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Life cycle of a coronavirus: How respiratory illnesses harm the body

How can a microscopic respiratory infection such as COVID-19 wreak such havoc in the body so quickly? And why do some patients get hit harder than others. Lung specialist Sonja Bartolome, M.D., discusses how a coronavirus can progress in our respiratory tracts.

Brain; COVID; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Life after coronavirus: PM&R helps patients beat muscle weakness, brain fog

After COVID-19 infection, many patients struggle with "brain fog" and muscle weakness. See how custom Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation care can improve patients' long-term health.

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How to talk to COVID-19 vaccine holdouts: Calm fears, correct myths

Is there anything you can say to a reluctant friend or family member to persuade them COVID-19 vaccination is the right choice for them? The short answer is: 'yes,' says UT Southwestern's Sonja Bartolome. M.D.

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Which COVID test is best? Pros and cons of coronavirus detection methods

With more people getting tested for COVID-19, which method is the best? And do I really need to get a test? Check out this quick comparison of the three main types of coronavirus detection tests, the methods, the speed of results, and their overall effectiveness.

'If people who are resistant to mask wearing and getting vaccinated could see what I see every day – a hospital full of children in pain, some struggling to breathe; exhausted health care workers; parents stricken with fear and guilt – I believe most of them would change their behaviors.'

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After COVID-19 vaccination, how soon will life return to normal?

As more people get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the natural question becomes: when will life return to normal? Brad Cutrell, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist at UT Southwestern, gives you the real answers.

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