What to Do If You Get Sick While in Self-Isolation

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting more and more people every day, cities, counties, states, and even entire countries have begun implementing mandatory quarantines. Even in areas where lockdowns aren’t in effect, people are choosing to isolate themselves in their homes—practicing social distancing and going out only when absolutely necessary—to avoid both contracting the virus themselves […]

Have a Cough That Won’t Go Away? What it Could Mean, and When to Seek Treatment

You’re not getting any sleep because your cough constantly wakes you up. You spend your days hacking up a lung, reminiscing fondly on the times when you didn’t feel that fiery urge in your throat every few minutes. You’ve actually started avoiding quiet places like the library because you’re embarrassed by the loud outbursts of […]

5 Ways to Show Your Heart Some Love This Valentine’s Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Is there another holiday that’s as loved and hated? You may be looking forward to a romantic day with your sweetheart. Or you may plan to ignore the holiday entirely and spend some quality time binge-watching your favorite shows. But either way, all the red hearts popping up everywhere can be a […]

Flu Complications: Who is Most At Risk?

Winter’s arrival marks some of our favorite things: the holidays, snow days, cozy nights spent inside drinking hot cocoa. It also marks a less welcome arrival: flu season. Every year, around 8% of the American population contracts influenza, commonly referred to as the flu. For some, recovery is simple: rest, hydration, and lots of sleep […]