For as long as I can remember I understood that religious observance entailed obligation. When other children were watching Saturday morning cartoons, my family was abstaining from television and participating in prayer services. Despite intense…

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Face coverings may reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed the effectiveness of seven types of face coverings…

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If there's such a thing as a "new normal" during the coronavirus pandemic, it's a constant state of stress. And it's particularly intense…

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 hasn't increased the risk for stroke, but when a stroke occurs it's more likely to be fatal, a new study finds. According…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYemen bracing for coronavirus outbreakWar-torn Yemen's healthcare system has "in effect collapsed" and coronavirus is spreading across the country, the United Nations has warned. Jens Laerke, spokesman…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The suspect attempted to drive through the base's gated entrance before opening fire A shooting at a Texas naval base that wounded one sailor and left the suspected gunman dead…

Image copyright SETAM Image caption This dog has been put up for auction with a starting price of 75 hryvnia (£2.30; €2.50) Thoroughbred dogs that were confiscated under a court order in Ukraine to pay…