COVID-19

Information relating to novel corona virus and COVID-19

  • Doctors share ways to stay physically, mentally healthy during holiday season amid COVID

    Doctors share ways to stay physically, mentally healthy during holiday season amid COVID

    The pandemic is pushing pause on many traditions. Dr. Amy Bowers and Dr. Mona Gahunia spoke with ABC7 News about ways to celebrate while staying physically and mentally healthy.

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  • Experta pide a las personas no tener miedo de salir a vacunarse contra la influenza pese al impacto del COVID-19

    Experta pide a las personas no tener miedo de salir a vacunarse contra la influenza pese al impacto del COVID-19

    Aunque la pandemia del coronavirus sigue causando estragos, esta época del año también abre las puertas a otro fuerte padecimiento en Estados Unidos: la influenza.

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  • Virtual dance parties help some improve health and wellness during pandemic

    Virtual dance parties help some improve health and wellness during pandemic

    Dance parties are part of Kaiser Permanente’s “Thriving After 60” program of events, workshops and classes.

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  • 'We're not panicking': Top cardiologist says new COVID study shouldn't cause alarm

    'We're not panicking': Top cardiologist says new COVID study shouldn't cause alarm

    Dr. Ameya Kulkarni told ABC7 News being in the COVID crisis for this length of time means things aren’t as scary and unknown as they once were.

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  • Así usted logrará un sobresaliente en el aula en casa

    Así usted logrará un sobresaliente en el aula en casa

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  • How men can step up as mental health allies for women

    How men can step up as mental health allies for women

    The pandemic is hitting women harder than men in many ways. More are losing jobs, reporting feelings of depression and having increased caregiving duties.

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  • Evidence suggests COVID-19 has longer-term effect on survivors’ hearts

    Evidence suggests COVID-19 has longer-term effect on survivors’ hearts

    Doctors learning about COVID-19’s effects on the body are seeing signs of lasting damage in the heart that does not appear to be impacting overall wellness.

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  • Drive-thru influenza shots now available as flu season begins amid COVID pandemic

    Drive-thru influenza shots now available as flu season begins amid COVID pandemic

    Some parents are hesitant to go into a medical office during the pandemic, but just like drive-thru COVID-19 testing around the DMV, Kaiser is offering flu shots right from your car.

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  • How to give yourself an at-home colon cancer screening during the pandemic

    How to give yourself an at-home colon cancer screening during the pandemic

    Dr. Dana Sloane hopes the headlines about Chadwick Boseman won't fade, but will encourage people to screen themselves for colon cancer at home.

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  • Helping kids who are bummed out about the altered school experience

    Helping kids who are bummed out about the altered school experience

    Kids might be upset about starting a new school year without leaving the house or seeing their friends, but a counselor offering advice for helping them cope advises not making a big deal out of it.

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  • My child is lashing out because COVID-19 canceled campus life. What should I do?

    My child is lashing out because COVID-19 canceled campus life. What should I do?

    Erin VanLuven, a clinical social worker, has advice for parents of kids dealing with loss of freedom because of COVID cancellations, and it starts with validation.

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  • Danger of letting kids spend too much time online

    Danger of letting kids spend too much time online

    A virtual detoxification could be needed to rebound from a summer break that might have included excessive entertainment screen time.

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  • What should screen time rules for kids actually be in 2020? We asked a child psychiatrist.

    What should screen time rules for kids actually be in 2020? We asked a child psychiatrist.

    Patton-Smith is an adolescent and child psychiatrist with some advice that might surprise parents: Once the virtual school bell rings, don’t rush to unplug the computer.

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  • Cómo alejar al coronavirus de su casa

    Cómo alejar al coronavirus de su casa

    Tras varios meses de pandemia, Kaiser Permanente sugiere que hasta que no haya una vacuna, solo la responsabilidad individual protegerá a la comunidad

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