Tags : pandemic

Carnival to Resume Some U.S.-Based Cruises

[ad_1] May 5, 2020 — Even though some of its ships’ crews are banned from disembarking in the U.S. due to coronavirus fears, Carnival Cruise Lines says it plans to resume some cruises on its North American Lines on Aug. 1. In April the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in April extended a […]Read More

How Safe Are Your Pets?

[ad_1] He said there was a report that Dutch workers on a mink farm transmitted the infection to the animals. And, Howe said, ferrets seem susceptible to the infection. “There has been no evidence yet of people getting COVID from any domestic animal. Coronavirus is no reason to abandon your pets,” Howe said. […]Read More

Ralph Mathekga | Tobacco, booze, grilled chicken: triple threat to

[ad_1] 2020-05-05 11:07 Because stubbornness is mistaken for strategy in some quarters, chances are that government would aim to defend the cases in court instead of opting to engage with groups and find a workable solution, writes Ralph Mathekga. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration is facing the criticism of executive indulgence in its handling of the […]Read More

Running Without Risk During the Pandemic

[ad_1] By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s good for you to take a run during the coronavirus pandemic — and safe if you take precautions, an expert says. “It’s good to get outside, get moving and get some sanity back in such a crazy […]Read More

US Initiative Aims to Stem the Tide of Suicide

[ad_1] What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 — Several federal agencies and private sector groups have launched a national initiative that aims to prevent suicide and mental illness resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by the partnership group the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP), the Mental Health and […]Read More

CMS Hikes Telephone Visit Payments During Pandemic

[ad_1] What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 — Physicians who are conducting telephone visits during the COVID-19 pandemic will be paid at a higher rate, more closely aligning the rates with payments for face-to-face visits. On April 30, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the temporary […]Read More

Cuddling Brings Two Minds Together, Study Reveals

[ad_1] MONDAY, May 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Love to cuddle up? It might bring a ‘mind meld,’ too, new research shows. People in close physical contact appear to have synchronized brain patterns, a revolutionary new MRI technique has revealed. A functional MRI scan of two people cuddling under a blanket showed […]Read More