A Crossword in a Time of Covid

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Not really about Covid so much as compiled while self-isolating. It is more about health (and ill-health) in general. A mix of US and British spelling is used.
Author: windrush - Diff: Harder [ Scores ]

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      1. Science of health and sanitation (7)
      5. Promethazine is often used as an opiate ___ (7)
      9. Condition caused by reduction of small intestine (inits,3)
      10. Can be surprisingly helpful, despite being inactive (7)
      11. Relating to the eye socket (7)
      12. Often a sign of good health, __ cheeks (5)
      13. (Adj.) Relates to engorgement with blood (US) (9)
      14. Lameness causes a __ gait (7)
      16. Animal cellulose, present in the mantle of tunicates (7)
      18. The Mayo Clinic is in this country (Inits)(3)
      19. Inert substance, Xenon for example (4,3)
      20. Form of Eastern medicine (7)
      21. Eye surgery procedure (9)
      24. Syzigium aromaticum, used for toothache, oil of __ (5)
      25. Investing with a quality (alt) (7)
      26. Pertaining to the longest river in Africa (7)
      27. Using a pack of this can reduce swelling (3)
      28. Pain in a muscle or group of muscles (7)
      29. Buildup of fluid in the abdomen (7)

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      1. Disorder caused by an overactive gland (15)
      2. Mononucleosis, __ fever (9)
      3. Disorder, __ -Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (5)
      4. Passage between the pharynx and stomach (US) (9)
      5. Bar or liquid, wash your hands with one of these (1,4)
      6. Pilocarpus __, a dangerous herb in its natural state (9)
      7. Dorsal part of an insect's thoracic segment (5)
      8. Tools for medical training, esp. when self-isolating (15)
      15. Onychocryptosis, __ toenail (9)
      16. Abnormally rapid breathing (US) (9)
      17. A bioreactor to which fresh medium is constantly added (9)
      22. Nation where Bhopal gas tragedy occurred (5)
      23. Village near San Bartolomeo Val Cavargna, Italy (5)
      24. A baby that cries a lot may have this (5)