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COVID-19 Antibody Tests

COVID-19 Antibody Tests

U.S. leaders are calling for widespread antibody tests, which may be able to determine whether someone who had COVID-19 is now immune. So how accurate would these tests be? AZ Family interviewed Valleywise Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael White to discuss. Watch the video below for the [...]


How coronavirus antibody tests work and why they matter | COVID-19 Special

In the fight against the coronavirus, there is still one big unknown: how many people have actually contracted it, maybe even without showing any symptoms? One way to answer this question is through antibody tests. An antibody is a protective protein produced by the immune system to destroy harmful [...]

HHS Assistant Secretary

Self-swab testing for coronavirus to be implemented this week, HHS assistant secretary says

After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of self-swab testing for the novel coronavirus, it will be implemented this week, said Adm. Dr. Brett P. Giroir, assistant secretary for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, during a White House press conference Sunday evening.


Facts about Gabapentinoids

FDA warns about serious breathing problems with seizure and nerve pain medicines gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant) and pregabalin (Lyrica, Lyrica CR) When used with CNS depressants or in patients with lung problems 12-19-2019 What safety concern is FDA announcing? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that serious breathing difficulties [...]

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