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Colds and COVID
Colds are caused by coronaviruses, too, so they can, under certain conditions, offer some COVID-19 protection. But don't forgo the vaccine.
Anti-Fogging Sprays Cause Concern
The sprays many eyeglass-wearers use so they can see while wearing a face mask during the pandemic contain high levels of toxic PFAs.
Air Pollution Sparks Kids’ Asthma
Nearly 2 million urban children worldwide develop asthma as a result of breathing in traffic-related pollution. It's the nitrogen dioxide.
Gum Health Fosters Good Health
People with gum disease -- whether periodontitis or gingivitis -- are more likely to suffer from a wide range of chronic diseases.
COVID-19 Infections Rise 10X in Kids Five and Under
COVID-19 infections among kids five and under have skyrocketed. Here are some tips so parents can keep little kids safe and let them play.
Don't Underestimate the Benefits of Housework
Sweeping, cleaning, vacuuming, dusting -- we may not like them, but they do good things for our bodies and minds.
Why You Should Hope for a Soda Tax
The numbers don't lie: Taxes on soda reduce sugar consumption and set in motion the many health benefits consuming less sugar can bring.
Even COVID Vaccine Resisters Worry
Knowing people sick with COVID and fear of test results can be tipping points for some of those who have been reluctant to get the shot.
Kidney Disease Rises in Step with Global Temperatures
Extreme heat seems to be behind a significant rise in chronic kidney disease. Here's what it means for you and how to protect yourself.
The Allergy-Prone and COVID Vaccines
Even if you have allergies, your risk of a severe reaction to the COVID vaccine is only about 2 percent, a health worker study finds.
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