Scott County ranks second in recent COVID-19 cases | Health and Fitness


On July 1, Scott County Health Department officials reported 659 COVID-19 cases. Over the course of the past 29 days, the county has seen an increase of 850 cases, which means over half of the county’s infections have been confirmed in a single month.

Yet infection increases were well underway as the calendar turned from June to July.

On June 19, Rivers noted the county confirmed 418 positive cases of COVID-19 and remarked that the infection rate “remained low” and the county was “averaging less than two new cases a day for the last 30 days.”

The date was significant

Young people ‘feel anxiety and terror’ using fitness apps


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Use of fitness tracking technology has become commonplace among runners in recent years

Young peoples’ use of phone apps to monitor and improve their health has led to “obsessive behaviour, anxiety and terror”, a study has suggested.

The Digital Health Generation said children as young as eight were using the internet as part of their quest for fitness, a six pack or a thinner body.

It warned the use of fitness trackers, while “potentially motivating, could lead to obsessive behaviour”.

Respondents also said the apps should identify when users needed to stop.

Jack Bardzil,

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With gadgets such as smartphones and voice-driven AI assistants like Alexa, it’s safe to say that technology has taken over our lives. While sometimes these technological advances can be overwhelming, some products are lifesavers when it comes to fitness and health care. From massagers to sleep aid devices, we’ve put together a list of gadgets you can add to your home and daily routine.

If you’ve been working from home and constantly looking at screens in front of a desk or sometimes in bed, a massager would come in handy. Theragun is one of the most popular massager brands, and

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In the past few months, several dramatic measures have been taken to combat the coronavirus, including mandatory quarantines, lockdowns, and stay-at-home orders. In numerous places in the U.S., the measures have failed to contain the deadly SARS-CoV-2, and many Americans feel uneasy about partaking in group activities. As a result, the demand for at-home digital health and fitness services has skyrocketed. 

Take, for example, WW International (NASDAQ:WW) and Peloton Interactive (NASDAQ:PTON), whose stock prices have risen by more than 25% and 100%, respectively, over the past three months. That completely dominates the S&P 500‘s return of 14% during