CDC Thanksgiving Guidelines: How To Stay COVID-Free Over The HolidayThanksgiving 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.
Health Experts Stress Precautions Even During Outdoor GatheringsPresident Donald Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis has health experts stressing even outdoor gatherings can be risky. It raises even more concerns as California continues to reopen.
CDC Identifies New Covid-19 Syndrome In Adults Similar To MIS-C In KidsAdults can sometimes suffer from dangerous symptoms that resemble a coronavirus-linked syndrome in children, researchers with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
This Is What Happens To Your Body Over Months In IsolationSince 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.
Coronavirus Hospitalizations Could Surge In October In CaliforniaCalifornia has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state's top health official said Friday, urging people to renew efforts to prevent spread.
United Airlines Offering Pre-Flight COVID Tests At SFO For Hawaii-Bound FlightsUnited Airlines will be the first U.S. airline to roll out a COVID-19 testing program for passengers. Starting October 15, flyers from San Francisco bound for Hawaii will be given the option to order an at-home testing kit or reserve a time for a rapid test at the airport.
Getting Answers: Does Staying Home More Have An Impact On Kids' Immune Systems?Kids are known for being germy and never shying away from a mess, especially in the classroom. So as distance learning and social distancing measures continue, could it have any impacts on their immune systems?
Plasma Should Not Be Considered Standard Care For Coronavirus, NIH Panel SaysA National Institutes of Health panel said there's no evidence backing the use of convalescent plasma to treat coronavirus patients and that doctors should not treat it as a standard of care until more study has been done.
UC Davis Study Sheds Light On Pandemic's Impact To Mental HealthThe COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected people’s daily emotional lives and mental health and it's gotten progressively worse, UC Davis research indicates.
Nearly 70k Lives Could Be Saved In The Next 3 Months If More Americans Wore Masks, Researchers SayAnother 134,000 people could die in the US from Covid-19 by December if no further safety measures are mandated -- and the actual number probably would be much worse if mandates are relaxed, researchers say.
UC Davis Launches Coronavirus Vaccine Tests In SacramentoUC Davis Health has begun running trials for a potential coronavirus vaccine. The first few patients got their dose Friday.
Cotton Masks Won't Protect From Wildfire Smoke That Can Worsen COVID-19 Symptoms, Doctors WarnFires burning across California are pumping out smoke that would be bad enough on its own, but might also worsen coronavirus symptoms, doctors warned Thursday.
Doctor Discusses Wearing Masks Safely During Major HeatwavesWe spoke with one doctor who discusses whether wearing a mask in these hot temperatures elevates your chance of getting heat-related illnesses.
Coronavirus Stresses Americans More Than Others, Study FindsA third of US adults are dealing with mental health concerns during the Covid-19 pandemic, significantly more than other countries, one study found.
5 Ways The Coronavirus Changed How We Eat Fast FoodFrom what we buy to what we drink, coronavirus has upended all aspects of our lives. It's also apparent in what we eat, notably at the country's top fast-food chains.