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Are Face Masks Really Effective at Preventing Illness?

Proper handwashing may be a better line of defense against coronavirus, flu


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5 Ways Hospitals Will Change in Next Decade

Several innovations and technologies could revolutionize patient care

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Assessing Women's Risk from High Blood Pressure

New research suggests they could benefit from earlier treatment

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What's Causing Your Puffy Lids and Watery Eyes?

There are a range of reasons and treatments for swelling and irritation

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Poor Diet Linked to Eye Disease Risk

Study offers more reasons to limit processed foods, fatty meats and dairy

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What to Know About Conjunctivitis or Pink Eye

How to get relief from the common, contagious infection

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