Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Putin says no plans for new lockdown despite record virus surge

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans for a new lockdown in Russia even as officials registered a record surge in coronavirus infections and several regions were suffering "critical" outbreaks.

Health

When it comes to Labor Day menu choices, safety is tasty

Labor Day weekend is synonymous with picnics and barbecues, and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, small outdoor gatherings are more popular than ever. However, food that sits out too long or is improperly prepared can lead ...

Health

Mayo Clinic Q And A: What to drink to stay hydrated

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know I need to stay hydrated while I exercise but what is the best fluid? I'm wondering how much I should drink and if I need to drink special water as someone mentioned alkaline water. Is alkaline water ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Warmer temperatures slow COVID-19 transmission, but not by much

It is well known that rates of transmission of some respiratory viruses, including influenza, tend to fall during the summer months. As COVID-19 has spread across the globe, questions have been raised about whether warming ...

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