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What to Do If Your Child Gets COVID-19
With COVID-19 cases on the rise at schools, an expert explains what you need to do if your kid tests positive, including symptoms and when they can return to class.
3 Heart Attack Signs Women Shouldn’t Ignore
We often associate chest pain with heart attacks, but women also need to be aware of 3 other symptoms. Here’s what to look for, and why seeing a doctor quickly matters.
Lumps and Bumps on Your Body: When You Should Worry
Finding a new lump or bump on your body would give most of us pause. But not every bump or lump is worth worrying about.
Period Blood Clots: Are They Normal?
Passing blood clots during your period can be alarming. Experts at Cleveland Clinic say it’s normal. But if you experience golf-ball-sized clots, it may be time to see a doctor.
Can Wet Hair Actually Make You Sick?
If you have long hair, you’ve probably experienced the aggravation of running out of time to dry it before you head outside or fall into bed. But was your grandma right about the risks? Wet hair can be annoying, sure, but is it actually dangerous? An internal medicine doctor addresses the risks.
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Can Impact Your Sleep
An expert gives advice on how to overcome stress-related coronasomnia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 5-Second Rule and Fallen Food: Fact or Fiction?
Is the ‘5-second rule’ fact or fiction when it comes to food that falls on the ground? Find out in this short answer from a dietitian at Cleveland Clinic.
Is Low Blood Pressure a Cause for Worry?
Most of us know that in general, the lower your blood pressure reading, the better. But under certain conditions, low blood pressure could be a cause for concern.
How to Spot Cancerous Moles
Learn how to spot the warning signs of a potentially cancerous mole.