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Fauci, Collins: 'Don't Give Up' on Prevention During Holidays

Now is time to double down and stay the course, say the country's top doctors




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A COVID-19 Vaccine: When Will We Have One?

Latest candidates from two companies show promise in large-scale trials

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Are Your (Ew!) Eyelash Mites Out of Control?

How to keep the usually harmless critters at bay with good hygiene

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What Flu Season Looks Like So Far

Experts urge precautions — and flu shot — as winter approaches

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Why You May Need a High-Dose Flu Shot

Here's the one to get if you're over 65 — and how to time it to be most effective

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How Much Do You Really Know About Food Poisoning?

Learn why older adults are at greater risk of foodborne illness in this challenging true-or-false quiz

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State-by-State Guide to Face Mask Requirements

States across the country are issuing mandates for face-coverings in public

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5 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick From Thanksgiving Turkey

Illnesses from leftover foods occur most often in November and December

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Who Really Needs the Hepatitis B Vaccine?

People with diabetes have twice the odds of becoming infected with this liver disease

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New Platform Aims to Speed Up Alzheimer's Discoveries

Novel treatments could emerge from increased access to data by researchers

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Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes?

Researchers are working to understand surprising diagnoses in some hospitalized patients

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How Much Do You Know About Macular Degeneration?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge of this age-related eye disease

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Doctors Are Reconsidering Statins After 75

Research shows that these cholesterol-lowering drugs deserve a closer look in older age

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ACA Open Enrollment for 2021 Runs Until Dec. 15 for Most

Some states have extended deadline into January to sign up or change plans

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Your Guide to Medicare Open Enrollment

As pandemic rages on, it’s especially important to review your coverage and make changes by Dec. 7

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