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From the Experts

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.  
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.
Facts and Myths About Organ Donation
Critically ill patients in need of an organ transplant are in a race against time, though many are not registered to donate due to fear of the unknown.
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.
What Does the J&J Vaccine Pause Mean for Me?
A physician who treats clotting disorders explains what to look out for.
A Lost Dementia Patient Finds Her Way Back Home
Medical students were faced with the difficulties of reuniting a dementia patient with their family.
Why We Need to Change the Way We Compliment People on Weight Loss
Complimenting people on their weight loss may seem like second nature; however, experts suggest that even the best intentions can be harmful.
No, Your Exercise Bike is Not Giving You a UTI
It is possible to break the cycle of recurring UTIs and yeast infections, whether they are from exercise or not.
Here’s What Causes Nosebleeds & How You Can Prevent Them
Many people have been noticing an increase in nosebleeds—here’s why you might be getting them and how you can treat them effectively.
Bloody Stool: Is It Colon Cancer or Is It Something Else?
It can be alarming to see blood in the toilet or when wiping after a bowel movement, but in most cases, it isn't a sign of a life-threatening disease.
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.