• The Power of Hand-Washing to Prevent Coronavirus

    The single most important piece of advice health experts can give to help us stay safe from COVID-19 is this one: Wash your hands. "In the final analysis, it's the hands. The hands are the connecting piece," says Elizabeth Scott, PhD. Scott co-directs the Center for Hygiene and Health in Home and Community

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  • How to Weather Social Isolation

    Social distancing has become the new normal, with one-third of Americans now under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, but experts say that level of isolation can be hard on your health. "We don't know for sure what the long-term health outcomes of widespread forced social isolation

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  • Do I have COVID-19 or a cold?

    Do I have COVID-19 or a cold? If you don't have a fever and your eyes aren't itchy, it's probably the common cold, not COVID-19. Do I have COVID-19 or allergies? It's probably allergies -- not COVID-19 -- if you don't have a fever but your eyes are itchy, you're sneezing, and you have a runny nose. How

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  • How Long Does the Coronavirus Live on Surfaces?

    The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 mainly spreads from person to person. When someone who is infected coughs or sneezes, they send droplets containing the virus into the air. A healthy person can then breathe in those droplets. You can also catch the virus if you touch a surface or object that has

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  • Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

    The new coronavirus epidemic that started in Wuhan, China, in late December is now in dozens of countries, including the United States. Here are answers to key questions about the virus, including how to protect yourself and what to expect. What are the symptoms of coronavirus? According to the CDC,

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  • Coronavirus: Is It Safe to Get Deliveries?

    With more than 50% of the U.S. population living under stay-at-home restrictions, companies that deliver food and household goods are inundated with orders. As they scramble to meet the demand, you may wonder if ordering in puts you or the people making your deliveries at risk. The Question of Worker

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  • Coronavirus Myths & Facts

    As Coronavirus Myths Multiply, Experts Sort Fact From Fiction The new coronavirus continues its steady march through the U.S. population, bringing with it a second plague: potentially dangerous myths and rumors about COVID-19, spread via the internet. You may have already heard some of these coronavirus

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  • Avoid Coronavirus Misinformation

    A Doctor's Tips for Spotting Fake COVID-19 News As we all try to stay safe from COVID-19, arming yourself with accurate news information has never been more important – but it’s not always easy. Fake news can be challenging to recognize because there’s often a little truth mixed in with misinformation.

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  • Calming Your Child's Coronavirus Fears

    Schools are closing. Sports and other activities have been cancelled. Everything is changing. In the midst of this chaos, how do parents keep kids from stressing too much? "For families, this is truly now hitting home," said psychologist Robin Gurwitch, from Duke University and the Center for Child and

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  • Why Choose Plastic Surgery?

    Your sense of beauty is as individual as you are. Yet for many individuals, nothing is harder to see than their own beauty. It's nearly impossible to be objective when looking at your own appearance. Almost everyone doesn't like some feature of their body. But for some individuals, real deformities,

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  • Vein Surgery

    Spider and varicose veins can affect the appearance of legs for both men and women. Spider veins look like fine webs or starbursts of veins that appear in small areas close to the surface of the skin. Spider veins can appear on the face in addition to the legs. Varicose veins are swollen, purple or blue

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  • Thigh Lift

    When thighs are disproportionate to the rest of the leg and/or the buttocks, one solution is to remove excess skin and fat with a thigh lift. Some surgeons report that thigh lifts tend to be more effective on the front and outer sides of the thigh than on the back and inside of the thigh. Procedure Thigh

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  • Tummy Tuck

    Abdominal surgery, known as a tummy tuck, is a means for eliminating flab and bulges around the stomach area as well as tightening the muscles. Liposuction only removes the fat. A tummy tuck concentrates on tightening stomach muscles as well. Procedure A complete tummy tuck can be performed on an inpatient

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  • Tissue Expansion

    Tissue expansion is a surgical technique that allows the body to expand skin over time so that that tissue can be removed and used elsewhere on the body. Tissue expansion is an option used in plastic surgery for hair transplantation and breast reconstruction. During the procedure, the surgeon makes

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  • Photorejuvenation

    Photorejuvenation offers a lighter treatment than laser resurfacing using a similar technique. Because the procedure stimulates natural collagen growth, it is suited for fine to moderate wrinkles. Procedure Photorejuvenation is a non-surgical procedure conducted in a physician's office without anesthesia.

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  • Precautions

    Cosmetic and plastic surgery are not panaceas. They can never achieve perfection nor can they change the way you feel about yourself. To be happy with your outcomes from cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures, you need to have realistic expectations. That means: 1. Nothing is perfect. The best doctors

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