Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System During Coronavirus Crisis

Smart Lifestyle Choices to Support Your Immune System During Coronavirus Crisis

So much of the COVID-19 pandemic is beyond your control — all of our control — and yet it’s undoubtedly…

Ask the Harvard Experts: Lower Coronavirus-Related Stress with the Relaxation Response

Ask the Harvard Experts: Lower Coronavirus-Related Stress with the Relaxation Response

Q: The coronavirus outbreak has raised my stress level. I am worried that it is making me more susceptible to…

Sheltered at Home, Families Broach End-of-Life Planning

Sheltered at Home, Families Broach End-of-Life Planning

Long before she contracted COVID-19 at a Kirkland, Washington, nursing home, Barbara Dreyfuss made sure to document the wishes that…

What to Do if You Lose Your Health Insurance During the Coronavirus Crisis

What to Do if You Lose Your Health Insurance During the Coronavirus Crisis

You can’t control whether you lose your job and your benefits because of COVID-19. You can, however, take steps to…

Stop the Coronavirus: The Science of Washing Your Hands

Stop the Coronavirus: The Science of Washing Your Hands

It seems surreal: Twenty seconds of handwashing with plain soap and water are powerful enough to destroy microscopic coronavirus particles…

Does Everyone Over 60 Need to Take the Same Coronavirus Precautions?

Does Everyone Over 60 Need to Take the Same Coronavirus Precautions?

She knew it wasn’t a good idea and her daughter would disapprove. Nonetheless, Barbara Figge Fox, 79, recently went to…

Why the Coronavirus is Worse than the Flu and When to Seek Medical Attention

Why the Coronavirus is Worse than the Flu and When to Seek Medical Attention

With its symptoms of high fever, cough and body aches — and its potential to be severe — the coronavirus…

View from the Frontline

View from the Frontline

A day in the life of an emergency medicine physician preparing for the coronavirus Meeta Shah, MD, is an emergency medicine…

Seattle Nurses Scrounge for Masks to Stay Safe on Pandemic’s Front Lines

Seattle Nurses Scrounge for Masks to Stay Safe on Pandemic’s Front Lines

As the caseload of patients with the new coronavirus grows, masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are in short…

Op-Ed: Lessons from 9/11

Op-Ed: Lessons from 9/11

We Must Act Swiftly to Beat Back COVID-19 On the morning of 9/11, the trauma director of the New York…