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Very Low Risk of Heart Issues After COVID-19 Vaccination

A recent, large, international, peer-reviewed study showed that the risk of heart inflammation in people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 is extremely low.

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COVID-19 Booster for Kids Under 12: What Parents Need to Know

Expanding boosters to kids in this age group has many parents asking questions. Amy Edwards, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist at University Hospitals Rainbow & Children's, helps answer them.

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When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room for Gastrointestinal Illness

Recently, some doctors have seen an increase in children presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. But when does your child’s stomach illness require emergency care?

Infographic: What to Do If You’re Exposed to COVID-19

What to Do If You’re Exposed to COVID-19

What should you do if you test positive for COVID-19 or you're exposed to someone who has? The answer depends on whether or not you're up to date on your vaccinations.

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Paxlovid: A Promising New Antiviral Therapy for COVID-19 Available at Your Local Pharmacy

People 12 years of age and older now have a new treatment option for COVID-19. If taken within five days of symptoms appearing, the antiviral drug called Paxlovid has proven effective in preventing hospitalization and death.

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Is It COVID-19, Cold, Allergies or the Flu?

You feel ill with nasal congestion, scratchy throat and fatigue. Is it a cold or is it COVID-19? Could it be allergies?

Ten Million Missed Cancer Screenings During the Pandemic

As a result of the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings for fear of getting sick while visiting a hospital crowded with COVID-19 patients. Now is the time to get caught up on your screenings.

Why Do Children Tend to Fight off COVID-19 Better Than Adults?

Though kids can get COVID-19 just as easily as adults, most infected children experience mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. Why is this?

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