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COVID-19

Dementia During COVID-19: More Than Just a Virus
From social isolation to anxiety and depression, dementia patients and their caregivers have been burdened with more than just fear of getting sick during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Pandemic Stress Could Be Triggering Restless Leg Syndrome
Tips for easing restless leg syndrome at home, and its possible connections to COVID-19.
How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During COVID-19
The pandemic has impacted us in many ways, but it’s time to show your heart some love. Here, cardiologists offer tips to get back on track.
How to Get Your Smell and Taste Back After COVID-19
The social media videos on eating strange combinations of food to get your sense of taste back may not be as crazy as they seem.
Infection Control: How I Let the Coronavirus Into My Home (and How I Stopped It)
Dr. Kimberly Heckert is a physiatrist at an all COVID-19 rehab facility. She took every precaution to ensure she would not bring the virus home. She was blindsided when it found a way in.
The Top Nine Reasons Why I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine
Family medicine physician Dr. John J. Russell shares why he was personally motivated to get vaccinated and how he tolerated the first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions, Answered
Wondering which vaccine is the best one to receive, still on the fence about their safety, curious about what happens after vaccination? Here’s what we know.
Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Cause Bell’s Palsy? Experts Say No.
Facial paralysis and sensitivity are alarming symptoms of Bell's palsy, but full recovery is possible, especially when treated at the right time.
Home Remedies for Endometriosis During COVID-19
Endometriosis pain doesn't stop when you can't see a doctor. We spoke with a researcher on endo home remedies that work.
A Frontline Physician Reveals Hard Realities of COVID-19
Dr. Christopher Haines shares the comfort and hope he has for the future and lessons learned navigating the uncertainties of the pandemic.
Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Gut Health?
A gastroenterologist explains how stress, lifestyle changes and COVID-19 could be giving you a bad "gut feeling."