STANFORD (KPIX) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in the Bay Area February of 2020 right before the pandemic. It was for a secret visit of sorts to meet with Stanford University’s Dr. James Doty whose work focuses on the science of compassion. “They are one of the nicest, sweetest couples… very down to earth,” said Dr. Doty, founder of Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford Medicine. READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 1,553 New COVID Cases, 66 Additional Deaths Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been outspoken about issues like hate speech and online bullying. They’ve been very open sharing their own experiences. “And as we have seen even with the death of Diana how the paparazzi is around you 24/7, it can profoundly affect your mental health and affect everything you do,” said Doty. The couple created a non-profit called the Archewell Foundation, named after their son Archie. The Archewell Foundations purpose is to uplift and unite … [Read more...] about Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Made Secret Visit To Stanford Researcher Who Studies Science Of Compassion
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A doctor criticized online after being photographed getting vaccinated while nine months pregnant. A waitress fired from her restaurant job when she resisted vaccination for fear of what it would do to her fertility. Another pregnant physician who hesitated to receive her shot owing to the lack of clear data. The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially hard on mothers and mothers-to-be, who are not only coping with closed schools and childcare centers but also receiving conflicting advice about vaccination — creating a potentially deadly scenario. Before changing its guidance after coming under criticism, the World Health Organization had recommended against pregnant women receiving the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines unless they are “at risk of high exposure.” That guidance contradicted that of the Centers for Disease Control , the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine , … [Read more...] about Vaccine research must include pregnant women during COVID and beyond
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 2 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. While the onset of the pandemic saw many wipe down groceries and hesitate to handle mail, science has since confirmed that the novel coronavirus spreads mainly through air droplets and close contact with infected persons. However, experts say disinfection efforts coupled with mask wearing, social distancing, vaccination and ventilation still offers the best protection against the virus. "We know that COVID-19 is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets," Dr. Frank Esper, pediatric infectious disease specialist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s, told Fox News. "It is also possible for a person to get the virus from touching a contaminated source, and then touching their face (mouth, nose or eyes). However, we don’t have definitive evidence to show that this is a major route of transmission. Still, as this virus … [Read more...] about Disinfecting surfaces amid coronavirus: Should we still be doing this?
PASADENA (CBSLA) — The 2021 Tournament of Roses Parade has been officially canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The “Rose Cast” of 250 performers opens the 128th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 2, 2017. The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of “America’s New Year Celebration” held in Pasadena each year on New Year’s Day, or on January 2 if New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday. The parade’s Never on Sunday tradition dates to 1893, the first year since the start of the event that New Years Day fell on a Sunday. To avoid frightening horses that would be hitched outside churches on a Sunday the parade was moved to the next day, January 2. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) “The health and well-being of our parade participants and guests, as well as that of our volunteer members, professional staff and partners, is our number one priority,” Bob Miller, 2021 President of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about ‘Tremendous Disappointment’: 2021 Rose Parade Canceled For The First Time In 75 Years