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Why Does Winter Worsen Arthritis Symptoms?
If you feel your arthritis symptoms getting worse when winter comes, you are not alone. But what causes this issue?
Understanding Cold-Induced Asthma
When the weather gets cold, a lot of people who have asthma notice that their symptoms get worse. Why does this happen, and how can you avoid it?
Combo Treatment for COVID-19 Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved baricitinib in combination with remdesivir to treat COVID-19.
Flu Rx Gets New Indication
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for a common flu medication.
First At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Test Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first COVID-19 test that can be administered and give results at home. And the results can come in less than half an hour.
Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a great time to be with friends and family, but it's also a time when it's easy to eat too many unhealthy foods.
Thanksgiving Safety During COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many are wondering how to stay clear of COVID-19 and celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday safely.
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Showing Promise
In the last couple of weeks, two COVID-19 vaccines have shown serious promise in early tests. An effective vaccine would be a huge step forward in the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
Beware: Don't Fall for Fake Flu Treatments
Flu season is here, and health experts are warning consumers about fake flu treatments.
You Have the Flu — Now What?
Flu season is here, and that means you or a loved one might have been diagnosed with the flu.