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The US has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage

The US has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage

The United States has its first novel coronavirus-related drug shortage, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The maker of an unnamed drug that has recently been added to the FDA Drug Shortages list told the agency that the shortage is due to the novel coronavirus. On Tuesday, the FDA warned that these types…MORE

Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

Healthy, easy snacks that kids will love

If you are like many parents I know, snacking has become a predictable daily ritual. The opportunity presents itself at after-school pickups, group playdates, before and after sports or homework, and when there’s simply no other activity to engage in at the moment. Children in the United States snack about three times per day, with…MORE

Smartphones, warm weather and SUVs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says

Smartphones, warm weather and SUVs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says

Pedestrian deaths in the United States last year hit a 30-year high, according to data released Thursday. And the reason? SUVs, drug and alcohol use, warm weather and cellphones. That’s according to the Governors Highway Safety Association, a non-profit that works to improve roadway safety. The association released its annual report this month, detailing state…MORE

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that it’s not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States — and communities are urged to prepare for the virus that has already killed thousands and sickened 10s of thousands more worldwide. How could the…MORE

Moodiness or more? How to tell if your kid’s suffering from a mental disorder

Moodiness or more? How to tell if your kid’s suffering from a mental disorder

Children’s lives may not be as hard as adults’ lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase. Around one in six US youth ages 6 to 17 has a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder, according to a 2019 report in the journal JAMA…MORE

Preparing for a pandemic: What should I buy? Are there places I should avoid?

Preparing for a pandemic: What should I buy? Are there places I should avoid?

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that the novel coronavirus will spread in US communities, and a case announced on Wednesday might be the country’s first instance of it. Now, health officials say, is the time for people in the United States prepare — for canceled events, closed schools…MORE

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