The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that flu shots dramatically reduced the risk of severe flu in children, even when the vaccine doesn't match the strain of virus that infected them.
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- Best Life
Even though the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly two years, we're still learning about the virus and how it can affect our bodies. One area of understanding that has been particularly difficult to grasp has been the wide range of symptoms the virus can cause and how some can stick around long after recovery. Now, a new study has found that one symptom is having a long-term effect on about half of people who have caught COVID. Read on to see which ailment could be stic
- CBS News Videos
Bill of the Month: Hospital charges family over $1,000 even though they were not treated by a doctor
Dhaval Bhatt's toddler went to the emergency room after he burned his hand on the stove. His son was not seen by a doctor, but Bhatt's hospital bill still totaled more than $1,000. Kaiser Health News' Editor-in-Chief Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal breaks down how this happened and what you should know before visiting an emergency room.
- Yahoo Life
The color of your mucus can reveal some surprising things about your health. Here's what your mucus color means, according to experts.
- Eat This, Not That!
Visceral fat is a hidden health problem that many people don't know about. It's fat found deep in your abdomen that wraps around your vital organs. Since you can't see or touch it, oftentimes we don't realize we have it, but more than likely it's there. Visceral fat has been linked to serious health issues like stroke, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and more. Eat This, Not That! Health talked with experts who revealed the quickest way to get rid of visceral fat and why it's so dangerous. R
- The Metrowest Daily News
Q: If I decide not to get vaccinated for Covid and I get infected, it is my problem and no one else’s. Why should anyone care?
People Who "Surprisingly Woke Up In The Hospital" Are Sharing What Happened, And It’s Absolutely Wild
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Free N95 masks roll out at pharmacies including CVS and Walgreens this week. Here’s how to get yours.
The Biden administration is issuing 400 million free nonsurgical N95 masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.
- The State
His vantage point from inside the hospital is a rare glimpse inside how the COVID pandemic is impacting patients, the people who love them and the folks who are trying to save their lives.
- The Telegraph
Two thirds of the people infected with omicron have previously already had the Covid virus, a major new study suggests.
Although it's a common occurrence, nothing is stranger than the feeling of having one nostril be completely clogged, while the other is perfectly clear. It can happen when you're sick or dealing with allergies, but sometimes you may notice that you simply wake up after a good night's rest with a stuffed up nostril, seemingly for no reason at all.
Omicron is less virulent and more infectious. It could be the pandemic's last stand
- The Des Moines Register
Dr. Mollie James, who operates a clinic in Chariton, is a surgeon and critical care specialist who trained at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.
- The Week
The fundamentally irrational American response to COVID-19
- The Wrap
McCain says she has been vaccinated, but still contracted the virus
- Democrat and Chronicle
There's a lot unknow about new variant, including whether it evades vaccines better or causes more severe disease. Here's what we do know.
The husband-and-wife stars of Chrisley Knows Best decided to tackling losing weight together using Nutrisystem's Partner Plan
- Good Housekeeping
Chest pain, nausea, sweating — these symptoms and others can indicate a panic attack or a true emergency heart attack. Here's how you know the difference, according to cardiologists
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#IHaveAPreexistingCondition: Viral hashtag seeks to show 'what chronic illness really looks like' amid pandemic
"I think it's easy for people to dismiss numbers and statistics, but it's much harder to dismiss an individual," Dr. Sarah Bernstein says.
- The Columbus Dispatch
No amount of logic can convince the staunchly unvaccinated, but the risk and benefit calculus heavily favors vaccination, write two researchers.
- Charlotte Observer
The variant — sometimes referred to as “stealth omicron” — was first detected in the U.S. in December.