EXPLAINER: Detailing Japan's new COVID state of emergency

TOKYO — Coronavirus infection cases have reached daily records in Tokyo, which is now playing host to the Olympics. The Japanese government has declared the capital and several other regions under a “state of emergency” during the entire Games. With such a global sporting event unfolding, what does that mean? Here’s a rundown. WHAT IS […]

COVID-19 rates a worry as 1 million head for Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa — With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month’s Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines from around the state, including many from counties with low vaccination rates and increasing prevalence of the disease. […]

Beat mid-life health crisis with 40 ways to stay fit at forty

AS your age goes up is your health going down? We told yesterday how a third of adults have two or more health problems by the age of 46. The most common ailments are high-risk drinking, back pain, mental health issues and high blood pressure. Katy Docherty asks nutritionist Amanda Ursell, fitness coach Jane Wake, […]

How to clean a clear phone case – the 5 ways

Coronavirus: Experts discuss cleaning phone surfaces We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Phone cases are the best way to protect your […]

Tokyo new virus cases near 2,000 a day before Olympics open

TOKYO — Tokyo hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a worsening of infections during the Games. Thursday’s 1,979 new cases are the highest since 2,044 were recorded on Jan. 15. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who is determined to hold the Olympics, […]

Disparities in Maternal Health Are Rooted in "Medical Apartheid"

The 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture’s Wealth & Power experience saw ESSENCE Lifestyle Editor Victoria Uwumargogie moderate a conversation between Sr. Medical Dr. Health of Women at Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Robyn Jones, and Youtube influencer Rita Onox about the state of Maternal Health for Black women. For more of everything you missed during the […]