Physicians and Health Systems Can Reduce Fear Around COVID-19

Psychiatrist Peter Yellowlees lays out ways in which clinicians can demonstrate to the public that there is a way forward in battling the current pandemic.

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Colleges to Empty Dorms for Coronavirus Patients

On Wednesday, Tufts University in Massachusetts said it’s making hundreds of vacant dorm rooms available in coming weeks to help relieve “unprecedented stress” on the health care system.

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COVID-19 & Kindness: ‘Caremongering’ Is Trending

Across the country, neighbors are banding together to help those in need. Strangers are helping strangers. Coronavirus is bringing humanity back to the fore.

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Coronavirus Daily Digest: March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Daily Digest: March 20, 2020 — A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

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Blood Type May Affect COVID-19 Risk: Study

A person’s blood type may affect their risk for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, researchers report.

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My Favorite Healthy Shelf-Stable Foods for Stocking the Pantry

I’ve written about how to stock up a real food kitchen, and that includes a whole list of fresh fruits, veggies, almond milk, and eggs that last in the fridge for a few days. But what about pantry staples that will last much longer than that? If you don’t typically rely on processed foods or a […]

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China Reaches Milestone in Coronavirus Fight

For the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak began in December, China — once the epicenter of what would become a global pandemic — reported no new domestic cases Thursday.

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About Half of COVID-19 Cases Show Digestive Signs

The researchers analyzed data from 204 COVID-19 patients, average age nearly 55, who were admitted to three hospitals in  the Hubei province between Jan. 18 and Feb. 28, 2020. The average time from symptom onset to hospital admission was 8.1 days.

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Coronavirus Striking Plenty of Young People, Too

The study also found that 20% of hospitalized patients and 12% of intensive care patients were between ages 20 and 44.

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