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Tackling Obesity Helps Reduce The Severity Of COVID-19

As infectious disease experts continue to study COVID-19, they have been able to uncover many of the factors that lead to more severe symptoms.

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What Is the Risk of Catching the Coronavirus on a Plane?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tried to alleviate fears of flying during the pandemic at an event with airline and rental car executives.

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Changing Your Exercise Routine Good For Mind, Body

Did you know that altering the intensity of your workout or trying a new activity may benefit your cardiovascular and mental health?

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What I Wish I Had Known About Raising Teenage Boys

The other day I overheard two women talking about their high school age sons. “I can’t motivate him,” said one with a sigh. “He’s smart, but his grades are awful.”

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Dementia Patients Taking Drugs With Risks

Nearly three-quarters of older adults with dementia have filled prescriptions for medicines that act on their brain and nervous system, but aren’t designed for dementia, a new study shows.

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Laughter Acts As A Stress Buffer: Even Smiling Helps

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events, although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter.

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