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Do Face Masks Work or Restrict Oxygen?

Face masks have become a hot political issue. Some people believe face masks work. Others say they are ineffective. What about the science?

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How Can Women Reduce Their Risk for Dementia?

Find out how women can reduce their risk for dementia with diet, exercise and the proper timing of hormone therapy.
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What Happens When COVID Symptoms Don’t Go Away

Even young healthy people may have trouble when COVID symptoms don't go away for weeks or months. Find out what it's like.
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