Distance learning means kids are missing out on exercise

Katelyn Esmonde is a postdoctoral fellow and Keshia Pollack Porter is a professor of public health at Johns Hopkins University. This fall hasn’t felt much like “back to school” for many children. Instead, many are staying at home and attending virtual classes indefinitely. According to the Center on Reinventing Public Education, More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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New York Governor Cuomo redraws COVID-19 hot zones as infection rates improve

Changes are coming to COVID-19 hot-spot zone locations in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that restrictions in New York City will be narrowed to certain blocks instead of whole zip codes, More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Massachusetts governor and Salem mayor outline safety precautions ahead of Halloween

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll spoke on Wednesday about new restrictions on Halloween activities as the state faces a rise in COVID-19 cases. Salem typically attracts half More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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At least 42 coronavirus cases linked to multiday church event in Maine

At least 42 coronavirus cases have been linked to a church in Brooks, Maine, that held indoor services with 70-100 people who attended. The church also held a multiday “fellowship gathering” with More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
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Ireland is first EU country to return to coronavirus lockdown

Ireland will be the first EU country to return to coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said Monday, issuing a nationwide “stay at home” order but insisting schools will stay open. More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S.

  Updated 22m ago U.S. billionaires gained almost $1 trillion in wealth during the pandemic The nation’s 644 billionaires have enjoyed a staggering rise in wealth More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
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All 62 residents at Kansas nursing home have COVID, 10 have died

Topeka, Kansas — A coronavirus outbreak has killed 10 residents in a Kansas nursing home, and the local health department said every one of the residents had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday, along More...

By admin On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Christopher Cross on his near-fatal COVID illness

Christopher Cross has performed his #1 hit “Sailing” thousands of times before, but never like this — in his first session back in a recording studio since the 69-year-old was stricken with the More...

By admin On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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U.S. reports over 69,000 new COVID-19 cases – the most in a single day since July

The United States has now seen its highest number of new COVID-19 cases since July, with more than 69,000 new cases reported nationwide on Friday. In Wisconsin, one in every four coronavirus tests are coming More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Peloton recalls 27,000 bikes after some users report injuries

Peloton Interactive is recalling about 27,000 bikes sold nationwide to replace pedals that can break and cut riders’ legs.  The fitness equipment maker said Thursday it has received 120 reports from users More...