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    'Why Do Some COVID-19 Tests Take So Long?'

    Find out why it’s taking more than three weeks for some people to get their COVID-19 test results back.

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    'Should You Wear a Face Mask With a Valve?'

    Get the facts about how face masks with a valve work, and why they may not be the best choice for combating the spread of germs.

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    'Is There a Right Way to Use Antibacterial Wipes?'

    Antibacterial wipes are precious these days – so if you have some on hand, make sure you’re using them right.

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    'What Is Enanthem?'

    Though it sounds like it could be the name of a character in an animated movie, enanthem is actually a specific kind of rash, caused by a virus.

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    'Is Working From Home Healthy?'

    Is working from home healthier than working in a traditional office environment? It depends on what you make of it.

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    'Are Viruses Living Things?'

    With so many survivors referring to the coronavirus as a "monster," you may wonder if it's actually a living thing.

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    'How Can You Find Out Your Blood Type?'

    When it comes to COVID-19, knowing your blood type might give you a little more insight about your risk.

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    'Is Headache a Symptom of COVID-19?'

    Headache certainly can be a symptom of COVID-19 – but also approximately eleven-million other health conditions.

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    When Should I Get Tested for COVID-19?

    Not sure if you should be tested for COVID-19? Don’t try to self-diagnose. If you’ve got a fever and other symptoms, call your healthcare provider and let them take it from there.

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    Does a COVID-19 Test Hurt?

    If you’ve seen news footage of people being tested for COVID-19 by having a long swab shoved up their nose, you might rightly wonder if that process hurts.

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    Frieda Wiley, PharmD, RPh

    Frieda Wiley, PharmD, RPh, is a clinical pharmacist, contract medical writer, and consultant. She has numerous publications to her credit, including O! The Oprah Magazine, Arthritis Today, US News & World Report, Everyday Health, and Costco Connection. To read more about Frieda, visit her website, or follow her on Twitter.