Health

How to keep your fitness resolutions past January

It's estimated that 80% of people abandon their resolutions by the end of January. This number is likely even higher for fitness-related resolutions as too many people, driven by the "new year, new you" marketing mantra, attempt to…

3 ways to turn that failing New Year's resolution into a habit

I have a bad relationship with New Year's resolutions. I start strong and then peter out by mid-January as work deadlines, home chores and the latest Netflix binge takes precedence over my good intentions. I even thought this year would…

Here's why we can have some hope about the Covid pandemic

The US keep breaking records in the coronavirus pandemic. The latest: 3 million new cases in the first two weeks of the year.But some experts say there's hope.Vaccines, spring weather and, surprisingly, the high number of infections all offer cause…

Here's how some of the leading coronavirus vaccines work

Johnson & Johnson says it plans to have data from advanced, Phase 3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine by the end of the month.If they're positive, the company plans to apply for emergency use authorization from the US Food and…

The ongoing challenge of pandemic fatigue is hitting people hard

Nearly a year of ever-changing public safety guidelines with long days cooped up at home are wearing on many people.People have been social distancing, wearing masks and skipping gatherings with friends and family in order to slow the spread of…

The US has suffered its worst day ever for Covid-19 deaths

The US reported its highest daily number of Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday with more than 4,320 fatalities attributed to the virus.It marked the second time -- both this month and since the pandemic's start -- that the US reported more…

The power of a real apology

"Forgiveness" in the time of Covid usually refers to loans, as in TD Bank's recent announcement that, pending new information, it was no longer "accepting new forgiveness applications."That phrasing got me thinking about how we, as individuals, sometimes struggle to…