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How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

How Long? Here's a Tool Designed to Help Evaluate Your COVID-Risks

Nov 30, 2020

A pair of MIT professors have come up with a useful tool to evaluate indoor COVID-19 risks.

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 30, 2020

EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

Beware of COVID-19 Scams as Vaccine Approaches FDA Approval

By Colleen Long | Nov 30, 2020

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by weary Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too, ready to use that desperation to their advantage, federal investigators say.

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

Moderna Asking US, European Regulators to OK its Virus Shots

By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 30, 2020

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection, ramping up the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

Fauci: US May See 'Surge Upon Surge' of Virus in Weeks Ahead

By Tamara Lush | Nov 29, 2020

The nation's top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see "surge upon a surge" of the coronavirus over the coming weeks, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 28, 2020

"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

By Markian Hawryluk, Rae Ellen | Nov 27, 2020

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, nurses can make more than $6,200 a week. A recent posting for a job in Fargo, North Dakota, offered more than $8,000 a week. Some can get as much as $10,000.

From College Buddies to CBD Entrepreneurs: Batch by Wisconsin Hemp Scientific

From College Buddies to CBD Entrepreneurs: Batch by Wisconsin Hemp Scientific

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 27, 2020

Three life-long friends are reinvigorating Wisconsin's historic hemp industry with a vertically integrated company producing some of the industry's best CBD products.

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26, 2020

EDGE canvassed various industries to curate our favorite picks of the season. Some are splurge-worthy; others are affordable giveaways that won't break the bank. Above all, conscious giving remains one of the most prominent themes of 2020.

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

Nov 26, 2020

Diagnosed with stage-four cancer, one patient is pouring energy into a new effort to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms — to ease their psychic pain.

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25, 2020

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

By Candice Choi | Nov 25, 2020

Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S.

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

Nov 24, 2020

"This denial ... sends a message to my son and all transgender people, that their health care needs aren't real or they're not worthy of care. I won't accept that," says the teen's mom Patti Pritchard.

Are Dining Tents a Safe Way to Eat Out During the Pandemic?

Are Dining Tents a Safe Way to Eat Out During the Pandemic?

Nov 24, 2020

Health experts say outdoor dining tents are generally safer than dining inside, but caution that they're not all equal.

In Pandemic-Era Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

In Pandemic-Era Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

By Anne D'Innocenzio, Sophia Rosenbaum | Nov 24, 2020

"People are being more mindful of what people are putting on their skin and in their bodies because of the pandemic," says Lauren Yavor, a beauty influencer.

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

By Victoria Knight | Nov 24, 2020

Americans who do choose to fly will be subject to evolving COVID safety policies that vary by airline, a result of the continuing lack of a unified federal strategy.

Thanksgiving Could be Make-or-Break in US Virus Response

Thanksgiving Could be Make-or-Break in US Virus Response

By Michael Rubinkam | Nov 24, 2020

In Pennsylvania, if you're having friends over to socialize, you're supposed to wear a mask — and so are your friends. That's the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it.

Will Social Distancing Weaken Your Immune System?

Will Social Distancing Weaken Your Immune System?

Nov 23, 2020

Some worry a lack of contact with others will weaken their immune system by reducing its active contact with germs.

Inequality 'Baked Into' Virus Testing Access as Cases Surge

Inequality 'Baked Into' Virus Testing Access as Cases Surge

By Christine Fernando, Carolyn Thompson | Nov 23, 2020

Lines for free COVID-19 tests stretch for blocks and hours in cities where people feel the dual strain of the coronavirus surge and the approaching holidays.

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless | Nov 23, 2020

AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

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