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Confusion Surrounding Aerosols and COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted on its website about aerosol spread of COVID-19. A few days later, the statement was gone.
Blood Pressure Management: What You Should Know
In recent years, awareness of high blood pressure and how to treat and control it decreased among Americans, a new study found. Because awareness is key to blood pressure management, that could spell bad news for public health.
Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
Obesity on the Rise in the US
New research findings suggest that obesity is still increasing among adults in the United States. That comes with a lot of potential health problems — and one of them involves COVID-19.
FDA Issues Warning About 'Benadryl Challenge'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety warning for a common allergy medicine.
Holiday Safety During COVID-19
As fall approaches, so do the holidays. And as the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the holidays safely.
Common Anxiety Meds Get Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ordering a stronger warning for a common anxiety and sleep medication.
Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
A Drop in Lung Cancer Deaths
Deaths from the most common type of lung cancer have decreased rapidly in recent years. Researchers are saying new treatments are behind this good news.
What Comes After COVID-19?
For many people who get COVID-19, symptoms end within a couple of weeks. But for others, post-COVID-19 symptoms may stick around for weeks or months.