With the addition of East Texas born-and-raised ophthalmologist Sawyer Hall D.O., to its highly-trained medical and surgical eye care team, Christus Trinity Clinic is once again demonstrating its commitment to the whole health of patients across Northeast Texas.

Traditional Halloween activities are fun, but some can increase the risk of getting or spreading COVID-19 or influenza. Here are some ways to participate in Halloween safely:

Germs are a part of everyday life. Some of them are helpful, but others are harmful and cause disease. They can be found everywhere — in our air, soil and water. They are on our skin and in our bodies. Germs are also on the surfaces and objects we touch. Sometimes those germs can spread to y…

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing our attention to our body, mind and thoughts without judgement. Increasing awareness of our thoughts and emotions can be helpful in coping with life’s stresses.

Being mindful of technology encourages healthy connections with oneself and others rather than losing yourself in mobile devices. It also helps to refocus your concentration to be present by avoiding compulsive use of technology.

Mindful parenting is to intentionally bring moment-to-moment awareness to the parent-child relationship. This will help parents focus on a long-term and positive relationship with their children.

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Dr. Ashish Jha, dean at Brown University School of Public Health, participated in a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing that focused on the merits of hydroxychloroquine. Jha tells CNN's Erin Burnett what went through his mind when the hearing became personal.

Hospitalizations are reaching record highs with ICU units being pushed to capacity as a second coronavirus wave hits across the country. CNN's Omar Jimenez takes an exclusive look inside hospitals in Odessa, Texas, as they become overwhelmed with patients.

There has been a major coronavirus outbreak aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer, the USS Michael Murphy, which has spread to nearly one-quarter of the ship's 300 strong-crew, according to two US Navy officials. CNN's Ryan Browne has more.

Pfizer has accumulated enough safety data on its Covid-19 vaccine and is preparing to file for emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration. Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, calls the news "pretty amazing."

While there have only been a handful of cases of reinfection so far, we don't yet know how long our immunity lasts after recovering from Covid-19. Dr. Leana Wen explains why the herd immunity approach won't work.