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diet-nutrition

How to Cut It: Portobello Mushroom

Mushrooms are a low-calorie, antioxidant-rich superfood that can be used as a meat substitute. Everyday Health staff nutritionist Kelly Kennedy, RDN, shows you how to cut mushrooms.
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emotional-health

Lori Gottlieb: Chronic Illness and Mental Health

An extensive interview with therapist, author, and speaker Lori Gottlieb, discussing the mental health effects and consequences of living with chronic illnesses like psoriasis, graves disease, thyroid eye disease, atopic dermatitis, and more.
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flu

Why Does the Coming Flu Season Seem Different?

Flu rates during the past two seasons have been low because of COVID-19 precautions. But this flu season, many of those protections are gone. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains the risk.
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flu

Can You Get COVID-19 and the Flu at the Same Time?

While it is rare, it is possible and the term has been dubbed “flurona.” Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains the risk and how to protect yourself.
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flu

Can You Get a Flu Shot and a COVID Vaccine at the Same Time?

It’s perfectly safe and medically acceptable to get a flu shot and a COVID-19 booster at the same time, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health. One day we might even see the two vaccines combined.
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flu

Do Flu Shots "Wear Off"?

For most people, a single flu shot per season is ample, but some immunocompromised individuals such as cancer patients undergoing treatment may need more. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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flu

How Close Are We to Having a Universal Flu Shot?

We’re closer than ever to a vaccine that can protect against all flu strains every year: The National Institutes of Health just announced the start of phase one studies. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health weighs in.
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rheumatoid-arthritis

How do you know if it’s a cold, the flu, or COVID-19?

Especially if you've been vaccinated, the symptoms of a cold, the flu, and COVID-19 can be very similar. So if you’re sick, be sure to isolate and get tested, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health.
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flu

What Do People 65 and Over Need to Know About the Flu Shot?

Adults 65 and up may not mount as strong an immune response to a standard flu vaccine as younger people, which is why they should seek out a high-potency shot. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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heart-disease

What Do People With Heart Disease Need to Know About the Flu Shot?

People with heart disease are at higher risk for severe complications from any infection, so it's in their best interest to get the flu vaccine. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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multiple-sclerosis

Why Do People With MS Need to be Careful About Getting a Flu Shot?

People with multiple sclerosis have good reason to get the flu shot every year, because the disease and certain MS treatments can leave them vulnerable to complications, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health.
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rheumatoid-arthritis

What Do People With RA Need to Know About the Flu Shot?

Both rheumatoid arthritis and RA treatment can increase your risk of complications from the flu. That’s why it’s so important for people with RA to get a flu vaccine, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone.
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flu

What is the Best Month to Get a Flu Shot?

Most people get their flu shots in September, October, and November, but it’s never too late to protect yourself from the flu, according to Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health.
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flu

Who Should Get a Flu Shot? Who Shouldn't?

With rare exceptions, everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu vaccine to protect themselves and those around them, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health.
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flu

You Might Still Get the Flu With a Flu Shot. Why Bother?

A flu vaccine doesn’t guarantee you won’t get the flu, but it can make the infection less severe and lower the risk of complications. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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flu

Why Get a Flu Shot?

The flu can cause serious complications, hospitalization, and death. Even young, healthy adults are at risk, and can infect others who are more vulnerable. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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flu

Will the Flu Shot Make You Sick?

Many people worry that a flu shot can give them the flu, but that’s not possible because the vaccine does not contain live virus. Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health explains.
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Migraine And Screen Time

Too-bright screens or lots of screen time can be migraine triggers. But there are hacks that can help if you must use a computer.
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