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Why You Might Want to Drink Water Before You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster Shot
Here's what to know-especially if you're prone to fainting.
Can Adults Get the HPV Vaccine? Here's What to Know-And How to Decide if It's Right for You
The vaccine is recommended for everyone up to 26 years old-but what if you've aged out of that range?
The Difference Between the Cold and Flu
It's not always easy to determine if you have a cold or the flu, but knowing the differences helps treatment work more quickly.
Here's why you should get a flu shot
With flu and COVID-19 in the air, a flu shot is the single best way to avoid getting the flu. Find out which type of flu vaccine is best for you.
The 5 Sex Positions Everyone Will Be Trying in 2021
We see plenty of orgasms in your future.
CDC Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Kids 5 to 11-Here Are Answers to Parents' Top 8 Questions
Experts say the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the risks.
Food Poisoning Dangers: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments
Concerned about food poisoning outbreaks? From ground beef to lettuce, many foods can cause them. Learn about foodborne diseases like Salmonella, E. coli, norovirus, Campylobacter, Staph, and hepatitis A.
Does This Cause Cancer?
Everything gives you cancer, right? Not really.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster ShotsHere's Who Can Get One
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, signs off on an additional shot for older adults, certain at-risk individuals, and those who work in high-risk jobs.
Does the COVID-19 Booster Shot Have Side Effects? Here's What Experts Say
Whether you're planning on receiving a booster shot or will be getting an additional dose due to your immunocompromised status, here's what you need to know.
Are Viruses Germs?
Viruses are germs that can cause diseases in humans, plants, and animals.
Hepatitis C (Hep C): Symptoms, Treatments, Antivirals
What is hepatitis C (Hep C, HVC)? Learn about hepatitis C symptoms, how you get Hep C, contagiousness, and treatment for hepatitis C.
Chemotherapy: How It Works and How You’ll Feel
Chemotherapy ("Chemo") uses drugs to destroy cancer cells. Learn more about how it works, what to expect during treatment, common side effects, and other FAQs.
How to Move Ahead When the Tank Feels Empty
U of T professor Aisha Ahmad leans on her experience working in disaster zones to reflect on the year that was.
Everything You Need to Know About Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid buildup of skin cells. This buildup of cells causes scaling on the skin’s surface.
Cytomegalovirus Is a Common Infectious Disease That Can Lead to Birth Defects-Here's What to Know
There's a good chance you've already had the virus without even knowing.
Here's How to Tell if You Have an Infected Cut-And What to Do About It
Sometimes you have to pay attention to how you feel-not just how bad the cut looks.
Flu vs. COVID-19: How the 2 Illnesses Compare, According to Experts
For one, COVID-19 is much more deadly than the flu.
Who Should Get an Antibody Test for COVID-19? Here's What Doctors Advise
Vaccinated and wondering whether your shot has held up? Or curious if last month's cold was COVID-19? Read on.
Flu Season Is Going to Hit Hard. Here’s How to Prepare
Cold and flu season 2021 is here in Canada, and amid the 4th wave of COVID-19, experts are warning it could be worse than flu season 2020.
Do You Need to Get a COVID-19 Booster Shot?
Third shots of the vaccine are recommended for some people, but that's not the same as a COVID-19 booster shot, says Dr. Isaac Bogoch.
What to Know About the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Under 12
Here's what you need to know about the Pfizer vaccine for kids under 12 - including its side effects.
Can I Get the Flu Shot and COVID-19 Vaccine at the Same Time? Here's What Experts Say
Everything you'll want to know before booking your appointment.
Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them
Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.
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