(Drazen Zigic/iStock, Getty Images) With the coronavirus causing some gym-goers and regulars at the local recreation center to reconsider their workout spot, staying physically active means getting creative with an exercise routine closer to home. There are lots of safe ways to work out while maintaining physical distance. Early fall is a prime time to…

(Kateryna Chernetska/iStock, Getty Images) From the moment in January when she first heard about the new coronavirus, Suzanne Kathro worried about catching it. In mid-August, she did. “That’s when the ghosting started,” said Kathro, 72, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. After she and her husband, Paul, got sick, some of their friends stopped communicating. “Just…

Jules Heningburg (left) of Redwoods LC developed heart complications from COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Premier Lacrosse League) Jules Heningburg was sprinting up hills and playing pick-up basketball about a month after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He was asymptomatic and not contagious. After quarantining and following proper health guidelines, the Premier Lacrosse League player felt fit…

(lakshmiprasad S/iStock, Getty Images) With unemployment rates hovering at or near double digits, millions of people are at risk for eviction or foreclosure. And a growing body of research suggests the effects go beyond financial, taking a toll on both physical and mental health. The CARES Act passed in late March included a moratorium on…

Emergency room physician and COVID-19 survivor Dr. Angel M. Davila. Lea en español Over 30 years as an emergency room physician in Puerto Rico, Angel Davila built a reputation as a skilled doctor eager to help everyone he met. Having worked at hospitals all over the island, he met plenty of people. Davila also built…

(Attila Csaszar/Moment, Getty Images) Lea en español There’s no resilience gene to help us deal with adversity. Experts say it’s a skill to foster, a muscle to pump up. Six months into the twin calamities of a pandemic and a tough economy, this may be a good time for a resilience workout. Resilience is the…

(kkshepel/iStock, Getty Images) You’re trying to work. Your kids are attempting online learning. Everyone wants something to eat. And you’re losing your mind. Experts say one ingredient can make all the difference in this situation. Grace. “You know, this is not easy,” said Caree Cotwright, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia Department of…

(OsakaWayne Studios/Moment, Getty Images) Lea en español A growing number of studies suggest many COVID-19 survivors experience some type of heart damage, even if they didn’t have underlying heart disease and weren’t sick enough to be hospitalized. This latest twist has health care experts worried about a potential increase in heart failure. “Very early into…

(NoSystem images/E+, Getty Images) Lea en español When schools close to protect families from the coronavirus, the main worry for many parents might be the lost learning. But for students who end up staying indoors and staring at phones and monitors most of the day, there could be health costs, too. “You have to give…

Dr. Stacey Rosen is a COVID-19 survivor – and so are her husband, son and daughter. This is a cautionary tale. It’s the story of someone who should’ve known better not taking the coronavirus seriously enough. This is also a tale of discovery. It’s the story of someone forced to find new ways of doing…