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'Emergency' or Not, Covid Is Still Killing People. Here’s What Doctors Advise to Stay Safe
Covid is not over. The number of people dying is down, but public spaces and offices still pose risks. Consider masking when you easily can.
A Low-Cost, Low-Tech Lifesaver
Making sure hospitalized patients' teeth are brushed daily can protect them from contracting pneumonia and reduce mortality.
Be Positive About Your HIV Status
AIDS is still a threat, even though treatments help people live with it. Diagnosis before symptoms appear preserves the body's defenses.
The Downside of Low- and No Alcohol Beer
Non-alcoholic and low-alcohol beers don't have the ethanol that regular beers do. This leaves them vulnerable to E. coli and salmonella.
Do It for Your Baby
If you're pregnant a COVID mRNA vaccine will not only protect you and your child, it may also reduce the risk of stillbirth. Get vaccinated.
What's Behind Long-Covid
A severe COVID infection changes genes in the cells of your immune system, paving the way for the symptoms of long-COVID. Stay protected.
The Bacteria Your Fitness Tracker Spreads
Like cell phones, activity trackers can carry and spread disease. Bacteria was found on over 90% of them. Here's the best way to clean them.
Reviving and Refining a Medieval Remedy
Honey and vinegar may be able to kill more bacteria than antibiotics. Together, the old-time duo penetrated bacterial defenses.
Is It L o n g COVID?
For some, the effects of COVID-19 linger for months. Researchers have come up with a weighted list of symptoms that characterize long COVID.
It's Tick -- and Lyme Disease -- Season Again
Warmer weather means more time outdoors and exposure to ticks. Researchers offer tips for avoiding these tiny, blood-thirsty predators.
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