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Applying symptom tracking to COVID-19 outpatient care using famotidine

A patient-reported symptom tracking method used for patients with cancer has now been adapted for patients with COVID-19. Investigating the effect of famotidine, a potential treatment for COVID-19, on non-hospitalized patients with COVID-19, clinicians at Northwell Health and cancer researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) developed the method to use in addition to laboratory… Read More »

Safely Using Hand Sanitizer

Image Español Each of us can help stop the spread of COVID-19 disease by washing our hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds – especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose. If soap and water are not available, the Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »

ProtectivAir Sterilizes Inhaled Air Using UV Light

March 27th, 2020 Cici Zhou Public Health Medi-Immune, a UK firm, recently revealed ProtectivAir, a breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air and protect wearers against airborne pathogens, potentially including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The device is meant to be used by healthcare staff and others with occupational exposure to airborne pathogens. ProtectivAir consists… Read More »

The Hidden Health Danger of Using Mouthwash

ewapee/Shutterstock You might want to reconsider your morning swish. Taking care of your mouth is important not just for shiny teeth but for your overall health. Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease. But that swig of mouthwash may not be helping. Researchers recently discovered that using mouthwash could actually increase your… Read More »