Coronavirus

Professional Cuddlers Offer 'Virtual Snuggling' in Place of Human Touch Amid Pandemic

With many people hungry for some form of contact, professional cuddlers, who have created a business by providing warmth, comfort, and a sense of calm, have begun offering an alternative to physical touch called ‘virtual snuggling.’ Read more now.
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6 Tips for Parents Sending Their Kids Back to School During COVID-19

Whether your child is going back, learning from home, or both, there are steps you can take to get ready for what may be an unusual academic year. These are a few expert tips to help parents prepare for sending their kids back to school.
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Should You Go on Vacation During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, summer is in full swing and many Americans are eager to get out of their homes. Should you go on vacation during the coronavirus pandemic?
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Bats Are Good at Social Distancing When Sick: Study

According to a study by the University of Texas, certain species of bats exihibit behaviors similar to social distancing when they aren’t feeling well, as opposed to their healthier counterparts.
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Two Brothers Lose Both Parents to COVID-19

The 11 and 14 year old boys mourned the loss of their mother, Naomi Esquivel on July 2 after battling COVID -19. Two weeks later, their father Carlos died in the hospital.
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Can You Catch Coronavirus Twice?

With more than 4 million positive cases in the United States and vaccines for treatment in various stages of development and testing, many are curious to know if it’s possible to contract the novel virus more than once.
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Hospital's 'Recharge Rooms' Help Frontline Workers Recover From Coronavirus Stress

Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic has added an additional layer of stress on doctors, nurses, and hospital staff, but one hospital is hoping to help frontline workers unwind with ‘recharge rooms.’ Read on.
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New Relief Bill May Lower Unemployment Benefits to $400 a Month Through Dec. 31: Report

With the first wave of expanded COVID-19 unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of this month, officials are weighing the possibility of lowering the amount of the weekly payment but extending its duration through the end of the year.
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Nail Salon Spends $35,000 on Medical-Grade Safety Measures to Fight State Closures

Owners of the Laque Nail Bar in North Hollywood defied California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order to close their salon, but Wednesday, they were given a reprieve.
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Does Anyone Remember February? Looking Back at the Pre-Pandemic World

What songs were you pumping? What movies did you hit the theater to see? What will Elon Musk and Grimes name their child? WHO THE HELL IS JOE EXOTIC? All perfectly normal questions in late February/early March 2020…
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