While the focus on COVID-19 fills almost every discussion on health nowadays, the fact remains that other illnesses are not social distancing. Heart attacks, stroke, and trauma are still filling the emergency rooms. Chronic conditions, cancer treatments, and some routine visits cannot be delayed. Providers are making changes to office visits and even expanding to telehealth. Here is what you need to know.
Nurses are making the headlines now more than ever, most often the image of frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic. Before this virus was a household name, the World Health Organization had already declared 2020 the "Year of the Nurse". What is the history behind the celebrations of the most honest profession for the past 18 years?
Information is plentiful on the internet for just about everything, including COVID-19. When looking for accurate information, typing into the search bar isn't going to cut it. Where should you look for information on COVID-19?
Here are some answers to everyday questions that seem to be on everyone's mind regarding COVID-19.
This past week the CDC began recommending the use of cloth face coverings. With this recommendation started the questions from family & friends. What type of mask? When should I wear it? How do I wear it? Any tips? Here are the answers to those many questions!
Hospital systems and provider offices are asking people to stay at home during mild to moderate illness and visit offices or the emergency room only when necessary. So, what should you do to care for yourself while home?
Coronavirus. COVID-19. However you refer to this virus, it’s taking over everyone’s life in some way or another. This virus has upended not only our towns, states, and country, but also our world. Schools are closed. People are working from home. Sports seasons are canceled. While we have the internet at our fingertips, sometimes the amount of information can be overwhelming. Let’s break it down a bit…(more…)
Understanding acetaminophen and ibuprofen differences are important since they are popular OTC medications and readily available. They are great to use for common ailments such as headache, fever, or pain.
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