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Healthy Living: Face Down to Fight COVID-19 Pneumonia

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It’s one of the lessons from the hospital frontlines and it was reinforced during the recent coronavirus pandemic — positioning matters.

In Healthy Living, Courtney Hunter shows us how a significant percentage of pneumonia patients who were placed on their stomachs or sides early on were able to avoid mechanical ventilation.

Dr. Levitan has since formed the nonprofit , which distributes the proning mattresses to hospitals.

To date, Prone2Help has distributed more than 650 proning cushions to more than 200 hospitals in 45 states.