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5 wellness task force tactics designed to prioritize physician health

5 wellness task force tactics designed to prioritize physician health

Early into the evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rush University Medical Center’s Chief Wellness Officer Bryant Adibe, MD, commissioned a special Wellness Task Force....

Infections diseases, prevention team keeping COVID-19 on the run

Infections diseases, prevention team keeping COVID-19 on the run

It was Christmas 2019 when Dr. Bhagyashri Navalkele began educating herself on the “pneumonia of unknown origin” that was cropping up in China’s Hubei Province. So little was...

Safety Tips for People at High Risk of Serious Illness from COVID19

Safety Tips for People at High Risk of Serious Illness from COVID19

Learn how vulnerable individuals can decrease their chances of getting COVID-19 while continuing to meet life-sustaining needs The new coronavirus, COVID-19, can affect people...

How have the health needs of teens changed?

How have the health needs of teens changed?

Today’s teens are part of Generation Z, also known as post-millennials. They have characteristics that greatly differ from previous generations. The health needs of today’s...

How COVID-19 is different and worse than the flu

How COVID-19 is different and worse than the flu

There are reasons to compare flu and COVID-19. Both are infectious respiratory illnesses that can cause similar symptoms, including fever and body aches. Both are more likely to...

You’re an essential worker. How do you avoid bringing COVID-19 home?

You’re an essential worker. How do you avoid bringing COVID-19 home?

While millions of Americans are working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak, many others don’t have that option. Essential workers—from the front-line emergency room...

What ventilators do for COVID-19 patients

What ventilators do for COVID-19 patients

You may have seen in the news lately that some hospital systems are desperate for more ventilators as they experience surges of COVID-19 patients. That hasn’t happened at The...

No Gym? No Worries — How to Stay Fit at Home

No Gym? No Worries — How to Stay Fit at Home

Erika Nelson often moves her car our of her garage to practice yoga and do exercises Part of the The Coronavirus Outbreak: What You Need to Know Special Report Since his gym...

What to know about nutrition and immunity during COVID-19

What to know about nutrition and immunity during COVID-19

The relationship between nutrition and the immune system has been a topic of interest for many with the increasing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many articles,...

Why is obesity a risk factor for severe COVID-19 symptoms?

Why is obesity a risk factor for severe COVID-19 symptoms?

A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions—including...

How can you protect yourself when caring for someone who has COVID -19?

How can you protect yourself when caring for someone who has COVID -19?

April 04, 2020    If you’re being discharged from the hospital with a positive COVID-19 test, we recommend following these instructions to know how to keep yourself and others...

A Global Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic | HealthCity

A Global Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic | HealthCity

HealthCity sat down with Davidson Hamer, MD, an infectious disease specialist and expert in travel and tropical medicine at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of...