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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.
Seven Ways to Make Thanksgiving Healthier
It's here — that one day of the year when the whole point is to eat all manner of tasty comfort food with abandon. But is it possible to have a healthy Thanksgiving that's both enjoyable and delicious?
Managing Diabetes
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.
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.
Medicare Open Enrollment 2021: Oct. 15 to Dec. 7
Medicare Open Enrollment started on Oct. 15 and will run until Dec. 7. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is offering some tips for enrolling this year.
New COVID-19 Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new COVID-19 treatment.
New Test to Detect COVID Antibodies Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new test that can detect neutralizing antibodies from a past SARS-CoV-2 infection. It's the first test of its kind.
Approved: New Device for Nightmares
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device for sleep problems related to nightmares.