Remdesivir very promising for COVID treatment. Actemra reduces pulmonary complications, Hydroxychloroquine update…
Here‘s Today’s Tip… Your Diet. Let’s face it, the term “superfood” gets thrown around a LOT. And we agree, it’s pretty watered down – kind of like when people say, “That’s awesome.” Even though it’s quite a buzzword – and admittedly a marketing term – the truth is that we’re probably better off eating more […]
Some schools are considering requiring them in the fall. Many parents are … skeptical.
Symptomless COVID-19 is “one of the biggest challenges” for easing lockdown, according to experts.
Here‘s Today’s Tip… Protect Yourself. With the dreaded flu season on the horizon, we know you’re looking for ways to boost your immune system and protect yourself. After all, not only does it leave you feeling lousy, the flu can sideline you for a week or longer, seriously impacting your life and productivity. We recently […]
Experts share what you need to know about the blood tests that show a COVID-19 infection and possible immunity.
Scientists are developing drugs to stop the coronavirus. Here’s what’s promising and what isn’t.
Here‘s Today’s Tip… Fiber. With most of the talk about carbs and fat — and with protein well-established as linchpin nutrient — there’s one nutrient that seems to have gotten lost in the shuffle: FIBER. Due to its versatility and array of health benefits, dietary fiber is what we like to refer to as a […]
Here‘s Today’s Tip… Healthier Heart. We’ve been talking a good amount about heart health lately, and for good reason: It’s vitally important – DUH! Despite the fact that everyone knows this, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and over 92 million Americans suffer from cardiovascular disease—many of them completely unaware. […]
Here‘s Today’s Tip… Combat Discomfort. Getting older doesn’t have to mean dealing with aches and pains. In other words, muscle soreness and activity-related flare-ups are not simply “facts of life.” Here are 3 ways you can help your body naturally recover and handle everyday aches and activity-related flare-ups. Nutrition. Previously, we’ve talked about foods that promote […]
Etiquette experts offer advice on what to do if someone approaches you without a face mask, how to navigate awkward elevator encounters and more.
Every day, the main story in the news is the spread of Coronavirus and the death toll in the US and worldwide. The virus has everyone in a panic, and stores are sold out of hand sanitizer while shelves become bare of the essentials as people prepare for the worst from this outbreak. While no […]
Just getting through each day of quarantine is beginning to feel like winning the Super Bowl. For example, you might have thought you had this homeschool thing all worked out a few days ago. But this week, the novelty has worn off, your kids have lost focus, and they’re throwing their underwear at each other […]
With couples being home together during the coronavirus outbreak, there may be a need to redefine the relationship. A humorous video I saw circulating on social media is of a man being presented with the following : “Because of coronavirus you are going to be quarantined, but you have a choice. Do you A, be […]
Everyone who has weathered the new coronavirus pandemic knows that life as we know it can change within a matter of days. While millions of Americans have spent time “sheltering in place,” we’ve also gotten a crash course in the way we communicate with doctors. Whether you’re vulnerable to infection and need to avoid high-risk […]
Some people who have recovered from COVID-19 say this technique helped their lungs when they were sick.
Social distancing, physical distancing, is there a difference? These two terms are in use everywhere around you. You may be confused, but the answer is simple. The two terms are fully interchangeable. What do they mean and why are they so important? A resource from the government of Canada says this on social distancing. They […]
We are here to help you if you have any questions about the recent CoronaVirus news. Below are some common questions and answers that we hope will help ease any concerns you have, and more importantly empower you with knowledge and practical medical advice to help get us all through this pandemic. We have had […]
Experts weigh in on whether intimacy with your partner or solo sex can affect your immunity.
Among the many fears people have expressed during the COVID-19 epidemic in our country, one question appears uppermost on American’s mind: “What if I need a ventilator?” In this blog, I hope to clarify what assisted ventilation from a ventilator (or respirator) entails and give tips for you and your family or patient advocate should […]