Diseases & Conditions

Is My Shortness of Breath Anxiety or Coronavirus?

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?

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 ...

Could My Winter Cold Have Been Coronavirus?

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 ...

Showing COVID-19 Symptoms? Here's When to Seek Medical Attention.

As you are watching the COVID-19 crisis develop, it can feel pretty frightening. If you begin to develop the symptoms it really hits close to home. But how do you know which symptoms warrant medical attention? If you wake up with a fever or ...

Am I Immune to Coronavirus Because of My Age?

You may have heard that only seniors will get COVID-19 and that younger people don’t have to worry about it. Although older adults with serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk of severe complications from the virus, ...

Can I Get COVID-19 More Than Once?

It can be daunting watching the number of COVID-19 cases increase every day. But one number that is offering some reassurance is the number of people who have recovered – over 90% of cases worldwide. So for those who have had ...

What's an Underlying Condition?

As COVID-19 continues to spread, you will probably see references to “underlying conditions” as a risk factor for more severe complications. But what does that mean? Because COVID-19 is a respiratory virus, patients with chronic ...

What Should I Do if I Think I Have Coronavirus?

Bottom line: If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call before you go to your doctor’s office, hospital, urgent care clinic or Emergency Room. The three main symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) include fever, cough and shortness of breath ...

The Flu vs. Coronavirus: What's The Difference?

Coronavirus continues to make headlines in recent weeks as cases of the respiratory illness are reported across the U.S. and globally. Otherwise known as COVID-1, the virus shares similarities with influenza in how it is spread, as well as ...

Everyday Germ Hot Spots: Where They Lurk and How to Combat Them

One of the easiest ways for infection to find its way into your body is through your hands. Believe it or not, your hands come into contact with more germ-prone places than you think. Here’s a few germ hot spots to be aware of. ...

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