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What To Do If You Test Positive For COVID-19

You’re vaccinated against COVID-19. You’re boosted. You wear a mask and maintain social distance. You also feel fine. Nevertheless, you just tested positive. What do you do?

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Donating Blood Amid A National Shortage

The need for donor blood is greater than ever. In fact, winter is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply.

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To Test or Not to Test: Answering Your Questions About Testing for COVID-19

Because of Omicron, COVID-19 is surging again and so are demands for – and confusion about -- testing.

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Folic Acid is Essential to a Healthy Pregnancy

“You’re eating for two now." If you’re pregnant, then you may have heard this common trope. But have you heard that what you eat is as important as how much you eat?

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Infographic: The Facts on Fibroids

Here’s what you should know about fibroids.

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Podcast: What to Expect at Your Child's First Gynecology Visit

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, Jhansi Reddy, M.D. discusses what parents can expect at their child's first gynecology appointment.

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Developments in Ending the HIV and AIDS Epidemic

Mention ‘pandemic’ and COVID-19 comes to mind. But long before COVID-19 arrived, another disease was devastating America and the world: AIDS.

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Consider Getting Flu and COVID-19 Shots Together

Flu season has landed and, as cases of COVID-19 continue to spike, you may be wondering when to get vaccinated against both viruses. The answer is: Now.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: The Latest Science and Recommendations on Booster Shots

In this webinar, Weill Cornell Medicine’s infectious disease experts discuss the latest science and recommendations on boosters for all vaccine types, and provide answers that help inform planning and protection.

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Infographic: Eating for Autumn

In-season fruits and vegetables can be fresher, less expensive and more nutritious than processed treats.