Health, Fitness & Food

Staff wearing personal protective equipment help a patient into an ambulance at St Thomas’ Hospital in London on March 24, 2020. Daniel Leal-Olivas | AFP via Getty Images Britain will be hit harder by the coronavirus crisis than any other European country, researchers have predicted, with the U.K. expected to see more than 60,000 deaths
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Bernie Sanders wouldn’t let a heart attack stop him. In the end, an unseen enemy provided the final blow to his presidential campaign. The Vermont senator on Wednesday cited the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe as a decisive factor in dropping out the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. He conceded that his bid
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Mario Centeno, Portugal’s finance minister and head of the group of euro-area finance ministers, listens during a press conference following a Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.  A meeting of euro zone finance ministers — known as the Eurogroup — ended Wednesday after 16 hours, with no agreement over additional stimulus to
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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo during a press conference. Albin Lohr-Jones | Pacific Press | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is doubling to $1,000 the maximum fine for violating the state’s strict social distancing rules during the coronavirus outbreak. The reason: Too many New Yorkers aren’t taking the rules
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The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise industry. The pandemic has basically shut down the cruise-ship business, with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations. Carnival, the world’s largest cruise operator, has been at the
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Ford Motor employee Pat Tucker, 55, assembles face shields for healthcare workers on April 2, 2020 at a subsidiary facility of the automaker in Plymouth, Michigan. Ford Within days, Pat Tucker went from producing car parts for Ford Motor to assembling transparent face shields to assist health-care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. The 55-year-old grandmother
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American Airlines passenger planes (L) parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. March 23, 2020. The planes on the right are 737 MAX, parked for reasons other than the coronavirus. Nick Oxford | Reuters American Airlines plans to cut its international
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ResMed CEO Mick Farrell said Wednesday that his company has been ramping up production of ventilators for the last 90 days, trying to meet surging global demand as countries battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Ventilators most in-demand for COVID-19 treatment push air and oxygen into and out of a person’s lungs through tubes inserted through their
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Superfoods have become a popular trend, and for good reason. They deliver a rich source of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and fiber that can help improve your overall antioxidant status, protecting the body from oxidation. Oxidation, which can be brought on by the environment, stress or even a tough workout, is an abundance of free radicals that can attack
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By Brently Rousset Whether we are in a cutting, bulking, or maintenance phase, counting our macronutrients is a habit that remains the same. Raising and lowering calories, fats, carbohydrates, and protein intake is essential toward transforming your body into your ultimate physique. The one macronutrient that is hyped and discussed the most for strength and
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Results of a private survey released on Wednesday showed China’s manufacturing activity expanded slightly in March as factories began to come online amid a coronavirus outbreak. The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index for March was 50.1. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the Caixin/Markit PMI to come in at 45.5, compared with February’s sharpest contraction on
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Carnival Cruise Line’s Fascination ship. Getty Images Carnival is issuing $6 billion in stock and debt as the beleaguered cruise ship company tries to shore up its finances after suspending operations following COVID-19 outbreaks on at least three of its ships.  The company said Tuesday it plans to issue $1.25 billion in stock, $3 billion in
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 782,300 Global deaths: At least 37,582 Top 5 countries: United States (161,807), Italy (101,739), Spain (87,956), China (82,198), and Germany (66,885) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:42 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state’s response to the coronavirus at the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova, Calif., Monday, March 23, 2020. Rich Pedroncelli | AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new effort dubbed the California Health Corps to get thousands of new health care workers out into the field
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A view of an empty street in the French Quarter amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on March 27, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chris Graythen | Getty Images The governors of Louisiana and Michigan, two emerging hot spots for the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., warned their state health systems are straining amid a surge
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