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Jan 14, 2022

COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know

With the current Omicron surge, people across the country are clamoring to get tested for COVID-19. Long lines at testing centers and shortages of over-the-counter rapid test kits have many wondering how to proceed.

Jan 12, 2022

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chef Pomaikai Gaui from Taro Patch Catering compiled a beautifully arranged Chinese Chicken Salad that is not only filling, but very easy to make.

Jan 12, 2022

Do You Have Trigger Finger?

If you wake up with a finger that feels like it’s locked in place, you’ve probably got trigger finger. This common condition makes it difficult to grip things and is one of the main causes of hand pain.

Jan 10, 2022

La variante Ómicron está aquí. Por eso, tendrá que tener más cuidado.

El momento de cuidar de nosotros mismos y de los demás, volviendo a utilizar las herramientas probadas que sabemos que funcionan: vacunar, reforzar, enmascarar y hacer pruebas.

Jan 10, 2022

¿Qué mascarilla es mejor para protegerse de la variante ómicron?

Ahora sabemos que las mascarillas son una de las mejores maneras de protegernos a nosotros mismos y a los demás contra el virus COVID-19. Pero con la aparición de la nueva variante Ómicron, los investigadores están descubriendo que no todas las mascarillas son iguales. Dado que la variante Ómicron es altamente transmisible, los médicos dicen que tal vez haya que replantearse qué mascarilla se debe usar en público.

Jan 10, 2022

Parosmia después de COVID-19: ¿Qué es y cuánto dura?

Uno de los primeros signos de advertencia de la enfermedad Covid-19 en muchos casos es la pérdida del gusto y el olfato. Se trata de una condición en la que los olores, por lo demás normales, ahora huelen de forma desagradable o incluso repugnante. Por ejemplo, para alguien con parosmia, olores como el del café o la fruta huelen a basura, a carne o huevos podridos, o a amoníaco.

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E27: 7 Domains of Our Aging Face

Jan 14, 2022

When you look at the mirror in the morning, what is the face that looks back? Is it a smiling face or a frown? Are there wrinkles of wisdom? We all age, and we all hope to age gracefully. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Payam Tristani joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health—the first in a three-episode discussion on aging—to talk about our aging face, and how to age with the face that makes you happy.

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93: Mitch Tries the Project 50 Challenge

Jan 12, 2022

The concept seems simple. Commit to seven rules for 50 days and become a different person by the end of it. The #Project50Challenge has been going viral on social media, and producer Mitch has decided he’s going to give it a go. The Who Cares guys how the seven rules could be a framework for The Core 4 and whether or not it sounds a bit too ambitious.

Read the rules of Project 50 and consider joining as Mitch tries out the challenge.

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S5E8: In an Alternative Reality...

Jan 11, 2022

There's a misconception from society that we need to be self-made to be successful. But so many of us are community-made. Communities lift us to be better versions of ourselves—and for some, are the driving forces behind our achievements. In the first episode of 2022, Hạ, Leen, Lina, and Mariam talk about finding yourself through passions and dreams, and deliberate on who we would have become without our communities.

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Surgical Options for Treating Craniosynostosis

Dec 22, 2021

For infants with a misshapen skull—or craniosynostosis—treatment is critical to ensure proper brain development. Pediatric surgeons Dr. Faizi Siddiqi and Dr. John Kestle explain the procedure options that are available, the pros and cons of those options, and which might be the best for your infant.

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