7073彩票登录A medical reporter, Stacey Burling covers aging, caregiving, neurology and dementia, and more general medical trends.

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What should hospitals do when the doctors, nurses, and support staff get sick from coronavirus?

Hospitals may suggest that you postpone that back surgery, or consult your doctor by video chat. In New Jersey, hospitals will limit visitors to protect patients and staff.

With viruses like flu and coronavirus, pneumonia often delivers the fatal blow

There may be an important difference in the kind of pneumonia that flu and COVID-19 patients get that could make coronavirus pneumonia harder to treat.

Coronavirus means nursing homes and assisted-living facilities should restrict visitors, providers group says

Officials said the new rules are meant to prevent "dire consequences" from the new virus, which is especially hard on the elderly and people with underlying health conditions.

So you think you have the new coronavirus. What should you do now?

First, use your telephone. Ask a medical professional what to do next.

Some good virus news: Flu is down in U.S., including Pa., N.J.

Rates are down, but still high in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Coronavirus appears most dangerous to seniors. How can they be protected?

Death rates are especially high among the elderly.

Diagnoses of early-onset dementia are growing, insurer reports

Rates were especially high in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Serbian toddler got heart repaired in rural New Jersey

The toddler's parents were forced from their native Croatia in 1995 by an earlier round of ethnic cleansing in the Balkans.

Doctors rejected a woman for a liver transplant because of drinking. Then they learned her bladder was brewing alcohol.

Doctors at UPMC think they've identified a new phenomenon: urinary auto-brewery syndrome or bladder fermentation syndrome.

Authorities say man tied up victim, then set house on fire in Collingswood

Police were searching for a man who wore a yellow winter hat and a yellow and black sweatshirt.