Category Archives: CNN – Health

In a pandemic’s dark days, these hospice workers found creative ways to bring light

In ordinary times, music therapy for Michael Russo’s hospice patients revolves around glorified home concerts: the troubadour breaks out the guitar, plays Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” or “Crazy” by Willie Nelson and spreads life-affirming joy during a patient’s final days. But during the coronavirus pandemic, which has prompted hospice facilities to enact strict…MORE

The meaning behind your strange coronavirus dreams

If you’ve been having bizarre dreams during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Those who are sharing their #pandemicdreams on Twitter are either amazed at the peculiarity of their dreams or distressed by plots that center on death, fear and strange new worlds. “In my dream, I called an Uber, but a hearse showed up instead.…MORE

Race and Risk: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 9

Race and Risk: Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s coronavirus podcast for April 9

There have been numerous reports of black Americans dying from Covid-19 in disproportionate numbers. CNN’s Chief Medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the various factors and demographics that may make some people and communities more susceptible. You can listen on your favorite podcast app or read the transcript below. Gupta: Recently we’ve seen disturbing…MORE

Baking during a pandemic can reduce stress and provide comfort

Baking during a pandemic can reduce stress and provide comfort

Jessica Corradini of Verona, Italy, has been baking bread — mostly sourdough — for a couple years. Since the coronavirus pandemic shut down Italy, her hobby has become more important than ever to help her feel connected to herself. Italy had at least 135,000 Covid-19 cases as of April 8, and the virus-stricken country requires…MORE

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