Pandemic

Losing Your Hair Because of Pandemic Stress?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Add stress-related hair loss to the many problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve had patients coming in recently with stress-related hair loss, who tell me they were…

What the Pandemic Did to Workouts

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In the face of pandemic-mandated gym closings and significant limits on movement outside the home, a new survey suggests that Americans are spending more time exercising while dialing…

Is the Pandemic Harming Kids’ Mental Health?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 (HealthDay) — Since last April, hospital emergency rooms across the United States have seen a sustained surge in visits related to the mental health of school-aged kids, a new report…

The Pandemic Diet: How to Lose the ‘Quarantine 15’

Another survey, done in August by RunRepeat, found that 41% of the 10,000+ respondents in the U.S. had gained more than 5 pounds since quarantine began — and those are people visiting a website devoted to running.