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Sprains, fractures, dislocations
Insect bites, allergic reactions
Abscess, boils
Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea
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Severe Shortness of Breath
Severe and Sudden Onset of Pain
Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
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Big Ten Reverses Football Season Delay, Despite This Study Showing Athletes’ COVID-Related Heart Damage

For some athletes, COVID-19 isn’t over even when it’s over. A study of Ohio State University athletes has found that 30 percent showed signs of heart inflammation even after recovering from the virus. It’s the latest example of this heart condition, myocarditis, associated with COVID-19 in patients with no history [...]

How Long Does it Take Flu Vaccine to Work? (And Why You Should Get One Now)

Fall means foliage and, unfortunately, flu. This year, the double-whammy of the seasonal respiratory ailment and a predicted second wave of COVID-19 has infectious disease experts urging Americans to rally against quarantine fatigue, maintain safe practices and get a flu shot. According to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National [...]

Quiet, Please! How It Can Help Stop COVID-19

Shhhhhhh! We’re trying to prevent infection here! Keeping your conversations quiet – or not having them at all! – is the latest suggestion for containing the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Jose Jimenez, a professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder who researches disease transmission, told The Atlantic that loud [...]

Why You Should Buy Honey When Cold Season Arrives

You’ve heard the one about honey as a home remedy for upper-respiratory misery caused by the common cold. It’s no joke. Honey, in fact, is more effective than antibiotics and over-the-counter medicines, according to a review of 14 studies by researchers at the University of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. In [...]

Exposed to COVID-19? Despite New CDC Guidance, State Says Get a Test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention slightly softened controversial new COVID-19 testing guidance Thursday with a statement suggesting tests for people exposed to the virus who do not show symptoms “may be considered.” Earlier in the week, the CDC website quietly updated recommendations to exclude asymptomatic cases. Connecticut, in a break [...]

How to Keep State Campuses Safe From COVID-19

If a key to mitigating the threat of COVID-19 has been isolating and limiting contact to a small bubble of family or friends, what does that mean for college students moving into dorms and apartments this month? Keith Grant, system director of infection prevention with Hartford HealthCare, said students should [...]


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