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US may not be back to normal until 2022, Fauci says

US may not be back to normal until 2022, Fauci says

As Covid-19 cases continue to jump during the fall surge, Dr. Anthony Fauci says there’s little chance of normalcy on the horizon. The US will have a vaccine in the next few months, but there’s a chance a “substantial proportion of the people” won’t be vaccinated until the second or third quarter of 2021, Fauci…MORE

Seniors are better at pandemic safety than young adults, CDC finds

Seniors are better at pandemic safety than young adults, CDC finds

Older Americans are better than younger adults at following the recommendations from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, according to a new survey. This discrepancy could explain why Covid-19 infections started to rise in younger people starting in June, according to the team at the Data…MORE

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

US task force proposes starting colorectal cancer screening at age 45

The US Preventive Services Task Force — the nation’s leading panel for medical guidance — is considering a draft recommendation to lower the recommended screening age for colon and rectal cancers to 45. Previously, it was recommended to start screening at age 50. “This new draft recommendation — and we’re seeking feedback — is that…MORE

Dr. Birx slams the lack of mask usage in North Dakota, where Covid-19 is soaring

Dr. Birx slams the lack of mask usage in North Dakota, where Covid-19 is soaring

If you’re in a coronavirus hotspot, watch out — Dr. Deborah Birx might be visiting and reinforcing some sharp lessons. The White House coronavirus task force coordinator has been traveling across the country in recent weeks, meeting with state and local officials as the fall Covid-19 surge grips all regions of the country. North Dakota…MORE

Surviving 2020’s election countdown with your sanity intact

Surviving 2020’s election countdown with your sanity intact

As Americans struggle to keep their footing between the jarring left and right hooks of climbing Covid-19 cases and high unemployment — as well as the constant jab of racial inequality, climate change and escalating health care costs — the upcoming election may seem like yet another body blow in a 10-round boxing match. “Each…MORE

How the pandemic is contributing to your insomnia

How the pandemic is contributing to your insomnia

Sleeping during the Covid-19 pandemic has become a nightmare for Aparna Aswani. Between cooling off from the stress of the workday and managing her anxiety from reading about the pandemic and politics, she’s lucky to turn in before midnight. Once the 44-year-old marketing executive falls asleep, she usually wakes up two or three times before…MORE

What you need to prepare for the Covid-19 surge this season

What you need to prepare for the Covid-19 surge this season

As the weather gets colder and we face the double threat of the flu and a surge in Covid-19 cases, now is a prime opportunity to stock up on food and supplies. Covid-19 cases will likely increase in the winter months for three reasons: “First, the virus that causes Covid-19 is a coronavirus and other…MORE

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