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July 22, 2020 - Issue 5091

How COVID-19 Will Affect Medical Malpractice and You

how covid 19 affects medical malpractice

July 22, 2020

It's a largely hidden issue of the pandemic, but it's happening in far more than one hospital in this country. If you become seriously ill with COVID-19 and your life falls into the hands of medical professionals, this new reality could have unimaginable consequences.

Can a Smell Test Be More Accurate Than Fever for Covid?

smell test more accurate than fever for covid

July 22, 2020

Alterations in smell may happen more often than fever in COVID-19. Is it possible that zinc utilization is one trigger for this symptom? Here's how to test your zinc level at home.

Antacids Can Increase Risk of COVID by 300%

antacids can increase risk of COVID-19

July 22, 2020

People taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have increased odds of testing positive for COVID-19. The low-acid environment they create may allow the virus to invade the body more easily.