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Test to Treat locations

Some testing facilities may also provide prescriptions and medications for those who quality fortreatment against COVID:
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COVID Symptoms

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms mayhave COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. […]
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COVID Fast Facts

As of 8/12/22 Worldwide there have been 588,473,542 cases Worldwide there have been 6,430,692 deaths In the US there have been 92,526,488 cases In the US there have been 1,032,506 deaths
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The Misery of Milk

Got milk? An increasing number of people are getting a funny feeling after cheesecake on Shavuos or having a queasy sensation when drinking the before-davening coffee or late-night chocolate. Others just have a hard time with the aftereffects of eating dairy products. There’s a name for it. Lactose intolerance is the inability many people have […]
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Boning Up on Bone Health

Zeidy remains a spry senior well into old age, enjoying the eineklach and slower lifestyle well past his biological golden years. For many families, the break between crusty vibrancy and a life of doctor appointments and pills is a fall. Bones which once withstood a kinetic clash with the hardest rocks and survived dozens of […]
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Vision For Life

The sense of vision in a human being does not become fully developed until their early 20s. From then on, most people find their vision and eye health generally remain stable throughout their mid-20s and 30s, with the occasional exception of women during pregnancy. At this stage of life, it is important to establish good […]
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Eye on the Prize

So much in life begins by taking a look at it. Keeping the eyes healthy well into old age is not a far-fetched dream but a doable idea which begins in childhood. Infants have a mostly blurry vision, which progresses into a fully developed vision by the time they are about three years old. Newborns […]
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Fire Prevention is Key to Saving Lives

Between burning the chometz, Lag Baomer bonfires, summer cookouts, chanukah menorahs, not to mention the weekly Shabbos blech, fire is an important part of Jewish life. So is fire safety. While a cottage industry has sprung up around fire safety, which the community largely adheres to, every fire is one too many and one which […]
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Yes, Beating or Managing Diabetes is Possible

Just like Bubby said, eat healthy and stay active to ward diabetes away. Chicken soup, too — well, it can’t hurt, can it? Diabetes is one of the fastest growing illnesses to affect people’s health and quality of life. Nearly 40 million American adults have it, and one out of five of them are not […]
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Colon Cancer, Highly Common, is Also One of Most Preventable

The golden years should be devoted to einiklach, muffins and shiurim, not battling one of society’s most preventable cancers. All it takes is a doctor’s visit once or twice a decade to cut in half the odds of colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer in men and women not counting some kinds of skin […]
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The Solution to Celiac Disease.

Challos on Shabbos, rye bread on Wednesday and honey-nut babke on Friday. Don’t forget cheesecake on Shavuos and hamantashen on Purim. The heimishe diet has a love-hate relationship with gluten, but it may lead to the autoimmune celiac disease. Celiac disease is often confused with gluten allergy or sensitivity. In fact, true celiac disease occurs […]
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