Mihaela is a public health expert for nonprofit Transamerica Institute.
According to the Sleep Association, about 50-70 million adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder, involving issues with the quality of sleep that can cause a number of health consequences— a problem that can be exacerbated by the stress brought on from the pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic, life under lockdown has presented a lot of challenges to our daily routines, such as fitting in physical activity. This may contribute to weight gain, or what has been dubbed as the “Quarantine 15.” In order to combat this, we need to take steps to keep physically active.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 27.5 million Americans are currently without health insurance. This is especially alarming as we continue to fight COVID-19. The good news is that if you have not enrolled yet, there is now a special three-month enrollment period for you to get health coverage