Staying Productive: Working from Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the World Health Organization announced last Wednesday that Covid-19 has officially reached ‘pandemic status’, many blue-chip companies like Amazon, Google and Apple have implemented a mandatory work from home policy. Many smaller companies that can adopt this policy, have adopted it as well, meaning that working from home may become the new norm for

7 Things You Should Know About Online Doctor Visits

Virtual healthcare represents “virtual visits” that occur between patients and their doctors via communications technology in real time. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual appointments could solve a lot of problems. However, if you’ve never done a virtual visit before, you most likely have many burning questions about this topic. So, do you want to find

7 Unusual Symptoms Experienced by COVID-19 Patients

As the coronavirus is affecting more and more people with each passing day, healthcare professionals noticed unusual symptoms in some patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Now, coronavirus has a growing list of symptoms and no one knows when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will put an end to the list. Read on to discover

Follow These Tips From Pros to Stay Healthy and Sane During the Quarantine

Social isolation is terrible for most of us. As a matter of fact, the absence of social contact have been associated with poor health. In spite of that, we must maintain social distance and stay home. So, whether you’re alone in isolation or with close friends and family members, you should follow these mental health

The Most Promising Medical Treatments for COVID-19

The most important thing you need to know is that there are virtually no drugs licensed to treat COVID-19. Despite what you have heard from dubious sources on social media, there is no known treatment for the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Right now, there are only clinical trials. That’s why you shouldn’t believe

Catching the Coronavirus: Who Is More at Risk of Severe Illness?

Up to this point, the coronavirus appears to be an equal opportunity pathogen when referring to those who get infected. The virus doesn’t seem to avoid certain individuals. “There’s not a difference in risk of transmission that we know of,” says S. Wesley Long, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and genomic medicine at Houston

How to Get the Most out of Your Freezer During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Whether it’s a large chest freezer or just the little one at the top of the inside of your fridge, your freezer has become one of the most valuable appliances in your home right now with people having to isolate themselves to help halt the spread of the coronavirus. The ability to stockpile food and

Doctors standing over infected person in protective medical suits.

Top 10 Catastrophic Outbreaks in Human History

Medical advances have come a long way over the past couple of decades, not to mention centuries. But despite all our significant efforts, it seems that outbreaks, epidemics and pandemics still take us by surprise. Though global health measures can lead to drastic changes when it comes to smothering such events, we’re not quite at

Coronavirus: Are Young People at Risk?

Part 1 As with most viral outbreaks, the people most at risk are the elderly and/or infirm and those with underlying health issues. Certainly in the current situation, when it comes to a persons age, the older you are the higher the risk that you will contract coronavirus. However, when these viral outbreaks occur, the

Avoiding Fake Coronavirus Health Advice Online – 7 Things You Need to Know

With the recent news of an Arizona man and his wife attempting to self-medicate for the novel coronavirus by taking chloroquine phosphate, it’s about time to discuss the less than helpful health advice that is sweeping online platforms, news-stands and even from the office of the president. The man has unfortunately passed away and his

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