Typically hospitals try to have a blood supply that would last about five days. According to Jay Winkenbach from the American Red Cross, hospitals in Los Angeles have enough blood to last one day.
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- Best Life
Even though the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years, we're still learning about the virus and how it can affect our bodies. One area of understanding that has been particularly difficult to grasp has been the wide range of symptoms the virus can cause and how some can stick around long after recovery. Now, a new study has found that one symptom is having a long-term effect on about half of people who have caught COVID. Read on to see which ailment could be stic
- Yahoo Life
The color of your mucus can reveal some surprising things about your health. Here's what your mucus color means, according to experts.
- Eat This, Not That!
Visceral fat is a hidden health problem that many people don't know about. It's fat found deep in your abdomen that wraps around your vital organs. Since you can't see or touch it, oftentimes we don't realize we have it, but more than likely it's there. Visceral fat has been linked to serious health issues like stroke, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and more. Eat This, Not That! Health talked with experts who revealed the quickest way to get rid of visceral fat and why it's so dangerous. R
- The State
His vantage point from inside the hospital is a rare glimpse inside how the COVID pandemic is impacting patients, the people who love them and the folks who are trying to save their lives.
The Biden administration is issuing 400 million free non-surgical N95 masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.
"Shouldn't we have more readily available treatment and testing?" she wrote in a new column about her experience, adding: "I thank God my case … wasn't worse. But for so many others it is"
- The Week
The fundamentally irrational American response to COVID-19
- The Wrap
McCain says she has been vaccinated, but still contracted the virus
- Good Housekeeping
Chest pain, nausea, sweating — these symptoms and others can indicate a panic attack or a true emergency heart attack. Here's how you know the difference, according to cardiologists
- Kansas City Star
We looked into some Kansas City reader questions about the omicron variant. Here’s what we found.
The husband-and-wife stars of Chrisley Knows Best decided to tackling losing weight together using Nutrisystem's Partner Plan
- Democrat and Chronicle
There's a lot unknow about new variant, including whether it evades vaccines better or causes more severe disease. Here's what we do know.
Omicron is less virulent and more infectious than previous COVID-19 variants, giving experts hope it could be the pandemic's last stand
- USA TODAY
Is long COVID a syndrome or a series of coronavirus complications? What we know now about lingering symptoms.
Long COVID is probably a wide array of diseases, say experts, who continue to study the mysterious lingering symptoms faced by some who get COVID-19.
- Men's Health
Excess belly fat can lead to chronic health problems like diabetes and heart disease. Use these 11 expert tips to get rid of stubborn belly fat for good.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
It's heartless for some to suggest that unvaccinated people should not go to the hospital when they get COVID-19.
"I refuse to watch my patients die because of absolute chaos that could otherwise be avoided, while, sadly, we are told to keep quiet as the ship we’re on sinks."
- NBC News
Who is it at risk for long Covid? A study in Nature Communication finds that people who have lower antibody levels to the virus may be at higher risk.
DJ Ferguson, a 31-year-old father of two with a third child on the way, is in desperate need of a new heart but he "doesn’t really believe" in the COVID-19 vaccine, his father said
- USA TODAY Opinion
Coronavirus variant omicron is much less likely to put you in the hospital, especially if you recently had COVID-19 or are vaccinated and boosted.