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Coronavirus FAQ: What Does It Mean If I Can Blow Out A Candle While Wearing A Mask?

Posted on August 5, 2020 - NPR offers tips for selecting and caring for a face mask. Months into the pandemic, we’re beginning to get the hang of it!

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Personalized Exercise? How Biology Influences Fitness

Posted on August 3, 2020 - It almost sounds like science fiction! Experts tell the National Institutes of Health that one day, we might get a “prescription” for exercise based on our genes.

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The Pandemic Experts Are Not Okay

Posted on July 29, 2020 - As we’re honoring healthcare heroes these days, let’s not forget the extraordinary work and hardships endured by public health experts. Atlantic takes a look at what they continue to do. They deserve our support!

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Prediabetes Is a Wake-Up Call

Posted on July 27, 2020 - As experts are learning more about COVID-19, they’ve found that certain underlying health conditions raise a patient’s risk of serious complications and death. Diabetes is one of those conditions. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) explains that while having diabetes doesn’t raise a person’s risk of being infected with the coronavirus, people with diabetes are more likely to experience a severe case of the illness. High blood sugar weakens the immune system, making it harder for a person with diabetes to fight off the infection. The ADA also reports that COVID-19 infection can, in turn, make it a lot harder to manage diabetes.

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Enjoy the Health Benefits of Berries

Posted on July 22, 2020 - July is Berry Month! In case you needed any more motivation to enjoy these jewels of the fruit world, check out this information from the American Institute for Cancer Research.

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