Posts By: Christian Furman, M.D., MSPH

Recovering from COVID at home

Not all COVID-19 patients require hospitalization. In fact, many are diagnosed and sent home to recover. If you are recovering at home, it’s important to stay away from other members of your household to reduce their risk of contracting the virus. It can be tough to know how to best treat yourself but there are…
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COVID-19 tips for older adults

While COVID-19 guidelines continue to evolve, the older adults have remained among the highest risk groups since the beginning.  That is why older adults often need to take additional precautions. The rationale for this is not all that surprising. As we age, immune systems often grow weaker, which decreases the ability of an older adult…
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Dementia: It’s more than what you think

Paul Hornung is a football legend. The Louisville native was a star athlete in high school and continued to shine playing college and professional football. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1957 and the Green Bay Packers chose him with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft that same year. Hornung was diagnosed with…
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