Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study Finds

A CDC study of 314 adults who had been tested for the coronavirus found that the positive cases were twice as likely to have dined at a restaurant within a two-week period before they started showing symptoms. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer …

1 In 5 Adults In England Think The Coronavirus Is A Hoax

Damaged cabling and telecommunications equipment is pictured following a fire at a phone mast, attached to the chimney at the converted Fearnleys Mill residential apartment block complex in Huddersfield, northern England, on April 17. The fire came after a number of other cellphone were set …

Adults In Spain Get A Bit Of Sunshine As Coronavirus Lockdown Partially Lifts

Crowds of people took to a seafront promenade under a brilliant sunny sky in Barcelona, where Spain’s strict coronavirus lockdown measures lifted Saturday so that adults could get some exercise. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption toggle caption Emilio Morenatti/AP Crowds of people took to a seafront …

With Senior Year In Disarray, Teens And Young Adults Feel Lost. Here’s How To Help

Mikyung Lee for NPR Mikyung Lee for NPR For many young people sheltering at home means missing milestones and public recognition of their achievements. This is especially true for seniors graduating from high school and college. Kendall Smith, a high school senior who lives in …

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research …

Medical News Today: Misconceptions may lead to dehydration in older adults

A new study looks at what keeps older adults from getting sufficient fluids to avoid negative health outcomes. Share on PinterestNew research stresses the importance of staying hydrated as we get older. Staying hydrated seems simple enough. Yet studies have shown that somewhere between about …

Medical News Today: Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk

A recent study investigates the relationship between cholesterol levels in young adulthood and cardiovascular risk in later life — with interesting recommendations for further research. Share on PinterestA recent study looks at the long term impact of high cholesterol levels. Research has already well documented …

The Benefits of Taking a Mid-Day Nap for Adults

You’ve probably heard the word siesta, a Spanish word that describes taking an afternoon or mid-day nap. In Spain, Latin America, and in other Spanish-speaking countries around the world (like Greece, Italy, the Philippines, and Nigeria), the siesta is part of the daily schedule. During …