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Long COVID symptoms can include brain fog, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

5 questions about Long COVID

Anyone who has had COVID-19 can get Long COVID, regardless of age or prior health conditions. While most people with COVID-19 recover completely, thousands of people who survived COVID-19 areRead More

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How to cope with the stress of social isolation

Social isolation, or being physically separated from others, can lead to loneliness and increased stress, especially during a pandemic. Loneliness has been associated with higher rates of depression, anxiety, andRead More

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Keep it going! How to stick with a fitness routine

Sticking to a fitness routine isn’t always easy with family, work, hobbies, and everything in between. These tips can help you get started and keep you moving, even when lifeRead More

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How to manage low back pain before it gets worse

  Jonathan Lurie, M.D. Low back pain is often hard to avoid. Many jobs require long periods of sitting or other types of activities that can stress our backs. However,Read More

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Cholesterol: Know the terms

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the cells in your body. Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest food.Read More

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Could a cold teach your body to fight COVID-19?

The common cold is caused by viruses in the same family as those that cause COVID-19. Now, a recent study finds that immune cells from previous cold infections may helpRead More

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6 ways to communicate better while you wear a mask

Social distancing and face masks are necessary for preventing the spread of COVID-19. But they can also make communication more difficult for the 37.5 million U.S. adults with hearing problems.Read More

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Personal Story: Sara Santiago

Sara Santiago, 40, was never an athlete. She joined gyms and exercised on occasion, but never found a routine she could maintain. “I felt intimidated because I didn’t know howRead More