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CDC: Among Providers, Nurses Most Likely To Get COVID-19

Nursing was the most common occupation and residential care facilities were the most common reported job setting for healthcare professionals (HCPs) with COVID-19, CDC researchers found.

How Getting A Dog Changes Your Brain, According To Neuropsychologists

Prior to March, Elizabeth, 32, would have described herself as "not a dog person." Though she enjoyed visiting other people's dogs, she couldn't wrap her head around loving a dog so much you're happy to clean up its messes. When the pandemic hit, with much more time on her hands and a desire for companionship, she felt moved to adopt Miles, a terrier.

As Wildfires Rage, Travel Nurses Fill Critical Need At Fire Camps

When Hillary Mills became a travel nurse in August after being unemployed for several months, the 30-year-old Tiburon resident assumed the job would take her to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.

Massive Genetic Study Shows Coronavirus Mutating And Potentially Evolving Amid Rapid U.S. Spread

The largest U.S. genetic study of the virus, conducted in Houston, shows one viral strain outdistancing all of its competitors, and many potentially important mutations.

2 US Nurses Among Time Magazine's Most Influential People Of 2020

Two nurses were named to Time's Most Influential People of 2020 list, including a New York City nurse who treated her hospital's first COVID-19 patient, contracted the disease herself and recovered to return to work.

New Study Reveals An Unintended Side Effect Of Intermittent Fasting

Researchers challenge the assumption that this popular diet regimen promotes healthy weight loss. In the ever-evolving pursuit of living longer and healthier, we know diet plays a pivotal role. In recent years, scientists have also focused on the potential of intermittent fasting — a diet regimen that hinges on when you eat, not what you eat.

Unseen Benefits Of Eyeglasses Against COVID-19?

A smaller proportion of patients with COVID-19 reported wearing eyeglasses daily than the rate of myopia in the general population, suggesting a potential inverse relationship between glasses and contracting the virus, a small observational study in China found.