Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Did I Have It? This is the question many of us are asking. As our society adapts to living in a world with Sars-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 illness, efforts have turned to not only testing to see if someone is currently infected, but also testing that can help us determine if someone has had the infection in the past. This has the potential to open the doors for safely reintegrating people into normal society without the risk of transmitting the virus. Here is what you need to know about this testing, including some potential problems. What is

How to Use the Pandemic to Actually Improve Your Health

Anxiety is running high right now, with good reason.  The health and economic consequences of the pandemic have affected everyone, even those lucky enough to have not actually contracted coronavirus. There’s never been a more important time to optimize your health.  Not only will you feel better in the short term, it is one tangible thing you can do to reduce your chances of suffering severe consequences of coronavirus infection.  “89.3% of adults hospitalized for Covid-19 had one or more underlying conditions. The most commonly reported were hypertension (49.7%), obesity (48.3%), chronic lung disease (34.6%), diabetes mellitus (28.3%), and cardiovascular

A Guide to COVID-19 Masks and FAQ

Confused about whether a mask is effective? You are not alone. Depending on the type of mask you are using it may be able to help prevent you from getting sick, or it may be reducing the chances you are spreading the virus to other people.  N95 masks are some of the most protective masks for the wearer, filtering out at least 95% of small 0.3 micron particles when worn properly. Currently, due to short supply of masks and other protective gear for healthcare workers on the front lines, the most protective masks such as N95s should be reserved for them

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