Memphis, TN — Is your young child feeling confused or fearful about the COVID-19 pandemic? Or maybe your teen isn’t taking the threat seriously. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has published resources to help parents teach children and adolescents how to remain healthy during the “summer of COVID-19.”
Washington — Washing foods with bleach, applying household cleaning or disinfectant products to the hands or skin, and intentionally inhaling or ingesting these products are among the “non-recommended, high-risk practices” nearly 2 out of 5 U.S. adults say they have tried to prevent contracting COVID-19, results of a recent survey indicate.
Washington — Motor vehicle-related traffic fatalities were down 1.2% in 2019 despite a 0.9% rise in vehicle miles traveled, according to preliminary data released in May by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Robina, Australia — Photos. Music. The coronavirus? Our cellphones carry more than we think – including infectious germs – and likely serve as “Trojan horses” for the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from Bond University say.
Rosemont, IL — Although more than 3 out of 4 people believe protecting themselves from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays is an important health habit, only 41% regularly practice sun safety, results of a recent survey show.
Muncie, IN — Making personal hygiene and cleanliness a priority are among the 13 healthy behaviors and habits one Ball State University professor says can help lower your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 – and help you stay healthy in the future.
Arlington, VA — Think you’re safer wearing gloves during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology wants you to know that protective vinyl, latex or nitrile gloves could become “more contaminated than bare hands” and “may actually be spreading germs in the community.”