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CBD from Morning 'til Night: What to Take When

CBD from Morning 'til Night: What to Take When

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 20, 2020

CBD products are adaptable. They may uplift mood, enhance focus or reduce pain. And yes, some do improve sleep and promote relaxation. The experts at CBD Unlimited tell us what to take when for maximum benefit.

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

By Markian Hawryluk | Nov 20, 2020

But tests show neck gaiters are not as effective as surgical or cloth face masks. Bandannas, like plastic face shields, allow the virus to escape out the bottom in aerosolized particles that can hang in the air for hours.

Pfizer Seeking Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in US

Pfizer Seeking Emergency Use of Its COVID-19 Vaccine in US

By Laura Neergard | Nov 20, 2020

The action comes days after Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech announced that its vaccine appears 95% effective at preventing mild to severe COVID-19 disease in a large, ongoing study.

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

Health Experts Clash Over Use of Certain Drugs for COVID-19

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 20, 2020

Health officials around the world are clashing over the use of certain drugs for COVID-19, leading to different treatment options for patients depending on where they live.

CDC Begs Americans Not to Travel for Thanksgiving

CDC Begs Americans Not to Travel for Thanksgiving

By Mike Stobbe and Heather Hollingsworth | Nov 19, 2020

With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation's top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household.

'Tired to the Bone': Hospitals Overwhelmed With Virus Cases

'Tired to the Bone': Hospitals Overwhelmed With Virus Cases

By Paul J. Weber, Sarah Rankin | Nov 19, 2020

Conditions inside the nation's hospitals are deteriorating by the day as the coronavirus rages across the U.S. at an unrelenting pace and the confirmed death toll surpasses 250,000.

No, Soaring COVID-19 Cases Are Not Due to More Testing, They Show a Surging Pandemic

No, Soaring COVID-19 Cases Are Not Due to More Testing, They Show a Surging Pandemic

Nov 19, 2020

The evidence is clear that these high numbers reflect a true increase in the number of COVID-19 infections.

Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In

Homeless Shelters Grapple With COVID Safety as Cold Creeps In

By Giles Bruce | Nov 18, 2020

As winter approaches, hundreds — perhaps thousands — of people in Chicago are living on the streets: some in encampments, others hopping from corner to corner. And the numbers could grow.

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Nov 18, 2020

"We have the tools at our hands to prevent infection and to keep people living with HIV healthy. Our barrier to achieving this vision is no longer science; it is systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia," says Dr. Demetre Daskalakis.

Dolly Parton $1M Donation Funded Moderna COVID Vaccine Research

Dolly Parton $1M Donation Funded Moderna COVID Vaccine Research

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 18, 2020

As if there aren't already enough reasons to love her, we all may owe a debt of gratitude to country legend Dolly Parton when a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available.

Europe Has Half of World's 4M New Virus Cases But Sees Hope

Europe Has Half of World's 4M New Virus Cases But Sees Hope

By Jamey Keaten | Nov 18, 2020

Europe made up almost half of the world's 4 million new coronavirus cases last week but recorded a nearly 10% fall in infections compared to the week before, thanks in part to strict government lockdown measures.

FDA Allows 1st Rapid Virus Test That Gives At-Home Results

FDA Allows 1st Rapid Virus Test That Gives At-Home Results

By Matthew Perrone | Nov 18, 2020

U.S. regulators on Tuesday allowed emergency use of the first rapid coronavirus test that can be performed entirely at home and delivers results in 30 minutes.

Pfizer: COVID-19 Shot 95% Effective, Seeking Clearance Soon

Pfizer: COVID-19 Shot 95% Effective, Seeking Clearance Soon

By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 18, 2020

Pfizer says that more interim results from its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study suggest the shots are 95% effective and that the vaccine protects older people most at risk of dying from COVID-19.

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID's Next Round

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID's Next Round

By Judith Graham | Nov 17, 2020

As the coronavirus surges around the country, hundreds of thousands of workers in nursing homes and assisted living centers are watching cases rise in long-term care facilities with a sense of dread.

At 95% Capacity, A Look Inside France's ICU Wards Amid Pandemic

At 95% Capacity, A Look Inside France's ICU Wards Amid Pandemic

By Lori Hinnant | Nov 17, 2020

Journalists spent 24 hours with the intensive care team at La Timone, southern France's largest hospital, as they struggled to keep even one bed open for the influx of patients to come.

Who Will Be the First to Get COVID-19 Vaccines?

Who Will Be the First to Get COVID-19 Vaccines?

Nov 17, 2020

Once a vaccine gets a green light from the Food and Drug Administration, an expert panel will look at clinical trial data on side effects and how people of various ages, ethnicities and health statuses responded.

Amazon Opens Online Pharmacy

Amazon Opens Online Pharmacy

Nov 17, 2020

The online colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or prescription refills, and have them delivered to the front door in a couple days.

2nd Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Early Success in U.S. Tests

2nd Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Early Success in U.S. Tests

By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 16, 2020

For the second time this month, there's promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world.

Prayers and Grief Counseling After COVID: Trying to Aid Healing in Long-Term Care

Prayers and Grief Counseling After COVID: Trying to Aid Healing in Long-Term Care

By Judith Graham | Nov 16, 2020

A tidal wave of grief and loss has rolled through long-term care facilities as the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 91,000 residents and staffers — nearly 40% of recorded COVID-19 deaths in the U.S.

BioNTech Scientist: Vaccine Could Halve Virus Transmission

BioNTech Scientist: Vaccine Could Halve Virus Transmission

Nov 16, 2020

One of the scientists behind the experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer said Sunday that he was confident that it could halve the transmission of the virus.

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