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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 10, 2020
A Survival Story: How One Man Beat the Dire Odds of Pancreatic Cancer
Joseph Derillo knew the odds of surviving this deadly cancer were low, but enduring a complex Whipple procedure and chemotherapy saved his life.
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.
December 7, 2020
Why Breathing Cold Air Hurts Your Lungs
Colder weather can irritate your airways, though there are many ways to protect your lungs.
December 1, 2020
The Opioid Crisis: Confronting America’s Other Fatal Health Epidemic
Now in the shadow of COVID-19, opioid misuse is another long-term health crisis that has killed over 450,000 people in this country since 1999.
November 24, 2020
Best and Worst Types of Face Masks To Wear In Colder Months
A pulmonologist weighs in on which types of masks provide the best protection against COVID-19, from traditional face masks to winter scarves.
November 23, 2020
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Causes and How to Ease the Pain
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of Americans every year. But what exactly is it? And how is it treated?
November 20, 2020
Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips for Brightening Your Mood on Shorter, Dark Days
Daily light therapy from a tabletop light box and walks in bright winter sunshine lead the way in relieving seasonal affective disorder—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 19, 2020
I Ran Marathons. Then COVID-19 Caught up With Me.
Alexandra Hackett tested negative for COVID-19 back in March when she had flu-like symptoms. Today, she faces terrifying “long-hauler” symptoms.
November 17, 2020
How the Stress of COVID-19 Affects Men and Women Differently
Episode 12 of The Health Nexus Podcast