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Both Love Live! Anime Will Be Free for a Week

The Love Live! franchise is following along with other anime shows as both the original Love Live! anime and Love Live! Sunshine will be made available for free for an entire week to help keep people at home. Declared through its official Twitter account, the Love Live! anime shows making their return to the official […]
Tags: Health, Sunrise, Anime, Announcements, Idol, Otaku, Love Live, Coronavirus


In Your Dreams

Have you been having bizarre dreams lately? CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Harvard dream researcher Deirdre Barrett about her Covid-19 dream survey and what happens when we close our eyes during this global crisis.
Tags: Health, Cnn, Harvard, Sanjay Gupta, Deirdre Barrett


North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

By KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he may be seriously ill. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony Friday in Sunchon with other senior officials, including his sister Kim Yo Jong, who many analysts predict would take...
Tags: Health, South Korea, Business, News, Washington, North Korea, China, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Soccer, South Africa, Kim Jong Un, Tokyo, Kim, Donald Trump


Rat Packs Roaming Kitakyushu Streets Due to Restaurant Closures

The streets of Kitakyushu have become thick with vermin as exterminators suggest that they’ve invaded public areas as a result of restaurants being shut down due to the Chinese Coronavirus, bound to have critics questioning the cleanliness of such establishments. More and more pedestrians have been spotting the scurrying rodents on the street late at […]
Tags: Health, Japan, Animals, Anime, Hygiene, Kyushu, Kitakyushu, Coronavirus


States are easing coronavirus restrictions and 'it's going to cost lives,' researcher says

Most states are taking steps to ease social distancing restrictions and the federal government has approved an experimental drug to treat Covid-19 patients.
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Dog-owners go gaga over their pets while in quaran...

Dog-owners go gaga over their pets while in quarantine. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports they're social but not distancing.
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FDA Issues Emergency-Use Authorization For Remdesivir To Treat Severe Coronavirus Cases

(CNN) — The experimental drug remdesivir has been approved to treat hospitalized patients with severe Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a letter on Friday. The FDA issued an emergency-use authorization on Friday, saying the benefits of the drug outweigh its risks in patients. An emergency-use authorization is a lower regulatory bar than full FDA approval. Denise Hinton, the FDA’s chief scientist, said in the latter that there is “no adequate, approved, and available alternati...
Tags: Health, Cnn, Fda, Gilead Sciences, US Food and Drug Administration, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Health, Denise Hinton


San Fernando Valley couple sue Princess Cruises alleging negligence over coronavirus outbreak

Farah Toutounchian can’t smell her Persian jasmine flowers. More than six weeks since the San Fernando Valley resident and her husband returned from a harrowing experience aboard a cruise ship, the couple say they are permanently disabled from contracting the coronavirus. The cruise company, the couple said, is responsible. And they’re suing. “They were not prepared. They didn’t take precautions. They were negligent,” she said. In a lawsuit filed April 23 in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, t...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Japan, News, Navy, California, China, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Italy, Long Beach, Pimco, Croatia


How the USMLE fails COVID-19

Since the first case of COVID-19 on January 21st, there have been countless stories highlighting the healthcare heroes. Individuals are risking their lives and demonstrating unanticipated sacrifices to close the wounds on a bleeding healthcare system. Amongst those watching these stories are students of future healthcare professions, getting a glimpse at what their lives might […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Infectious Disease, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Coronavirus R0: What is the R number and why does it matter?

Experts keep discussing the value of R, but what is it and why does it matter?
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Doctors, how are you holding up? You could answer in one of 5 ways.

Multiple times a week, I get messages asking some variation of, “How are you holding up?” I am neither an anesthesiologist, critical care, or ER physician, so I’m not three inches away from exposure while intubating patients with coronavirus. I am also not a nurse or respiratory therapist in a room dozen of times a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Physician, PA NP, Hospitalist, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


FDA issues emergency-use authorization for remdesivir in hospitalized coronavirus patients in severe condition

The experimental drug remdesivir has been approved to treat hospitalized patients with severe Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration said in a letter on Friday.
Tags: Health, Fda, US Food and Drug Administration


Over 4,900 meat and poultry plant workers tested p...

Over 4,900 meat and poultry plant workers tested positive for coronavirus in the US, according to the CDC. CNN's Miguel Marquez speaks to a worker at a Tyson plant in Nebraska.
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Hot Pockets heir and former Pimco CEO can delay prison because of pandemic

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER An heir to the Hot Pockets fortune and a former investment executive who participated in the college admissions cheating scheme won’t get to serve their punishments at home, but they can delay going to prison until this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic, a judge has ruled. Michelle Janavs, whose family invented Hot Pockets, and Douglas Hodge, the ex-CEO of Pacific Investment Management Co., can remain free until at least June 30, U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gor...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California News, Sport, Soccer, Pimco, Usc, Ucla, University Of Southern California, Hodge, Georgetown University, Gorton, Alanna Durkin, Newport Coast, Pacific Investment Management Co


LAUGHING CAN HELP YOU GET PREGNANT, NO JOKE!

Laughing Can Help Fertility Much has been written about the healing power of laughter and it can be an important factor in changing your mindset and lowering your resistance.   Laughter can lower your blood pressure, reduce stress (and stress hormones), increase endorphins (natural painkillers) and strengthen the immune system.     Best of all it’s free and fun!   Has laughter ever been studied in regards to fertility? There was actually a study done in Israel on women underg...
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Over 4,300 meat and poultry plant workers tested p...

Over 4,300 meat and poultry plant workers tested positive for coronavirus at several Tyson meat processing plants across Nebraska. CNN's Miguel Marquez tells us more.
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Scientists find the best DIY face mask design and materials

Researchers found that combining two materials in a "hybrid" mask is the best alternative method to stop the spread of coronavirus.The filtration efficiency of the hybrid materials such as cotton-silk, cotton-chiffon, and cotton-flannel was greater than 80 percent for particles less than 1000 nanometers.The most important thing is to ensure that your mask fits properly and that you wear it correctly. Though there is some debate, most medical experts agree that wearing a mask in public to stop t...
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After the pandemic, would I choose medicine again?

Several weeks ago, after hearing that I plan to begin medical school this August, someone asked me if I still would have chosen to become a physician had I known about COVID-19. When I submitted my AMCAS application one year ago, I never imagined that I would be waiting in quarantine, wondering whether I will […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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How Do I Stop Talking to Myself?

From a teen in Canada:  For as long as I can remember I have always had these short moments where I zone out and act out situations that occur in my head. It’s a horrible habit and I’m not ever aware of when I’m doing it, however when I finally come to I stop myself. These situations include alternate realities of my current life, for example if I have a fight with my boyfriend I’ll act out us working things through with a stuffed animal. Or if I’m dancing I’ll pretend I’m at a party with all ey...
Tags: Psychology, General, Anxiety, Therapy, Teen Issues, Canada, Imagination, Talking to yourself, Habit Change, Lonely Childhood


Fertility Clinics Stay Open Despite Unclear Guidelines

Many providers have continued seeing patients through the pandemic, forcing them to choose between clients and staff safety.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Infertility, In Vitro Fertilization, Nursing and Nurses, Egg Donation and Freezing, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus antibody tests have 'really terrible' accuracy, researcher says

Coronavirus antibody tests are not very accurate and might paint a poor picture of the pandemic, experts say
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Dr. Fauci is being used as a political pawn. It’s time for that to stop.

Dr. Anthony Fauci looks tired. His voice is raspy at times. He has become the face of resistance to the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. He is present at the daily White House briefings and various networks throughout the day, allaying people’s fears and answering questions. He does yeoman service to this country. Do we […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, White House, Infectious Disease, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Couch Workout Gets Your Body Moving While Binge-Watching TV During Coronavirus Pandemic

(CNN) — If you’ve been spending hours on your couch lately, you’re not alone. From “Tiger King” to “Ozark,” binge-watching has been a common couch-based activity during our safer-at-home circumstances. But too much sedentary time is not good for our physical or mental health. Try this total-body couch workout to get your body moving through all three planes of motion: sagittal (forward/backward), frontal (side to side) and transverse (rotating), as well as fundamental movements: squat, hinge, pu...
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Liberty Counsel Fights for Right to Panic

Today, Christian legal defense group Liberty Counsel added to the hysteria surrounding stay at home orders by telling supporters that Kansas City, MO authorities have demanded church membership lists. According LC, it is just like the Nazis! The Kansas City government is now DEMANDING that churches turn over membership lists, along with the names, telephone numbers and physical addresses of anyone who enters a church! This order also applies to all businesses. The new order states that by record...
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In Your Dreams: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for May 1

Have you been having bizarre dreams lately? CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Havard University dream researcher Deirdre Barrett about her Covid-19 dream survey and what happens when we close our eyes during this global crisis.
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'Every day I hear about a Covid-19 death': life in the UK's worst-affected area

Coronavirus has hit the London borough of Newham – one of the UK’s most deprived areas – harder than anywhere elseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageKamrul Islam doesn’t dare visit his local supermarket. Over the last few weeks, he said three of his closest friends fell ill with the coronavirus shortly after shopping there. One friend’s mother became seriously unwell after contracting the virus and died.The 40-year-old former cab driver says a day doesn’t go by when he i...
Tags: Health, UK, England, London, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Social exclusion, Islam, Newham, Coronavirus outbreak


'Truly shocking': the area of the UK worst-affected by Covid-19

Coronavirus has hit the London borough of Newham – one of the UK’s most deprived areas – harder than anywhere elseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageKamrul Islam doesn’t dare visit his local supermarket. Over the last few weeks, he said three of his closest friends fell ill with the coronavirus shortly after shopping there. One friend’s mother became seriously unwell after contracting the virus and sadly died.The 40-year-old former cab driver insists a day doesn’t go by ...
Tags: Health, UK, England, London, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Social exclusion, Islam, Newham, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


'Every day I hear about a Covid-19 death': Living in the UK's worst-affected area

Coronavirus has hit the London borough of Newham – one of the most deprived and diverse areas of Britain – harder than anywhere elseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageKamrul Islam doesn’t dare visit his local supermarket. Over the last few weeks, he said three of his closest friends fell ill with the coronavirus shortly after shopping there. One friend’s mother became seriously unwell after contracting the virus and sadly died.The 40-year-old former cab driver insists a ...
Tags: Health, UK, England, London, Wales, Society, UK News, Poverty, Britain, Social exclusion, Newham, Coronavirus outbreak


How am I listening to breath sounds (and hearts) during the Covid-19 pandemic?

How am I listening to lungs in our Covid-19 isolation area? Thanks for asking! I could use a disposable stethoscope, but there aren’t enough of them to go around. So what now? Well, I was fortunate enough to find an answer when I went to Level 1 Scrubs in Fort Worth and was introduced to the Eko Duo. It’s a combination digital stethoscope and single lead EKG reader, it bluetooths to my iPhone through their app and it doesn’t need the traditional stethoscope earpiece. The free app allows recordin...
Tags: Health, Medicine, Medical, Web/Tech, Fort Worth


Is 100,000 tests a day an effective strategy against coronavirus?

UK government has been accused of inflating tally to hit goal for Covid-19 testingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government has been accused of counting some tests prematurely, reportedly expanding its daily count to include tests that have been sent out in the post, rather than those actually carried out in labs. While it denies the charge, regardless of whether the 100,000 target has been met, countries that have taken a “test, trace, isolate” approach are runn...
Tags: Health, South Korea, UK, UK News, NHS, UK Germany, Coronavirus outbreak



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