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Monday, June 1, 2020
As we’ve entered Phase 3 of reopening West Virginia, more businesses are opening as the Governor urges everyone to wear a mask in public. So how do we reopen safely while preventing a surge or second wave of COVID-19? Infectious Disease Specialist Kathy Moffett, MD, explains how in this WVU Medicine Health Report.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
If you've delayed elective and non-elective surgery because of the pandemic, it's time to put your health first and schedule that procedure. WVU Medicine Chief Medical Officer Judie Charlton, MD, explains how new safety protocols have made surgery during COVID-19 at WVU Medicine very safe.
Friday, May 15, 2020
During the month of April, medical providers and experts raced learn as much as they could about COVID-19. WVU Medicine’s infectious disease expert, Kathy Moffett, MD, reviews some of what we’ve learned, and what we still don’t know.
Monday, May 11, 2020
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Seasonal allergies are here. With COVID-19 dominating our health concerns, do you know if your symptoms are hay fever or coronavirus? David Skoner, MD, WVU Medicine Allergy and Immunology, offers some ways to tell the difference, when to look for a diagnosis, and how to get an exam during a period of social distancing.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
In this stressful time of the COVID-19 pandemic, are you getting enough sleep? Are you eating right and managing stress? In this WVU Medicine Health Report, Gwen Emery, MD, explains how to find and maintain wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Recent reports indicate that housecats and zoo cats can contract COVID-19 from their human caregivers. WVU Medicine’s infectious disease expert, Kathy Moffett, MD, offers some views and advice on this unique new situation.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Overwhelming news, distant family and friends, the loss of jobs, and the disruption of normal life are some of the many things the pandemic has brought that are causing anxiety and stress for people in West Virginia and the world. WVU Medicine psychiatrist Toni Goodykoontz, MD, JD, offers some advice to help mitigate a bit of the anxiety in this new WVU Medicine Health Report.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn, there is a new concern about a spike in child abuse. Christine Haufe, a WVU Medicine Children’s expert, shares some child abuse prevention strategies parents can use right now, in this WVU Medicine Health Report.
Friday, April 3, 2020
Our pets and the animals in our lives aren’t likely to follow social distancing guidelines. If you are worried about how COVID-19 might affect your pets in your life and your neighbors’ lives, then WVU Medicine’s Kathryn Moffett, MD, has some information and words of advice for you.