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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates – CNN International

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Live updates – CNN International

Health News
Maine reported its highest single day increase of new cases on Thursday, making it the 30th US state to do so in October.The other states include nearby New Hampshire and Rhode Island, as well as Alabama, Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Last week Maine reported an outbreak of 49 cases which were linked to a fellowship event at a church in the small town of Brooks.Daily cases nationally also reached a record high on Thursday, with 88,521 reported according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). In total, there have been 8,944,934 cases and at least 228...
Weight loss: The keto plan can help burn fat – expert issues important warning – Express

Weight loss: The keto plan can help burn fat – expert issues important warning – Express

Diet Plan
There are lots of diet plans on the market that offer weight loss results. Among these is the keto plan, which focuses on low carb foods.Those who follow the plan should also stick to foods high in healthy fats and with a moderate protein content.Doing this is believed to help the body enter the fat-burning state called ketosis, expert PT and health and fitness tutor for The Training Room Daniel Reilly said."The theory behind the ketogenic (keto) diet is that if you deprive your body of its main source of energy (glucose from carbohydrate-containing foods) and bring carbohydrates down to less than 10 percent of a person's daily caloric intake, it goes into a state of ketosis," he told Express.co.uk."This is where it burns fat stored in the body for fuel instead.READ MORE: Woman sheds ...
What Should My Preschooler Be Eating? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

What Should My Preschooler Be Eating? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

Healthy Eating
A balanced and nutritious diet for your child is important for so many different reasons. Sure, food nourishes the body and provides energy to grow and explore, but learning what to eat (plus when and how much) is an important aspect of developing and reaching milestones. Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Nutrition during preschool years is an opportunity for parents to teach kids about healthy food options, plus it helps prepare kids for the next big step: kindergarten. Pediatric dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, CSP, LD, shares some suggestions for good nutrition during preschool years, ...
COVID 19 myths busted: What you should know about masks, indoor transmission, and conspiracy theories – KABC-TV

COVID 19 myths busted: What you should know about masks, indoor transmission, and conspiracy theories – KABC-TV

Health News
CHICAGO -- University of Chicago Medicine Executive Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control Dr. Emily Landon took time to bust some of the most prevalent myths about COVID-19 and the pandemic, as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the nation.Inconsistent recommendations or data are not evidence of conspiracySince the start of the pandemic, information about COVID-19, its effects, symptoms, modes of transmission and prevention has changed consistently, leading some to question whether the information can be trusted.It can, Landon said, and should. There is no one metric that works in every situation, and some sometimes doctors and public health experts use different metrics in different contexts to make decisions.New data comes in every day as science continues to lear...
Women over 40: health and lifestyle advice – Netdoctor

Women over 40: health and lifestyle advice – Netdoctor

Health Tips
Edging closer to the big 4-0 and worried that your best years are now behind you? Women often see their 40th birthday as a significant milestone that represents middle age and the beginning of the end. But should women be worried about getting older? Does the female body really change over 40? And can you influence the menopause by what you eat, drink and how much you exercise? Dr Louise Wiseman, a former GP and one of our writers at Netdoctor, has recently published her first book Your Best Life – A Doctor’s Secret Guide To Radiant Health Over 40. Here Dr Wiseman shares 10 expert tips so women of all ages can start living their best life:1. Ageing is a state of mindHow we think about ageing can affect how we actually age. Stereotyping in society can mean that many women actively dread
Read Dr. Emily Landon's Full Speech on Second Surge of Coronavirus in Illinois – NBC Chicago

Read Dr. Emily Landon's Full Speech on Second Surge of Coronavirus in Illinois – NBC Chicago

Health News
Chicago doctor, Emily Landon, an infectious disease specialist with the University of Chicago Medicine, spoke Thursday as a second surge of coronavirus cases climbs in Illinois. Landon has periodically delivered speeches during the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois. Her first, at the start of the crisis, went viral on social media. Read her full speech to Illinois Thursday below. Thanks, Dr. Ezike and thank you, governor for inviting me to be here today. But this isn't a happy occasion for me to be speaking. Public health officials, epidemiologists and doctors, like myself, predicted this fall would bring more cases or hospitalizations, and more deaths. We hoped that knowing this would help us take steps to avoid it. And many of us did those things. We dutifully wear our masks even...
10 essential health tips for women over 40 – Yahoo Eurosport UK

10 essential health tips for women over 40 – Yahoo Eurosport UK

Health Tips
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California Patient Has Flu, COVID Co-Infection – Newser

California Patient Has Flu, COVID Co-Infection – Newser

Health News
(Newser) – Experts have been warning of a "twindemic" during the fall and winter months, with both coronavirus and seasonal influenza potentially running rampant in the US—and states have begun reporting patients who do indeed have both viruses simultaneously. The latest co-infection to be reported is out of Solano County, California, where a patient under age 65 has both COVID-19 and the flu, ABC 7 reports. Health officials on Thursday confirmed the case, the county's first, but gave no further details. Iowa has two co-infections, and one of those patients
First known case in Bay Area of dual coronavirus-flu infection found in Solano County – San Francisco Chronicle

First known case in Bay Area of dual coronavirus-flu infection found in Solano County – San Francisco Chronicle

Health News
The first known case in the Bay Area of a dual coronavirus-influenza infection was confirmed Thursday in Solano County, prompting health officials to urge residents to hurry up and get flu shots and double down on social distancing and mask wearing. The Solano County Department of Health and Social Services described the unlucky patient as an otherwise healthy individual under the age of 65, but the county did not release any personal information. Bela Matyas, the Solano County health officer, said the victim is older than 20, works in the “health care realm” and appears to have recovered fro
COVID 19 myths busted: What you should know about masks, indoor transmission, and conspiracy theories – WLS-TV

COVID 19 myths busted: What you should know about masks, indoor transmission, and conspiracy theories – WLS-TV

Health News
CHICAGO (WLS) -- University of Chicago Medicine Executive Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control Dr. Emily Landon took time to bust some of the most prevalent myths about COVID-19 and the pandemic, as coronavirus cases continue to rise in Illinois and across the nation.Inconsistent recommendations or data are not evidence of conspiracySince the start of the pandemic, information about COVID-19, its effects, symptoms, modes of transmission and prevention has changed consistently, leading some to question whether the information can be trusted.It can, Landon said, and it should. There is no one metric that works in every situation, and sometimes doctors and public health experts use different metrics in different contexts to make decisions.New data comes in every day as scien...