Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Norwalk LA Fitness ordered to close after violating reopening rules

Dec. 2—NORWALK — Norwalk's LA Fitness location was ordered to close on Tuesday after health officials found members weren't wearing masks or adhering to social distancing while exercising.

CDC’s new virus guidelines would shorten quarantine for exposure

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force on Tuesday that its new guidance would cut quarantine time for individuals exposed to the virus by as much as half, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Saudi vegan bodybuilder slams diet myths

The vegan diet has risen in popularity in Saudi Arabia in recent years and has been a constant topic of debate among Saudis, attracting the interest of many, including athletes.

Commentary: Debunking the myths of COVID’s spread; hint: younger kids aren’t...

In November, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that more than 1 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Politicians are calling for closures and lockdowns in response to this crisis, but often they are focusing on shutting down sporting events and schools for our nation's children.

No-frills, at-home virtual workouts can get fitness done

Nov. 27—Alon Kupferman likes to keep fit, which used to be more challenging when he traveled twice a month for work.

Mayo Clinic Q And A: What is palliative care and who...

Palliative care is a specialty that focuses on improving quality of life for people who have chronic, serious or advanced medical conditions. It can benefit patients and families at any point along the disease course, even at the time of diagnosis.

You should probably replace some of your fabric face masks

If your masks are beginning to feel as old as this pandemic, it's probably time to get yourself some new ones.

Flu symptoms mimic COVID-19 infection: Experts urge flu vaccination

Cases of influenza are being reported in parts of the U.S. as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. While a vaccine is not yet available for COVID-19, there is a vaccine available to prevent influenza.

7 safety tips for staying in a hotel during COVID-19

If you're going to travel during the pandemic, there are things you can do to help reduce your risk. Follow these simple steps to make your hotel stay during COVID-19 as safe as possible.

Why fewer people are dying of COVID-19, even as cases surge

PHILADELPHIA — Last spring was the busiest season Michael K. Donohue can remember for his family's six funeral homes in the Philadelphia suburbs. COVID-19 was the primary reason, of course, with 160 funerals in April alone — double the usual number.

Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau goes into self-isolation while awaiting results of...

OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in self-isolation and working from home while his wife awaits the results of a COVID-19 test.

Is it safe to go to the gym amid Coronavirus outbreak?

Going to the gym is supposed to be one of the healthiest things we can do for ourselves. But is that still the case during a viral pandemic?

Check out these hilarious workout memes

You know you need to do it but it still sucks. #Truth

Bicycles enjoyed a boom during the pandemic causing a shortage in...

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, young Danes took to the streets like their counterparts across the globe — protesting a political and societal system they believed was unjust, discriminatory and out of step with the times.

Processed vs. ultra-processed food: Understanding the difference to make wise food...

The difference between "processed" and "ultra-processed" foods might sound like an issue best left to linguists or hungry English teachers. But for the sake of your health, it's worth understanding.