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Feeling Anxious? 5 Nutrients to De-Stress and How to Get Them
COVID, Smoke Inhalation or Flu? It's Tough to Tell
COVID Exodus Fills Vacation Towns With New Medical Pressures

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COVID, Smoke Inhalation or Flu? It's Tough to Tell

Feeling Anxious? 5 Nutrients to De-Stress and How to Get Them

By Mark Kreidler |
Facilities already strapped for testing supplies and personal protective equipment must first rule out COVID-19 in these patients, because many of the symptoms they present with ar...

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

'This is a Big Moment': UK Virus Restrictions Escalating

By Pan Pylas | Sep 18
Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections.

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

Wildfires' Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

By Katheryn Houghton | Sep 18
While it's long been known that smoke can be dangerous when in the thick of it, research confirmed what public health experts feared: Wildfire haze can have consequences long after it's gone.

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

Making Gyms Safer: Why the Virus Is Less Likely to Spread There Than in a Bar

By Will Stone | Sep 18
The fitness industry has begun to push back at the pandemic-driven perceptions and prohibitions. "We should not be lumped with bars and restaurants," says an executive from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association.

Watch: Lower Body Workout with Azlia Williams

Watch: Lower Body Workout with Azlia Williams

Sep 17
More than 650,000 YouTube followers tune into Azlia Williams' workout videos, and with good reason. She's back at the gym (wearing a mask), this time concentrating on lower body strengthening and toning.

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.

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Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

Lawsuit: VA Docs Didn't Tell Military Vet He Was HIV-Positive for 2 Decades

Sep 15
A lawsuit brought by a U.S. military veteran in South Carolina alleges that Veterans Administration doctors didn't tell him of his HIV positive results after testing him in 1995.


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COVID, Smoke Inhalation or Flu? It's Tough to Tell

COVID, Smoke Inhalation or Flu? It's Tough to Tell

Facilities already strapped for testing supplies and personal protective equipment must first rule out COVID-19 in these patients, because many of the symptoms they present with are the same as those caused by the virus.

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OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November

OUT Athletics to Host Virtual 5K in November

OUTAthletics, the world's largest international initiative for bringing together LGBTQ athletes and allies, will host its first-ever Virtual 5K on Sunday, November 8, 2020, to raise money for programs supporting the LGBTQ community.