Ready to Date During the Pandemic? Here Are Some Tips for a Successful First Date

15/04/2021 06:00am | 1975 views

Going on a first date is often nerve-racking. But going on a first-date during the pandemic can be especially so. 

On top of all the usual things to worry about — like, if they like you and if you like them — now you also have to deal with certain challenges, such as whether you should meet virtually or in person.

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No Gym Required: How Seniors Can Exercise During Lockdown

04/04/2021 06:00am | 2569 views

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it's crucial for homebound older adults to find safe and effective ways to exercise, an expert says.

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Responsible Travel In 2021: 7 Important Steps To Help Keep Yourself And Others Safe

22/03/2021 06:00am | 1966 views


I haven’t been to a grocery store or restaurant since March of 2020.

I’ve avoided public spaces where it’s not possible to social distance and only took one close-to-home road trip last year. That’s my comfort level for avoiding the novel coronavirus.


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Quarantine Weigth Gain: Causes And Tips To Manage And Reverse It

20/03/2021 06:00am | 2662 views

If a person has gained some weight during the quarantine period, it is important for them not to be too self-critical. Several manageable adjustments can help people lose the weight they gained in lockdown.

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Preventive Care

Viruses, vaccinations and evolving science

22/02/2021 06:00am | 2520 views

By Joanna Gale

Every day there’s a new COVID-19 science story in the news – sometimes several. It’s hardly surprising. We’re facing the first modern pandemic and we’re desperate to learn more about the microscopic demon we’re battling. There have been quite a few COVID headlines about pets and other animals; whether they can catch the virus, spread it or even become ill from it. The most recent story is a group of scientists forecasting that cats and dogs may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future. It’s just a theory at present; currently veterinary and human health experts agree that animals don’t seem to play an important role in the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to humans. That’s welcome news for all those who share their lives with pets.

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