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Study Ranks the Best and Worst Materials for Face Masks

Some coverings work better than others when it comes to blocking virus spray




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Major Retailers Offering Flu Shots This Year

Find out where you can get vaccinated around the country

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The Hidden Dangers of a Negative Coronavirus Test

Testing too soon can generate a false sense of security and perpetuate virus spread

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AARP Explains: What to Know About the Coronavirus

How it spreads and what symptoms to watch out for

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Do You Have Glaucoma? Know the Symptoms, Take Our Quiz

Understand the signs of this age-related disease that can lead to blindness

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Is Hearing Loss Another Unusual Symptom of COVID?

Doctors explore possible virus connection, also link hearing problems to masks

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Do You Need 'Computer' Glasses for Tired Eyes?

What to do (or not to do) about digital eyestrain

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When — and Where — to Get Your Flu Shot

Experts say the flu vaccine is key to avoiding a 'twindemic' with coronavirus

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When Coronavirus Symptoms Refuse to Go Away

In some patients, the effects of COVID-19 linger long after the infection fades

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How Obesity Can Worsen Coronavirus Cases

Excess weight can complicate breathing, treatment

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New Tests and Technology Can Help Save Your Sight

Open your eyes to these bright new solutions

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Rates of Advanced Prostate Cancer Have Climbed

Study: Increase in late-stage disease for men 50+

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Videoconferencing Tips for People With Hearing Loss

A few adjustments can make virtual meetings easier

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