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‘A collective trauma’: New report details the effects of stress in America in 2020

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A new report from the American Psychological Association shows just how stressful life in America was in 2020… “I’m not surprised,” said Kara Caruthers, an associate professor in the physician assistant program at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Memphis. Caruthers explained that when the body feels stress, a cascade… Read More

Long-haul Covid patients can experience ‘waves of symptoms,’ early research suggests

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Dr. Richard Walker, chairman of emergency medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, said Lambert’s work was “very important research.” “Any time we can predict the course of the disease, it offers us the ability to mitigate problems,” said Walker, who was not involved in the research.

Inside ‘post-Covid’ clinics: How specialized centers are trying to treat long-haulers

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“It’s very hard,” said Dr. Cyrilyn Walters, medical director of ambulatory services at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tennessee, “because there’s not a lot of data.” Her team, which partnered with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, works with each patient to rule out conditions unrelated to Covid-19 that could be causing a patient’s symptoms. Otherwise,… Read More