“People were stopping to stare”: First Coloradan who tested positive for COVID tells her story

When Nan Breen came down with extreme fatigue and flu-like symptoms last March, she knew neither what the coronavirus was nor what havoc it was already wreaking around the world. “I think I had heard some things about a virus found in China, but I didn’t give it a second thought,” said the 79-year-old from Douglas County (who turns 80 […]

Read more

Challenge's Ashley Cain Says Daughter’s Cancer Is Back: We're 'Blindsided'

Ashley Cain’s 6-month-old daughter Azaylia’s leukemia has returned after her stem cell transplant. Celebrity Health Scares Through the Years “Today was supposed to be a day of unquestionable happiness,” the Challenge alum, 30, captioned a Tuesday, February 23, Instagram video taken at the hospital. “However, it turned out like most days on this journey: a miracle blindsided by heartbreak! We […]

Read more

Trump aide says “we’re not going to control the pandemic” – The Denver Post

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — The coronavirus has reached into the heart of the White House once more, less than a week before Election Day, as it scorches the nation and the president’s top aide says “we’re not going to control the pandemic.” Officials on Sunday scoffed at the notion of dialing back in-person campaigning despite positive tests from several aides to […]

Read more

Two babies born under lockdown were just named after the coronavirus

Once 2020 comes to an end, there are words we’ll never want to hear again. Like COVID-19. Or coronavirus. But one Indian mother who gave birth to twins during the country’s lockdown apparently felt a bit differently, and opted to call her new babies Covid (son) and Corona (daughter) to remind them of the challenges they faced as they were trying […]

Read more

Old drugs might treat COVID-19—so we’re using pieces of coronavirus to find out

Why don’t we have drugs to treat COVID-19 and how long will it take to develop them? SARS-CoV-2—the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19—is completely new and attacks cells in a novel way. Every virus is different and so are the drugs used to treat them. That’s why there wasn’t a drug ready to tackle the new coronavirus that only […]

Read more

Factory worker has relearnt how to walk after his feet were SEVERED

Factory worker relearns how to walk three years after both of his feet were SEVERED by a machine and sewn back on Unnamed man’s legs were trapped in a ribbon blender in December 2016 Paramedics scooped up the patient’s torn off feet and rushed him to hospital Medic worked through the night re-attaching his bones, ligaments and nerves  A factory […]

Read more

Opioid addiction is a public health crisis—the way we’re talking about it isn’t helping.

The misuse of and addiction to opioids is a public health crisis in the United States. Part of solving that crisis, say two Northeastern researchers, is changing how we talk about addiction. Leo Beletsky, an associate professor at Northeastern who studies opioid addiction, and Zachary Siegel, a doctoral candidate who’s working with him, are creating “Change the Narrative,” a guide […]

Read more