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Face Shields v. Face Masks
What's the best way to prevent the spread of potentially virus-laden droplets? Engineers put two types of face coverings to the test.
A COVID-19 Comprehension Test
Most journals and public health agencies make their coverage of information on COVID freely available. But not everyone can understand it.
Phony COVID Cures
This is not what a proven treatment for COVID-19 looks like. Everyone hopes for a cure, but some are preying on that hope. Save your money.
The Other Epidemic Heading Our Way
At least we have a vaccine for it. Flu season is approaching. It's time to think about which flu shot to take.
Make Telemedicine Accessible for Seniors
Telemedicine is safer for seniors, but vision and hearing loss and technology are obstacles to using it. Here are trends that should help.
Smartphones Could Curb DUIs
Your phone can do more than count your steps. It could also warn you if those steps are alcohol-impaired and give you time to sober up.
Now Hair This
Your hair is a record of what you eat. Researchers are using hair analysis to evaluate diet differences among neighborhoods.
Food Stamps Pay Health Dividends
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance or SNAP program may seem expensive, but its price appears to be offset by savings in healthcare costs.
Flu Vaccines Help the Heart
Having a flu shot protects you from more than the flu virus; it can prevent heart problems, too. So why do so few hospitals offer it?
Seniors' New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World
Seniors are the largest COVID-19 high risk group. How they travel, gather with friends and receive medical care will never be the same.
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