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Married to Medicine Stars Talk Coronavirus From the Front Lines

When it comes to the Coronavirus, the Married to Medicine cast has a front-row seat to this pandemic.

As health care workers around the world try to provide the best care for thousands of sick patients, some familiar faces from Bravo are doing their part to save the lives of Atlanta residents infected with COVID-19.

“As an emergency physical, I would like for Americans to take the CDC recommendations to socially isolate very seriously,” Dr. Eugene Harris explained to E! News exclusively. “A lot of Americans will not be seriously medically affected directly by Coronavirus, but oftentimes will pose an extreme risk to others in the community who have weak immune systems…I want people to take this seriously.”

For Dr. Contessa Metcalfe and her husband Dr. Scott Metcalfe, they can’t help but feel a little uneasy about what’s to come.

“I am absolutely working longer hours and so is

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  • The novel coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. 
  • As the disease continues to spread, more and more people are seeing the way they live their daily lives impacted, from work-from-home mandates to empty grocery store aisles. 
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Remote medicine is the latest tool in the fight against coronavirus

Danbury – Health care leaders are fighting the stifling effect that the coronavirus is having on doctor’s visits with popular technology.

And patients don’t need to leave their home.

Thanks to newly relaxed rules in Washington, D.C., and Hartford, Connecticut families can visit the doctor virtually, using the same teleconferencing technology that has made apps such as FaceTime and Skype household names.

“The patient-doctor relationship is still there,” says Dr. Christopher Lehrach, president of the medical group for Nuvance Health, a seven-hospital network that includes Danbury and Norwalk. “You are still having face-to-face consultations, and elements of the physical examination are still there, such as visual observation, and it is still our own physicians caring for our own patients.”

Lehrach should know.

As the COVID-19 pandemic escalated into a public health crisis, average daily doctor visits to the Nuvance medical group dropped 40 percent, from 5,000 to 3,000. But since

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NYC hospital resumes use of forklift to move bodies amid coronavirus

A Brooklyn hospital on Tuesday resumed its use of a forklift to move the dead bodies of coronavirus victims, just hours after the shocking practice was exposed on the front page of The Post.

The red forklift was pressed back into service shortly before 11 a.m., and by 1:30 p.m. had shuttled more than 15 corpses wrapped in white sheets from the loading dock of Brooklyn Hospital Center to a refrigerated trailer parked along Ashland Place in Fort Greene.

At several points, two bodies were carried side by side on the machine’s tines.

Passerby Lydia Ramirez, 32, watched in dismay as one body was lifted up and loaded into the trailer by workers wearing protective gear.

“It’s really sad and disturbing to see. At least put up a tarp or a tent, if for no other reason than for the dignity of the deceased’s family,” she said.

“No one should

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Coronavirus Emergrency Dental Care | Larchmont Dental Associates

Dr. Michael Kezian and the larchmont Dental Associates staff have made great efforts to keep the community safe. We are proud to serve this community. We are committed to providing patients with comprehensive and urgent dental care in Los Angeles, while at the same time, by preventing the spread of COVID-19, or Coronaviru to the most vulnerable in the Larchmont and Los Angeles communities. We strongly believe that protecting our people is also our duty. We are dedicated to keeping all guidelines up to date, reviewing the latest research and providing appropriate information. We use science education and medical training to distinguish facts from fiction and protect patients from false alarms.

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Patients may be asking themselves, “What dental treatment can I receive during the Coronavirus?”

We believe it is important for our profession and community to follow the latest recommendations of both the American Government and the California Dental Association.

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Dentist who attended B.C. industry conference may have died from coronavirus

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updates media on the COVID-19 situation in Edmonton on March 20, 2020.

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A dentist who attended a large industry conference in Vancouver this month is suspected of dying from COVID-19, while several doctors who attended a curling bonspiel in Edmonton have fallen ill.

Chief medical officers from both provinces have now linked 44 novel coronavirus patients to these two events, gatherings that today would be viewed as reckless and even illegal given what the world knows about the highly infectious virus that causes COVID-19.

British Columbia’s officials say they have tracked down and notified all those put at risk. Meanwhile, Alberta’s medical authorities are scrambling to notify more than 100 people who might have been exposed to the virus by attendees of a curling event.

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Dentist mom with cancer hits coronavirus snag on surgery

Rachelle Elliott, 37, has Stage 1 breast cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Rachelle Elliott is a dentist with her own practice in Northeast Portland. She’s 37, married and has 2 little girls.

Recently she discovered a small lump in her breast and decided to have it checked out. She’s so glad she did — doctors caught her cancer early.

“I was having a little bit of discomfort in kind of my armpit area and I stumbled upon a small lump,” she said.

A friend shared her breast cancer story and “that encouraged me to get it checked.”

She’s been working with a Portland area oncologist and this week called the health care provider — which she wants to keep confidential — to schedule a lumpectomy. But

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Coronavirus: Keswick dentist suspends non-urgent appointments

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James Breedon said “it seemed pointless” to continue as normal amid the risk of spreading Covid-19

A dentist has suspended all non-urgent appointments in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

James Breedon of Keswick, Cumbria, said it was “pointless” to go on if there was a risk of spreading the virus.

He said it would mean a “few inconvenienced people”, but carrying on could mean “more people get the virus and die”.

NHS England has advised dentists to stop doing several procedures, including fillings and polishing.

Mr Breedon, who works at the Brundholme practice, said: “The equipment we use in the dental creates a spray or aerosol that will spread the virus.

“It seemed pointless to continue doing that.”

He said he had worried he was “overreacting” but ultimately sided with caution.

“The worst thing that could happen [by cancelling appointments] is a few inconvenienced people,” Mr Breedon said.

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Coronavirus outbreak: How seniors can get help with groceries, meals, medicine

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Amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, our everyday routines have been drastically affected — and that might mean some Americans in the most vulnerable groups are struggling to get basic needs met, such as feeding themselves, or just talking to someone during self-isolation.

During this stressful time, there are a few resources that can help.

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Those over 60 years old, or anyone with underlying health problems, have been advised to self-isolate, which can potentially disrupt everyday life when it comes to tasks like grocery shopping or getting medication.

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If you need groceries, but are unable to go to the supermarket – even during one of the designated times certain chains have set aside for vulnerable populations – there are

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