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Reduce back pain with this 5-minute home workout

Reduce back pain with this 5-minute home workout

Low back pain, whether acute or chronic, can be a struggle for many people. In fact, about 80% of people have complained about low back pain at one point in their lives, research has shown. Remember the days when you reported to an office? Back pain is the second most common reason for missing work…MORE

Florida reports spike in new coronavirus cases days after restrictions relaxed

Florida reports spike in new coronavirus cases days after restrictions relaxed

Florida reported a spike in new coronavirus cases Tuesday, just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order allowing restaurants and bars to operate at full capacity. New cases surged to 3,266 from the 738 reported Monday, according to the state’s health department. That’s the highest one-day number since September 19. DeSantis lifted restrictions…MORE

Dentists are seeing more cracked teeth. Pandemic stress is to blame

Dentists are seeing more cracked teeth. Pandemic stress is to blame

Shingles, maskne, migraines and quarantine fatigue: The stress of the pandemic has manifested in a variety of physical ailments. The latest evidence of this is a rise in cracked teeth. “We have seen an increasing amount of fractured teeth in probably the past six months,” said Dr. Paul Koshgerian, an oral surgeon with The Oral…MORE

Puberty in a pandemic? It’s not all bad news, experts say

Puberty in a pandemic? It’s not all bad news, experts say

For many, the pandemic has scrambled any sense of passing time. Parents and pediatricians know better: Babies turn into toddlers, who turn into elementary school students, who eventually hit puberty. Kids grow up no matter what happens in the outside world. “I have a number of patients who have gotten their periods since the pandemic…MORE

Source: CDC director concerned Atlas is sharing misleading information with Trump

Source: CDC director concerned Atlas is sharing misleading information with Trump

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield is concerned that White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Scott Atlas is providing President Trump with misleading information about Covid-19, a federal official told CNN. NBC News reported Monday that Redfield was overheard during a phone call in public on a commercial airline…MORE

How parental self-care helps kids weather pandemic stress

How parental self-care helps kids weather pandemic stress

Parents are running on empty. As the pandemic drags on into month seven, many families are still struggling to patch together child care to help cover the basics, never mind slotting in time for parental self-care. Each new day seems to bring at least one family freak-out as tensions from too much togetherness butt up…MORE

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