More and more of us are adapting to new realities and altering our lifestyles accordingly. These changes to our daily routines take time to get used to and are challenging for all of us. We hope you find these tips for looking after ourselves useful.
We still have a lot to learn about the COVID-19 virus. Immunity after an infection is still an unknown, including how long it will last? Will a vaccine be effective against all strains of the virus? Why are some, seemingly healthy young people, experiencing life-threatening condition(s) following an infection while others are completely free of symptoms?
We all know how important regular exercise is for staying healthy and reducing the risk of many diseases. Physical activity is good for your body, but the mental and emotional benefits are equally important.
It takes time and effort to keep long-lasting health issues like diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease under control. So, if you’ve been successfully tackling a chronic condition, you’re to be commended. But don’t stop now.
Spending time outside is a great way to increase your family's level of physical activity. But before you hit the beach, pool, or backyard, make sure you're aware of this sun safety advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
California has been in quarantine for some time now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many activities have been switched to virtual, including doctor visits. Using computers and cellphones to complete a doctor visit is referred to "virtual medicine” or “telemedicine."
As restrictions loosen, stores and businesses re-open, and you start to resume many of your pre-pandemic activities, it’s important to keep your home safe. Implementing a new “coming home” routine might seem like a time-consuming nuisance, but taking a few steps to ensure your home is safe and clean is worth the effort.
According to some polls, nearly 50% of all adults in the U.S. are experiencing some form of stress or anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic. But many experts, including those at the CDC think that number could be even higher. And, those numbers don’t include children, who are being impacted at levels at least as high as the adults.
Whether it’s your first baby or your sixth, pregnancy and welcoming a brand-new baby into your home brings on a rollercoaster of emotions — from excitement to nervousness and from joy to exhaustion. This journey can take a toll on your body and your mind.
As the world continues to face the most wide-spread health crisis in more than 100 years, we’re finding heroes in some unexpected places. Businesses are setting aside profits and competition to band together to offer solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Across the world, people are coming together to minimize the spread of COVID-19. If you are healthy and have extra time on your hands, think about how you can give back to your community while protecting your health.
Physically distancing ourselves from one another plays a crucial role in limiting the spread and effects of COVID-19. However, the term “social distancing” — or voluntarily limiting physical contact with other people — doesn’t have to mean isolation or loneliness.
A few months ago, you had your routine down. You could sail through your day on autopilot, with hardly a thought as to how to fill your time. But over the last several weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought everyone’s routine to a screeching halt. So, now what?