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What we know about potential coronavirus vaccines and treatments

What we know about potential coronavirus vaccines and treatments

Although physicians still have no vaccine or cure for the novel coronavirus, health officials and pharmaceutical companies around the world are working hard to develop them. More than 20 potential vaccines aimed at preventing coronavirus disease are in development around the world, the World Health Organization’s director-general said Friday. But health officials have consistently said…MORE

The US has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage

The US has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage

The United States has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The maker of an unnamed drug that has recently been added to the FDA Drug Shortages list told the agency that the shortage is due to the novel coronavirus. On Tuesday, the FDA warned that these types…MORE

Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

If you are like many parents I know, snacking has become a predictable daily ritual. The opportunity presents itself at after-school pickups, group playdates, before and after sports or homework, and when there’s simply no other activity to engage in at the moment. Children in the United States snack about three times per day, with…MORE

Smartphones, warm weather and SUVs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says

Smartphones, warm weather and SUVs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says

Pedestrian deaths in the United States last year hit a 30-year high, according to data released Thursday. And the reason? SUVs, drug and alcohol use, warm weather and cellphones. That’s according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, a non-profit that works to improve roadway safety. The association released its annual report this month, detailing state…MORE

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that it’s not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States — and communities are urged to prepare for the virus that has already killed thousands and sickened 10s of thousands more worldwide. How could the…MORE