Saturday, April 4, 2020

Sports psychologist offers advice on life without sports

BY ERIC SONDHEIMER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Dr. Andrew Yellen, 72, is in his 36th year as a Granada Hills-based sports psychologist after spending 10 years as...

DeSantis to issue 30-day stay-home order for Florida

BY ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis finally relented and is ordering residents to stay at home beginning at midnight Thursday. Florida had been the only...

Why making hand sanitizer from booze isn’t the best idea

BY LUCAS KWAN PETERSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hand sanitizer is currently difficult to find on drugstore shelves due to fears surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19. The dearth...

98.6 isn’t the normal body temperature anymore

BY KATE THAYER CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For centuries, 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit was said to be the average, normal body temperature. It’s not. More recently, researchers have known normal...

Singulair gets FDA’s strongest warning over depression, suicide risk

BY OMAR ABDEL-BAQUI DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS The Food and Drug Administration is issuing a boxed warning — its strongest warning — for a widely prescribed asthma...

How to talk to children about coronavirus

BY CARLI TEPROFF MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Was your child looking forward to a sports tournament only for it to be canceled by concern over the...

CORONAVIRUS 101

An infectious diseases doctor answers questions about how its transmitted and why you shouldn’t panic. BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS There are many questions about the...

Coronavirus kitchen: What to stock, cook if you face a 14-day quarantine

BY JESSICA YADEGARAN THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS As the novel coronavirus continues to spread and residents consider the possibility of self-quarantine, one can’t help but wonder: Am...

How to safely take your spring cleaning up a notch

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN/TNS Based on what is currently known about COVID-19 and similar illnesses such as SARS and MERS, person-to-person transmission is the most likely source...

Hepatitis A cases top 350 this year

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA While the state grapples with the novel coronavirus, it also continues to see increasing cases of hepatitis A. Florida reported 30 new...