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Wuhan farmers struggle as crops wither from…

Chinese authorities are easing travel controls after declaring victory over the coronavirus, but flowers and some other crops that are deemed nonessential are withering while farmers wait for permission to move them to markets

How To Detox Your Emotions

With high-stress jobs, constant use of social media, and financial worries, many of us suffer from chronic stress and generalized anxiety daily.

The Latest: SKorean baseball hopes for practice…

South Korea’s professional baseball league says it hopes to start practice games between teams on April 21 before possibly opening the season in early May

Help Researchers With The COVID Symptom Tracker…

Help Researchers With The COVID Symptom Tracker App Massachusetts General Hospital's Dr. Andrew T. Chan is a lead researcher on the app, which takes seconds to complete and is being encouraged to be used daily. The physician-epidemiologist explains that the app will help determine "hot spots" or new symptoms. According to Lifehacker, COVID Symptom Tracker asks you two simple questions: 1. Have you taken a coronavirus test before? 2. Are you currently feeling healthy or experiencing symptoms? You will also provide some demographic information. Giving your name or number is optional. Dr. Andrew T. Chan, via Lifehacker Dr. Andrew T. Chan, via Lifehacker

165 VIPs urge 20 economic powers for billions…

Dozens of current and former global leaders and other VIPs are urging the world’s 20 major industrialized nations to approve $8 billion in emergency global health funding to speed the search for a vaccine, cure and treatment for COVID-19

Anticipatory Anxiety: Why You Worry About Things

While frequent worrying may seem irrational to the general population, those who are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder deal with worrying daily.

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Japan declares state of emergency, ramping up…

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger

Sprint and T-Mobile Complete $30 Billion Merger The nation's third and fourth-largest wireless carriers have finally united after a long process to become more competitive. With more than 100 million users, the newly-formed company has the base to challenge other mobile giants such as AT&T and Verizon. As part of the deal, T-Mobile's longtime CEO, John Legere, stepped down from his post, and COO Mike Sievert will take over in May 2020. The company will make use of the added infrastructure from Sprint to develop and deploy 5G service to its customers. As part of the deal, those on Sprint's prepaid brand, Boost, will be going to Dish as part of a divestiture T-Mobile agreed to with the Justice Department.

The Latest: Land border between China and Russia…

China and Russia are closing their land border and river port near Vladivostok following the discovery of 59 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus among Chinese citizens returning home via the crossing

5 Essential Oils For Headaches And Migraines

Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids extracted from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, and roots of a plant and can help with headaches and migraines.

Delgado: Aid programs for small businesses off to a 'mixed' start

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection

Tips for a Stable and Faster Internet Connection As millions of people self-isolate to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, internet usage has surged, causing strain on connections. As a result, YouTube even announced plans to reduce video quality over the course of a month to better handle the high demand. Here are some tips to make your connection more stable during the coronavirus pandemic: 1. Make sure your router is connected properly and placed in an ideal area. Keep it away from TVs, cordless phones and stereos. 2. Don't use your microwave. According to U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom, using your microwave can interfere with Wi-Fi signals. 3. Disconnect other devices from the Wi-Fi when you're not using them. They can use the internet in the background even when you're not using them, causing your connection to slow down. 4. Connect your computer to your router via Ethernet. Connecting your computer directly to the router provides better internet speeds than Wi-Fi.

Businesses wait for word, money after applying…

Small business owners hoping for quick loans from the government were in a holding pattern _ waiting on their bank to either take their application or, if it did, send them the money

Sleep Disorder Signs When To See A Specialist

American adults aren't getting enough sleep due to their busy lifestyles, and there's no sign of them slowing down anytime soon.

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Market tumult threatens PG&E deal with wildfire…

Lawyers who negotiated a crucial $13.5 billion deal for the victims of deadly wildfires caused by Pacific Gas & Electric equipment are expressing serious doubts about whether the nation’s largest utility will be able to pay the full amount as the economy sinks toward a recession

Heavy Drinking Into Older Ager Adds 4cm To Waist

For many people, drinking starts during their teenage years and continues as they get older. While socially and culturally, this is the norm, it can be dangerous.

After virus fades, service industries may be…

The coronavirus crisis is upending service businesses, and the crisis may permanently change the way Americans work, shop and socialize, even after the disease fades away

How To Get Motivated To Workout

Being physically active is an essential part of being healthy, yet trying to get into the groove of working out can be difficult. Here are ways to get motivated:

3M, U.S. reach agreement that allows mask exports…

Manufacturing giant 3M says it has an agreement with the Trump administration that will allow the company to continue to export N95 protective masks to Canada and Latin America amid the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: Blood Testing_Digital

Ever since the U.S. has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic there has a been a shortage of test kits. Now hopes are high for blood tests, which show results in a matter of minutes.

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Virus puts event planning industry on brink of…

The events industry, which exists to bring people together, has been hit particularly hard by fallout from the coronavirus

Urban Dogs More Fearful Than Country Dogs

A Finnish study found that urban raised dogs are more fearful than dogs raised in the country.

COVID-19 brings NY courts into the video age