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If you’ve been exposed to COVID-19, isolate and wait a few days before getting tested

Evidence suggests that testing tends to be less accurate within three days of exposure, and the best time to get tested is five to seven days after you were exposed. Tests are even more accurate when patients are exhibiting symptoms.

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While we’re all trying to stay safe at home, Cologuard is a colonoscopy alternative

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and one of the most curable if caught early.

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Why a negative COVID-19 test doesn’t mean you don’t have it

A negative COVID-19 test doesn’t mean you definitely don’t have the virus. It means there wasn’t enough virus collected to register as a positive at the time of your test.

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What to do if you shared the holidays with someone who’s now sick with COVID-19

The CDC still advises staying home for 14 days, but offers some shorter options if a long quarantine is burdensome.

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Three-peat! All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized once again with all A’s for the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All four Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals were awarded an “A” in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for a third straight time. Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital each received an “A” grade in fall 2019, spring 2020 and all repeated the national honor again for fall 2020.

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UVB light as a treatment for cutaneous lymphoma

Narrowband UVB light can reduce skin inflammation and is used as a cutaneous T-cell lymphoma treatment.

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Safer holiday gatherings at work

COVID-19 has brought so many changes to our work lives and will affect the way we celebrate the holidays with co-workers. Potlucks in the office, a departmentwide lunch out, the company holiday party … all need safety considerations and reconsideration.

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Video chat options for staying connected are more than Zoom

Options for video chat can help you stay connected to seniors and others who’ve had to isolate.

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Ways to reduce your risk if traveling for the holidays

Traveling during COVID-19? Here are ways to cut risk

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Norton Heart & Vascular Institute expands heart failure program to include care for people needing ventricular assist devices

Norton Audubon Hospital receives ventricular assist device accreditation, offering patients specialized care closer to home

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Back from stage 3 ovarian cancer, Stephanie Virgin is a mom and thriving professional

Cancer journey has turned survivor into an advocate for awareness.

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Family Comfort Garden provides rest, reflection space close to labor and delivery at Norton Hospital

Studies have shown that having a connection to a natural environment and access to daylight can improve health.

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