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Feed a cold, starve a fever?

You’ve probably heard (and may even subscribe) to the well-known adage, “Feed a cold and starve a fever.” This mama medicine philosophy lives on,...

Doctors’ guidance about the COVID-19 vaccines

More than 547,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and there have been more than 30 million cases nationwide. Doctors say it’s vital that Americans...

Immune boosters can help keep you healthy during COVID-19 outbreak

No supplement will cure or prevent disease. That’s a fact. During the COVID-19 pandemic it’s especially important to understand that no supplement, diet or...

Tight-fit masks or double masking with cloth and surgical masks increases...

Wearing a mask — any mask — reduces the risk of infection with the coronavirus, but wearing a more tightly fitted surgical mask, or...

Can COVID-19 be spread through food?

We’re tired of being stuck at home during the pandemic and with many indoor dining establishments closed or with limiting seating, the drive-through lines...

Can you get COVID-19 again?

If you’ve already had the coronavirus, can you get it again? Last week, the total number of COVID-19 infections topped 100 million worldwide. Back in...

Easy ways to fight pandemic-era inactivity

Get up and move at least once an hour For many people, the effects of the pandemic include less physical activity. But long periods of sitting...

Seven hacks for an active winter – even during the pandemic

By DR. GRAHAM A. COLDITZ Siteman Cancer Center Even with the excitement of kicking off a New Year, winter can be tough for physical activity. The...

Jump-start your New Year

By DR. GRAHAM COLDITZ It’s safe to say many of us are excited about a new year. I know I am. 2020 has been strange...

How you can adopt healthier digital habits in 2021

As we head into 2021, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays....