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Friday, May 29, 2020

California issues guidelines for church reopenings

California churches can resume in-person services but worshippers will be limited to 100 people and they should wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books and skip the collection plate under state guidelines released Monday.

UN virus therapy trial pauses hydroxychloroquine testing

The World Health Organization said Monday that it will temporarily drop hydroxychloroquine — the anti-malarial drug U.S. President Trump says he is taking — from its global study into experimental COVID-19 treatments, saying that its experts need to review all available evidence to date.

US regulators approve new type of contraceptive gel

Phexxi comes in an applicator that women insert before sex. The gel made by San Diego-based Evofem Biosciences contains lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate, all of which are common food additives.

CVS Health Opens 14 New Drive-Thru Test Sites in California as...

Building on the company's comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, on Friday, May 22 CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will open 14 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across California.

Heart Attacks Aren’t Cancelled, Call 911

Even during a pandemic, such as COVID-19, other emergencies don't just go away. Heart attacks and strokes require immediate medical attention. The American Heart Association recommends that calling 911

June 3 marks Global Running Day. Here are a few ways...

Warm up. A quick warm up of dynamic stretches can prime your body for the run and is an effective way to ward off sore or stiff muscles later.

Two new walk-up coronavirus testing sites opened in Riverside County

Riverside County health officials are adding two walk-in testing sites – one in Moreno Valley and the other in Cathedral City -- for those interested in being screened for coronavirus.

Elderly and Ill in Age of COVID-19 Asking “What Now?”

Anyone with heart conditions, pulmonary conditions, or other pre-existing ailments is understandably unnerved reading the news about COVID-19.

California gov.: Pro sports without fans possible in June

The Democratic governor said during a news conference Monday that the state is making good progress against the coronavirus, posting a 7.5% decline in hospitalizations over the last two weeks.

My ‘decision to make’: Trump defends criticized use of drug

President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans