Posts Tagged: health

Essential self care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The new norm of social distancing coupled with a possible loss of work and abnormal routines are tremendous pressures, both physically and mentally. Many of us feel pressure to continue to perform at the same level as before, but juggling work full-time remotely (or facing the financial uncertainty of unemployment) while simultaneously caring for family…
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COVID-19 vs. the flu vs. the common cold

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, individuals may find themselves feeling under the weather and immediately begin thinking the worst. Feeling as if the best thing to do is go straight to the hospital to be tested. However, many health care systems across the country are beginning to become overrun with patients experiencing symptoms that are…
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Preventing asymptomatic COVID-19 transmission

As weeks of social distancing wear on, many are feeling the urge to get back to their normal routines. And for those who don’t feel sick, it might be tempting to relax that rules a bit. But public health experts say that’s the worst thing we can do right now, as it is now estimated…
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