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When should you get the vaccine if you have had Covid-19? Dr. Wen explains

When should you get the vaccine if you have had Covid-19? Dr. Wen explains

Over 175.1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the United States as of April 9, but many people still have questions about when to get the vaccine — particularly if they have had Covid-19 over the past year. Taking the vaccine also becomes more complicated if someone was recently diagnosed with Covid-19…MORE

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly, studies show

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly, studies show

The world has joined Queen Elizabeth II in sorrow over the loss Friday of her husband of seven decades, Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, just two months shy of his 100th birthday. The duo was a loving and close-knit couple. The Queen told guests at a luncheon on their 50th wedding anniversary that Phillip…MORE

For many sufferers of long Covid, proving they are sick is a big part of the battle

Lyth Hishmeh kept feeling ill months after contracting coronavirus a year ago in March. He had chest pain and couldn’t concentrate. At 26 years old, the former regular runner was fatigued and breathless, struggling to function properly. Yet medical professionals kept telling him he simply could not still be ill. “They were telling me it’s…MORE

How to speak to someone who’s hesitant to get vaccinated

How to speak to someone who’s hesitant to get vaccinated

As a pediatrician, Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez spends many of her days with nervous moms and dads listening to reasons why they’re worried about their kids receiving vaccinations. “It often manifests as just complete disagreements on how to raise kids,” said Bracho-Sanchez. To navigate the complexity, she tells her families that she would never judge parents…MORE

Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services

Your guide to avoiding Covid-19 at church and other religious services

If you’re wondering how to get back to in-person religious services, CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen recommends thinking about it like your finances. Just like a financial budget helps you figure out what your spending limits are, a “coronavirus budget” can help you figure out where your boundaries are in terms of potentially risky…MORE

How to help siblings get along better

How to help siblings get along better

Sibling rivalry is often taken as an unexamined fact of family life — as much a part of parenting as potty training or bedtime stories. But experts say parents don’t have to put up with the bickering and the fights: There are strategies and techniques to help brothers and sisters get along better, strengthening a…MORE

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