Category: Health Care

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Out-of-Pocket Costs Go Up When Prescription Drug Prices Rise

Out-of-Pocket Costs Go Up When Prescription Drug Prices Rise

Share on PinterestExperts say buying generic drugs is one way to lower your out-of-pocket expenses. Luis Alvarez/Getty ImagesA recent study found that [...]
Air Purifiers May Not Be Necessary if You Follow These Other COVID-19 Protective Measures

Air Purifiers May Not Be Necessary if You Follow These Other COVID-19 Protective Measures

Share on PinterestExperts say opening windows and using fans may be a cheaper alternative to air purifiers. Getty ImagesExperts say air purifiers may [...]
If You or a Loved One Can’t Get to a COVID-19 Vaccine Site, Here’s What to Do

If You or a Loved One Can’t Get to a COVID-19 Vaccine Site, Here’s What to Do

Share on PinterestIf you or a family member is homebound and hasn’t been contacted yet about a vaccine, call your local public health department to ge [...]
I’m Fully Vaccinated. When, Where, and Why Should I Still Mask Up?

I’m Fully Vaccinated. When, Where, and Why Should I Still Mask Up?

Share on PinterestEven if you’re fully vaccinated, there are some places where you’ll still need to wear a mask for now. FG Trade/Getty ImagesThe late [...]
1 in 5 People with High Blood Pressure Are Taking Meds That Can Make It Worse

1 in 5 People with High Blood Pressure Are Taking Meds That Can Make It Worse

Share on PinterestMany commonly used medications can increase blood pressure. ozgurcankaya/Getty ImagesNearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure t [...]
Toss Out or Use Soon? What Food Expiration Date Labels Really Mean

Toss Out or Use Soon? What Food Expiration Date Labels Really Mean

Share on PinterestExperts say to buy food items with the furthest-out expiration dates. d3sign/Getty ImagesA new survey indicates many consumers don’t [...]
A Mysterious Syndrome First Detected in Cuba Now Reported in U.S.

A Mysterious Syndrome First Detected in Cuba Now Reported in U.S.

Share on PinterestCases of mysterious “Havana syndrome” have been reported near the White House. Erin Scott/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesAuthorities are [...]
FDA Approves Higher Dose of Naloxone as Opioids Become Stronger

FDA Approves Higher Dose of Naloxone as Opioids Become Stronger

Share on PinterestExperts say the public’s help is needed to combat the opioid epidemic. SDI Productions/Getty ImagesFederal officials have approved a [...]
Prediabetes Can Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: What You Can Do

Prediabetes Can Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: What You Can Do

Share on PinterestExperts say a heart-healthy diet is a key component to avoiding prediabetes. 10’000 Hours/Getty ImagesResearchers say prediabetes ca [...]
Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus Is Killing Many Hispanic Americans

Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus Is Killing Many Hispanic Americans

Share on PinterestExposure to the coronavirus at work is the reason a disproportionate number of working-age Hispanic Americans have died from COVID-1 [...]
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