Spending more time online these days? You’re not the only one. Thanks in some part to widespread social distancing, we’re plugging in more often to work, play and feel less isolated. The New York Times analyzed traffic data and found that Facebook usage alone jumped 27% between January 15 and March 24. But our bump… Continue Reading ›

Over 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, shattering previous records and plunging the economy into deeper chaos. And while the country battles a novel virus, millions of people now face the prospect of illness without any healthcare coverage What should you do if you’re among the millions of jobless Americans and you’ve… Continue Reading ›

As America grapples with a viral pandemic, the stress of social distancing and a floundering economy, millions of people have something else to worry about: Does health insurance cover coronavirus testing? And if you have COVID-19, will your insurance pay for treatment? These are valid questions. The world has been through pandemics before, but it’s… Continue Reading ›

Don’t panic. Easier said than done, right? Over the last six weeks, the country has jumped from casually aware of the novel coronavirus in China to a state of barely suppressed panic. Even in towns without any active cases of COVID-19, grocery store shelves sit empty, ransacked by the frenzied masses trying to stock up… Continue Reading ›

You’ve seen the headlines and heard the stories. There’s a new virus making its way around the world, threatening — and, by expert predictions, likely — to become a bonafide pandemic soon: coronavirus. Officially named COVID-19 based on the type of virus it is, this novel (new) coronavirus disease is actually caused by the same… Continue Reading ›