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WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE CORONAVIRUS-RELATED SHORTNESS OF BREATH & A PANIC ATTACK?

While fever, fatigue, and cough are the most common signs of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, shortness of breath is another possible symptom. People with anxiety can face a dilemma: if they’re having difficulty breathing, it can be hard to tell the difference between coronavirus-related shortness of breath and a panic attack.


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WHAT EXPERTS SAY YOU CAN DO TO TREAT YOURSELF AT HOME IF YOU HAVE A MILD CASE OF COVID-19

Many Americans have stocked up on food and other supplies in preparation for social distancing.

But while you may have enough toilet paper to last through the summer, have you thought about what you’ll need to have on hand if you actually contract COVID-19 and need to self-quarantine?

Despite shutdowns and other unprecedented steps to slow the spread of COVID-19, epidemiologists believe that a majority of peopleTrusted Source will eventually get the easily transmitted viral disease for which humans have no natural immunity..


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IS IT SAFE TO TAKE A WALK DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC? MDS WEIGH IN

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that everybody, including those without symptoms of COVID-19, practice social distancing right now, keeping at least 6 feet from others and avoiding parties, crowds, and any non-essential business. But that begs the question — is the laundromat essential? (Yes.) Is food delivery dangerous? (No, but use contactless delivery if you can.) Is going outside and taking a walk going to spread coronavirus?.


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IS IT SAFE TO GO TO THE PHARMACY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK? DOCTORS EXPLAIN

As people around the world begin to practice social distancing to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, movie theaters, bars, and all other non-essential businesses are closing. Like grocery stores, pharmacies are typically exempt from these bans since they provide an essential service. Still, it’s fair to worry about if it’s safe to go to the pharmacy during the coronavirus outbreak.


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CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS: PEOPLE WORKING OUT AT HOME TO AVOID CONTACT AT THE GYM

Obi Mora’s New Year’s resolution was to be more physically active.

Mora, a 30-year-old mortgage specialist, joined 24 Hour Fitness late last year and started working out at the gym three times a week in January.

That is, until news of coronavirus hit the U.S.


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WANT TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS? TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF.

“Though the immediate risk right now in the United States is low, the threat is real, and we should be alert, cautious and prepared,” he explained.

How exactly is that accomplished? It may seem like you can’t make a difference, but it’s simpler than you think. In the face of an outbreak or a possible pandemic, doctors note that the most selfless thing you can do is to take care of yourself.


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THE GOOD MEN PROJECT

Insanely hot female body types have been written about in the media, despite the unrealistic and unhealthy means of achieving such a physique: Anorexia or Bulimia and plastic surgery, plus or minus one’s drug of abuse—cigarettes, Adderal (ADHD meds), or cocaine—to keep one thin. The male version of that message is also there but in different ways.


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THOUGHT CATALOG

I’ve worked throughout California in over 15 different hospitals, and have seen people die from all kinds of drug abuse, from alcohol to methamphetamine, heroin, and even prescription drugs. But I’ve never seen so many people die of cocaine than at the hospital at which I work in Compton.


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MADE MAN

Yes, half of your happiness is just in your genetics—talk about the genetic lottery. Can I buy a Powerball ticket for that sucker? And 40 percent of it is within your control; it’s your behavior, and that makes sense. It’s the 10 percent “situational” part, however, that I find hard to believe.


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THE DAILY MEAL

Everyone has some facet of his or her being that causes a bit of unhappiness. Whether it’s awkwardly long fingers, an unfortunately positioned mole, or a few extra pounds around the midsection, we all have one or two things about our own bodies that bug us or that we wish we could change.


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MADE MAN

Chivalry dates back to medieval times and refers to the code of conduct that a knight (“caballarius” means horseman) abided by. Behaviors. Actions. A moral framework. Rules. Chivalrous conduct largely revolved around war, church and the ladies.


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THOUGHT CATALOG

Many moons ago, I went to dinner with a CEO of a tech company in San Francisco. Not going to lie, I was a little intimidated and not sure how to handle the situation. I mean, she’s a boss—should I take the lead by planning the date?


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BYRDIE

Let me guess: This morning you woke up with half a headache and some gas, did a little Googling, and now you’re convinced you have a brain tumor. Trust me when I say I understand: You and your paranoid WebMD searches are not uncommon.


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HEALTHLINE

Most of us remember that week before school started when our parent sent us to bed — and woke us — early to get us back into “the routine.” Is that really the best way to prepare your children for a new school year?


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BUSTLE

Headaches can come out of nowhere and cause us pain — or so it seems. Turns out, there are a number of causes for headaches you might not know are triggers, but not all of them should have us running to the doctor in fear.


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BUSTLE

Most of us spend the majority of our days cooped up at our desks. Spending time in nature can have profound health effects, and if you’re inside too often, you may be exhibiting some signs that you aren’t spending enough time outside.


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MEN’S JOURNAL

Your doctor is one of the smartest sources for weight-loss help, but many doctors aren’t good at doling out guidance for their heaviest patients. A study found that doctors showed less empathy when dealing with the overweight and obese.


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THRILLIST

Despite what you’ve heard, the “eight glasses a day” recommendation doesn’t really have much merit — in fact, you can comfortably go up to a gallon daily and be just fine, if not in better health than you ever were before.


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