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03May 21
Traveling This Summer? Bring A Mask

Traveling this summer? Bring a mask

People are eager to start traveling this summer after a year of lockdowns. To minimize the risk of COVID-19, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says travelers will need to wear a mask while on public transportation. That means anyone who is flying on an airplane will wear a mask while…

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23Jun 20
Is COVID-19 The Tipping Point For Telemedicine?

Is COVID-19 the tipping point for telemedicine?

COVID-19 has created a bigger demand for telemedicine. During the pandemic, doctors switched to video visits to care for their patients. These virtual visits can be more convenient. They cost less and patients don’t have to travel. Research shows virtual visits don’t affect the quality of care. Experts think telemedicine…

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31Mar 20
Boost Immunity To Stay Healthy

Boost immunity to stay healthy

Our immune system helps protect us against infection and disease. What are some natural ways to boost your immunity? Eat foods with vitamin C, like tangerines, strawberries, spinach, and kale. Foods rich in vitamin D are essential, too. Fatty fish, egg yolks, and mushrooms provide this necessary vitamin. And get…

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CDC: Novel Coronavirus Updates

Vaccinations Help Stop the Polio Outbreak in 1955

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In 1955, more than 10 million children received a vaccine to protect them from polio.

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