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Coronavirus symptoms: 10 key indicators and what to do

Scientists are learning more each day about the mysterious novel coronavirus and the symptoms of Covid-19, the disease it causes. Fever, cough and shortness of breath are found in the vast majority of all Covid-19 cases. But there are additional signals of the virus, some that are very much like cold or flu, and some…MORE

Reducing child abuse during a pandemic

Just as prior generations were deeply affected by the Great Depression, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and the Kennedys and the horrors of 9/11, the Covid-19 pandemic may well be the defining moment in the lives of today’s children. That’s why we owe it to our children to focus on positive experiences during these…MORE

How to get your family to help with household chores, starting today

With most states ordering Americans to stay at home in compliance with social distancing, household labor might be piling up faster than you can handle. There are more dirty dishes, more trash, and more areas of the house to organize and keep sanitized. “Many families are now spending a lot more time at home and…MORE

Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths

Coroners worry Covid-19 test shortages could lead to uncounted deaths

Jill Romann, the coroner in Douglas County, Colorado, was so desperate for coronavirus tests that she began calling hospitals in the middle of the night to avoid management, begging whoever was on duty for one or two test kits. Her total collection reached about 13 before the hospitals caught on and shut her down. She…MORE

US coronavirus death count likely an underestimate. Here’s why

US coronavirus death count likely an underestimate. Here’s why

Health experts are warning the national count of Covid-19 deaths in the United States could be underestimated as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. This could be especially true because the reporting data can lag by an average of one to two weeks, according to the latest guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control…MORE

Fertility apps can be ‘misleading’ for women, review finds

Fertility apps can be ‘misleading’ for women, review finds

Smartphone period trackers or fertility apps are a daily part of many women’s lives as a tool to monitor their menstrual cycle or help them plan or prevent pregnancy. Such apps were downloaded at least 200 million times in 2016 alone. But experts say women shouldn’t turn to fertility apps during the Covid-10 pandemic to…MORE

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