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COVID-19

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Your Period?
Changes to your menstrual cycle can be scary, but we’re here to clarify what these changes could mean if you just got vaccinated.
Is it Seasonal Allergies or COVID-19?
Loss of smell can happen with seasonal allergy, but may also be an early sign of COVID-19 disease. Doctors weigh in for the answers.
Summer Safety Guide 2021: What’s Safe and What’s Not in the ‘New Normal’?
With COVID-19 still prevalent, it’s important to understand what summer activities are safe—whether you are vaccinated or not.  
Three Local Moms Reflect on Motherhood During the Pandemic
Babies born after March 2020 have only ever known the world amid a pandemic. How did mothers cope with pregnancy and childbirth during COVID-19? Here, women share their unique experiences.
Finding Safe Sources of Stroke Support During COVID-19
In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Despite its rank as the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., life after a stroke is manageable with the right tools, resources and support.
One Family’s Three-Year Odyssey to a Liver and Kidney Transplant
When Julie Conlan received the call that a donor had been found, she would not be deterred by COVID-19.
When to Schedule a Mammogram Screening After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Not sure if you can get a mammogram screening after your COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what to know.
The Creatives of COVID: Finding Inspiration Amid a Pandemic
Episode 13 of The Health Nexus Podcast
One Year Later: The COVID-19 Pandemic
There are lessons learned, moments of sadness and of hope – as we look back on the life we once knew and the “new normal” we are still trying to define.
Why Wearing a Mask Can Be Controversial
Researchers investigate the social drivers of mask wearing during COVID-19.
How Working From Home Has Affected Our Bodies
You're not alone in back, neck, or wrist pains after working from home. We talked with an expert on ways to alleviate these discomforts.