Tag Archives: COVID

A Third of COVID Survivors Have Long-Haul Symptoms

Nearly 31% of patients said they had a worse health-related quality of life now, compared to before getting COVID-19, the researchers reported. It’s not yet clear why COVID-19 causes these lasting effects. Many viruses are capable of creating what’s known as “post-viral syndrome,” which experts describe as health problems that persist long after the infection… Read More »

Programs Helps COVID Long Haulers Recover

Arianna Varas, 35, COVID-19 survivor and long hauler, Manhattan, NY. Webinar, Infectious Diseases Society of America, Feb. 12, 2021. Thomas Gut, DO, director of ambulatory care medicine, Staten Island University Hospital; assistant professor of medicine, Hofstra/Northwell School of Medicine. Rachel Zabner, MD, infectious disease specialist and co-director, COVID-19 Recovery Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.… Read More »

Can Humidifiers Help Prevent COVID?

Controlling the humidity level in your home, or even simply in your bedroom while you sleep, may lower your risk of contracting infectious diseases like influenza, colds or possibly even COVID-19 during the winter months.1 Humidity is an often overlooked factor in the spread of viruses, which become more transmissible in cold, dry winter climates.… Read More »