Maria Godoy

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Is It Safe To Take Ibuprofen And NSAIDs For COVID-19 Symptoms?

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The World Health Organization and other experts say there's no real evidence that taking ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms has negative effects. But for fever, Tylenol is often recommended first.

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Concerned About Taking Ibuprofen For Coronavirus Symptoms? Here's What Experts Say

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The World Health Organization and other experts say there's no real evidence that patients taking the drug to ease symptoms have negative effects. But for fever, Tylenol is often recommended first.

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It's Time To Get Serious About Social Distancing. Here's How

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

We're all trying to do the right thing. But how does this work exactly? Can we visit Grandma? Have a play date? Have friends for dinner? We check in with experts for answers.

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Judge Blocks Rule That Would Have Kicked 700,000 People Off SNAP

Saturday, March 14, 2020

The rule, which was to take effect April 1, would have tightened work requirements for some food stamp recipients. But a judge said flexibility in food aid is needed amid a pandemic.

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Flattening A Pandemic's Curve: Why Staying Home Now Can Save Lives

Friday, March 13, 2020

From school closures to event cancellations, the disruptions are real — and vital. It's all to slow the spread of coronavirus so hospitals don't get so overwhelmed that they can't treat the sickest.

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Think You've Got COVID-19? With Tests In Short Supply, Prepare To Ride It Out At Home

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

As more coronavirus cases are reported, people experiencing symptoms may wonder: Do I have it? Until testing becomes more widely available, these people may not get a definitive answer.

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You Have A Fever And A Dry Cough. Now What?

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Whether your mild or moderate symptoms mean you have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19 doesn't change the medical advice right now. Stay home, rest, and call or email your doctor if symptoms worsen.

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Keep The Faith, Lose The Germs: Clergy Rethink Customs In The Age Of Coronavirus

Saturday, March 07, 2020

As more cases of coronavirus are confirmed in the U.S., clergy are reconsidering a variety of practices during religious services, from handshakes to close contact. Experts say that's a wise idea.

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A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week urged the American public "to prepare in the expectation that this could be bad." Here are some of the steps you might consider.

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New World Health Organization Data Confirms Around 80% Of Cases Are Mild

Monday, February 17, 2020

The virus behind COVID-19 continues to spread, but there are small signs of good news — the death rate is still lower than other coronaviruses and new research confirms most cases are mild.

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How COVID-19 Kills: The New Coronavirus Disease Can Take A Deadly Turn

Friday, February 14, 2020

Most cases of the illness are characterized as mild, with symptoms similar to those of a common cold or the flu. But there have been over 1,300 deaths.

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On Social Media, Racist Responses To Coronavirus Can Have Their Own Contagion

Sunday, February 02, 2020

A troubling off-shoot of the coronavirus outbreak has started to emerge: racist comments and behavior against China and people of Asian descent.

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Face Masks: What Doctors Say About Their Role In Containing Coronavirus

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Can a mask really keep you from catching the virus? To answer that, it helps to clarify which kinds of masks we're talking about.

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How Helpful Are Face Masks In Preventing The Spread Of Disease?

Monday, January 27, 2020

As China continues to report a growing number of cases of Wuhan coronavirus, images of people wearing face masks have become ubiquitous. How effective are these masks in stopping the virus' spread?

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2 New U.S. Cases Of Wuhan Coronavirus Confirmed In California

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Both involve patients who had traveled to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the outbreak.

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Can Applesauce Help Close The Racial Health Gap? No, Wait, Hear This Chef Out

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

From infant mortality rates to access to cancer treatment, stark health disparities exist between blacks and whites. One Michigan experiment to address that starts with money made from hospital food.

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Raiders Of The Lost Crops: Scientists Race Against Time To Save Genetic Diversity

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Elephants, snakes and crocodiles? Researchers around the globe faced risky situations to gather wild relatives of key foods. That genetic pool could be vital to helping crops adapt to climate change.

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Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.

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Activists Protest USDA Changes That Threaten Free School Lunch

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Activists delivered a petition with 1.5 million signatures to the agency in an effort to stop a rule change that would end automatic enrollment in free school lunch for nearly 1 million kids.

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Is A Diet That's Healthy For Us Also Better For The Planet? Most Of The Time, Yes

Monday, October 28, 2019

A vast new analysis looked at 15 different food groups, like nuts, fish and red meat, ranking them based on how they influence health and the toll they take on the planet.

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