COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus Update: 6 Face Mask Essentials AND OTHER UPDATES

6 Essentials for an Effective Face Mask

Cloth face coverings are already required in many places, and it makes good sense. It’s difficult to know what qualities to look for when searching for a mask. Here’s what we know about what makes a good cloth face mask.

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Quarantine Having Lasting Impacts on Kids’ Health

Some are experiencing benefits, including reduced stress and increased creativity and outside time, while others are experiencing a rise in hunger and abuse.

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Illinois Issued Stay-at-Home Order, Nearby Iowa Didn’t

A new cross-border study shows the effect of statewide stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.

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Anxiety: A Stage of Grief You May Not Recognize

Grief can follow many experiences of loss, not just death. It could be a lost job, a dissolved relationship, or declining health. Here are some suggestions that may help you cope.

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Is It Allergies or COVID-19?

With allergy season and the coronavirus pandemic overlapping this spring, one allergist offers some advice on how to tell which one may be making you miserable.

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What the Coronavirus Does to Your Body

COVID-19 infection begins in the airway that includes your nose, mouth, throat, and lungs. From some people, it also can affect the heart, liver, kidneys, and more.

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Cardio Exercise: Good for More Than Your Heart

Aerobic exercise seems to help your body fight illness caused by viruses. It gets your blood — and germ-fighting substances — moving better around your body.

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