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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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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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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Can the Covid-19 Vaccine Disrupt Our Menstrual Cycle? Maybe — But It’s Likely Nothing to Worry About

Some women are noticing their periods are different after getting vaccinated. We asked OB-GYNs why this might be happening.

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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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15 Minutes With Jessica Malaty Rivera

The epidemiologist and unlikely Instagram star shares some straight talk about Covid-19 and vaccines

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What Are the Blood Clots Associated With the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine? 4 Questions Answered

The pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was "out of an abundance of caution" and was lifted on April 23

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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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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Suspension – What This Means for You

The pause is due to reports of blood clotting in six people (out of 6.8 million doses) who have received the vaccine.

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Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Dating apps and drug use are contributing factors, and the epidemic is reaching babies, too

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The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

Experts point to women's roles as caregivers and their greater likelihood to seek out preventive health care in general as contributing factors

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