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Race and Risk: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 9

Race and Risk: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 9

There have been numerous reports of black Americans dying from Covid-19 in disproportionate numbers. CNN’s Chief Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the various factors and demographics that may make some people and communities more susceptible. You can listen on your favorite podcast app or read the transcript below. Gupta: Recently we’ve seen disturbing…MORE

Baking during a pandemic can reduce stress and provide comfort

Baking during a pandemic can reduce stress and provide comfort

Jessica Corradini of Verona, Italy, has been baking bread — mostly sourdough — for a couple years. Since the coronavirus pandemic shut down Italy, her hobby has become more important than ever to help her feel connected to herself. Italy had at least 135,000 Covid-19 cases as of April 8, and the virus-stricken country requires…MORE

Allergies and coronavirus: What you need to do now to protect your lungs

Achoo! At the same time a deadly disease is terrorizing the world, allergy season is beginning or already in full swing across many parts of the UK, Europe and the United States. Experts say allergies may impact your respiratory system and make it more fragile, thus possibly making it easier to catch the novel coronavirus,…MORE

Long-term social distancing may be traumatic. Here is what to expect and what to do

Long-term social distancing may be traumatic. Here is what to expect and what to do

Passover is here, and Easter and Ramadan are approaching. Occasions that typically bring families together to pray, reflect and celebrate — fellowship needed, perhaps, now more than ever — will look different this year as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The loss of those traditions is added to a growing list of losses that Americans are…MORE

Charlotte Figi, the girl who inspired a CBD movement, has died at age 13

Charlotte Figi, the girl who inspired a CBD movement, has died at age 13

Charlotte Figi, a child with a catastrophic type of epilepsy who went on to inspire a CBD movement, passed away Tuesday at age 13. Charlotte had recently been hospitalized due to pneumonia, breathing problems and seizures. She was treated as a likely case of Covid-19, her mother, Paige Figi, said Wednesday, although she tested negative…MORE

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