Category Archives: CNN – Health

Family rifts seem on the rise. Here’s why they happen and how to cope

Family rifts seem on the rise. Here’s why they happen and how to cope

Each week, Sheri McGregor gets hundreds of emails from parents shut out of their children’s lives. Every story is different, she said. What the parents have in common is a profound sense of isolation. “They say, ‘I thought I was the only one,’” said McGregor, founder of a website for estranged parents who lives in…MORE

Educators may be more central drivers of Covid-19 in schools than students, CDC study finds

Educators may be more central drivers of Covid-19 in schools than students, CDC study finds

A study that found teachers — not students — were the probable source of several school-related Covid-19 outbreaks highlights the need to maintain mask and distancing guidelines and to prioritize teachers and school staff for vaccination, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Monday. The “concerning report,” published Monday, details…MORE

Yes, pandemic paranoia is real, experts say

Yes, pandemic paranoia is real, experts say

It was like I had asked her to fork over her Social Security number and firstborn child. “What do you need it for? What are you going to do with it?” my colleague asked me, Zoom eyes wide with fear. “Whoa there,” I wanted to say. There was no need to get concerned. I had…MORE

8 ways to fall back asleep after waking in the night

8 ways to fall back asleep after waking in the night

It could be nature’s call, the pitter-patter of little feet (No, honey, it’s not daytime yet, go back to bed) or a squirrel scampering loudly across the roof over your bedroom — and suddenly you are awake. Very awake. Then before you know it, your mind is flooded with things you forgot to do, worries…MORE