Live Well! Coronavirus Information And Healthy Living

The  COVID-19 pandemic means we all need to get the most accurate and timely information so we can be informed, not afraid.   The latest news, important information, and healthy tips to help you live the lifestyle you want.  Check back often, this page is updated throughout the day.  Stay safe, stay healthy, and look forward to a happy life!

President Trump cautions COVID-19 deaths could hit 100k victims

iStock/Dzyuba (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump adopted a grave tone during his daily COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, announcing that the White House’s coronavirus guidelines will be enacted through the month of April to help slow the spread of the virus. President Trump also said things might not return to normal by June 1 and suggested the pandemic could remain a threat into …

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Fran Drescher reveals she and ‘The Nanny’ cast are reuniting for a “lifetime Pandemic Performance”

CBS via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Fran Drescher surprised fans of The Nanny by revealing that she and the rest of the cast of the beloved ’90s sitcom would be reuniting for a table read…and it’ll be available via the video app Zoom.  “NANNY FANS ALERT,” she wrote on her socials, and linked to an article in Variety that shows …

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“Play” at home: Nielsen numbers show 85% jump in TV streaming

iStock/simpson33(LOS ANGELES) — In what will come as a shock to no one, new Neilsen numbers show that Americans who are sheltering from the coronavirus pandemic are streaming like never before.  In fact, the data quoted by Variety show an 85% jump in Americans streaming TV programming over the first three weeks of March compared to last year — some 400 billion estimated minutes.  During the …

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo says he has COVID-19, will continue broadcasting from his basement in quarantine

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for THR(NEW YORK) — CNN host Chris Cuomo has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus. Cuomo revealed the news via Twitter, writing, “I have been exposed to people in recent days who have subsequently tested positive and I had fever, chills and shortness of breath. I just hope I didn’t give it to the kids and [wife] Cristina. …

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COVID-19 vaccine candidates: 6 front-runners

iStock/MarianVejcik(BOSTON) — BY: Dr. Chloë E. Nunneley As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the country, those who are not infected can protect themselves by avoiding close contact with others and aggressively washing their hands. But beyond this, many are desperately hoping for another form of protection: a vaccine. Vaccines work by exposing our bodies to something that resembles …

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What you watching? Fandango charts its top streaming titles

(NEW YORK) — With millions of people stuck at home with COVID-19 social distancing, it’s no secret we’re streaming moves more than ever. The video-on-demand service FandangoNOW has charted its most popular titles from last week through the weekend, and the horror flick The Invisible Man, starring Elisabeth Moss, topped their list for the second week in a row.  Pixar’s animated film Onward, Vin …

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People with doctor fetishes are donating their medical gear to healthcare workers

FangXiaNuo/iStock(LONDON) — There’s a fetish for everything, but those who have a kink for dressing up like doctors and nurses are forgoing theirs to help real medical professionals. MedFetUK, a site for those who really like playing doctor, donated all their medical supplies to the National Health Service (NHS) over the weekend. In a five-part Twitter thread, the website announced, “Today we …

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Infants and COVID-19: What we know about how susceptible they are and how they’re treated

SeventyFour/iStock(CHICAGO) — Public health officials in Illinois on Saturday announced the death of an infant in Chicago who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, said a full investigation was underway to determine the cause of death of the infant, adding, “There has never before been a death associated …

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‘The Bachelor Summer Games’ scrapped due to COVID-19

ABC/Stewart Cook(LOS ANGELES) — The COVID-19 coronavirus has claimed another TV show: ABC has scrapped its planned The Bachelor Summer Games as a result of the pandemic, according to Variety.  The series, which was never formally announced, was reportedly to have run during this summer’s Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, which were recently postponed to 2021.  The follow-up to 2018’s The …

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New COVID-19 test could bring results in five minutes

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Urgent care clinics and doctors’ offices around the nation will soon have a new method to test for COVID-19, dubbed “a whole new ballgame” by President Donald Trump. The device, made my Abbott, makes testing for COVID-19 as easy as testing for the flu.  The test received emergency-use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

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