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Coronavirus protection: Do N95 masks work? Should I wear a face mask amid outbreak?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends any health-care workers interacting with coronavirus patients wear a stronger kind of mask. This is known as the N95 respirator and filters out 95 percent of pollutants. Marybeth Sexton, an assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine told Washington Post said these masks are “highly… Read More »

NS TV • Why Check-Ins are The Most Important Skill for Creating Your Healthy Lifestyle

If there’s one thing that I believe can make the biggest impact on your wellbeing, it’s having a consistent check-in practice with yourself. I don’t mean a weight check-in, measurement check-in, or a before and after photo check-in. I mean a mindful check-in with yourself. So often, we move through our lives so quickly, running… Read More »

The True Myth of ‘El Cuco,’ the Monster in HBO’s The Outsider

HBO’s The Outsider introduced “El Cuco” (sometimes “El Coco”) in episode 4. The myth has Spanish origins—El Cuco is similar to the boogeyman. Here’s what the myth might mean for the series. In a typically terrifying Stephen King fashion, The Outsider, moving away from scientific explanation, introduced ‘El Cuco,’ a shape-shifting monster and force of… Read More »

US health experts hosted fictional coronavirus pandemic simulation three months ago

US health experts hosted fictional coronavirus pandemic ‘tabletop exercise’ simulation to see how authorities would react – three months BEFORE the outbreak in China Scientists at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security hosted event in October Exercise was not intended as a prediction; it aimed to show how governments and industry would respond to severe… Read More »