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A Long Road to Recovery for Some COVID Survivors

More help for COVID-19 patients At Glen Cove, Panzok and other COVID-19 patients worked with an array of specialists to regain abilities damaged by their illnesses. They include physical and occupational therapists, speech and swallowing therapists, psychologists and social workers. “Acute rehab is all about restoring independence, function and quality of life to a patient’s… Read More »

‘Different than anything we’ve seen’: ICU doctors question use of ventilators on some COVID-19 patients

It started in New York City, in the trenches in the battle against COVID-19. Stressed doctors began worrying that the breathing tubes and pressures being used to open up the tiny air sacs in the lungs of the critically sick could be causing worse harm. Some are now asking, can we stave off ventilating some… Read More »

Canadian prescriptions for malaria drug with COVID-19 potential surge, some for doctors’ own use

Some Canadian doctors appear to have been snapping up a malaria drug for their own possible use against COVID-19, part of a surge in prescriptions for the medicine that has health-care regulators across the country concerned. Professional organizations in several provinces have issued statements in recent days discouraging the practice, noting there’s no solid evidence… Read More »

Coronavirus Detected in Some Patients Even After Symptoms Have Stopped

Many people recover from the coronavirus on their own, with no complications. But new findings published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine suggest that the virus may persist in a person’s body even after symptoms disappear, according to a press release from the organization. For the study, researchers… Read More »

Omega-3 Fish Oil As Effective As Meds For Some ADHD Kids

According to researchers, attention improved in children with ADHD when given omega-3 fish oil supplements, but only in children with omega-3 blood levels that were low.[1] Previous studies by the researchers discovered that children who are omega-3 deficient are more prone to having severe ADHD. The 12 week randomized controlled trial consisted of 92 ADHD… Read More »