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Coronavirus Deadly To Those Over 80, But Many Are Surviving

Anna Marie Bresnan, who lives at Philadelphia Protestant Home, a retirement community in Northeast Philadelphia, is 84 and has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Fuel your fitness at home: 5 tips and tricks

Face it, finding time to achieve your fitness goals while balancing work and home life can be a struggle.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Face Masks

Face masks are an important part of staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all masks are created equal.

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Trump’s Take On COVID Testing Misses Public Health Realities

President Donald Trump sought to downplay the numbers associated with COVID-19 in the United States by arguing that the soaring national count was simply the result of superior testing.

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Pandemic Triggers Big Swings In Prescription Drug Use

As most of the nation hunkered down amid the coronavirus pandemic, visits to doctor offices and outpatient clinics plunged. That’s helping cause major swings in prescription drug use.

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Flushing Toilet Creates Clouds of Virus-Containing Particles

With recent studies showing the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 can survive in the human digestive tract and show up in feces of the infected, this raises the possibility the disease could be transmitted with the use of toilets.

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