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FDA Updates COVID Vaccine Boosters
Health officials in the United States are encouraging people to get bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters.
Scrub Your Hands to Protect Your Health
Dec. 5 through 11 is National Handwashing Awareness Week — the perfect time to remind everyone that keeping your hands clean is one of the most important ways to stay healthy.
Colds vs. COVID vs. the Flu
The season is changing, and COVID-19 is still here. And with colder weather comes the threat of colds and the flu. But how can you tell the difference between the three?
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Not every sickness gets its own season. Seasonal flu activity often begins as early as October and November and can continue until as late as May.
Flu Season Is Here: Don't Fall for Scam Products
Flu season is here to stay for the next few months. Here's how to protect you and your family.
Monkeypox Update: 10/10/22
Total monkeypox case numbers continue to climb, but the rate of new infections may be slowing down.
Long COVID: What You Need to Know
COVID symptoms usually last no more than a week or two. But there are some major exceptions to that rule.
COVID-19? Here Are Your Treatment Options
We talk a lot about COVID-19 prevention. But what about the treatments?
Don't Fall For These Flu Shot Misconceptions
Myths about the flu shot are widespread, and these misconceptions often cause people to opt out of this important vaccine. 
The Rx That Slashes COVID Death Risk
An antiviral drug may cut the risk of dying from COVID-19 by 79 percent in older adults, according to a new study.