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Who Counts as Immunocompromised? A Guide for High-Risk Individuals Feature
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Who Counts as Immunocompromised? A Guide for High-Risk Individuals

With the CDC warning that people with "weakened immune systems" are more likely to suffer severe illness from coronavirus, many are wondering: Who falls in this category? An oncology nurse practitioner and M.D. have the answers.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Symptoms and Treatment
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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Symptoms and Treatment

Is heavy menstrual bleeding interfering with your life? Learn about treatment options that can help

Tips to Stay Awake Without Caffeine
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Tips to Stay Awake Without Caffeine

If you feel like your caffeine habit is out of control, try these tips to stay awake without caffeine.

Mistakes You're Making During Your Period
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Mistakes You're Making During Your Period

Your menstrual period may be annoying enough, so no need to make it worse. Break free of these mistakes you may be making during your period.

7 Foods That Help You De-Stress
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7 Foods That Help You De-Stress

Do you reach for comfort foods rich in fat and sugar when you're stressed? Try these good, healthy foods to help soothe your stress.

9 Signs You're Eating Too Much Sugar
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9 Signs You're Eating Too Much Sugar

Think you're eating too much sugar? Here are some signs that it's time to step away from the sweet stuff.

5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)
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5 Things You Should Stop Doing Today (If You Want to Manage Your Weight)

Change these 5 habits to help lose weight or stay at a healthy weight. One is as simple as putting the snack bag away.

Climate Change Will Bring Hotter Summers to U.S.
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Climate Change Will Bring Hotter Summers to U.S.

Get ready for extreme heat. Researchers warn that climate change will soon trigger more severe summers across the United States.

Best Teas for Sleep
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Best Teas for Sleep

If you have trouble getting to sleep, give tea a try. The best teas for sleep contain ingredients to help you get a better night's sleep.

Foods That Help Fight Constipation
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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

Tanning Without the Sun
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Tanning Without the Sun

Try a self-tanning product to give you that bronzed look without the sun damage that can cause wrinkles and skin cancer.

15 Things Your Thyroid Can Affect
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15 Things Your Thyroid Can Affect

The thyroid is a small gland, but it helps coordinate many of your body's activities from metabolism and weight to hair thickness and sweating.

COVID-19: As Offices Reopen, Here's What to Expect If You're Worried About Getting Sick on the Job
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COVID-19: As Offices Reopen, Here's What to Expect If You're Worried About Getting Sick on the Job

A professor specializing in employment law offers tips on how to advocate for yourself in the workplace.

The U.S. Isn't in a Second Wave of Coronavirus – the First Wave Never Ended
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The U.S. Isn't in a Second Wave of Coronavirus – the First Wave Never Ended

The U.S. as a whole is not in a second wave because the first wave never really stopped.

Developing Resilience Is an Important Tool to Help You Deal With Coronavirus and the Surge in Cases
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Developing Resilience Is an Important Tool to Help You Deal With Coronavirus and the Surge in Cases

While you may feel like ripping off your mask and heading for a bar, there are more productive ways to deal with the challenges we face.

How to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels
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How to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

Try working these alternative exercises into your routine.

Why Are You Tossing and Turning at Night?
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Why Are You Tossing and Turning at Night?

Our expert gives you some solutions for better rest.

Conflicting COVID Messages Create Cloud of Confusion Around Public Health and Prevention
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Conflicting COVID Messages Create Cloud of Confusion Around Public Health and Prevention

Since the start of the pandemic, the public has been barraged by conflicting messages in part because the country is dealing with a new and still poorly understood virus and in part because politicians and scientists deliver conflicting advice.

The Psychological Trauma of Nurses Started Long Before Coronavirus
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The Psychological Trauma of Nurses Started Long Before Coronavirus

Hidden within the layers of care rendered by nurses are the psychological traumas they endure.

Can You Visit Your Dad Safely on Father’s Day? A Doctor Gives You a Checklist
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Can You Visit Your Dad Safely on Father’s Day? A Doctor Gives You a Checklist

As an associate professor of family medicine with a focus on wellness, I’d like to share with you my thinking about this using some tools to aid discernment as Father’s Day approaches.

Are Women With Chronic Conditions Able to Access Care During COVID-19 Pandemic?
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Are Women With Chronic Conditions Able to Access Care During COVID-19 Pandemic?

We surveyed women with chronic conditions to find out about their ability to access necessary in-clinic treatment.

5 Things You Should Do Right Now to Fight the Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases
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5 Things You Should Do Right Now to Fight the Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases

The increase of COVID-19 cases across the country calls for quick action.

COVID-19: The Cybersecurity Threats You Should Know About
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COVID-19: The Cybersecurity Threats You Should Know About

Here’s what to watch for to avoid being scammed.

Quarantine Bubbles – When Done Right – Limit Coronavirus Risk and Help Fight Loneliness
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Quarantine Bubbles – When Done Right – Limit Coronavirus Risk and Help Fight Loneliness

After three months of lockdowns, many people in the U.S. and around the world are turning to quarantine bubbles, pandemic pods or quaranteams.

Grieving My Best Friend on the Pulse Nightclub Anniversary
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Grieving My Best Friend on the Pulse Nightclub Anniversary

I’ve learned what we do with our pain makes or breaks us.

Coronavirus Came to My Hometown, and I Wanted to Know How to Stay Safe
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Coronavirus Came to My Hometown, and I Wanted to Know How to Stay Safe

When COVID-19 was diagnosed in writer Jaimie Seaton’s small New England town, she asked experts how she and other mothers can protect themselves.

How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters
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How to Survive Quarantine in Close Quarters

Whether you’re quarantining with a friend, partner or entire family, the reality is that there is going to be a shift in the dynamic. Experts share their coping strategies during the pandemic.

Don't Toss Over-the-Counter Medicine Boxes and Dosing Devices
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Don't Toss Over-the-Counter Medicine Boxes and Dosing Devices

Here's how to keep an organized medicine cabinet to help keep your family safe. Start by saving the over-the-counter medicine boxes and dosing devices.

Healthy Home, Healthy You
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Healthy Home, Healthy You

From top to bottom, your home presents opportunities for illnesses. Here are some tips, tricks and bathroom gadgets that can help ensure your home doesn't make you sick.