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Sunshine during the Pandemic

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We are living through a difficult time, trying to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying isolated inside our homes, limiting contact with the outside world to “virtual communications” via our computers and phones. But we need to go outside and enjoy the Sun. A daily dose of sunshine can help to fight against a wide range …

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COVID-19: Testing

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There are multiple tests available to help with diagnosis of the COVID-19 infection. I’d like to separate them into 2 categories: Diagnostic Tests: Diagnose an acute infection Antibody Tests (Serological Assays): Confirm a previous infection Diagnostic tests detect the genetic material of the Coronavirus that causes COVID-19, so called real-time reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) …

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COVID-19: Do Gloves and Masks Help?

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We are all trying to protect ourselves from the novel Coronavirus. To improve your chances of remaining healthy, you need to practice an immune-boosting lifestyle by eating healthy, exercising regularly and managing stress. I’ve discussed these topics in recent blogs. It is also very important is to limit exposure to COVID-19 by practicing social distancing …

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