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June 13, 2020

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  2. Acute sinusitis
  3. Acute sinusitis: Do over-the-counter treatments help?
  4. Adjuvant therapy for cancer
  5. After COVID-19 vaccination: Is it OK to visit with friends and loved ones?
  6. Albuterol side effects
  7. Allergies
  8. Allergy medications: Know your options
  9. Allergy-proof your home
  10. Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider
  11. Aortic aneurysm
  12. Asbestosis
  13. Ascariasis
  14. Asthma attack
  15. Asthma: Colds and flu
  16. Atelectasis
  17. Atypical cells: Are they cancer?
  18. Avoid rebound nasal congestion
  19. Barrel chest: What causes it?
  20. Barrett's esophagus
  21. Barrett's Study Results
  22. Bile reflux
  23. Biopsy procedures
  24. Bird flu (avian influenza)
  25. Blood tests for heart disease
  26. Mitral valve clip to treat mitral regurgitation: Bob's story
  27. Mitral valve overview
  28. Video: Aortic Surgery: What Patients Need to Know
  29. Fact or Fiction? Debunking Exercise & Nutrition Myths for Preventing Heart Disease and Risk Factors
  30. Healthy Heart Numbers
  31. Heart disease in women
  32. Heart Failure
  33. Sports Cardiology Program
  34. Treating Pericarditis
  35. Video: Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement
  36. Bronchitis
  37. Can chicken soup cure a cold?
  38. Can COVID-19 (coronavirus) spread through food, water, surfaces and pets?
  39. COVID-19 and vitamin D
  40. Can vitamins help prevent a heart attack?
  41. Cancer
  42. Cancer blood tests
  43. Myths about cancer causes
  44. Infographic: Cancer Clinical Trials Offer Many Benefits
  45. Cancer diagnosis: 11 tips for coping
  46. Cancer diagnosis? Advice for dealing with what comes next
  47. Cancer-related fatigue
  48. Cancer pain: Relief is possible
  49. Cancer risk: What the numbers mean
  50. Cancer surgery
  51. Cancer survival rate
  52. Cancer survivors: Care for your body after treatment
  53. Cancer survivors: Late effects of cancer treatment
  54. Cancer survivors: Managing your emotions after cancer treatment
  55. Cancer survivors: Reconnecting with loved ones after treatment
  56. Cancer treatment decisions: 5 steps to help you decide
  57. Safe cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic
  58. Cancer treatment during COVID-19: How to move ahead safely
  59. Cancer treatment for men: Possible sexual side effects
  60. Cancer treatment for women: Possible sexual side effects
  61. Cancer treatment myths
  62. Cancer Vaccine Research
  63. Cardiac asthma: What causes it?
  64. Infographic: Cardiac sarcoidosis: A heart under attack
  65. Castleman disease
  66. Chelation therapy for heart disease: Does it work?
  67. Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?
  68. Chicken soup: Can it treat a cold?
  69. COPD
  70. Chronic sinusitis
  71. Churg-Strauss syndrome
  72. Cold and flu viruses: How long can they live outside the body?
  73. Cold or allergy: Which is it?
  74. Cold remedies
  75. Cold symptoms: Does drinking milk increase phlegm?
  76. Common cold
  77. Common cold in babies
  78. Coronavirus safety tips for going out
  79. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  80. Coronavirus: What is it and how can I protect myself?
  81. Coronavirus grief
  82. Coronavirus travel advice
  83. Coronavirus vs. flu: Similarities and differences
  84. Herd immunity and coronavirus
  85. COVID-19 and high blood pressure
  86. COVID-19 and pets
  87. COVID-19 and the risk of suicide
  88. COVID-19 and your mental health
  89. COVID-19, cold, allergies and the flu
  90. COVID-19 and holidays
  91. COVID-19 (coronavirus) drugs: Are there any that work?
  92. COVID-19 (coronavirus) in babies and children
  93. Long-term effects of COVID-19
  94. COVID-19 (coronavirus) stigma: What it is and how to reduce it
  95. COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer?
  96. Coping with unemployment caused by COVID-19
  97. COVID-19 (coronavirus): Quarantine, self-isolation and social distancing
  98. COVID-19: Social distancing, contact tracing are critical
  99. COVID-19 vaccines
  100. COVID-19 variant
  101. COVID-19: Who's at higher risk of serious symptoms?
  102. Croup
  103. Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
  104. Curcumin: Can it slow cancer growth?
  105. Daily aspirin therapy
  106. Debunking coronavirus myths
  107. Cancer-related diarrhea
  108. Dilated cardiomyopathy
  109. Does honey offer sweet relief for allergies?
  110. Does zinc work for colds?
  111. Dust mite allergy
  112. Dysphagia
  113. Early HIV symptoms: What are they?
  114. Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier
  115. Ebola transmission: Can Ebola spread through the air?
  116. Ebola virus and Marburg virus
  117. Echinacea: Is it effective for the common cold?
  118. Egg allergy
  119. Ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis
  120. Heart transplant to treat dilated cardiomyopathy: Elmo's story
  121. Enlarged heart
  122. Esophageal cancer
  123. Infographic: Esophageal Cancer
  124. Esophagitis
  125. External Drive: Charles' Artificial Heart
  126. Surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic
  127. Fasting diet: Can it improve my heart health?
  128. Flu masks
  129. Flu shots
  130. Flu shots and heart disease
  131. Flu: When to see a doctor?
  132. Flu vaccine: Safe for people with egg allergy?
  133. Fluzone High-Dose: What distinguishes it from other flu vaccines?
  134. Football Spinal Cord Injury - The Chris Norton Story
  135. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  136. GERD: Can certain medications make it worse?
  137. Getting safe emergency care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  138. Goiter
  139. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
  140. Grass-fed beef
  141. Group B strep disease
  142. H1N1 flu (swine flu)
  143. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
  144. Have a cold? Common sense rules
  145. Have a cold? Fight back with humidity
  146. Have a cold? Fight it with fluids
  147. Healthy eating: One step at a time
  148. Healthy Heart for Life!
  149. Healthy heart for life: Avoiding heart disease
  150. Heart cancer: Is there such a thing?
  151. Heart disease
  152. Heart disease in women: Understand symptoms and risk factors
  153. Heart failure
  154. Heart failure and sex: Is it safe?
  155. Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease
  156. Heart murmurs
  157. Heartburn medicines and B-12 deficiency
  158. Kids, loneliness and COVID-19
  159. High-dose vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells?
  160. Histoplasmosis
  161. HIV/AIDS
  162. Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease)
  163. Hodgkin's vs. non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: What's the difference?
  164. Holiday Heart
  165. Honey: An effective cough remedy?
  166. How do COVID-19 antibody tests differ from diagnostic tests?
  167. How to safely go to your doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic
  168. How to talk to your kids about COVID-19
  169. How well do you wash your hands?
  170. Humidifier care 101
  171. Humidifiers
  172. Influenza (flu)
  173. Interstitial lung disease
  174. Is antibacterial soap a do or a don't?
  175. Laryngitis
  176. What causes laryngospasm?
  177. Legionnaires' disease
  178. Low blood counts
  179. Lung cancer
  180. Infographic: Lung Cancer
  181. Lung nodules: Can they be cancerous?
  182. Mayo Clinic Minute: You're washing your hands all wrong
  183. Mayo Clinic Minute: How dirty are common surfaces?
  184. Measles
  185. Measles vaccine: Can I get the measles if I've already been vaccinated?
  186. Menus for heart-healthy eating
  187. Mesothelioma
  188. Milk allergy
  189. Mitral valve regurgitation
  190. Mitral valve stenosis
  191. Monoclonal antibody drugs
  192. Mort Crim and Cancer
  193. Mouth sores caused by cancer treatment: How to cope
  194. Nasal Cleaning
  195. Nasal spray addiction: Is it real?
  196. Neti pot: Can it clear your nose?
  197. Neti pot solution: Can I make my own?
  198. Neurosurgery during the COVID-19 pandemic
  199. No appetite? How to get nutrition during cancer treatment
  200. Nonallergic rhinitis
  201. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  202. Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health
  203. He's the bravest kid I've ever seen
  204. Oil of oregano: Can it treat sinusitis?
  205. Omega-3 in fish
  206. Omega-6 fatty acids
  207. Opera Star's Surgery
  208. Parenting and special needs during a pandemic
  209. Pectus excavatum
  210. Pectus Excavatum
  211. Pericardial effusion
  212. Pericarditis
  213. Pet allergy
  214. Pet allergy: Are there hypoallergenic dog breeds?
  215. Photodynamic therapy: An effective treatment for lung cancer?
  216. Pleurisy
  217. Plugged ears: What is the remedy?
  218. Pneumonia
  219. Pneumonitis
  220. Polypill: Does it treat heart disease?
  221. Pregnancy and COVID-19
  222. PrEP to prevent HIV
  223. Protein: Heart-healthy sources
  224. Pulmonary edema
  225. Pulmonary embolism
  226. Pulmonary fibrosis
  227. Put fish on the menu
  228. Q fever
  229. Coronavirus infection by race
  230. Recurrent breast cancer
  231. Red wine, antioxidants and resveratrol
  232. Researchers Develop New Stents for Complex Aortic Aneurysms
  233. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  234. Robotic heart surgery treats mitral regurgitation: Ed's story
  235. Roseola
  236. Routine cancer screening during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  237. Safe outdoor activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
  238. Safety tips for returning to school during COVID-19
  239. Sarcoidosis
  240. Self-care for the flu
  241. Self-Image During Cancer
  242. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
  243. Sex and COVID-19
  244. Sinus headaches
  245. Sinus infection and toothache: Any connection?
  246. Sjogren's syndrome
  247. Sjogren's syndrome: Can it cause recurrent UTIs?
  248. Skin care tips during a pandemic
  249. Radiation simulation
  250. Small cell, large cell cancer: What this means
  251. Spinal cord injury
  252. Stay healthy during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic
  253. Stay on track with medications during a pandemic
  254. Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  255. Heart disease prevention
  256. Stuffy nose? Try saline spray
  257. Super Survivor Conquers Cancer
  258. Telemedicine online doctor visits
  259. Teleworking during the coronavirus
  260. Thalidomide: Research advances in cancer and other conditions
  261. Infographic: The blueprints to your heart
  262. Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  263. Throat cancer
  264. Video: Travel safely for medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  265. Treating COVID-19 at home
  266. Tuberculosis
  267. Tuberous sclerosis
  268. Tularemia
  269. Tumor vs. cyst: What's the difference?
  270. Unusual symptoms of coronavirus
  271. Valley fever
  272. Vascular rings
  273. Vicks VapoRub: An effective nasal decongestant?
  274. Asthma attack video
  275. Cryotherapy
  276. Video: Heart and circulatory system
  277. How cancer spreads
  278. Mitral valve regurgitation
  279. PICC line placement
  280. Radiofrequency ablation
  281. Vitamin C: Can it prevent colds?
  282. Walking pneumonia
  283. Warm-mist versus cool-mist humidifier: Which is better for a cold?
  284. Fight coronavirus transmission at home
  285. Heart failure action plan
  286. Contact tracing and COVID-19: What is it and how does it work?
  287. What is MERS-CoV?
  288. What's the difference between H1N1 flu and influenza A?
  289. When cancer returns: How to cope with cancer recurrence
  290. Whipple's disease
  291. Whooping cough
  292. Whooping cough
  293. Infographic: Women and Heart Disease
  294. Your secret weapon during cancer treatment? Exercise!
  295. Do zinc supplements shorten colds?