Category Archives: National Features

Older Americans Say They Miss Hugs From Loved Ones During COVID-19 Lockdown

By Allison Sadlier /SWNS–Half of Americans 65 and over confessed to missing the physical intimacy of hugs during COVID-19, a new survey revealed. Fifty-seven percent are eagerly awaiting the chance to embrace a loved one as soon as they can. The survey also showed that this population is also craving time with family (48%), their…MORE

Video:  The Doc is In–By Stanton MD

Video: The Doc is In–By Stanton MD

The Doc Is In – "Shingles" Shingles are a reactivation of the chickenpox virus in the body, causing a painful rash. Anyone who's had chickenpox may develop shingles. It isn't known what reactivates the virus. In this, "The Doc Is In" segment, Emergency Physician, Dr, Ryan Stanton introduces us to a man that contracted the…MORE

Poll: Has Pandemic Changed How Americans Feel About Health Care?

(SWNS)–Three-quarters of Americans agree that the COVID-19 pandemic is a sign that the U.S. should adopt a universal health care system, according to a new survey. The survey of 2,000 Americans, which was conducted by OnePoll, asked about their opinions on the COVID-19 pandemic and how well they believe the U.S. government has handled the crisis.…MORE

We Need Accountability Partners to Live Healthy, Study Says

By Zoya Gervis // SWNS–Half of Americans rely on their partners to keep them accountable for living a healthy lifestyle, according to new research. Doing it alone can be difficult, and according to the new poll, 68% of Americans say they need someone to hold them accountable for making healthy choices — with nearly six…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

The Doc Is In – "COVID-19 Mask Protection" There has been a lot of conversation about how protective masks are in the fight against COVID-19. In this "The Doc Is In" segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Stanton, demonstrates the proper way to wear a mask to give your best protection when in public. "The Doc Is…MORE

The Toughest Questions Kids Ask Parents

By Zoya Gervis // SWNS–With more parents at home with their families, they’re facing tough questions from inquisitive kids, according to new research. In fact, parents field 468 difficult questions from their kids each and every year! The poll of 2,000 parents with children ages 2-12 found in a typical week, they creatively respond to…MORE