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Woman experiences brain fog, a neurological symptom related to COVID-19.

What You Need To Know About Brain Fog and COVID-19

Apr 15, 2021

There are common symptoms associated with COVID-19, including fever, cough, shortness of breath, and fatigue. However, up to 25% of people who developed COVID-19 have noted neurological symptoms, or something described as “brain fog.” This term is not a medical diagnosis but rather a general phrase...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Neurology
A male nurse prepares the arm of his female patient to receive her COVID-19 vaccine.

This Is How the COVID-19 Vaccine Was Expedited

Apr 14, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. Before COVID-19, the fastest vaccine ever developed was the 1960s mumps vaccine, taking only...

COVID-19 Vaccine
Woman receiving a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by a healthcare professional.

Facts About Two-Dose COVID-19 Vaccines

Apr 12, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. The development of a third COVID-19 vaccine option by Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, which...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
A doctor fills a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine in preparation for a vaccination.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Similarities and Differences

Apr 12, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. As of March 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency-use...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine
Middle-aged man living with Parkinson’s disease practices yoga to help with symptoms.

Using Exercise To Manage Early-Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Apr 09, 2021

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. The onset of symptoms varies from person to person, but people living with Parkinson’s disease may experience tremors, bradykinesia (slowness of movement), limb rigidity, or gait and balance...

Neurology
Neurology & Stroke
Doctor points out signs of stroke in COVID-19 patient’s MRI brain scan.

Are COVID-19 and Strokes Connected? Your Frequent Questions Answered

Apr 09, 2021

The connections between COVID-19 and stroke may boil down to a combination of factors, including complications that come with an infection or pre-existing conditions. Here are some things you need to know about COVID-19 and strokes: COVID-19 can increase the risk of stroke. The virus may cause...

Neurology
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
A young woman practices loving-kindness meditation to help reduce stress and manage anxiety.

What To Know About Practicing Loving-Kindness Meditation

Apr 09, 2021

What does loving-kindness mean? Kindness is the quality of being generous and caring. Loving is the act of caring for someone deeply. Combine these two words, and you get the root of loving-kindness meditation: compassion. This meditation drives a particular purpose of directing loving thoughts...

General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Mind
A pregnant woman reads a day-by-day pregnancy book.

Pregnancy, Labor, and COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Apr 09, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot about our lives — the way we connect with others, the safety precautions we take in public, and in some cases, the way women give birth. In areas experiencing significant numbers of hospitalizations, some OBGYNs are offering elective inductions to avoid...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Maternity

The COVID-19 Vaccine Brings Us Closer To Herd Immunity

Apr 09, 2021

Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website. With over 15 million Americans fully vaccinated, the U.S. seems to be on schedule for...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Vaccine

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Nutrition Labels

Mar 22, 2021

Nutrition labels are great; they help you figure out the ingredients and nutritional composition of a food product. Sometimes, though, they can be a bit deceitful. That snack may look healthy with only 6% of your daily saturated fat intake and 5% of your sodium, but take a closer look, and you...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness