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Don’t avoid emergency care

Worried about COVID-19? Experts say ER staff know how to keep you safe
It appears many people are hesitant to seek emergency medical care out of fear of contracting the coronavirus. Statistics show that, over a four-week period during the early days of the pandemic, the number of ER visits was 42% lower than during the same period in 2019.
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Safe fun in the sun

The summer sun is one of the things that make trips to the beach, cookouts and other outdoor activities so special. The downside: Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can lead to skin damage, cancer and other health problems. But by taking some simple steps, you can stay safe while enjoying your fun in the sun.
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Dance your way to good health

When people talk about exercise, running or lifting weights at the gym probably come to mind. But if you’re looking for something different or a little more fun, how about dancing?
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‘Dr. Google’ may not be so bad after all, researchers say

Boston — Turning to the internet to self-diagnose health problems, also known as using “Dr. Google,” has gotten a bad reputation in recent years. Sometimes that’s deserved, but the results of a recent study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital suggest the practice may have some benefits.
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