Health Highlights: March 9, 2022

Ukraine news has many Americans stressed: Experts offer coping tips. The first rule: Cut your exposure to what’s happening by limiting how much news you consume and turning off app notifications. Read more

Hate CPAP for sleep apnea? Special mouthguard might work. Called mandibular advancement devices, they’ve been shown to work as well as CPAP in treating the disorder, experts say. Read more

Common household products can kill seniors. Heaters, backyard pools, bed rails: They are all top on the list of items that can lead to dangerous injuries for the elderly, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read more

Masks in school do protect kids. Districts in Arkansas with full mask requirements had 23 percent lower rates of coronavirus infection among students and staff members than districts without the mandates, a new study finds. Read more