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Home Exercise: How to Stay Fit During Quarantine
Staying active is always important for all areas of your health. With many gyms closed, you may find it difficult to stay active. Here is a comprehensive article on staying fit during the COVID-19 lockdown and how to stay safe if going to gyms.¬†
Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?
Pet insurance is a great option for your dog or cat, similar to regular health insurance, but is it truly worth the cost? In this article, we will talk about what pets qualified for insurance, what are the options in in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Washingon DC, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco
Reopening guidelines and phases in New York City
NYC is in Phase 4 of reopening, the following industries are allowed to resume: Commercial Building Management, Hair Salons & Barbershops, Outdoor and Take-Out/Delivery Food Services, Offices, Real Estate Services, In-Store Retail, Vehicle Sales Retail Rental, Repair & Cleaning. According to the White House and the CDC's reopening guidelines, there are 3 phases that each state and city has to go through before resuming to normalcy post Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants and gyms could open but with limited hours and must follow social distancing and sanitary protocols.
Coronavirus Blood Test (antibody) vs. Swab Test (PCR) vs. Rapid COVID Test - Which is Best?
The Coronavirus antibody test detects past infections, Swab (PCR) test helps you detect current active COVID-19 infection. There several rapid tests but none is qualified for traveling purposes. There are now several companies that have released at-home COVID-19 tests that patients can perform while on a video call with a physician. These tests typically cost approximately $100 and are either taken through a saliva sample or a nasal swab. Additionally, many drive-thru testing sites are asking patients to perform the test on themselves in order to decrease contact between provider and patients.
What Does Shortness of Breath Feel Like? A Lung Doctor Explains Coronavirus Symptoms
Coronavirus COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, so it's widely known that there's an effect on the lungs. Some symptoms include a fever, a dry cough, and shortness of breath (difficult breathing, dyspnea or breathlessness). But what does shortness of breath really feel like? When should I be worried? Dr. Haala Rokadia, MD, explains what COVID-19 is and what the symptoms may feel like, depending on the severity of the case.
Is 5G Dangerous or Harmful To Our Health? - A Summary of Previous Research
5G is no more or less safe, dangerous, or harmful compared to previous wireless communication technologies like 4G, 3G, or home WiFi. According to the Federal Communications Commission, ‚Äú5G technology does NOT cause coronavirus.‚Äù. As of 2019, 5G is available via Verizon and AT&T in large cities like New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Washington DC, Boston, Houston, and Chicago.
How To Thank Coronavirus Helpers #HelpingTheHelpers
There are 17 million people who work in healthcare in the U.S. and roughly half are considered frontline workers, doctors, nurses, lab techs, ambulance drivers, EMS. During this pandemic, these selfless individuals, along with other essential workers, are putting themselves on the line to save other people‚Äôs lives and improve the overall health of community members. In this article, we will help you learn of ways to thank and help Coronavirus helpers - frontline health workers, public safety workers, and more. Thank you Coronavirus helpers!
Where to Exercise in NYC During COVID-19 Quarantine
Although NYC has entered phase 4 of reopening, many people are disappointed to hear that indoor gyms and fitness centers are remaining closed until further notice. Not sure where to go to get fresh air during this pandemic but want to maintain a regular exercise schedule? Here are twenty parks to visit across the five boroughs.
When Will Coronavirus Peak & End - Data From 50 U.S. States
Updated October 14th, 2020 - Using research and projections from The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Healthdata.org), this article will help you understand when the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak peak and end. The peak date has already passed in some states, such as New York, New Jersey, and Texas. However, as many schools and public areas reopen, it is likely that many regions will see a second wave of the virus in the fall and winter. The projected peak dates for most states are in late 2020 or early 2021. The distribution of a vaccine this winter will allow society to begin the return to normalcy. Herd immunity is also an important aspect that will affect when coronavirus will end.
Where and How to Get Tested for Coronavirus COVID-19 in Chicago, IL?
The Chicago Department of Public Health advises people to self-screen first to determine if you meet criteria. Test sites are available via drive-throughs across the Chicago urban areas and suburbs. A nasopharyngeal swab is required for Coronavirus COVID-19 molecular test and it could be quite uncomfortable for some. North Side Chicago, South Side Chicago, the Loop, Lincoln Park, Highland Park, Lake View, Avondale, Boystown.
How To Manage Coronavirus COVID-19 Symptoms At Home
Currently, there is no antiviral treatment available for COVID-19. Practice physical distancing, taking Tylenol could help with fever, drink plenty of fluid, rest and monitor your symptoms often. Don't forget to keep a positive mindset and take care of your emotional health. According to the NYC Department of Health, CA Department of Health, CDC Guidelines, and physician interviews.