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Drug being tested for at-home treatment in hopes of slowing virus

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are testing a new approach to fighting COVID-19, using a repurposed antiviral AIDS drug for at-home treatment during the first days of symptoms in hopes of slowing the virus early and heading off hospitalization, intensive care, and death. The nationwide clinical trial is being led by Nathan Shapiro,… Read More »

How often should I get my hearing tested?

When and how often you should get your hearing checked depends on several factors. Do you suspect you have hearing loss? Or do you already have documented hearing loss?  Your age and job occupation are other big factors.  Testing vs. screening for hearing loss Testing is conducted when you, a loved one, or your healthcare provider suspect you… Read More »

Florida health officials walk back report that more than 260 Orlando airport workers tested positive for COVID-19

A nurse administers a coronavirus test. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images) Even though it’s been reported that a whopping 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport have tested positive for the coronavirus, airport officials are pushing back to say that’s necessarily the case. READ MORE:  Scams on the rise during coronavirus pandemic Tuesday, Florida Gov.… Read More »

What allergies can be tested for

Food allergies are common — and commonly misunderstood by doctors as well as patients, says panel co-chairman Jay M. Zyrtec and Claritin are two popular antihistamines that can reduce allergy symptoms such what allergies can be tested for sneezing, itching, and rashes. After the nurse records the results, he or she will clean your skin… Read More »

Americans on Grand Princess cruise to be tested for virus closer to homes

(Reuters) – U.S. passengers on the cruise ship Grand Princess, which had been barred from docking in California because of suspected cases of the new coronavirus on board, will be rushed for testing to at least four quarantine centers, some closer to home, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said on Sunday. The Grand Princess cruise ship… Read More »