Recovered From COVID-19? Here’s Why You Should Get Vaccinated Anyway

    Key Takeaways People who recover from COVID-19 may not have strong and long-lasting immunity, especially if their disease was mild. Experts recommend that people who have recovered from COVID-19 receive a vaccination when it becomes available to them. The CDC suggests waiting 90 days after a COVID-19 infection to get the vaccine. If[…]

How Stay -at- Home Orders Are Affecting Our Health

Key Takeaways The COVID-19 pandemic has led many countries to put stay-at-home orders in place. A new study shows that stay-at-home orders have led to changes in health behaviors, such as a decrease in physical activity, reduced quality sleep, and increased anxiety. While healthy eating behaviors have increased, more than 25% of the participants in[…]

Google and Apple Join Forces To Bolster Contact Tracing

Key Takeaways Exposure Notification is a smartphone-powered tool used to augment traditional contact tracing Users’ phones send and receive non-identifiable Bluetooth keys when people they have come into proximity with for more than 15 minutes test positive for COVID-19 Nineteen states have approved the use of this technology, with more likely to come in the future.[…]

Largest Genetic Study on Children with COVID-19 Takes a Closer Look at Mutations

  Children’s Hospital Los Angeles conducted the largest pediatric genomic COVID-19 survey to date. The study reports a possible link between certain SARS-CoV-2 mutations and disease severity. Samples showed high levels of genetic variation in California.   Like many viruses, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, undergoes many genetic mutations as it spreads across a[…]

Foods To Boost the Immune System

      Give Your Immune System a Boost With Healthful, Plant-based Foods.   As coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted communities around the world, many people have wondered whether there are steps they can take to stay healthy. Everyday preventive measures—such as hand washing, avoiding contact with sick individuals, and good hygiene—can go a long way[…]

Employees: How to Cope with Job Stress and Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Whether you are going into work or working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic has probably changed the way you work. Fear and anxiety about this new disease and other strong emotions can be overwhelming, and workplace stress can lead to burnoutexternal icon. How you cope with these emotions and stress can affect your well-being, the well-being[…]