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Ask Dr John Esq – Smoking and COVID-19

COVID-19 and smoking - cigarette in mouth, facemark coving eyes in denial" - Article by John Naranja, MD, JD.

There are an estimated 34.2 million tobacco smokers in the United States. The negative effects of smoking remains well documented. Product liability cases against tobacco companies have also exposed how tobacco manufacturers knew of the harmful effects related to smoking

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The COVID-19 Medical Crisis Exposes A Health Care Crisis

As our friends and followers are probably well-informed already, COVID-19 has created a medical crisis in the state of Massachusetts, across the country, and around the world. We saw another devastating weekend with hundreds of new fatalities attributed to the

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The Education Crisis

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Today, State lawmakers are scheduled to evaluate best practices for remote learning to students during the pandemic. As many of us know first-hand, our State and its citizens are facing an education crisis. With schools across the state of Massachusetts

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Ask Dr John Esq – Atypical Symptoms of COVID-19 In The Elderly

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Symptoms of COVID-19 infection typically appear from 2 to 14 days after exposure. Fever, dry cough and shortness of breath are the well-publicized symptoms related to COVID-19 infection. A more detailed look, however, may help us understand the spectrum of

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Refunds From Auto Insurance?

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Refunds? It’s a term we all know and love, but most of us don’t associate refunds with costly insurance premiums…at least until now. In a surprising turn of events amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our country’s largest auto insurers

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Ask Dr. John, Esq – Review of Recommendations Regarding Ibuprofen in the Context of COVID-19

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In the context of decreased health care access and the recommendation of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many personal injury victims have been self-treating for their injuries. Among the ways individuals are seeking relief for their pain, ibuprofen

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