Wildlife Reclaims Yosemite National Park in the Absence of Tourists

By |2020-06-10T20:05:27+03:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

Yosemite National Park is typically a hubbub of tourist activity, and quiet is rare. But the park seems to have become the natural haven it was supposed to be. These days, Great Black Bears strutting proudly past administered buildings are not uncommon.. And if fortune smiles. Upon you, you may even come across the nearly extinct Bighorn atop the mountains. Well, we can't be one of those lucky tourists, at least not yet. Rangers still deny entry to the arguably best-known park in California. But

Maps of COVID-19 Affected Areas Show a Drastic Drop in Air Pollution

By |2020-05-30T17:56:22+03:00May 30th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

There might be something good coming out of this pandemic after all. Life Advancer has previously reported some of the environmental effects of the coronavirus lockdown, including amazingly clear waters in Venice canals. But the impact is much huger than that. Satellite images provided by the European Space Agency demonstrate a drastic drop in air pollution over Italy and China. Levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over the regions that were affected by COVID-19 most of all appear to be significantly lower in comparison with the

Elderly Couple Dies of COVID-19 on the Same Day After 73 Years of Marriage

By |2020-05-19T19:53:37+03:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

In essence, we all die alone, but we don’t have to suffer alone. When we hear about how an elderly couple dies of COVID-19 on the same day, we rethink just how alone we are. When COVID-19 started to swell out of control, many disturbing words rang true, including statements that suffering patients had to die alone. That was truly devastating news that brought me to tears. It was enough just to hear how the numbers of infected were rising, along with the deaths. But

10 Signs of Mom Burnout and How to Cope with It in Quarantine

By |2020-05-12T20:35:28+03:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

With COVID-19 leading to prolonged school closure in many countries, many hassled moms are wondering how to keep their little ones occupied. The stress is heavy; mom burnout happens even when everyone's hale and hearty. So, how is an overwrought mom, flooded by the responsibilities of caregiving, supposed to cope?  The situation's worse if you've received a Stay At Home order. We have some ideas that may help. What Is Mom Burnout? Burnout, according to experts like Mary C Kimmel, M.D., co-director of the Perinatal

3D Model Shows How the Coronavirus Spreads in the Air

By |2020-04-25T18:57:41+03:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness|Tags: |

With the Coronavirus pandemic having confined us to our homes, most of us are yearning for some social contact. Hermits, humans are not. But stay at home we must, only for now. Why? The 3D Model of a Person Coughing Particles and droplets that transmit the dreaded COVID-19 virus stay in the air for an extended amount of time, as researchers have found. Finnish scientists have found that the virus moves through teensy airborne aerosol particles when a COVID victim coughs or sneezes. They have

Study Shows How Long Coronavirus Lives on Surfaces

By |2020-04-11T18:32:45+03:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions|Tags: |

Everyone is seeking asylum from COVID-19. All of us are staying at home as far as possible. It's not difficult to appreciate the sentiment, and here's why. How does COVID-19 spread? This insidious bug, which has caused over 70,500 deaths worldwide, is a respiratory infection that spreads through water droplets when an infected person sneezes. Of course, these droplets can land on the surfaces in our environment. What are the symptoms? As you would already know, the Coronavirus causes a range of symptoms that resemble

Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

101-Year-Old Spanish Flu Survivor in Italy Recovers from COVID-19

By |2020-04-01T18:11:28+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Inspirational|Tags: , |

Despite the media stating that the elderly are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, it seems that one older survivor recovered from COVID-19. There have been a few cases of individuals above the century mark defeating the COVID-19 virus. Despite what society claims, these resilient people are beating the odds. One such case involves a man born during the Spanish flu crisis. Surprising survival One Italian born man who chooses to be called, “Mr. P” survived the present pandemic at the age of 101. According to