Here’s Why the CDC Recommends Wearing Masks Indoors Even if You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The new guidelines target areas with high infection rates — 63% of U.S. counties on the day the guidelines were announced

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COVID-19 Could Cause Male Infertility and Sexual Dysfunction – but Vaccines Do Not

New research has found that some men who have had COVID-19 might experience unwanted sexual side effects

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Should Fully Immunized People Wear Masks Indoors? An Infectious Disease Physician Weighs In

Whether or not the fully vaccinated need to wear masks inside largely depends on where they live and hospitalization rates

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Delta Variant Makes It Even More Important to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine, Even if You’ve Already Had the Coronavirus

Research shows people who were previously infected with coronavirus might be susceptible to the new strains, while people who were vaccinated were more likely to be protected

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Benjamin Franklin’s Fight Against a Deadly Virus: Colonial America Was Divided Over Smallpox Inoculation, but He Championed Science to Skeptics

The varying responses to a deadly smallpox outbreak 300 years ago provide an eerily prescient object lesson for today's world, similarly devastated by a virus and divided over vaccination

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Black and Hispanic Americans Suffer Most in Biggest US Decline in Life Expectancy Since WWII

In addition to killing 600,000 Americans, Covid-19 is undermining the health of people who were never infected with the virus, but whose lives were devastated by the loss of jobs, homes and opportunities for the future

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Being Vaccinated Doesn’t Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here’s Why.

Even if you are vaccinated, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable

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Health Is Infrastructure, Too

Special assistant to President Biden joins health experts for HealthyWomen's webinar to discuss how infrastructure impacts women's health care

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An Anti-Vaccine Film Targeted to Black Americans Spreads False Information

A new movie produced by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s anti-vaccine group tries to capitalize on the covid-19 pandemic, the racial justice movement and renewed interest in the history of medical racism

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I’m Fully Vaccinated – Should I Keep Wearing a Mask for My Unvaccinated Child?

A moral philosopher and bioethicist offers some tools to aid in making this important decision

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Keep Your Brain Healthy at Every Age

It's not just about memory games and puzzles. Diet, exercise and social connections also play a big part in brain health.

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Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Head and Neck Cancer

If you've received a head and neck cancer diagnosis, here are some important questions to ask your healthcare provider.

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A Rare Head and Neck Cancer Taught Me How to Be My Best Advocate

My journey with mucoepidermoid carcinoma taught me the importance of trusting myself

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and ways to reduce your risk

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