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A Mayo Clinic expert shares what you need to know about expiration dates for at-home COVID-19 tests. Find out if these tests can detect new COVID-19 variants and what to do if the test is positive.
The FDA approved a COVID-19 vaccine that targets current variants. A Mayo Clinic expert explains who should get this vaccine and if it can be given at the same time as the annual influenza vaccine.
Staying cool when temperatures soar can be difficult. Read why it's vital to know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, and get tips to prevent heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Some medications need to be closely monitored, which can be a challenge for some older people. Get tips for helping aging parents with their medications so you both can have peace of mind.
Caregiving can be a rewarding time for you and your loved one, but it's vital to be mindful of your needs and emotions. Get tips to share the responsibility, and learn how to recharge your well-being.
Loneliness, a by-product of COVID-19 pandemic isolation, now is considered an epidemic in the U.S. The prescription for easing loneliness? More human connection. These tips can help you reconnect.
Concerned you or your child may have RSV, the flu or COVID-19? Learn how an online assessment tool can quickly evaluate symptoms, determine if testing is needed and recommend next steps for care.
Upper respiratory infections are a common occurrence this time of year. As seasonal cases of influenza and RSV increase, find out how to manage symptoms at home and when to seek care.
With an early increase in RSV and influenza cases, a Mayo Clinic expert shares three things parents can watch for when determining if they should seek care for a sick child.
After two mild flu seasons, a Mayo Clinic expert shares why this year's flu season may be different and how to protect your family from the flu virus.
Put up your best defense. It's time for your seasonal flu shot. Learn why it's more important than ever to be vaccinated.
Tattoos are a common method of expression or marking significant events. But can you use a tattoo to communicate health care wishes? Learn why picking up a pen, not a tattoo needle, is the better option.