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Can Air Purifiers Fight COVID or Wildfire Smoke?

Two types of purifiers: filters and sanitizers There are two types of air purifiers—filters and sanitizers—though some combine both in one product (1). Filters, most effectively, high-efficiency particulate-arresting (HEPA) filters, remove physical particles like dust, pollen, and smoke from the air. This can help alleviate symptoms for people with allergies or

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Exercise In Pandemic Lockdown!

Exercise classes have become indispensable parts of wellness and entertainment routines for millions of people. Social exercise activities are especially important for autoimmune patients. So, what do you do when the gym or studio is closed? This is the challenge that millions of us face: finding new ways of exercising

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Exercises to Strengthen Deep Neck Muscles For Head and Neck Balance
Updated for COVID-19 lockdowns, part two

People with or without FHP alike can benefit from exercises that strengthen the deep neck flexor muscles. If you have osteoporosis or osteopenia, strengthening the muscles around your spine is key to healthy posture and reduced risk of fracture or deformity. A strong neck also offers some protection from whiplash and other accidental damage to the spine. As we age, neck exercises can improve neck appearance, function, and comfort.

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How to Disinfect Groceries During COVID-19

Food handlers at grocery stores, meatpacking plants, fast food restaurants, and delivery services have tested positive for COVID-19.  This raises a concern that the virus is being passed on through food handling or other shoppers touching groceries during their shopping trips. It’s more important than ever that you know how

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Will Long COVID Change the Game for Autoimmune Diseases, too? Part 1

Will long-COVID activists, especially practitioner-patients, finally force healthcare systems, clinicians and medical researchers to confront post-viral and similar chronic syndromes they have shrugged off for decades? In keeping with our mission, will a focused response by healthcare systems and researchers to post-COVID syndrome help illuminate the invisible epidemic of autoimmune and autoinflammatory disorders?

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