Health, Fitness & Food

Cyclists pass the boarded up Smith & Wollesnky restaurant as they exercise in South Pointe Park on March 18, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. Cliff Hawkins | Getty Images Miami mayor Francis Suarez asked President Trump in a letter on Thursday to suspend flights to Miami International Airport from COVID-19 hotspots. “As Mayor of the
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ResMed CEO Mick Farrell said Wednesday that his company has been ramping up production of ventilators for the last 90 days, trying to meet surging global demand as countries battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Ventilators most in-demand for COVID-19 treatment push air and oxygen into and out of a person’s lungs through tubes inserted through their
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Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Coronavirus Task Force news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images The first human trial testing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is “on track” with
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An American Airlines flight attendant serves drinks to passengers after departing Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Robert Alexander | Archive Photos | Getty Images Flight attendant unions warned Wednesday that government stakes in airlines in exchange for payroll protections could render the coronavirus aid unattractive and cost thousands of jobs. Congress last week approved $32 billion
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Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google Inc. Bloomberg | Getty Images Google will offer 100,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots and will donate 4,000 Chromebooks to students across the state of California, governor Gavin Newsom said during a news conference Wednesday. The internet access points are supposed to help improve broadband internet in rural households across the state
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Testing capacity for the coronavirus in the U.S. will dramatically increase in the coming days, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “By probably next week, we’ll be at capacity of tens of thousands of tests a day,” Gottlieb said on “Squawk Box.” “Certainly by the end of next week, I think
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 75,200 Total deaths: At least 2,000 9:15 am: Plugable Technologies warns the worst of its supply disruption won’t hit for months Bernie Thompson, CEO and founder of Plugable Technologies, which sells USB, Bluetooth
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A train attendant gesturing to medical staff leaving for Wuhan in Nanchang, China’s central Jiangxi province on Feb. 13, 2020. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time. Chinese officials on Saturday reported 2,641 new coronavirus cases and
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Total confirmed cases: More than 64,000Total deaths: At least 1,380 8:20 am:  IMF chief says next two weeks will be critical for China The next two weeks will be crucial in determining the economic impact of the coronavirus, says International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina
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Hospital staff in protective garments walk at a checkpoint to the Hubei province exclusion zone at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. The banner reads: ‘Committed to the fight to prevent and control the epidemic’. Thomas
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Cognitive impairment and dementia are significant conditions affecting women as they age, with a reported two-thirds of instances of age-related cognitive impairment and dementia seen in women. Previous research has found associations between diet and cognitive function, however large, well-designed studies have been significantly lacking. Given the relative ease of dietary interventions, this might be
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All times below are in U.S. eastern time. Read CNBC’s coverage from our Asia-Pacific and Europe teams overnight: Total cases: At least 34,000 as of Friday eveningTotal deaths: At least 722 worldwide as of Friday evening 9:08 a.m. France issues tougher travel warning to China France’s foreign office on Saturday issued new travel advice for
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