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Is Herd Immunity Realistic in Ending a Pandemic?

A question on the minds of many as we approach the 1-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic is, how can…

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COPD and Mental Health During COVID-19

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused many to experience negative emotions, affecting general health and well-being. For those with chronic illnesses,…

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Life as a COVID-19 Screener

Where do I start? When 2020 arrived, we were all looking forward to another fabulous year. In late January we…

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Why is Getting the Flu Shot Important This Fall?

The 2020-21 flu vaccines are now available. Each year, the flu season varies in duration and severity, starting anytime in…

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Routine Dental Visits and COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic disease. Soon after, most states issued stay-at-home orders,…

10 Sep

COVID-19 CDC July Updates for People with Underlying Medical Conditions

Developments with COVID-19 continue to be rapid and often unexpected. Some regions in the world that had originally been successful…

05 Sep

Long Beach Man Takes Part In COVID-19 Vaccine Trial at The Lundquist Institute

On a historic occasion this week at the Lundquist Institute in Torrance, CA, Jorge Vega, a Long Beach resident, became…

27 Aug

Face Masks 101

Wearing masks cuts epidemic numbers in half. That is why almost every government in the world endorses masks as an effective…

how to boost your immune system with food 13 Aug

How to Boost Your Immune System with Food

Your immune system is a complex series of cells and proteins that become activated in response to bacteria and viruses.…