General Family Health

Illustration of a bucket of disinfectant products
How Bad Is It Really to Use Disinfectant All the Time?
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5 Signs You're Eating Too Much Fat
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A woman eating food that suddenly tastes different
Food Suddenly Tastes Different? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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A woman drinking coffee and yawning as a symptom of too much caffeine
6 Surprising Signs You're Drinking Too Much Caffeine
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A row and variety of colorful protective face masks hanging at home
Exactly When to Wear Each Type of Face Mask to Protect Against COVID-19
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A woman using safe cleaning products during the COVID-19 pandemic
5 Signs Your Hand Sanitizer and Cleaning Products Are Ineffective — or Worse, Unsafe
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5 Signs You're Eating Too Much Added Sugar
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7 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Face Mask
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A woman closing the drapes as a cheap way to heat a room
6 Ways to Warm Up a Room Without Central Heating
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Woman with face mask getting vaccinated against covid-19 variants
Does the Vaccine Still Work Against the COVID-19 Variants?
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A young couple wearing masks on an outdoor date during COVID-19
A Step-by-Step Guide to Dating in the Time of COVID
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A woman with long COVID with shortness of breath after walking
Here's What We Know So Far About 'Long COVID'
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Young Waitress Serving Food to Customers in Outdoor Tent Wearing a Mask
Outdoor Dining Isn't Always Safer. Look for These 5 Things Before You Go
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A woman with COVID-19 is wearing a mask and texting in isolation at home
So You Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?
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5 Ways to Optimize Your Health in 2021, According to a Primary Care Doctor
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Woman With Warm Clothing Feeling The Cold Inside House
Yes, You're More Likely to Get Sick in Cold Weather — Here's Why
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Too Much Saliva in Your Mouth? Here's What Your Body's Trying to Tell You
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Young woman using a hand sanitizer
9 Mistakes That Make Hand Sanitizer Less Likely to Kill Germs
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Relaxing on the Sofa
10 Ways You Can Prepare Mentally and Physically for a Pandemic Winter
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This Is Why Your Bellybutton Smells So Bad
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A woman writing in a journal at home
5 Things to Do Thanksgiving Morning to Feel Healthier All Day
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Woman Has Temperature Taken By Office Worker Wearing Mask
8 Mistakes That Make You More Likely to Spread COVID-19
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Woman in protective mask having massage treatment.
Is It OK to Go Get a Massage Right Now?
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Illustration of a person walking away from the toilet, not washing their hands after using the bathroom
How Bad Is It Really to Skip Washing Your Hands After Using the Bathroom?
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Family Posing For Selfie Next To Car Packed For Road Trip
Planning a Road Trip? Here’s How to Stay Safe on Your Travels
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How Bad Is It Really to Reuse a Plastic Water Bottle?
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The cleaning woman is standing in the bathroom holding a blue bucket full of chemicals and facilities for storing her hands.
9 Ways to Stay Healthy When Your Whole Family Is Sick
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Unrecognizable woman packing luggage in log cabin
Planning to Rent a House? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid COVID-19
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Midsection Of Woman Holding Wet Wipe
The 2 Things You Should Be Sanitizing Every Day to Avoid Getting Sick
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Beautiful young african woman enjoying a cup of coffee
Cutting Back on Caffeine? Here Are 3 Tips to Make It Less Painful
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Woman in a mask checking the window to see if the room is well ventilated
How Can You Tell if a Room Is Well Ventilated or Not?
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woman wearing blue shirt discussing health concerns with doctor holding clipboard taking notes
How Our Health Care System Fails Black Women, and What You Can Do to Be a More Empowered Patient
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Work All Day From Your Bed or Couch
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Suitcase packing for travel, COVID-19
The New Necessities: 5 Essentials to Carry With You in the Age of COVID-19
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Young woman getting vaccinated
Why It's So Important to Get Your Flu Shot, and How to Do It Safely
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Going Outside
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Illustration of 4 empty coffee cups and 1 full with straws to demonstrate drinking too much caffeine
How Bad Is It Really to Drink More Than the Daily Recommended Amount of Coffee?
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Mother sending her daughter to school wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Keeping Kids Safe at In-Person School
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The 5 Most Important Things to Ask Your Doctor When You Turn 65
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Young couple
How to Set and Communicate Your Pandemic Boundaries With Friends and Family
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What Are Face Mask Brackets and Are They Effective?
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Young woman doing remote job interview on video conference using laptop at home
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Job Searching Safely During Lockdown
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Woman at home wearing a facemask and adjusting her face shield to avoid COVID-19
Should We Be Wearing Face Shields, Too?
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How Bad Is It Really to Use Disinfecting Wipes on Your Hands if You Don’t Have Sanitizer?
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How Bad Is It Really to Bite Your Nails?
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A waitress in a restaurant wearing a face mask
3 Steps to Take to Dine Out Safely in the Age of COVID-19
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Close view of health care worker's hands with blue disposable gloves taking sample for coronavirus testing
6 Scenarios Where You Should Get a COVID-19 Test and What to Expect
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What You Need to Know About Your COVID-19 Risk if You Take Certain Medications
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Caregiver at home visit during Lockdown
7 Medical Appointments You Shouldn't Skip Right Now
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The Pros and Cons of Telemedicine — and What to Expect at Your First Appointment
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Hold Back Tears
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How Bad Is It Really to Use Hand Sanitizer All the Time?
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Asian female Doctor in green uniform wearing glasses and face mask talking to patient
What You Should and Shouldn’t Do if You Have a Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test
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Sick woman with fever checking her temperature in bed
The Ultimate Guide to Recovering From COVID-19
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New normal after coronavirus pandemic woman with trendy mask.
8 Mistakes That Make Your Face Mask Less Effective
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Closeup on stylish woman enjoying freshness in front of fan
8 Clever, Cheap Ways to Handle a Heat Wave Without Air Conditioning
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Two young women talking and wearing protective face masks
A Step-by-Step Guide to Safely Reuniting With Loved Ones in Person
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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Safely Going Back to Work
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Meat And Vegetables On Barbecue Grill
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Staying Safe at a Socially Distant Summer Hangout
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illustration of woman with wine bottle on video chat during coronavirus pandemic lockdown
How Bad Is It Really That You're Drinking More During Lockdown?
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young woman wearing cloth face mask and gloves while grocery shopping
Exactly What to Look for in a Cloth Face Mask and How to Care for It Properly
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Illustration of a person who donated blood
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Donating Blood
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Illustration of a person donating blood during the COVID pandemic
Why It's So Important to Donate Blood Right Now, and How to Do It Safely
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Senior Black Businessman on Phone at the Airport Wearing a Mask
8 Ways to Avoid Germs on an Airplane When You Have to Fly
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Portrait of young woman wearing protective face mask outdoors in city, waiting for the train.
11 Ways to Avoid Germs on Public Transportation
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Hands under black UV light to detect glow in the dark germs around nails and fingerprint as visual tool for teaching proper handwashing, aseptic techniques, and general infection control
Can UV Light Really Kill the Coronavirus?
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Vegetables and fruit in reusable bag on a farmers market, zero waste concept
Can You Catch COVID-19 From Food?
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Back view of a woman with cleaning supplies standing in her kitchen with her hands on her hips
Can't Find Alcohol Wipes or Cleaners? Here's How to Disinfect Your Home
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Confused woman with no appetite looking into refrigerator at home
Not Hungry? 5 Possible Reasons You've Lost Your Appetite
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Package left at front door
3 Ways to Avoid Germs on Mail and Deliveries
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A family eating takeout food together at home
3 Ways to Avoid Picking Up Germs From Takeout
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Hispanic woman opening front door, returning home from grocery store
The Step-by-Step Guide to Leaving and Returning Home During Social Distancing
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