Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says Japanese supercomputer | Japan | The Guardian

Simulation using world’s fastest supercomputer casts doubt on effectiveness in preventing spread of coronavirus

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Losing Your Hair Can Be Another Consequence of the Pandemic – The New York Times

Doctors are seeing a huge increase in patients who have been shedding abnormal amounts of hair, and they believe it is related to stress associated with the coronavirus.

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11 Ways To Get Rid of Mosquitoes Indoors

Mosquitoes are one pest you’d be glad to see leave, and this is especially true when the mosquitoes end up indoors. However, there are several things you can do to clear out your home, so it’s free of these annoying pests. If you’re wondering how to get rid of mosquitoes indoors, you can run through these tips and see which ones work best for your situation.

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Icons of Art Wearing Masks: Frida Kahlo, Mona Lisa, Girl with the Pearl Earring & More | Open Culture

We hear the phrase “unprecedented times” every day now, but the truth is few calamities in human history are more precedented than plagues and pestilences.

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Incidence of Stress Cardiomyopathy During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic | Acute Coronary Syndromes | JAMA Network

Is psychological, social, and economic stress associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) associated with the incidence of stress cardiomyopathy?

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These findings suggest that psychological, social, and economic stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with an increased incidence of stress cardiomyopathy. […]

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Mistakes You’re Probably Making with Face Masks | Reader’s Digest

By now, you know that face masks can help prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus. As of late April, at least seven states are requiring people to wear it when visiting essential businesses or taking public transportation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends it for most people, especially when it’s difficult to maintain the recommended six feet of social distance. “The grocery store is a perfect example [of when to wear one],” says Ann Marie Pettis, RN, the president-elect of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Since there’s a shortage of medical-grade masks, people are crafting DIY options from cloth to comply and to stay safe. But masks only work when worn and cared for correctly. Don’t make these mistakes. […]

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Walking 10,000 Steps a Day? Here’s What’s Happening to Your Body

Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a popular fitness goal. Here are just a few of the health benefits you’ll experience.

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Social Distancing with Mousetraps – Steve Spangler

A practical experiment with mousetraps to show the effect of social distancing.