Some symptoms of COVID-19 should not be treated at home and require a doctor.
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HandoutRosie Diven, a mother of three in rural South Carolina, had no idea her 16-year-old son had COVID-19 until a fearsome syndrome nearly killed him.Branson Diven had been vomiting and suffering a loss of appetite when Rosie brought him to an urgent care center near their home in Hartsville on Dec. 10. He did not have classic COVID symptoms such as a sore throat or a cough, and after testing negative for COVID and positive for flu, he was sent home under the assumption he would soon be better
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Omicron is infecting more kids than any prior variant. Here are the most common symptoms in children, according to experts.
Fatigue, headaches, a sore throat and a runny nose are common, while gut problems like diarrhea and a bark-like coughing known as croup also feature.
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While our body can detect many health ailments and inform us there's a problem we need to address by pain, there are deadly diseases that are virtually symptom-free. There are little to no warning signs with many hidden health problems, but seeing your doctor annually and taking preventive measures like yearly screenings can make a difference between life and death. Eat This, Not That! Health talked to doctors who explained what a few "silent killer" diseases are and symptoms to watch out for. R
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Yale researchers have developed a wearable device to detects the COVID-19 virus. It could monitor risk in restaurants, hospitals and other workplaces.
At 20 weeks pregnant, Maggie Altobelli learned she was pregnant with twins who were conjoined. Connected at the stomach, twins were separated successfully.
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Health experts explain why so many Texans are being hospitalized despite omicron being described as the milder variant.
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Upstate poison center urges caution: Exposure to liquid in home COVID-19 test kits could be hazardous, depending on the kit
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An infectious disease specialist from Duke University on what the US must do to fight a ‘looming pandemic’ of superbugs. | Opinion
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Worn down after being berated for two years, many providers are compromising long-standing practice norms.
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Florida first lady Casey DeSantis has completed her chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, NBC affiliate WFLA reported. DeSantis's husband, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), announced his wife's latest health update at a news conference on Thursday in Bowling Green, Fla. "She's doing well, and we look forward to continue to have good news over the ensuing weeks and months," Ron DeSantis said. "It's not the most fun thing to see someone go through...
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Those who do wish to report their test result can visit the California Community Based At-Home Testing website.
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UnsplashFrom the outset of the pandemic, the prospect that weed might be used to fight COVID-19 was tantalizing. After all, many people across the planet were getting high to pass the time during lockdown, and there is a long history of governments shunning the idea that cannabis might have health benefits, research be damned.Still, the FDA and other health authorities were quick to say as far back as April 2020 there was no science to back up claims that weed was going to be useful in warding o
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Q. I have a depression that has formed in my cheek because I’ve been having trouble with my teeth. I had to have a tooth pulled and now when I smile it looks like I have a depression. Is there anything I can do to fix that without having surgery?
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Massachusetts pizza shop owner Antonios “Tony” Tsantinis died after contracting COVID-19 and struggling to find an available hospital bed.
‘Your great-great-great-grandchildren will still be getting immunized against coronavirus’: This Mayo Clinic doctor says it’s too late to eradicate COVID-19
Will coronavirus be eradicated? 'No, it will not,' says Dr. Gregory Poland, who studies the immunogenetics of vaccine response at the Mayo Clinic.
"It left some deep ruts in my neuro pathways that have left me with an extreme fear and preoccupation with sickness," the Home Town star said of her decade-long battle with a mystery illness