Coronavirus: Cell Phones Cause ‘Rapid’ Spread, Researchers Find

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Cell phones are “ideal vehicles” for spreading coronavirus.

That’s the conclusion of researchers who completed a major new analysis of how the devices transmit germs.

Researchers from Australia’s Bond University reviewed 56 studies focused on contamination of cell phones by pathogens including viruses. The data was extensive…gathered from 24 countries between 2006 and 2019.[1]

Professor Lotti Tajouri was the study author.

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Coronavirus: The More Comfortable Alternative to Masks

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Nobody likes wearing a face mask.

They are hot, stuffy, and they make it difficult to breathe. They can fog up your glasses. You constantly have to adjust them to make them comfortable. In doing so, we wreck their effectiveness by contaminating them with our hands.

But face masks are a fact of life during the pandemic. We’ll have to wear them in public for months, maybe even years.

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Low-Carb Diet Reverses Brain Aging, Study Finds

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A major new study on brain aging has good news and bad news…

The bad news is that your brain starts to decline much earlier than previously believed, in your late 40s. 

The good news is that you can prevent and even reverse this decline by eating fewer carbohydrates. 

The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Pandemic Support: 5 Ways to Improve Lung Health

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The condition of your lungs has never been more important.

The coronavirus attacks the respiratory system. That means the strength of your lungs may determine if you live or if you die if you get COVID-19.

When people are infected, the virus travels to the mucus membranes before spreading to the lungs. To control the infection, the body responds with inflammation in the lungs.

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Coronavirus: Could This Be Why More Americans Are Dying?

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

The U.S. has the highest obesity rate by far of any developed country. The vast majority of Americans—nearly three-quarters of us—are either obese or overweight.

This would be a major health crisis in the best of times. But during the coronavirus pandemic, it is proving to be even more deadly.

Four recent studies show that obesity may be the single greatest risk factor other than age for having a severe case of COVID-19 or dying of it.

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Coronavirus: 6 Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves

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Most people who get coronavirus aren’t admitted to the hospital. They deal with the illness at home. 

Are you equipped to do this? Do you have the things you need for COVID-19 self-care?

Here are six medicine cabinet essentials every household should have during the pandemic.

6 COVID-19 Care Essentials

  1. Thermometer. Along with coughing and difficulty breathing, fever is one of the most common COVID-19 symptoms.
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