Mild Obesity Can Double Your Risk for COVID Complications

Obesity and overweight have been called out as risk factors for COVID-19 since the early days of the pandemic, and research continues to suggest that carrying excess weight could raise your risk of COVID complications and death. Even mild obesity may raise the risk of COVID-19 severity, calling into question current United Kingdom guidelines that […]

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Guidance for Kids to Return to Sports Amid COVID

Parents can expect sports governing bodies to recommend pandemic-related modifications to practices, competitions and events.

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Are Boomers Less Sharp Than Previous Generations?

Looking at two decades’ worth of data on U.S. adults, the study found generational differences in tests of cognitive function. That refers to essential mental abilities such as remembering, reasoning and problem-solving.

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363: Mental Health, Micro-Communities, and 80/20 Personalized Wellness With Colleen of mindbodygreen

I’m so glad I get to sit down today with Colleen Wachob, the co-founder and co-CEO of MindBodyGreen, one of my all-time favorite health resources. Colleen graduated from Stanford University with degrees in international relations and Spanish and spent 10 years working at Fortune 500 companies like Gap, Walmart, and Amazon. We touch on a […]

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Many Older Adults Can't Connect With Telehealth

More than one-third of those over 65 face difficulties seeing their doctor via telemedicine — especially older men in remote or rural areas who are poor, have disabilities or are in poor health.

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Moderna Prices COVID Vaccine Higher than Others

Because two doses of the vaccine are needed to immunize people from COVID-19, total costs could be $74 per person.

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Americans More Stressed by COVID Than Other Nations

One-third of U.S. adults say they’ve experienced unbearable stress, anxiety and sadness during the pandemic and more than 30% have faced economic hardships, the Commonwealth Fund report revealed.

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Can You Protect Kids from COVID-19 at School?

By remembering the basics and modeling good behavior, adults can help kids at school remember to wash their hands; use sanitizer; practice social distancing; and wear face coverings.

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