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Today β€” March 30th 2020Health

First minor with coronavirus in New York City dies

By Tom Winter and Emily R. Siegel and Jaime Longoria

Only a handful of deaths of people under 18 with coronavirus have been announced around the country.

  • March 30th 2020 at 20:49

How to stop snacking all day while working from home

By A. Pawlowski

Snack and comfort food sales are soaring as people stay at home during the coronavirus crisis.

  • March 30th 2020 at 20:32

Nursing and rest homes hit hard by coronavirus; one Maryland home reports 66 cases

By Elisha Fieldstadt

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 147 nursing homes in 27 states had patients with COVID-19, and the problem has only worsened since.

  • March 30th 2020 at 19:48

'She saves us': A service dog in training supports hospital staff during coronavirus pandemic

By Meghan Holohan

When it all feels like too much, a gentle nudge from Wynn's nose helps staff at this Denver hospital feel comforted.

  • March 30th 2020 at 19:28

Trump says Democrats' push for expanded voting threatens Republicans

Trump says Democrats' push for expanded voting threatens RepublicansPresident Trump on Monday criticized attempts by Democrats in Congress to expand voting access for the presidential election in the fall, saying increased voter turnout would keep Republicans from getting elected.

  • March 30th 2020 at 19:26

The World Pushes Back Against E-Cigarettes and Juul

By Sheila Kaplan, Andrew Jacobs and Choe Sang-Hun

Facing ire at home, the e-cigarette giant counted on international expansion to offset losses in the U.S., but the regulatory response abroad has been even worse.

Coronavirus and Fever Temperature: Tracking Symptoms with Thermometer

By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Taking one’s temperature to look for signs of fever is not as easy as it sounds. For one reporter, the first challenge was finding a thermometer.

New York City doctor pleads 'GetMePPE' in emotional post to her kids

By Maura Hohman

Dr. Cornelia Griggs, who recently penned a viral op-ed in The New York Times, shared a photo of herself in full protective gear with a note to her kids.

  • March 30th 2020 at 18:25

Inspiring photo shows medical workers flying to New York to fight coronavirus

By Rachel Paula Abrahamson

The health care professionals from Georgia are now on the coronavirus frontlines.

  • March 30th 2020 at 18:07

Pregnant Women Worry About Pandemic's Impact On Labor, Delivery And Babies

By Sacha Pfeiffer
As hospitals consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting care, maternity wards across the country are changing policies on deliveries and visitors.

As pregnant women and their doctors consider how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting pregnancy and care, maternity wards across the country are reconsidering policies on deliveries and visitors.

(Image credit: Jasper Jacobs/AFP via Getty Images)

  • March 30th 2020 at 17:57

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives In New York To Ease Coronavirus Pressure

By Bill Chappell
The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort is welcomed to New York City by Charlene Nickloan, waving a flag from the Matthew Buono war memorial in Staten Island, N.Y., on Monday.

The Comfort will use its roughly 1,000 beds to treat patients who do not have the coronavirus disease COVID-19 but who urgently need other care.

(Image credit: Bebeto Matthews/AP)

  • March 30th 2020 at 16:58

Suspected SARS virus and flu samples found in luggage: FBI report describes China's 'biosecurity risk'

Suspected SARS virus and flu samples found in luggage: FBI report describes China's 'biosecurity risk'An FBI report about China’s involvement with scientific research in the U.S. has raised alarms. While the report refers broadly to foreign researchers, all three cases cited involve Chinese nationals.

  • March 30th 2020 at 16:45

7 ways to set boundaries when working from home

By Nicole Spector

Therapists weigh in with advice on how to establish new ground rules when your living space suddenly becomes your workspace.

  • March 30th 2020 at 16:43

Xinjiang Returns to Work, but Coronavirus Worries Linger in China

By Austin Ramzy

The Chinese region, where hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in indoctrination camps, has been an information void. Uighurs fear a lockdown in the region drove many to hunger.

Rita Wilson opens up about her β€˜blessings’ after recovering from coronavirus

By Lindsay Lowe

"I am celebrating the beauty of this life, the blessings God has given and my continued good health, even now as a COVID-19 survivor."

  • March 30th 2020 at 16:07

No, it's not public health versus the economy

No, it's not public health versus the economyOne of the fallacies being circulated in this pandemic is the idea that public health principles conflict with economic growth. That might be true in the very short run while economies are stalled, but the long run shows exactly the opposite.

  • March 30th 2020 at 15:03

Amazon, Instacart Grocery Delivery Workers Strike For Coronavirus Protection And Pay

By Alina Selyukh
Instacart said it would distribute supplies, including hand sanitizer, to more workers and that it would change some tipping settings. But it didn

Amazon workers in New York and Instacart workers nationwide plan to walk off their jobs Monday. They want more access to paid sick leave as well as protective gear and other safety measures.

(Image credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

  • March 30th 2020 at 14:47

Dr. Birx predicts up to 200,000 US coronavirus deaths 'if we do things almost perfectly'

By Ben Kesslen

"I think in some of the Metro area we were late in getting people to follow the 15-day guidelines," the White House coronavirus response coordinator said on TODAY.

  • March 30th 2020 at 14:30

Illinois infant with COVID-19 dies, cause of death unknown

By Associated Press

An infant who tested positive for the coronavirus has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway.

  • March 30th 2020 at 13:52

Emergency field hospital being built in New York's Central Park

By Scott Stump

The 68-bed field hospital is expected to be ready by Tuesday to help treat the influx of COVID-19 patients who have flooded New York City's emergency rooms.

  • March 30th 2020 at 13:51