Stories with tag: "Infectious Diseases"

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Should You Be Concerned About Bird Flu?

Threat to humans is low — but you can still protect neighborhood birds

Hen profile
Children’s Health

Hepatitis and Adenovirus: What Parents Should Know

Physicians are investigating recent cases of liver inflammation in children

Liver and hepatitis
COVID-19

Are We Any Closer to an HIV Vaccine?

Why an HIV vaccine has been so elusive, plus new advances that could prevent infection

Syringe
Virtual Care

5 Facts About Shingles

Shingles can make you miserable, but early treatment may help

An image of shingles on a person's back
COVID-19

How to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Trick-or-treaters will need to follow COVID-19 precautions

Pumpkin with mask
COVID-19

5 Things to Do While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

A Rush psychologist shares what she knows from counseling critically ill and recovering patients

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Mental & Behavioral Health

Finding Mental Health Support Amid Dual Pandemics

Key mental health considerations for Black people during COVID-19 and the fight for racial justice

Exhausted Black Man Sitting at Computer Rubbing Temple
COVID-19

Sanitize Your Smartphone

Clean your devices properly to help prevent illness

sanitizing a smart phone
COVID-19

Common COVID-19 Myths Debunked

How to spot a falsehood and where you can fact check

COVID-19 Myths
COVID-19

What Does a Safe Chicago Summer (and Fall) Look Like?

A guide to low-, moderate- and high-risk activities in Chicago

Safe Chicago