Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic medicine for both humans and animals, is being promoted as a covid treatment despite a lack of evidence.

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It is safe to get a coronavirus vaccine and a flu shot at the same time, according to experts and the CDC.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children get inoculated to prevent covid-19, which has killed an estimated 300 to 600 children in the United States.

From virtual appointments with your primary care physician to emergency room visits, medical experts provide best practices to try to avoid potential exposure when seeking care for non-covid-19 health issues.


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New research suggests supporting young feet could lead to weaker muscles and harm development; for seniors, too much cushion could cause falls.

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Experts recommend using a HEPA filter and making sure you’re using the correct size and setting.

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Turn off notifications, limit how often you check for messages, unsubscribe and other tips to manage your email.

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Study upends assumptions about how metabolism works over a lifetime by showing that it remains steady between the ages of 20 and 60.

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Workers have been having more meetings during the pandemic and are complaining about “Zoom fatigue.”

The pelvic floor is an often-overlooked part of the body, but problems in that area can lead to urinary incontinence, constipation and pain during sex.

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