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May 6, 2021

1/3 of Americans Don’t Know Tanning Can Cause Skin Cancer

Share on PinterestMany Americans aren’t aware of how sun exposure can raise their risk of skin cancer. Javi Indy/Getty Images Skin cancer is the most common […]
May 6, 2021

Study Finds Blood Pressure Meds May Help People Who Don’t Have Hypertension

Share on PinterestA new study found people may benefit from taking blood pressure medication even if they don’t have hypertension. Siro Rodenas Cortes/Getty Images New research […]
May 4, 2021

Why It’s Crucial to Get Your Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestA second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can be administered up to 6 weeks after the initial shot. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register/Getty Images […]
May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Long Haul Symptoms May Be Caused by Changes in Genes

Share on PinterestExperts say research could help medical professionals better understand COVID-19 long haul symptoms. Shot Prime/Getty Images Researchers say changes in genes may be responsible […]
May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Updates: India Tops 20 Million Cases

Share on PinterestA crematorium is seen in India, where cases and deaths are spiking. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP via Getty Images The United States currently has the highest […]
May 4, 2021

The Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes: Why Black Health Advocates Are Cheering

Share on PinterestHealth activists say tobacco companies have targeted Black communities with promotions for menthol cigarettes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is proposing […]
May 4, 2021

Children as Young as 12 May Soon Have Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

Share on PinterestTeens received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in clinical trials. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register/Getty Images The FDA is expected to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for […]
May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines: Straight Answers to Common Questions and More

If you have reservations about whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine, you’re not alone. A recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 15 percent […]
May 3, 2021

From Vaccines to Medicare: What to Expect in President Biden’s Next 100 Days

Share on PinterestPresident Joe Biden is expected to work on Medicare expansion and healthcare disparities in his next 100 days. Erin Scott/Bloomberg via Getty Images In […]
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