COVID-19

New Year- Health Goals: Why You Should Make Your Medical Appointments Now

New Year- Health Goals

It’s the new year, and most of us want to make changes and learn to stick to our resolutions for our health and fitness goals, but what about your annual appointments? Are you putting them off or ignoring them due to fears of the pandemic? This is a common concern for many patients, but one that purports more risk to …

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Healthy Skin During COVID-19

Healthy Skin During COVID-19

By Lisa Giamarino, Licensed Clinical Aesthetician COVID-19 has had an interesting impact in skincare. Suddenly people who have never taken much interest in their skincare regimes are realizing that when they don’t wear makeup daily, because they’re staying home from work or not going out very much; their skin looks better. But, pair that with too much time watching YouTube, …

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ARHI: Clinical Study on COVID-19

ARHI: Clinical Study on COVID-19

ARHI (Advanced Research for Health Improvement) is participating in a comprehensive trial for COVID-19 in the areas of diagnostics, treatments and vaccinations. The Covid-19 clinical trials are underway here in southwest Florida through ARHI, which will be the leading research site for those studies that will commence at the end of October. These trials will be done in collaboration with …

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KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

Dear Chef For Seniors Community, With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation we want to assure you that Chefs For Seniors is committed to the health and safety of our clients, franchise owners, employees, and local communities. At Chefs For Seniors, we continue to reinforce the highest standards of safe food handling practices as well as guidelines set forth by the CDC. …

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Alleviant Offers Virtual Visits Via Telemedicine

Alleviant Offers Virtual Visits Via Telemedicine

During this time, we are all adjusting to a new normal by social distancing, practicing good hand hygiene and staying safe at home. However, many of us have needs that require us to seek ongoing medical and mental health check-ups. For those with mood disorders such as depression, anxiety or bipolar disease, it’s critical that you do not stop your …

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COVID RAISES EXTRA CHALLENGES FOR THE HARD OF HEARING

COVID

“Blindness separates us from things, but deafness separates us from people” – Helen Keller Communication is always vital and even more so in this pandemic time. It represents many challenges, particularly for those with hearing impairment. Lip reading is an unconscious help in communicating for everyone, but very important to those with hearing issues. Hence, another roadblock arises with the …

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Healthcare Integration: Enhanced Communication Between Patients and Providers

Healthcare Integration

By Hilary A Sojdak, PMHNP CEO Over the past several years the delivery of healthcare has experienced a dis-integration of patient information. The recent pandemic of COVID-19 has further driven this need to be one of utmost important. Restrictions in travel for logistical and health reasons have caused more and more people to seek out Health Care via Tele health …

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Hair Loss in the COVID-19 era

Hair Loss

By Vivian Wong, MD, PHD Are you suffering from hair loss? Hair loss is a hot topic right now. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of patients are presented with sudden onset hair shedding and thinning. This condition is known as telogen effluvium, a form of hair loss characterized by excessive hair shedding over the entire scalp. …

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The Hearing Healthcare Field Has Made Major Adjustments Due To COVID-19!

The Hearing Healthcare Field Has Made Major Adjustments Due To COVID-19

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services Hearing Loss is much more challenging when people are wearing masks on their faces! Visual clues make communication much easier for people with hearing loss. When everyone’s face is covered in a mask… communication suffers. This is especially true with hospital grade masks that also cut the volume by 10 to 12 Decibels …

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Lung Cancer & COVID-19

Lung Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, with more people dying of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colorectal and brain cancers combined. It is the second most common cancer in both men and women, ranking just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. IMPACT OF …

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