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Why You Should Clean Your Phone
Cell phones carry allergens, fungi and bacteria and can trigger asthma. Clean yours regularly, particularly if you have pets.
The benefits of being vaccinated against COVID far outweigh the tiny risk of heart inflammation associated with mRNA vaccines, even for men.
Don't Assume You Are Protected
Had COVID? Be careful. Repeat SARS-CoV-2 infections put people at more risk of hospitalization and organ failure. Take precautions. Mask up.
COVID Vaccines Work Even Better with Exercise
People who got the most exercise significantly lowered their risk of COVID-19 hospitalization.
Tracking Environmental Chemicals' Effects on Gut Inflammation
Harvard researchers have developed a new way to screen environmental chemicals for inflammatory effects, especially in the GI tract.
The Eyes, An Early-Warning System for Overall Health
Your eyes can reveal your risk of a stroke or heart attack. But some eye conditions don't show up until it's too late. Over 40? Get checked.
The high price of insulin means that many diabetics skip or reduce doses to save money, a choice that is dangerous to their health.
COVID Vaccines: Safe for Both Mom and Baby
Two studies make clear the sort of protection mothers -- and their newborns -- can expect from mRNA vaccines.
Gender and Racial Disparities Among STEM Students
A mediocre white male student has twice the chance of attaining a STEM degree as a Black man or white woman with the same grades.
Rising Food Prices Hit Older, Less Healthy, Adults Hardest
Rising food prices mean many low- and fixed-income people -- especially seniors -- do not have access to affordable healthy foods.
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