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Fluvoxamine for COVID: Interview with Dr. Lenze

Fluvoxamine for COVID

Fluvoxamine for COVID, what? Fluvoxamine is a cheap, generic, oral drug that is classified and used as an antidepressant. That said, recent trials have tested its use as early, at-home treatment for COVID-19 and so far, the results look extremely promising. So promising that an application was recently submitted to the FDA for emergency use […]

Top Health Tips: For a Pandemic and Beyond

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  What we can do to improve our health during a pandemic and beyond: My top health tips This is not medical or public health advice. This is information only.  By Dr. Eeks  A lot of the news is about things we can’t do during the pandemic. There are mandates, closings, passports, restrictions and lockdowns […]

Gum for COVID-19 ?

Gum for COVID-19

Gum for COVID-19 might be a thing one day. A study titled “Debulking SARS-CoV-2 in saliva using angiotensin converting enzyme 2 in chewing gum to decrease oral virus transmission and infection” recently came out in the journal Molecular Therapy. It is a very complicated study to read and unless you have a good understanding of […]

Mental Health during Lockdowns

Mental Health during Lockdowns

  While some people consider lockdowns and closures necessities to get ahead of the virus, one wonders what’s happening to our mental health during lockdowns. How are adults coping versus kids? What about people who are losing jobs and whole businesses, and how is that financial stress, compounded by shutdowns, impacting mental health? I’m also […]

The Relationship between Obesity and COVID-19

Obesity and COVID-19

  What is the relationship between Obesity and COVID-19? Does one fuel the other and vice versa? You know, the pandemic has bred a lot of memes. Some of the memes were about how folks were gaining the “COVID-19”, meaning 19 pounds while on lockdown or in quarantine. Folks were gaining weight! When I first […]

Should Kids Go Back to School during the Coronavirus

Should kids go back to school and the Coronavirus, with Dr. Jonas Ludvigsson

Whether or not kids should go back to school during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a hot topic with strong opinions on both sides of the issue.  This includes expert public health opinions on both sides of the issue, so it’s not as if all the public health professionals support one side over the other. […]

COVID-19: Why We Can’t Only Shut Down Cities Like NYC

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  By Erin Stair MD, MPH Most of America has been ordered to shut down as we brace for the uphill battle against COVID-19. Yet, despite overwhelming consensus from the medical and public health community, there has been shouts to open up America, restart our economy and allow people to work. There has been a lot […]

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