How 12 Weeks of Stretching Can Improve Your Heart Health

Researchers say 12 weeks of passive stretching can improve blood flow and improve your heart health. They say the stretching can reduce problems in a person’s vascular system and decrease the risk of events such as heart attack and stroke. Experts say aerobic exercise, weight loss, and lower blood pressure are also ways to improve…

Experts Confident Biden’s COVID-19 Response Could Speed Recovery

It’s now officially summer and increasingly more states are reopening their economies after a winter and spring where the United States effectively shut down during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time that summer temperatures rise and the nation at large grapples with how best to handle the coronavirus outbreak and protect against surges…

The Consequences of Reopening Are Here: COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

Experts say the predicted increase in COVID-19 cases after businesses reopened is now underway. At least six states have reported record high numbers of new COVID-19 cases. Experts say states should keep a close eye out for flare-ups, such as the one reported at a church in Oregon. They add that it will be difficult…

Coronavirus Outbreak: Daily Updates

COVID-19 cases Globally, there have been more than 7 million confirmed cases and more than 404,000 associated deaths, according to Johns Hopkins. The United States currently has the highest reported number of confirmed cases, with more than 1.95 million. However, due to a lack of testing, the number of actual cases may be far higher. More…

To the ICU and Back: How 3 People Overcame Severe Cases of COVID-19

Over the next 4 weeks, it’s predicted that more than 2,000 new hospitalizationsTrusted Source across the nation will occur due to COVID-19. What lands people in the hospital due to the virus varies, says Dr. Bruce E. Hirsch, attending physician and assistant professor in the infectious disease division of Northwell Health in Manhasset, New York. “Different people have…

Common Plant Extracts May Ease Your Hangover

Whether the COVID-19 outbreak has you drinking more often or you had a fun night out before the stay-at-home order, having a hangover is no fun. And while hard evidence is still lacking on an official cure, there’s a new plant-based formulation that’s been said to offer relief. Research in the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention &…

Face Masks as a Fashion Accessory? Why We Should Encourage This Trend

Celebrities and influencers are joining the #MaskingForAFriend campaign to encourage wearing masks to protect others. Other countries have been embracing face masks in public for several years. Just like sunglasses and hats evolved from sun protection to fashion accessories, masks may do the same. It started with Eve donning a black mask against a backdrop of wisteria flowers,…