Author: Marilyn Kate

Interactive Gaming Can Help Children, Teens Battle Loneliness During Pandemic, Experts Say

Experts say that while playing video games alone can increase loneliness in children, interactive video gaming with online friends can help ease loneliness. They say this finding is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic when children are confined to home for longer periods of time. Experts advise parents to talk to children about what games […]

Covid: US gives full approval for antiviral remdesivir drug

Coronavirus pandemic US regulators have given full approval for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients in hospitals. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Veklury, the drug’s brand name, cut the recovery time on average by five days during clinical trials. “Veklury is the first treatment for Covid-19 to receive FDA approval,” the […]

McDonald’s pushes for healthier Happy Meals

Fast-food chain has evolved to keep pace with health-conscious consumers and changing expectations Former McDonald’s USA CEO Ed Rensi on restaurants considering getting rid of ball pits and the key ingredients to a coronavirus stimulus for small businesses. McDonald’s is on track to healthier Happy Meals. The fast-food chain reported that since launching its initiative to […]