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We’re sharing tips for staying well while staying in - from what you need to know about the coronavirus to ideas for celebrating while social distancing.
How to get ready for your virtual doctor visit
Telemedicine (or telehealth) can bring a doctor to you when you can’t go to the office. Here are some tips to help you get the most from the visit.
Flu vs. cold vs. COVID-19: What you need to know
By Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA
Flu season is here. The coronavirus (COVID-19) remains a threat. So, what should you do if you feel ill and wonder, “Is it the flu, a cold, or COVID-19?”
Spreading cheer from afar: holiday gift ideas
You may not have in-person gatherings for the holidays this year. But that doesn’t mean you don’t celebrate.
Hope for the holidays: Tips for safe, smaller celebrations
The pandemic is disrupting cherished holiday traditions and family get-togethers. Try to beat back any glumness with some ingenuity – and a plan.
Doing all you can? Not if you don’t get a flu shot.
You’re washing your hands, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). That’s great -- but you should still get a flu shot.
Protect yourself (and others) with a flu shot
By Wayne Rawlins, MD, MBA
The flu may be taking a back seat to the coronavirus (COVID-19) among your medical worries. But the flu poses a risk this year, too. And, there’s something you can do to limit your risk of getting the flu – that’s get a flu shot.
Flu season looms in the shadow of COVID-19. Have you gotten your flu shot?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shined a light on this fact: healthier people are often better able to battle disease. This year, more than ever, doctors say you should get a flu shot between now and early November.
Back-to-school: Balancing health with learning
Officials and parents continue to struggle with plans for a new school year as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues. We compiled expert guidance to help make the most of online or hybrid (part online, part in school) learning.
Coping with COVID-19 ‘caution fatigue’
Does it feel harder to follow health and safety advice as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues? Then you may be feeling what’s called “caution fatigue.” And, you’re not alone.
4 ways to shake off stress
Your health can suffer if your stress levels are chronically high. Here are four common stressors and ways you can try to manage them.
Yoga: Four hidden health benefits
If you’re thinking about yoga, consider these health benefits.
Socially distant summer fun
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues despite warmer temperatures. As businesses start to reopen, infectious disease experts warn social engagements, especially when indoors or with large groups, are still risky.
Safety first: What you should keep in mind as businesses reopen
Ready to get out? Businesses and services will reopen over the coming weeks and months. But our fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues.
Children and COVID-19: Some information for parents
Children can get the coronavirus (COVID-19). While most children have mild symptoms, some children have gotten very sick. Your pediatrician is a valuable resource. It’s also important to lower your child’s chances of exposure as much as possible. And to talk to your child about the pandemic.
Finding new ways to honor life events while social distancing
People are trying to adjust to a “new normal.” Sticking to small groups and social distancing is hard on everyone. It can be extra tough at holidays or for someone celebrating milestones or looking for comfort.
Ways to support health care workers during COVID-19
Doctors, nurses, and other health care providers are working tirelessly to help protect and treat our family, neighbors, and friends during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here are a few ways you can support them.
6 ways to support small businesses during COVID-19
Small businesses are being hit hard by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Restaurants, retail stores, small manufacturers, and entertainment and hospitality venues are some of the businesses that have had to close or curtail activity.
Feeling restless? Ideas to help pass the time
The longer you stay inside, the harder it may be to find things to do. If you need help filling the gaps in your days, here are some fun things to try at home.