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Putting Antibiotic Use on a Diet
Antibiotics are frequently overused, and bacteria have become resistant. A new set of guidelines helps doctors and patients cut back.
Lower BP Early to Cut Stroke Risk
It's not just high blood pressure that puts Blacks at four times more risk for a stroke. Racism and economic stress contribute, too.
Who, Me? Susceptible to Online Health Misinformation?
Some people are more likely to believe health claims are true when they aren't. Are you one of them? Here's how to pick up on sketchy info.
Addressing Concerns about the COVID Vaccine
Mistrust in the healthcare system means that Blacks and Latinx people are less likely to get vaccinated. Doctors suggest a way forward.
IUDs as Emergency Contraception
IUDs are known to be a reliable method of contraception. They are also, like the morning after pill, a good form of emergency contraception.
Online Doctor Visits: Opportunities and Disparities
Patient portals have been lifesavers during the pandemic, but not everyone enjoys access or can book a COVID vaccination appointment online.
No Symptoms, Still a Threat
People without symptoms are responsible for more than 50 percent of new COVID-19 cases. They need to be tested, too.
A Profile of Self-Managed Abortion
Women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy in areas where there are few reproductive health options available may try to end it themselves.
When researchers tested consumer and medical masks, clear winners emerged. Bandanas were not among them.
Seniors' COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy
Many people over 50 say they are unsure whether they'll get the COVID vaccine when it's available. Racism seems to play a role, too.
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