What people with high blood pressure need to know about COVID-19

Many people have concerns about staying healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those with a chronic condition such as high blood pressure—a reading above 130/80—may face an increased risk for severe complications if they get the virus. With nearly half of Americans dealing with high blood pressure, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization

Fake Twitter accounts politicized discourse about vaccines

Activity from phony Twitter accounts established by the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA) between 2015 and 2017 may have contributed to politicizing Americans’ position on the nature and efficacy of vaccines, a health care topic which has not historically fallen along party lines, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health.

The Spring Recipes That Are Starting to Trend on Pinterest

Although the weather doesn’t really feel like it (at least in the northeast), it is technically spring and that means soon, we’ll have lots of fresh, spring produce to work with in our kitchens. Deciding how to use all of that delicious new produce is an entirely different story. When we’re in need of recipe

Coronavirus death rate may be lower than previously thought

The coronavirus mortality rate might be lower than previously thought, according to a new study. A group of researchers analyzed data from China and found that the overall mortality rate of COVID-19 was 1.38%. But if they adjusted for cases that likely went unaccounted for due to their mild or asymptomatic nature, the overall mortality

US virus death toll exceeds official China tally

The number of deaths in the United States from coronavirus has surpassed those reported by China, where the pandemic began in December, according to a toll published on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University. There have been 3,415 deaths in the US from the virus, the Baltimore-based university said, more than the 3,309 reported officially in

See Andy Cohen Reunite With Son Benjamin After Coronavirus Recovery

Back with his boy! Andy Cohen and his 13-month-old son reunited following the Bravo personality’s coronavirus recovery. “I’ve hosted reunions for years, but yesterday’s was the best one yet,” the Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen host, 51, captioned a Tuesday, March 31, Instagram post. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-ZdYclBQ1G/     I’ve hosted reunions for years, but

White and brown eggs: the color is created

At Easter it is again in (almost) all the rage: the Egg. Brown or white, cholesterol bomb or nutrient supplier – almost everyone has their own opinion on this. Popularly it is said that brown chickens lay brown eggs – but what’s wrong? FOCUS Online explains why chicken eggs have different colors. Eggs store: The

The at-home exercises SIR MUIR GRAY says you should try

From lifting heavy books to using an armchair: The at-home exercises SIR MUIR GRAY says you should try during the coronavirus lockdown Those looking to exercise could also try live classes online and competitions There’s also no need to have expensive gym equipment to exercise in the home Sir Muir Gray recommends using what you

Why a loss of smell may be a sign of coronavirus

Doctors say a complete loss of smell and taste may be an early warning sign of coronavirus… that could appear just hours after a sufferer is infected Doctors are calling for this to be added to other main symptoms of coronavirus Currently these are a continuous cough and/or a high temperature, says PHE But an

Prince Louis’ Royal Baby Album!

Duchess Kate and Prince William welcomed their third child, Prince Louis, on Monday, April 23, 2018, and the cuteness hasn’t stopped. From the first glimpse of Louis at the Lindo Wing to his christening, take a look back on the sweetest moments. While the little one has made very few public appearances, his parents often

World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free and online

The world’s only online image-based COVID-19 diagnosis improvement tool for healthcare workers is launched today by University of Sydney spinoff DetectED-X, drawing on its global experience and outcomes in breast cancer detection and patient cases from the coronavirus pandemic. The cloud-based life-saving technology, developed by Australian-based radiation and imaging experts DetectED-X, will help doctors and

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, officers were captured in mobile phone footage whacking people with batons. Virus prevention measures have taken a violent turn in parts of Africa as countries impose lockdowns and curfews or seal