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So You Test Positive for COVID-19, Now What?

When the pandemic first broke out in 2020, every COVID-19 treatment was experimental. Researchers tested existing drugs, like the antiparasitic Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) or the anti-inflammatory Ozurdex, Maxidex or others...

COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Tracker

We've created the MedShadow Vaccine Tracker, the only tracker focused on side effects and adverse events of COVID-19 Vaccines in progress.

What to Know About the New COVID-19 Antivirals

Two recently authorized antiviral drugs designed to protect against the most severe outcomes of COVID-19 may be game-changers during the ongoing pandemic. Those benefits may come at a cost,...

Taking Control of Your Cervical Health

When Lily was diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 27, she blamed herself. “Why hadn’t I taken care of myself properly?” she thought. She had regularly skipped her annual...

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

We often hear the word microbiome in the promises of oral supplements, yogurts and probiotic drinks like kombucha, but there’s more to the microbiome than just your gut. Did...

Pros & Cons of the HPV Vaccine

Why, after 13 years, are parents still conflicted about giving their children the HPV vaccine? While all vaccines have risks and benefits, the HPV vaccine is particularly controversial because...

How Many Doctor’s Appointments Do I Really Need?

We’ve all heard the saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” except that prevention isn’t always clear-cut. Prevention includes maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly...

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