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February 9, 2021
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.
February 1, 2021
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.
January 25, 2021
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.
January 15, 2021
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.
January 12, 2021
A Call for Action Against Racism in Medicine
Worn from carrying the burden of fighting against racial injustice, a group of physicians pen a letter titled “Dear White People” asking colleagues in medicine to take up the cause of anti-racism.
January 8, 2021
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."
January 7, 2021
Your Mental Health Toolbox For Facing 2021
Last year taught us many things about how stress impacts our mental and physical health. Enter 2021 with the right tools to cope.
December 16, 2020
Are People With Sleep Apnea At A Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19?
The answer is not so simple according to otolaryngologist Dr. Maurits Boon and sleep medicine specialist Dr. Karl Doghramji.
December 15, 2020
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
December 14, 2020
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
December 9, 2020
Will Pregnant Women Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine? Experts Hope So
OBGYN experts say the COVID-19 vaccine should be made available to pregnant women who are at higher risk of complications when infected with the virus.