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Gyms are open, but are they safe in the age of COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know

Article content continued What about masks? In most regions, staff are required to wear masks, but they are not required while working out. In Alberta, Nova Scotia and Ontario, masks must be worn in between workouts and when entering and exiting the gym. In Saskatchewan, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Manitoba and… Read More »

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine safe, generates immune response

An investigational vaccine, mRNA-1273, designed to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralizing antibody activity in healthy adults, according to interim results published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The ongoing Phase 1 trial is supported by the National Institute of… Read More »

People rent RVs in droves for fun, safe adventures amid chaos

Meet some happy campers. Sales professional Bennett Prescott, 36, and his family usually spend summers adventuring far from their home in Wallingford, Conn. His job keeps him traveling more than half the year anyway, while his 38-year-old science-teacher wife,  Selena Gell, gets time off. Last year, the couple, with toddler Jacob, made stops in Fire… Read More »

Castlight Health intros new to tool to help plan safe workplace reopenings

Castlight Health has launched a new technology designed to help employers develop safer workforce reentry strategies as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  WHY IT MATTERSWorking Well is designed as an end-to-end solution that helps employers of any size chart safe reopening strategies, according to Castlight Health. It can track population-level health, assessing symptoms and exposure risk,… Read More »

WalkWise Walker Attachment Helps Seniors Stay Safe and Mobile

Falls have serious consequences for seniors, especially those who live alone. Medical alert devices can notify emergency services, but they are not always worn. In addition, they do not address fall prevention by encouraging active lifestyles and physical strengthening. WalkWise hopes to fill these gaps. The Fargo, ND-based company offers a smart device that can… Read More »

How to travel safe during the coronavirus outbreak, according to an expert

How to travel safely during the coronavirus outbreak: Heavy-duty masks, wearing gloves and carrying sanitary wipes can help reduce risks – but hand-washing really IS the best way to prevent infection, expert says The new coronavirus has spread to more than 1,000 people and killed 41 in China People who flew from Wuhan have carried… Read More »