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Your sex assigned at birth plays some role in the types of screenings and exams you need


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What’s Causing Your Toothache?

Cavities, grinding or even a sinus infection could be behind your tooth pain


Why Does Heartburn Get Worse as You Age?

Time can light the match on that fiery feeling in your chest, but there are ways to find relief

Flu Season: What You Need To Know

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Cold & Flu

Flu Shot Myths: Separating Fact From Fiction

6 excuses for not getting an annual flu shot that just don’t hold up

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Cold & Flu

Is It Safe To Get a Flu Shot When You’re Pregnant?

Yes! Get a flu shot as soon as it’s available

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Rheumatology & Immunology

5 Cold and Flu Remedies You’ll Want to Skip

From garlic to elderberry, here’s how not to get rid of a cold

Nutrition and Healthy Eating


6 Tailgating Tips That Score Big for Your Health

From main courses to snacks and booze, you don’t have to sacrifice fun or flavor

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Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Chili

Discover how easy and delicious a nutritious meal can be

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Bone Broth vs. Stock: Which Is Better?

Bone broth has the added benefit of collagen, but it’s also more expensive

Common Concerns

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Heart Health

How Alcohol Affects Your Heart

Alcohol use may cause an irregular heartbeat, raised blood pressure and more

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Sports Health & Fitness

Tips for Running a Turkey Trot

What you should know before hitting a race before the big Thanksgiving meal

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Are Video Games Good for You and Your Brain?

While playing can increase brain matter and improve cognitive function, balance is key

Taking Care of Family

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Senior Health

5 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health and Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Play games, pick up a hobby, stay social and get moving!

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What Are Night Terrors? And What To Do About Them

Getting enough sleep and keeping the bedroom quiet and restful can help

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Well-Check Schedule for Children

These visits include getting important vaccines and checking on developmental milestones

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Infectious Disease

How To Manage Fatigue and Other Long COVID Symptoms

You can feel tired and exhausted for months after your initial infection

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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

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Infectious Disease

Prepping for Flurona and a Twindemic (COVID-19 and the Flu)

Take extra care this season by treating flu-like symptoms as if you have COVID-19

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Health Essentials Podcast by Cleveland Clinic

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