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Coronavirus Variants: What We Know So Far

New strains are more contagious, but there’s no evidence of more severe COVID-19 illness




Know Your Rights When Buying Eyeglasses

Under federal law, eye doctors must provide you with a copy of your prescription

Smart Hearing Aids Go Beyond Help With Audio

Cutting-edge technology can detect your heart rate or a fall

6 Everyday Habits That Increase Diabetes Risk

From skipping breakfast to skimping on sleep, here’s what experts say really matters day-to-day

8 Tips for Vision Health During the Pandemic

Here’s how to protect yourself at a time that fewer people are going to the eye doctor

Could COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

A new global study of more than 40,000 coronavirus patients aims to find out

What Flu Season Looks Like So Far

Health experts are urging people to take precautions during this winter season

State-by-State Guide to Face Mask Requirements

38 states now mandate face coverings in public as Wyoming issues order

FDA Makes No Changes to Vaccination Recommendations

Untested shortcuts in the process could cause confusion, experts say

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COVID Could Leave Minorities Without Health Insurance

More Blacks, Hispanics, Asians uninsured due to pandemic-driven job losses

What You Need to Know About Medicare

The federal insurance program helps older Americans afford health care

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