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Chemist awaits patent on product to help fight the coronavirus

No, it won’t cure the coronavirus. But it might help people manage the day-to-day of the pandemic.

NJ COVID concerns: Rise in transmission rate amid hundreds of new cases

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy voiced concern Wednesday as he announced the state's coronavirus transmission rate had risen once again.

Blood donation encouraged amid COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the New York Blood Center has had to cancel many of their blood drives over the last few months

City opens own dedicated COVID-19 lab

The city recently opened its first dedicated Pandemic Response Lab (PRL). The facility is dedicated to processing COVID-19 tests within 24-48 hours for NYC Health + Hospitals.

Tips to get the whole family moving at home

With many families stuck at home juggling working remotely, homeschooling and trying to keep everyone happy and healthy, it can be easy to let an otherwise active lifestyle fall by the wayside.

Researchers finding new long-term symptoms of COVID-19

We continue to learn more about COVID-19, especially the symptoms, and researchers are finding survivors are still dealing with the virus months after beating it.

Everyone can help stop the spread of COVID-19, here's how

As businesses and services reopen nationwide, the death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise, and experts warn that Americans must continue taking precautions to help stop the spread of the virus.

Managing COPD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is always important, and especially so right now, as individuals living with a chronic lung disease are at a higher risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19.

Experimental drug blocks COVID-19 viral entry into lung cells

An experimental compound prevents the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human airway cells, a new study finds.

Taking a beating from diabetes?

When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.

NewYork-Presbyterian to host virtual symposium: ‘Lessons Learned from COVID-19’

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and The Rogosin Institute will hold their annual symposium virtually this Thursday, Sept. 17 from 2-5 p.m., with a focus on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Record-high number of COVID-19 tests reported to New York State

A new record-high number of test results—102,925—were reported to New York State last week.

Sepsis is a deadly complication of COVID-19, but more than 60% of adults don't know

Sepsis is a deadly, but often overlooked, disease that takes approximately 270,000 lives a year in the United States alone.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month; African Americans at highest risk

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men and will strike approximately 192,000 men this year—and kill more than 33,000—making it second only to lung cancer as the deadliest cancer in men.

Doctors studying why obesity may be tied to serious COVID-19

Obesity seems to put people at higher risk for getting very sick if they’re infected with the coronavirus, and doctors are trying to figure out why.

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