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Antibody Tests May Answer Public Health Questions

22/06/2020 06:00am | 2553 views

 

June 1, 2020 -- Big-name medical testing companies like Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp have expanded access to antibody tests that can tell whether someone was recently infected with the coronavirus a few weeks after they’ve recovered from disease. You can order these tests online or go through your doctor.

 

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Aerosol Scientist: COVID-19 Is Likely Airborne

16/06/2020 06:00am | 3018 views

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Something has been bothering Kimberly Prather, PhD: Everything she reads about COVID-19 points to a pathogen that travels through the air.

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A Bright Side to Sheltering in Place With Your Family

14/06/2020 06:00am | 2893 views

For many families, stepping out of our normal work and social routines, staying home, and limiting our interaction with the outside world has caused incredible mental, relational, and financial distress. By now, at week 9 (or more, for some of us) of social distancing, I know many parents are feeling overwhelmed with anxiety at the thought of continuing to stay home.

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How to Manage Anxiety About the Country Reopening

11/06/2020 06:00am | 2380 views

After weeks of social distancing, parts of the United States have started to reopen. Stay-at-home orders are being lifted, businesses are opening, and people are starting to emerge from their isolation. In my own state of Pennsylvania, the governor has lifted the stay-at-home order for many of the more rural counties that had fewer cases of coronavirus.

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More Vitamin D, Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19?

10/06/2020 06:00am | 2596 views

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Could having a healthy blood level of vitamin D help you avoid the intensive care unit and death if you become infected with COVID-19?

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