Blog Posts in 2020

Is My Shortness of Breath Anxiety or Coronavirus?
April 7, 2020

With so much information during this uncertain time, it’s hard not to feel anxiety. High levels of anxiety however could affect your health and lead to symptoms that mimic those of COVID-19. Shortness of breath is identified as an ...

Should I Clean My Groceries?
April 4, 2020

Right now even going to the grocery store feels risky. We don’t how healthy other shoppers are, who used the cart before us or how recently the cashier washed his hands. But what about the groceries we are purchasing? Are they ok to ...

Is it Allergies? Or Something Else?
April 4, 2020

You feel a tickle in your throat? Is it just allergies? Or could it be COVID-19? This time of year, how can you tell the difference? A lot of COVID symptoms are similar to allergies, but there a few ways to distinguish. One key difference ...

How to Stay Healthy at Home
April 4, 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve all experienced drastic changes in our routines and our eating habits are, naturally, being affected. One thing that hasn’t changed is the importance of a healthy diet in supporting your ...

Cloth Masks: What You Should Know and How To Make Your Own! (Tutorial)
April 2, 2020

As we’ve learned more about COVID-19 and how it spreads, we’ve learned that wearing masks is an important part of reducing your risk of contracting the virus. Depending on the type of interaction, physicians and caregivers are ...

Could My Winter Cold Have Been Coronavirus?
April 2, 2020

Were you sick earlier this year with a cold that lasted longer than normal or just wouldn’t go away? You may have even visited your doctor only to be diagnosed with an unknown virus. But could it have actually been COVID-19? According ...

Listen Up Louisiana: Diabetes and COVID-19
March 31, 2020

New data from the Louisiana Department of Health points to diabetes as the top underlying condition (41%) among COVID-19 related deaths. The data hits close to home in a state that ranks near the worst in the country, with 14% of residents ...

Showing COVID-19 Symptoms? Here's When to Seek Medical Attention.
March 27, 2020

As you are watching the COVID-19 crisis develop, it can feel pretty frightening. If you begin to develop the symptoms we are repeatedly hearing about – cough, fever and shortness of breath – it really hits close to home. But how ...

What Does "Novel" Coronavirus Mean?
March 24, 2020

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. A “novel” coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. ...

Social Distancing Can Still Be Social
March 20, 2020

First, let’s reframe the phrase “social distancing” to “physical distancing” – we can and should still try to be “social” during this period when most of the world is self-isolating. Everyone ...

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