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Is the COVID Vaccine Safe for People With Allergies?
We asked an immunologist to weigh in.
Nurse. Teacher. Retiree. Kid. When Can YOU Get the COVID Vaccine?
As rollout officially begins, check to see where you fall on the vax priority list.
5 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Immunity
From stress-relieving activities to stir fry recipes, here are some ideas you may not have thought of.
Just So We're Clear, COVID-19 Can Be Airborne
The CDC has confirmed that the virus can sometimes linger for hours in the indoor air.
Your Top Flu Questions, Answered by Doctors
This flu season looks different than last year (with COVID-19 tagging along). Here’s how to prepare.
5 Essential Facts About Using Face Masks
Are homemade coverings effective against COVID-19? Are HEPA filters safe? Should I wash them every time? We have the answers.
Having Weird Coronavirus Dreams?
There’s a scientific reason for those vivid pandemic-themed dreams that have been keeping you up at night.
Are We Closer to a Cure for HIV?
Here’s some good health news: After a stem cell transplantation, a person in London has become the second-ever person to be completely cured of HIV.