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Obesity

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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Older adults

Older Adults Are Having Second Thoughts About Where to Live

Some older adults who planned to move to senior housing are now choosing to live independently rather than communally. Others wonder whether transferring to a setting where they can get more assistance might be the right call.

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flu, flu shot, Coronavirus

How Will COVID-19 Affect Flu Season?

With flu season fast approaching, health officials are urging the public to help contain the spread of influenza and avoid another outbreak amid the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

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Adults Wary of Taking Any Vaccine Approved Before Election

The public is deeply skeptical about any coronavirus vaccine approved before the November election, and only 42 percent would be willing to get a vaccine in that scenario, according to a new poll.

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Flu

COVID + Flu: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot

Flu season will look different this year, as the country grapples with a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 172,000 people.

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nursing homes

Nursing Homes: Trump Is Sending Fast, Cheap COVID Tests To Nursing Homes, With A Hitch

The Trump administration’s latest effort to use COVID-19 rapid tests, touted by one senior official as a “turning point” in arresting the coronavirus’s spread within nursing homes, is running into roadblocks likely to limit how widely they’ll be used.

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