New research shows that vitamin D, and specifically D3, might help lower your risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms. Humans evolved spending most of their time outside in a sunny environment. Today, however, we've become largely indoor mammals that usually cover up when we venture outside. Even when we sit on a beach, we usually slather ourselves with sunscreen. That … [Read more...] about Vitamin D: Why Do You Need It?
It's not because their immune systems are still developing. Are our children dying from the flu for reasons more complicated than we have known in the past? Every year, 50 percent of the children who die from the flu were previously healthy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. So what makes healthy kids vulnerable to dying from the virus? A new … [Read more...] about Why Healthy Children are So Vulnerable to Dying From the Flu
Since the novel coronavirus began spreading throughout China in January, it has reached 104 additional countries and infected 109,577 people globally. So far, 3,809 people have reportedly died from COVID-19. To contain community outbreaks, countries have taken drastic measures like travel restrictions and are now contemplatingaudienceless sport matches. Amid … [Read more...] about COVID-19: 16 Important Questions and Answers
You probably haven’t considered making your own hand sanitizer. Stores sell it for cheap, in a variety of scents and styles, and it’s basically as good as it can be. But if you’ve been to a pharmacy in the midst of a viral outbreak like the one currently gripping the nation, you’ve likely noticed that shelves empty as anxiety levels rise. Right now in New York City, for … [Read more...] about Homemade Hand Sanitizer: Fight COVID-19 On-the-go
This flu season is predicted to be especially bad, so take notes. Secrets of Moms are coveted! Flu season is upon us, and for working moms, that means doing everything possible to keep our kids healthy at school and at home. With predictions that this year's flu season will be especially bad, it's more important now than ever to start implementing strategies that will help … [Read more...] about 8 Secrets of Moms Whose Kids Rarely Get Sick in Winter