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5 Things You Should Know About Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Covid-19

AMR is one of the top 10 global public health threats today. Explore the facts about the effects of Covid-19 on AMR

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Should You Wear a Mask on a Plane, Bus or Train When There’s No Mandate? 4 Essential Reads to Help You Decide

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still recommends that passengers mask up while on planes, trains or buses, but it’s no longer a requirement

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The 1 in 10 U.S. Doctors With Reservations About Vaccines Could Be Undermining the Fight Against Covid-19

Recent study finds that the same factors thought to encourage hesitancy in the general public – like having right-leaning political views – might also motivate physician opposition to vaccination

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Even After Lockdowns Eased, Pandemic Depression Persisted Across Social Classes – New Study

The pandemic’s sustained impact on the nation’s mental health is unprecedented

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Vaccine Hesitancy Is Complicating Physicians’ Obligation to Respect Patient Autonomy During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Over the past couple of decades there has been a shift away from upholding patient autonomy to prioritizing public health

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Long Covid Leaves Newly Disabled People Facing Old Barriers — a Sociologist Explains

Some COVID-19 patients experience months of debilitating symptoms

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Why Daylight Saving Time Is Unhealthy – a Neurologist Explains

Moving our clocks ahead each March is connected with serious negative health effects

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It Feels Surreal When Covid Hits — but It’s Very Real

What it was like to have Covid-19 with Crohn’s and three young children

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Navigating Obesity and Stress Two Years Into the Covid-19 Pandemic

Watch this video with Dr. Chao to learn information on how to manage your stress, manage your weight and prioritize your mental health.

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How Becoming My Husband’s Caregiver in My 30s Changed My Life

We used to have big plans — now we focus on just getting through each day

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Despite Its Disastrous Effects, Covid-19 Offers Some Gifts to Medicine — an Immunology Expert Explains What It Can Teach Us About Autoimmune Disease

Patients with severe Covid-19 infections have symptoms that are similar to autoimmune disorder symptoms, such as blood vessel inflammation, rashes and organ damage

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Heading Into the Third Year of the Pandemic, the US Blood Supply Is at a 10-Year Low

In January 2022, the American Red Cross declared its first-ever national blood crisis

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