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Sneaky Reasons Your Asthma Is Acting up During Quarantine

From hidden dust bunnies to backyard grilling, here’s why your wheezing symptoms might seem worse…at home.

By Sarah Ellis
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Cut Your COVID Risk While Protesting

In a large public setting, it’s impossible to stick to the strict social distancing guidelines you’ve followed everywhere else. Here’s how to stay as safe as possible.

By Sarah Ellis
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Which Activities Are Safe for Kids This Summer?

Going stir crazy? We asked experts if it’s okay—in the middle of a pandemic—to take kids to the pool, a party, or camp.

By Sarah Ellis
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5 Potential Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

It’s a new virus, and experts are learning more each day about the ways it could affect you in the months following diagnosis.

By Sarah Ellis
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What Is the COVID-19 Lockdown Doing to Our Mental Health?

Sure, it may seem like a no-brainer. But now we have evidence to prove what could happen—physically and mentally—after a month of quarantine.

By Lara DeSanto
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Text Therapy Really Can Work, Especially During a Pandemic

A new study looked at text-based interventions as a safe and promising tool to help people with mental illness.

By Sarah Ellis
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The New Alzheimer’s Blood Test That Could Change Your Life

The test, which is not yet available to the public, has potential to detect Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms appear.

By Sarah Ellis
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The Big Benefit of Eating Veggies That You Didn’t Know About

Three new studies have linked plant protein intake to a longer, healthier (disease-free!) life.

By Sarah Ellis
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7 Top Questions About PCOS & Pregnancy

Yes, it’s possible to get pregnant and have a healthy baby with PCOS! Three experts break down the crucial things to know to increase your odds.

By Sarah Ellis
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Navigating COVID-19 Re-Openings if You’re High Risk

Many states are starting to open back up. But what does that mean for you if you have a chronic condition?

By Sarah Ellis