Category Archives: CNN – Health

Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware

Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests with no respect for social distance. Forget staying 6 feet apart: Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body. Many of those ticks are infected with Lyme disease. The illness, which was first identified in Connecticut in the 1970s, is…MORE

How to stay cool without air conditioning this summer

How to stay cool without air conditioning this summer

Being unable to afford air conditioning or wanting to save more by using it less is a normal circumstance for some of us. Usually, in addition to using a few life hacks to stay cool, we would go see a movie, take a dip in the pool or visit an air-conditioned public facility to find…MORE

How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse

How to help children with ADHD thrive in a virtual schoolhouse

When schools shut down because of the coronavirus, some parents of children with ADHD found themselves in a stressful predicament. Homeschooling is hard for any parent who’s never done so before, but parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder face special challenges. It means parents who are likely ill-equipped are dealing with learning and…MORE

Experts skeptical after researchers report positive vaccine results

Experts skeptical after researchers report positive vaccine results

Researchers in China reported results from one of the first Covid-19 vaccine trials Friday, but experts who spoke to CNN were skeptical of their findings and called the data lukewarm. In a study published in the medical journal The Lancet, researchers said their vaccine was well-tolerated and generated an immune response against the novel coronavirus.…MORE

CDC and 11 states acknowledge mixing results of viral and antibody tests

CDC and 11 states acknowledge mixing results of viral and antibody tests

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged on Friday it had mixed together results from viral and antibody coronavirus tests on its website. Eleven states also confirmed mixing viral and antibody test results. The CDC says it’s planning to separate those numbers in the coming weeks, but experts say the current method is…MORE

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