Tag Archives: pandemic

How Footwear Became Our Favorite Apparel Item in the Pandemic

Our feet have become an important health focus during the pandemic, as the importance of exercise-as-medicine and mental health helper has looked to walking, running, and biking as good-for-us physical activities. The Mayo Clinic published an informative piece on Feet and the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Cleveland Clinic posted advice on exercising during the pandemic… Read More »

Safest way to handle the holidays during a pandemic

With the coronavirus pandemic worsening again,  the holidays are going to be a challenge this year, so a Harvard epidemiologist offered something of a survival guide for navigating travel, family gatherings, and other autumnal activities. William Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said it’s important to… Read More »

Parents Turn to ‘Pods’ for School During Pandemic

Shauna Causey, Weekdays Micro-schools, Seattle. Lian Chang, parent, San Francisco. JPB Gerald, doctoral student who researches racism and white supremacy in education, Queens, NY. Shayla R. Griffin, PhD, co-founder, Justice Leaders Collaborative; author, Those Kids, Our Schools and Race Dialogues, Detroit. Andrew Lefkowits, host, Integrated Schools podcast, Denver. Marnie Weinstein, educational consultant, Washington, D.C. Integrated… Read More »

Dr. Birx warns U.S. in new phase of coronavirus pandemic with ‘extraordinarily widespread’ cases

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, speaks after a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said on Sunday that the… Read More »