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Coronavirus Stress: 5 Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

You hear about it everywhere—TV, newspapers, the internet. It’s all your family and friends are talking about.

It’s impossible to get away from.

And you wonder, “What’s going to happen me? What’s in store for my loved ones? What’s happening to our country?”

The constant coronavirus drumbeat of doom in your head can cause overwhelming anxiety.

Not only does it make you feel bad, but studies have found that stress suppresses your immune system.… Read More

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9 Coronavirus Symptoms You Should Watch For

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you’re not feeling well, you’ll want to know as soon as possible if you have coronavirus so you can take steps to avoid spreading it to those around you.

The first step is knowing what the symptoms are. Especially if you have the first four below, consult your doctor or get tested.

But keep in mind, just because you have some or all of these symptoms doesn’t mean you necessarily have COVID-19.… Read More

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Coronavirus: Good News at Last

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick1 Comment

Every day the numbers grow bigger.

More people get coronavirus. And more people die of it.

We hear about overwhelmed hospitals. Patients being treated in tents. Morgues overflowing. The world economy in ruins.

No one knows exactly what’s coming… Except for perhaps one man.

His name is Michael Levitt. He is a biophysicist at Stanford University. Dr. Levitt won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry.… Read More

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7 Coronavirus Myths You Shouldn’t Fall For

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Misinformation during a public health crisis not only fuels hysteria, it’s dangerous.

When fiction masquerades as fact, people panic when they don’t need to. Or they try to protect themselves with “remedies” that don’t work.

Unfortunately, falsehoods about the coronavirus pandemic are rampant.

We’ve collected some of the most common fabrications…along with the truth you need to know.

7 Coronavirus Myths Debunked

  1. Coronavirus was created in a lab.
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Coronavirus: 8 Dos and Don’ts for Social Distancing

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Two weeks ago, most of us had never heard of the term “social distancing.” But now, we’re told it’s our best hope for saving ourselves and those around us from coronavirus.

But what does social distancing really mean?

One thing it doesn’t mean is to simply lock yourself behind closed doors until the pandemic is over. Not only is that impossible for most people, it’s not necessary or healthy.… Read More

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Coronavirus Is All Around You. Here’s What to Do.

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus by Garry Messick2 Comments

Unless you live in a remote region, it’s no longer a matter of if, but when, the coronavirus reaches your area. There are now confirmed cases in all but a handful of states.[1]

What should you do when someone close to you—say a co-worker or family member—gets coronavirus?

Here are five things you can do to stay healthy when others around you are getting sick…

There’s no reason to panic.… Read More