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Why Doctors Aren’t So Sure Trump Is Feeling Better From Covid-19

Standing on the steps of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, with a phalanx of white-coated doctors behind him, the White House physician, Dr. Sean P. Conley, ticked off President Trump’s encouraging vital signs: no fever, only slightly elevated blood pressure and a blood oxygen level in the healthy range.

“He’s back,” Dr. Conley said later in the news conference.

But when reporters asked him for results of Mr. Trump’s chest X-rays and lung scans — crucial measures of how severely the president has been sickened by Covid-19 — Dr. Conley refused to answer, citing a federal law that restricts what doctors can share about patients.

Without critical data about his lung function, medical experts in Covid-19 and lung disease said they were struggling to piece together an accurate picture of how Mr. Trump is faring. They noted that while most patients with the virus do recover, it

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Covid-19 patients aren’t usually checking themselves into hospitals like Chris Christie, experts say

Christie’s announcement, which followed news that Trump, first lady Melania Trump and other Republican leaders had tested positive for the virus, sparked a flurry of reactions online. Chief among them: confusion.

“Regarding Chris Christie, can someone please tell me how one checks into a hospital as a ‘precautionary measure’?” one person wrote on Twitter.

Another person asked, “Can an ordinary citizen with mild symptoms just check themselves into a hospital out of an abundance of caution? Is that how this works?”

Not exactly, experts say.

“What occurred over the weekend with Governor Christie sharing on social media that he was checking himself into the hospital because of his covid-19 diagnosis, that would be extraordinarily uncommon,” said Mark Shapiro, associate medical director for hospital services at St. Joseph Health Medical Group of Sonoma County, Calif.

The process of being admitted to a hospital with covid-19, the disease caused by the

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Ask the Dentist: Make sure your kids aren’t fooled by online DIY ‘dentistry’

DO YOU know where your nail files, toilet bleach and power drill are at the moment? Well maybe you should make sure that these items are where you believe them to be and not in the hands of your children.

Videos on TikTok have young people promoting home remedies to improve the appearance of practically all body parts and the teeth are not escaping this Alice in Wonderland sorcery.

One of the suggestions being punted on the short videos is taking a nail file to smooth down the front teeth to “even them out” or level a jaggedy edge. Do not pass go or collect £200 – this should go straight into the big bag of bad ideas. Irreversible damage is being caused by this moment of fadness.

Maybe check with your children that they are aware that this can cause long-term sensitivity and try to explain that teeth are

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