Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Revises Quarantine Rule; Actual...

CDC Revises COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance from 14 Days to 7-10 Days The standard 14-day quarantine period for COVID-19 can be...

December 4, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Mask Mandates Reduce Spread, New...

CDC Study Confirms that Mask Mandates Slow the Spread of COVID-19 Local government mandates that require everyone to wear masks...

November 27, 2020

COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy as...

The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the...

November 20, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test Requires...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has...

November 20, 2020

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this...

November 19, 2020

COVID-19: Can It Cause Diabetes?

As COVID-19 spread around the world, what was originally thought to be a highly infectious respiratory illness became much more....

November 18, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risk of Mental Disorders;...

COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia, Major Study Finds Patients who have recovered from the physical...

November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Can Flu Vaccine Reduce Coronavirus...

Flu Shot Could Lower Your Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Studies Indicate Getting vaccinated against influenza, or the flu, may...

November 6, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Immunity May Wear Off; Update...

British Study Finds Immunity to COVID-19 Wears Off Over Time A study involving more than 365,000 people across England indicates...

October 30, 2020

Halloween, You, COVID-19 and the Flu

On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign...

October 26, 2020

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COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Long Haulers’ with Mild...

One-Third of COVID-19 Patients with Initial Mild Illness Had Lingering Symptoms for Months Nearly one-third of people who contracted COVID-19 had lingering symptoms for a...

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

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For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women:...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female deaths. Women have been extremely...

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Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...