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Is It Safe to Go to the Doctor?

Worried about visiting your doctor? These 7 tips will help you catch up on important care and screenings while keeping you as safe as possible.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Are There Differences?

Two COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for use in the U.S. and a few others are on the way. Here are answers to common questions about the differences of each vaccine, from Temple Infectious Disease Specialist Heather Clauss, MD.

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What Do I Need to Know About Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 vaccine means hope that there are brighter days ahead. Dr. Heather Clauss answers some common questions about getting the vaccine, including what side effects they may cause.

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What Are COVID Long-Haulers?

If you're experiencing lingering symptoms after having COVID-19, you may be a COVID "long-hauler." Learn about these severe symptoms and why some people have them.

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These Conditions Increase Your Risk of Serious COVID-19 Complications

Read on for a list of conditions associated with COVID-19 complications and the treatments we offer at Temple for high-risk patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Living Kidney Donation: What You Need to Know

The average waiting time to receive a donated kidney is 3 to 5 years. But you can help a friend, family member or even someone you don’t know receive a kidney in just months. Find out more about living kidney donation and what you can do to help.

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Top 5 Reasons to Get the Flu Shot Today

Are flu shots necessary? Dr. Margot Savoy offers 5 reasons why you and your family should consider getting vaccinated to protect your health.

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Is It Flu or COVID-19?

Flu season is upon us, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping yourself and your loved ones safe looks a little bit different this year. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to prepare.

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Broken a Fall with Your Hand? How to Prevent a FOOSH Injury

FOOSH is an unusual term for what’s known as “fall on an outstretched hand.” It’s one of the most common injuries seen in the ER. Learn more about this curious injury and how to prevent it from Dr. Joseph Thoder.

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