Nursing homes are desperate to prevent the kind of deadly outbreaks that have invaded at least 146 facilities in 27 states.

Regardless of age, sex or race, the more steps taken, the lower the risk for dying, researchers say.

  • Linda Searing
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In the absence of a detailed coronavirus plan, experts are drafting proposals for a national strategy

Artist David Wetzl’s condition was frontotemporal dementia. Wife Diana Daniels found that sympathy and health-care services were not always extended to them.

  • Erika Mailman
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Such newer treatments may seem miraculous, but they have drawbacks that chemo, even with it’s sometimes terrible side effects, doesn’t.

  • Ravi Parikh
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Such tele-talks are easy, convenient and inexpensive, but they have limitations compared with face-to-face therapies.

  • Katherine Ellison
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This is not a science fiction virus. But it’s new, and that means “we’re kind of sitting ducks”

Writers argue advancements in specialized robots for hospitals, medical practices could hit the market and save lives.

  • Erin Blakemore
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A doctor points out how more practices are switching to teleconferencing, as well as struggling with shortages and sickness among fellow doctors, assistants and nurses.

  • Ishani Ganguli
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With a shortage of 30,000 of the lifesaving breathing machines, doctors are resorting to an approach that has never been studied in humans.

“Regulated breathing,” a practice borrowed from ancient Eastern traditions, is a good way to fight stress and quiet a racing mind.

  • Daphne Miller
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Companies that rushed to sell home tests are pulling back after an FDA warning.

People who recover from the coronavirus could play an essential role in fighting the disease -- by donating plasma that could help others fight off infection.

The U.S. has only tested about 0.2 percent of its population. Norway is now at 1.5 percent.

Coronavirus projections show the danger of ending social distancing too early, while Trump and some conservatives question the evidence.

Kinsa already has used its smart thermometers to forecast the spread of seasonal flu. CEO hopes it can alert public health officials to new outbreaks of the coronavirus.

  • Katherine Ellison
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Prolonged social isolation raises the risk of relapse for people in recovery

Pneumonia cases, hospitalizations, ICU visits, deaths and even basic symptoms were more frequent in males.

With the need for social distancing even among the sick, securing and configuring physical spaces large enough to handle the load has become one of the biggest challenges facing state officials and hospital administrators.

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