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How to Alleviate Mild Symptoms of COVID-19

How to Alleviate Mild Symptoms of COVID-19

Apr 07, 2020

According to the CDC, “most people with COVID-19 have mild illness and are able to recover at home without medical care.” If you experience mild symptoms of this virus, such as a low-grade fever or a cough, you might be able to recover from the comfort of your own home. Here are our tips for...

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The Guide to Disinfecting Common Surfaces

The Guide to Disinfecting Common Surfaces

Apr 06, 2020

Right now, you’re probably taking every precaution you can think of: staying home, leaving six feet of distance between you and other people, and washing your hands often. But do you know how to keep outside germs from entering your home when you bring in packages or other items that might harbor...

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Unmasking the Truth behind Masks

Unmasking the Truth Behind Masks

Apr 04, 2020

There has been a lot of debate over whether the general public should be wearing masks in public. The city of Laredo, Texas, recently mandated that people over the age of five must wear a mask or potentially receive a fine of $1,000. And now, in line with recommendations from the Centers for...

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WANT TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY AND REDUCE YOUR ANXIETY?

Want to Boost Your Immunity and Reduce Your Anxiety?

Apr 02, 2020

PUT ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER. WALK. Think about it; walking has to be the simplest exercise ever, the simplest piece of choreography we could imagine. It's also one of the most valuable things we can do for our physical and mental health. Especially during a health crisis. Walking can......

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The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19 Follow Up: Dr. Charles Sims

The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19 Follow Up: Dr. Charles Sims

Apr 02, 2020

A few days ago, we asked our Instagram followers, “If you could ask a doctor any question about COVID-19, what would it be?” Well, we sent your questions to Kevin Keys, the host of our Smart Health Podcast. In lightning-round style, he asks Montgomery County Public Health Authority Dr. Charles Sims...

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How the World Is Supporting Healthcare Workers (And How You Can Too)

Apr 01, 2020

The healthcare workers at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are true heroes. They sacrifice so much for the community as they put themselves at risk to care for those infected with the novel virus. So let’s take care of them as they care for our neighbors and loved ones. Here are a few ways...

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If You Don’t Think You Can Be Productive Working at Home Consider This

Apr 01, 2020

Shakespeare wrote King Lear while in quarantine.   By now, it’s obvious— if working remotely isn’t the new mandatory option, it’s the new convenient option for tens of thousands of people in the workforce. Here are a few ground rules for making working at home actually work for you...

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5 Ways to Support Your Community During the COVID-19 Outbreak

5 Ways to Support Your Community During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mar 31, 2020

It’s ironic. During this time, the very thing we instinctively want to do is be close to one another. Instead, our new reality is filled with social distancing reminders and shelter-in-place orders. Right now, what we can’t lose sight of is the fact that there are people all around us who need our...

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The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19: Dr. Syed Raza

The Smart Health Podcast | COVID-19: Dr. Syed Raza

Mar 30, 2020

In a special episode of the Smart Health Podcast, Kevin Keys sits down with Dr. Syed Raza, vice president of medical operations at The Woodlands Hospital, to discuss everything you need to know about COVID-19. Highlights include how likely you are to contract the virus, what the future may hold,...

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The First Line of Defense Against COVID-19: The Facts

The First Line of Defense Against COVID-19: The Facts

Mar 30, 2020

SO, LET’S BUST A FEW MYTHS. You’ve heard them everywhere about COVID-19. From chatter online to discussions with family and friends. It’s just human nature. People want to be optimistic about what can be done and what’s on the horizon for all of us. The result is that folks pass along information...

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