How To Adjust Your Birth Plan During The COVID-19 Crisis

Prostock-Studio/Getty For many pregnant women, their “birth plan” is everything. Oftentimes we enter the labor and delivery experience with high hopes, specific expectations, and dreams of how it’s going to go. Epidural… without drugs… home birth… hospital birth… pushing in a bed, in a squat, or in a pool… each of us has thoughts and … Read more How To Adjust Your Birth Plan During The COVID-19 Crisis

Largest Analysis Reveals Risk Factors for COVID-19 Death

Author: Oxford University(i) : Contact: ox.ac.uk Published: 2020-05-09 Synopsis: Risk factors for COVID-19 causes of death by analyzing NHS health data from 17.4M UK adults revealed in the largest analysis of Coronavirus patient records to date. Key Points: People of Asian and Black ethnic backgrounds are at a higher risk of death and this is … Read more Largest Analysis Reveals Risk Factors for COVID-19 Death

Disability Service Providers Struggling To Stay Afloat Amid COVID-19

Janie Desmond who has visual impairment and mild intellectual disability comes to the edge of her porch for a portrait in Durham, N.C. Desmond is one of many adults with disabilities who rely on support staff in their home to remain independent, but are worried that close interaction could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. … Read more Disability Service Providers Struggling To Stay Afloat Amid COVID-19

Eating for Health in the Age of Covid-19

As ever higher numbers of Americans sicken and succumb to covid-19, health is on everybody’s mind. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, or curious about whether a change in diet is right for you (or someone you care about), you might want to know more about how to protect your health. Vegan and vegetarian diets are … Read more Eating for Health in the Age of Covid-19

FREE Help From My New Venture For Ontarians With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Or Prediabetes But Stranded By COVID19

Are you an Ontario resident recently diagnosed with either type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes where COVID19 has prevented you from receiving comprehensive support to help manage and understand your new condition? If so, my new venture can help, and better yet, for FREE. Built initially to support weight management, Constant Health, our new digital behavioural … Read more FREE Help From My New Venture For Ontarians With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Or Prediabetes But Stranded By COVID19

Covid-19 has exposed UK’s battered social care system. But there is a solution | Samantha Baron | Society

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed social care to be fragmented, battered and lacking investment. It has also exposed a lack of understanding of social care itself. Successive governments have struggled to address social care’s most pressing problem: how to build a valued, recognised and inclusive system for people in need. Creating a National Care Service … Read more Covid-19 has exposed UK’s battered social care system. But there is a solution | Samantha Baron | Society

Saturday Stories: This Week in #COVID19

Arlene Reid, 51, mother of 5 and PSW in Ontario working in LTC, died from COVID19 on April 27th. May her memory be a blessing. Gid MK, in Medium, with his meta-analysis of reported infection fatality rates for COVID19 Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee, in Inside, on the out of control “science” of this pandemic. … Read more Saturday Stories: This Week in #COVID19

How 3 Fitness Studios Shifted Strategies During COVID-19

Shelter-in-place and social distancing measures have hit gyms and studios hard as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. How are fitness facilities – particularly small businesses – adapting to avoid closure and serve their clients?   On April 29, ACE convened 3 industry experts for the live panel “How 3 Fitness Studios Shifted Strategies During COVID-19.” Panelists included Ashley Selman, MA, … Read more How 3 Fitness Studios Shifted Strategies During COVID-19