Saturday, September 26, 2020

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...

AMA president: The nation needs more from our leaders

BY ARIEL HART THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION/TNS ATLANTA – The president of the American Medical Association, a Georgia doctor speaking to reporters across the nation from...

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...