Managing endometriosis during the coronavirus crisis: FAQs
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(Beth Levine/ Everyday Health) — Endometriosis is a challenging chronic condition even in the best of times. The coronavirus pandemic increases the concerns. Karli Goldstein, MD, gynecologic surgeon with the Seckin Endometriosis Center in New York City, spoke with Everyday Health to answer some of the most common, most urgent questions  …

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How to care for a person with COVID-19 at home – Advice for caregivers
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(Government of Canada) — If you are caring for a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, follow this advice to protect yourself and others in the home, as well as those in your community.

Limit contact

Only one healthy person should provide care. Do not share personal items with the ill person, such as toothbrushes, towels, bed linen,  … Continue reading
An important notice to all CME patients
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There is nothing more important than your and your family’s health. That is Clinique Medicelle’s priority, too.

Therefore, we have put the following measures in place:

Appointments are only virtual, we will see only essential cases.

Due to COVID-19, Clinique Medicelle will be contacting patients who have appointments and   …

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How COVID silent spreaders may be infecting others
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(Kathleen Doheny/ WedMD) — We’ve been told to avoid people who are obviously sick, coughing, and sneezing to prevent us from getting the new coronavirus.

But up to 25% of people infected may never have symptoms. And in others, their symptoms may not show up until 48 hours after being infected, according to new evidence. Yet researchers  …

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Coronavirus is not the flu. It’s worse
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(Madeline Marshall/ Vox) — COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, can look very similar to the flu. They have similar symptoms — a fever, cough, and the possibility of leading to pneumonia — and even spread the same way. So wanting to compare the two is natural and, frankly, understandable.

But COVID-19 is very different from  …

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Why the coronavirus pandemic is wrecking your sleep – and how to fix it
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(Ellen Scott/ MetroUK) —There’s a whole load of reasons you might be struggling with your sleep during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown.

A lack of exposure to natural light, a lack of physical activity, stress, the general fear that the world is ending and everything is awful – all that and more plays a role, making it  …

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How to get the care you need during a virtual doctor visit
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(Neha Pathak/ WebMD) — For many of us, our doctor’s appointments are being modified to “virtual visits,” whether that’s a video visit via webcam or a conversation on the phone. This might make sense to those of us who are a little nervous about going into a health care setting right now due to concern about exposure to COVID-19.

I know this  …

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New drive-through testing clinic for COVID-19 opens in Côte-St-Luc
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(Susan Schwartz/ Montreal Gazette) — A drive-through screening clinic for COVID-19 has opened in the parking lot of the Quartier Cavendish, formerly the Cavendish Mall, on Cavendish Blvd.in Côte-St-Luc. Hours for the clinic, operated by the health authority for Montreal’s west end, are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-877-644-4545. For now,  …

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How to stop touching your face to minimize spread of coronavirus and other germs
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(Stephen D. Benning, Brian Labus and Kimberly A. Barchard/ The Conversation) — Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may   …

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How loneliness from coronavirus isolation takes its own toll
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(Robin Wright/ The New Yorker) — At a White House press briefing on Friday, Peter Alexander, a correspondent for NBC News, asked President Trump about the psychological toll of the covid-19 crisis: “Nearly two hundred dead, fourteen thousand who are sick, millions, as you witnessed, who are scared,” Alexander said. “What do you say   …

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