Monday, July 13, 2020

Hepatitis A cases hit nearly 700

According to newly release data from the Florida Department of Health, the number of hepatitis A cases in Florida has reached 675 this year,...

Overcoming racial bias: Acknowledge it and talk with kids

Children are always watching and listening, but since protests for racial justice have spread across the globe, they’re witnessing, absorbing and internalizing possibly more...

Tips for keeping older adults connected

FAMILY FEATURES Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can be challenging, especially...

Caring for child with mental illness is great challenge and honor

Editor’s note: As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, Karin Davis-Thompson of Tampa shares her story as a mom, caregiver and advocate. When...

State has cases of child illness tied to virus

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s surgeon general has acknowledged that a syndrome that attacks children and is associated with COVID-19 has...

Remdesivir shown to help COVID-19 patients

FDA authorizes use of drug that sped up recovery and reduced deaths BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – A government-run study of...

New study: Coronavirus lingers in air of crowded spaces

BY MARTHE FOURCADE BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS The new coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, researchers found in a...

Mental health experts share ways to maintain mental, emotional health

BY BRIANNA NARGISO TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE As coronavirus cases have risen to well beyond a half million confirmed cases in the United States, it can be...

COVID-19 tips for people with neurologic issues

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Though patients with chronic neurologic conditions like epilepsy are not at increased risk to contract COVID-19, they are more susceptible to...

What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms

BY BRYCE GRAY ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH/TNS Pay special attention to that cough this spring. It might not be allergies. Experts expect many Americans to catch the new...