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Category: Coronavirus

Shot of a doctor applying a band aid after injecting a patient in his arm

March 4, 2021

Vaccine Side Effects: 4 Things to Know

The most common reported side effect of the COVID-19 vaccines is pain at the injection site.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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older woman wears a face mask while she looks out the window

February 15, 2021

You Can Still Get COVID-19 After Vaccination, but You’re Less Likel...

The vaccines may not prevent the virus, but they will protect against serious illness.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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A pile of blue protective face masks

February 11, 2021

Should You Wear 2 Masks?

An expert shares four things to know about layering masks.

Coronavirus

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Close up of a young woman getting vaccinated

February 10, 2021

6 Things You Need to Know About Getting Your Second Dose of the COV...

Here are six things you need to know about getting your second dose.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Doctor showing covid-19 tube test and sampling swab

February 2, 2021

5 Things We Know About the COVID-19 Variants

Viruses change all the time—here’s how to protect yourself.

Coronavirus

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Covid-19 vaccination record card with vials and syringe.

February 1, 2021

More COVID-19 Vaccines Are in Development, and You Can Join the Pro...

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Novavax could play an important role in vaccinating rural communities.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Woman in bed with the flu

January 29, 2021

The COVID-19 ‘Long Haulers’

Some people experience long-term side effects of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

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A portrait of active senior woman with laptop working in home office.

January 27, 2021

Nervous About COVID-19 Vaccination? Read This

3 tips to address your anxiety around getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Young female in the bathroom looking in the mirror and taking care of her facial skin.

January 20, 2021

6 Tips for Battling “Maskne”

We know one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is to wear a mask. But doing so may have one unintended consequence—mask-related acne, often called maskne. These tiny bumps around the mouth, nose and eyes are a common side effect that is usually the result of clogged…

Coronavirus, Dermatology, Skin Health

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