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Infectious Disease

How Many Times Can You Get COVID-19?

COVID-19 reinfections are on the rise, and there’s no limit to how many times you can get infected

Sleep

Melatonin Overdose in Children

Too much of the supplement can lead to an upset stomach, vomiting and diarrhea

Cold & Flu

Nasal Sprays Work Best When You Use Them Correctly — Here’s How

Correct positioning is one of the keys to getting the best results

Men's Health

What Help Is Available for Men Who Have Trouble Urinating?

Advice to help you go with the flow

Summer Safety Tips

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Skin Care & Beauty

8 Sunburn Relief Tips (and How To Prevent It Next Time)

Here’s how to soothe your red, burning skin

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Wellness

The Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Summer Heat

How to avoid dehydration while having fun in the sun

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Family Medicine

Should You Pee on a Jellyfish Sting? 

This beach myth can actually make a sting hurt worse

Common Concerns

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Digestive

How Long Food Poisoning Lasts and What To Do About It

Food poisoning generally passes within a few days and can usually be treated at home

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Orthopaedics

Is Your Smartphone Affecting Your Pinky, Thumb, Neck or Elbow?

Frequent smartphone use can lead to painful issues

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Cold & Flu

Is the Flu Dangerous?

Stress that influenza puts on your body could cause serious conditions

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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Recipes

Recipe Adventure: 9 Simple Ways To Use Those Ripe Tomatoes From Your Garden

These tomato recipes are bursting with flavor

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Weight Loss

Do Detoxes and Cleanses Actually Work? 

Your body naturally detoxes every day

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Recipes

Recipe: Ginger-Spiked Veggie Burgers

Add some Asian-inspired flair to your plate

Taking Care of Family

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Pediatrics

What Is Gentle Parenting?

This parenting style relies on empathy, understanding and respect

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Pediatrics

How Lifestyle Changes Can Help Kids Who Are Overweight

Emphasize lifestyle changes such as smart eating and exercise instead of just weight loss

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Pediatrics

Gassy Baby? Here’s What You Can Do

Try these tips and tricks to help your baby get rid of gas fast

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Infectious Disease

Can You Get COVID-19 Twice?

Despite what you’ve heard or hoped, no one is 100% protected

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Cold & Flu

What To Know About the Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

Certain members of the population have been approved for a second booster

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Skin Care & Beauty

How COVID-19 Might Be Causing Your Hair Loss

Illnesses can lead to hair loss, but it doesn’t last forever

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People who have prediabetes face up to a 50% chance of developing Type 2 diabetes in the next five to 10 years. But there are steps that you can take to prevent that from happening. Endocrinologist Shirisha Avadhanula, MD, explains what prediabetes means for your health and how you can reverse it.