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5 Books That Are Essential Reading In Self-Isolation

1 day ago   |   Third Space

Switch to analogue and find some time to turn off with a book We're always reading. Be they Instagram captions, emails, COVID-19 news updates or, secretly, some light relief...
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Alphabet's life sciences firm Verily may use its its giant patient registry to help sign people up to test coronavirus treatments

Alphabet's life sciences firm Verily may use its its giant patient registry to help sign people up to test coronavirus treatments

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Verily, the life-sciences arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, could soon connect patients to clinical trials for coronavirus treatments. Verily has a massive collection of...
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How to live longer: Add one spice to your cooking to extend your life expectancy

How to live longer: Add one spice to your cooking to extend your life expectancy

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

There's one healthy spice Britons can sprinkle into their cooking that may extend their lives. What is this life-enhancing ingredient, and what can you make with it?
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Photos show Wuhan after its unprecedented 76-day lockdown, where people are anxious, traumatized, and desperate to leave

Photos show Wuhan after its unprecedented 76-day lockdown, where people are anxious, traumatized, and desperate to leave

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The city of Wuhan lifted its strict lockdown measures at midnight on Wednesday, ending some ten weeks of coronavirus self-isolation. Highway tolls have reopened, while train...
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Face Masks And Coronavirus: Your Key Questions Answered By The Experts

Face Masks And Coronavirus: Your Key Questions Answered By The Experts

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

We're here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. Lockdown means there are far fewer people...
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Strong Women: Childhood trauma almost ruined my life - running marathons saved me

Strong Women: Childhood trauma almost ruined my life - running marathons saved me

1 day ago   |   Metro

At her lowest, Kay Woodburn was malnourished, surviving on stress and completely overwhelmed by OCD. But discovering endurance fitness and changing her relationship with her...
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The truth about self-care: how isolation has changed the way I look after myself

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Enforced solitude has been a wake-up call. I have invested time in cooking, rummaging around in nature and connecting with other people When the lockdown was announced, I...
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Catherine Calderwood's mentor hopes she will go back to work in the NHS

Catherine Calderwood's mentor hopes she will go back to work in the NHS

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Catherine Calderwood's medical mentor has spoken of his distress at her resignation for flouting her own coronavirus rules and his hope she will return to work in the...
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Coronavirus: Doctor reveals if you can catch virus from joggers breathing heavily

Coronavirus: Doctor reveals if you can catch virus from joggers breathing heavily

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS has officially affected every walk of life. Thankfully, we are still allowed to exercise but with that brings new concerns. Can you catch the virus from heavy...
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Fearne Cotton shares anxiety with fans after suffering ‘first panic attack in months'

Fearne Cotton shares anxiety with fans after suffering ‘first panic attack in months'

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

Fearne Cotton gave fans a mental health update Fearne Cotton has opened up to fans about suffering her ‘first panic attack in months' as she adjusts to life in lockdown. The...
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Labour councillor apologises after saying Boris Johnson in intensive care...

Labour councillor apologises after saying Boris Johnson in intensive care was 'publicity stunt' 

Julie Heselwood came under fire for comments she made about the Prime Minister's health after he was admitted into ICU at St Thomas's Hospital in London on Monday. Read more ...

Arjen Robben reveals his wife contracted coronavirus and 'had trouble breathing'

Arjen Robben reveals his wife contracted coronavirus and 'had trouble breathing'

The former Chelsea and Bayern Munich star opened up on the couple's health fright, and highlighted that Bernadien had struggled to recover from the virus over a sustained period. Read more ...

Dementia sufferer, 86, killed in hospital after breaking social distancing rules

Dementia sufferer, 86, killed in hospital after breaking social distancing rules

Janie Marshall's death at the hands of another patient at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn, New York, is an example of the anxiety, fear and disorder... Read more ...

Drive-through coronavirus testing centre set to open in Aberdeen

Drive-through coronavirus testing centre set to open in Aberdeen

A drive-through coronavirus testing centre is to open in Aberdeen within days as local efforts to stem the spread of the disease approach “full tilt”. NHS Grampian says its... Read more ...

One underlying health condition raises risk of intensive care or death with...

One underlying health condition raises risk of intensive care or death with coronavirus by 80%

Overall, 20 per cent of patients in hospital with COVID-19 who had a health condition ended up either in ICU, needing ventilation or dying compared to five per cent of healthy... Read more ...

Mike Pence is blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the...

Mike Pence is blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the network to air Trump's full coronavirus briefings

Vice President Mike Pence is blocking the country's top public health officials from appearing on CNN in an effort to pressure the network to air the White House coronavirus... Read more ...

Boris Johnson health update: Prime Minister 'continues to improve' in...

Boris Johnson health update: Prime Minister 'continues to improve' in intensive care

BORIS JOHNSON'S health "continues to improve" No10 has confirmed as the Prime Minister remains in intensive care with coronavirus. Read more ...

Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' in hospital as lockdown restrictions continue

Boris Johnson in 'good spirits' in hospital as lockdown restrictions continue

In a 1pm update on the Prime Minister's health his spokesman said: “The PM had a good night". Read more ...

Sir Alex Ferguson pays tribute to NHS workers as Man United announce plans...

Sir Alex Ferguson pays tribute to NHS workers as Man United announce plans to help health service

NHS doctors, nurses, and volunteers are working around the clock to help battle the virus, which has seen a number of Premier League clubs offer their support in whatever way... Read more ...

Health chiefs warn public to ignore ‘fake news' WhatsApp voice message

Health chiefs warn public to ignore ‘fake news' WhatsApp voice message

Public Health England and South East Coast Ambulance Service have called a message that has widely been shared on WhatsApp 'fake news' for its untrue claims about the... Read more ...