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5 Reasons We’re Questioning Herd Immunity

Two epidemiologists explain what this controversial COVID strategy looks like in practice.

By Sarah Ellis
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Thinking of Joining (or Re-Joining) a Gym?

If you're tired of at-home workouts, we feel you. But remember, COVID safety is still the priority.

By Sarah Ellis

Could Cannabis Help Treat OCD?

Scientists thinks so. A new study found that medical marijuana drastically reduces compulsions and obsessions.

By Sarah Ellis
Surgery in operating room.

This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

By Stephanie Stephens
Woman at the dentist.

Poor Oral Health Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in African-American Women

Tooth loss and gum infections like periodontitis put African American women at higher risk for cancer of the pancreas, suggest researchers at Boston University.

By Diane Domina
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Brushing and Flossing Could Reduce Your Risk of This Cancer

Have you tended to your teeth today? Here’s how to improve your mouth health and lower your risk of liver cancer.

By Lara DeSanto
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Get the Facts on the New At-home Test for COVID

The kit promises 94% accurate results in under 30 minutes. And it will be available by Rx nationwide by early spring.

By Sarah Ellis
COVID-19 vaccine

Curious About the New COVID-19 Vaccines? We've Got Answers

The news is super exciting, but there are still a lot of questions about how the new shots work. Here's what we know now.

By Sarah Ellis
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A Coffee Drinker's Guide to Keeping Blood Sugar in Check

Before you blearily reach for that mug, just know this—timing is everything.

By Sarah Ellis
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Under 45? Five Things to Know About Strokes

Strokes don't just impact older adults—they can happen to anyone.

By Sarah Ellis