coronavirus pandemic

'Heart Broken Syndrome' Increase Amid COVID

(CNN) - A┬ásmall study suggests "broken heart syndrome" is increasing during the global coronavirus pandemic. That's the common name for stress-induced cardiomyopathy also known as Takotsubo syndrome. It happens when heart muscles weaken, leading to chest pain and shortness…

Study: Pandemic Could Lead To Fewer Births In U.S.

(CNN) - One of the macro level effects of the coronavirus could end up being up to half a million fewer births in the US than otherwise expected. That's what experts at the Brookings Institution and nonprofit March of…

Another 1.5 Million File Unemployment

(CNN) - The US economy has shown signs of improvement in recent weeks as some lockdown restrictions have eased. But millions of Americans are still seeking unemployment aid to make ends meet. The Department of Labor reported on Thursday…

Fed Announces New $2.3 Trillion In Loans

(CNN) - The Federal Reserve is continuing efforts to prop up the economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Central Bank announced a new $2.3 trillion round of loans that include even more support for small businesses…