized — to long-term care facilities like nursing homes, federal officials said Friday. The two drugstore chains are the best placed to send out mobile units to vaccinate seniors and other…MORE

Can you get infected with Covid-19 twice? It’s complicated

Can you get infected with Covid-19 twice? It’s complicated

After overcoming a bout with Covid-19, President Donald Trump said he was immune to the virus. Experts say it’s possible to get reinfected. But it’s rare. “So 38 million cases worldwide. A couple of dozen cases of reinfection reported so far,” Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, a chief scientist at the World Health Organization, told CNN earlier…MORE

CDC Thanksgiving guidelines: How to stay safe and coronavirus-free over the holiday

CDC Thanksgiving guidelines: How to stay safe and coronavirus-free over the holiday

Thanksgiving is right around the corner — and if public health agencies have their way — celebrations this year promise to be extremely different from past years, as the coronavirus surges in states across the country. Infectious disease experts are warning of a convergence of Covid-19 and influenza as the temperature drops and colder weather…MORE

A key to happiness for dads? Being present with newborns

A key to happiness for dads? Being present with newborns

Fatherhood has brought unexpected changes to the life of Jimmy Cate. Sure, the resident of West Des Moines, Iowa, knew that as a new dad he would sleep less. And, yes, he kind of figured there would be a lot of swaddling, diaper-changing and burping he’d have to learn. But since his son, Beric, was…MORE

Fauci warns that Covid-19 infection rates are too high heading into winter

Fauci warns that Covid-19 infection rates are too high heading into winter

The number of coronavirus cases in the United States surpassed 8 million on Friday as health officials from coast to coast scramble to contain the rising rate of infections. The case numbers are steadily increasing daily, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has averaged more than 53,000 new daily cases for the…MORE

Big global study finds remdesivir doesn’t help Covid-19 patients

Big global study finds remdesivir doesn’t help Covid-19 patients

In a study it described as both conclusive and disappointing, the World Health Organization said the antiviral drug remdesivir has “little or no effect on mortality” for patients hospitalized with coronavirus and it doesn’t seem to help patients recover any faster, either. Until now, remdesivir has been the only drug that appeared to have specific…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus are claiming to have seen UFOs.  Demi posted proof on Instagram of what she witnessed in Joshua Tree.  Miley says she was chased by aliens but admits she had just bought weed wax from a guy in a van in front of a taco shop so she says it ‘could…

Tuesday’s Dirt

Yesterday, a judge turned down R Kelly’s latest attempt at freedom.  The judge also denied his request to hold a hearing over the alleged attack where officers did nothing to help him.  The judge said the incident was ‘concerning’ but isolated. Sadly, Jeff Bridges says he’s been diagnosed with Lymphoma.  He said that he’s already…