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Travel on Thanksgiving? Pass the COVID

Travel on Thanksgiving? Pass the COVID

HEALTH | By Anna Almendrala | Oct 25
For everyone, after at least seven months of being mostly sequestered, the winter holidays pose an almost insurmountable temptation. Even public health and infectious disease experts recognize the dilemma.

7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

7 Tips for Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

HEALTH | Oct 24
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.

Sick of COVID-19? Here's Why You Might Have Pandemic Fatigue

Sick of COVID-19? Here's Why You Might Have Pandemic Fatigue

HEALTH | Oct 24
As the pandemic drags on, following COVID-19 prevention guidelines can feel like more and more of a challenge.

Do You Need to Wear a Mask if You're 6 Feet Away From Others?

Do You Need to Wear a Mask if You're 6 Feet Away From Others?

HEALTH | Oct 22
Health experts recommend wearing masks in public and keeping your distance from others in most cases, but whether you should do both could depend on the situation.

CDC Redefines 'Close Contact'

CDC Redefines 'Close Contact'

HEALTH | Oct 21
U.S. health officials Wednesday redefined what counts as close contact with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but repeated encounters.

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.

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