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CDC: Masking No Longer Required in Health Care Settings

In a “major departure” from previous recommendations, the CDC is no longer recommending universal masking in health care settings.

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Here's How a Virus Moves in a Crowd so You Can Avoid It

Scientists studying the movements of large numbers of people attending live events have teamed up with an epidemiologist to track viral transmission and how to prevent it.

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COVID Vaccine Linked to Temporary Change in Menstrual Cycle: Study

Some people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine have reported a temporary change in their menstrual cycles, according to a new study published in BMJ Medicine.

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iPhone Thermal Camera: Handy Method to Monitor Hand Hygiene

By attaching a thermal camera to an iPhone, researchers have found a new way to monitor hand hygiene among health care workers.

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Dive Right in! Cold Water Swims Bring Many Health Benefits

A new study gives greater scientific insight into how icy-water swimming, cold showers, ice baths and exposure to cooler water and air temperatures might drive health benefits.

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Myths and Facts About Chronic Pain

See what's true and what's not about pain. WebMD shows you if weather affects pain, if rest is good for back pain, and the truth about pain medicine.

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Dogs Can Smell When We're Stressed

Dogs can detect when we are stressed, say the researchers behind a new study.

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What Is a Storm Surge?

A storm surge is an abnormal rise in the water level that's caused by a storm. It can lead to intense floods in coastal communities.

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Katie Couric Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Journalist Katie Couric announced Wednesday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery during the summer.

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How Aging Affects Your Sleep

Lots of people find it harder to sleep as they get older. Find out why getting your ZZZs may be more difficult and what you can do about it.