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7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

HEALTH | Oct 20
As temperatures fall, people are spending more time indoors. That heightens the risk of the coronavirus spreading, but there are some simple steps you can take to help protect yourself and everyone around you.

What Are the Current Treatment Options for COVID-19?

What Are the Current Treatment Options for COVID-19?

HEALTH | Oct 20
There are several, and which one is best depends on how sick someone is.

Does the Flu Vaccine Affect Your Chances of Getting COVID-19?

Does the Flu Vaccine Affect Your Chances of Getting COVID-19?

HEALTH | Oct 16
The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important this year.

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss and Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

HEALTH | By Aneri Pattani | Oct 15
It turns out there's a common thread among many of these conditions, one that has been months in the making: chronic stress.

How Long Can You Expect a COVID-19 Illness to Last?

How Long Can You Expect a COVID-19 Illness to Last?

HEALTH | Oct 13
How long can you expect a COVID-19 illness to last? Short answer: It depends. But there are a number of factors to consider.

Being Outside Doesn't Mean You're Safe From COVID-19

Being Outside Doesn't Mean You're Safe From COVID-19

HEALTH | Oct 9
If you think you're safe from the coronavirus just because you're outdoors, think again. While the wind and the large volume of air make the outdoors less risky than being indoors, circumstances matter.

5 Things to Know About a COVID Vaccine: It Won't Be a 'Magic Wand'

5 Things to Know About a COVID Vaccine: It Won't Be a 'Magic Wand'

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Oct 5
Dozens of vaccine candidates are in various testing stages around the world, with 11 in the last stage of preapproval clinical trials. One or more may prove safe and effective and enter the market in the coming months. What then?

We Freely Wear Seat Belts. Why Can't We Learn to Wear Masks?

We Freely Wear Seat Belts. Why Can't We Learn to Wear Masks?

HEALTH | By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Oct 1
A big part of the reason adherence has been so variable is that governors generally declare the mandates, and local and city officials are left to decide how to enforce them.

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

Coralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

HEALTH | By Aneri Pattani | Sep 29
"If you believe 22% is herd immunity, I believe you're alone in that," Dr. Anthony Fauci recently told a senator. All this talk got us thinking: What exactly does it mean and can it be used to combat COVID-19?

How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and the Flu?

How Can You Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and the Flu?

HEALTH | Sep 24
Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two, but there are a couple of major difference to be on the lookout for.

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