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Not everyone experiences colds the same way.

How long a cold should last — and when you should see a doctor

The common cold should last 7 to 10 days for a healthy adult, and it isn't serious enough to warrant a doctor's visit.
A good rule of thumb is that if you are going to work out when you're sick, keep the intensity low.

When it’s OK to work out with a cold and when you should stay in bed

It's OK to work out with a cold if your symptoms aren't too severe. A good rule of thumb is to keep the intensity low.
A good rule of thumb is to assume that you’re contagious for as long as you’re experiencing symptoms.

You’re most contagious with the cold virus in the first three days of infection

A good rule of thumb is to assume that you’re contagious for as long as you’re experiencing symptoms, which could last for up to 14 days.
Mosquito-borne illnesses seem to be on the rise.

A deadly mosquito-borne illness kills a third of the people it infects, and it’s spreading. Here’s what we know about the states affected....

Eastern equine encephalitis has no cure. If it reaches the brain, it can cause permanent damage in survivors.
Multiple deaths and illnesses have been caused by mosquito-borne EEE or "sleeping sickness" this season.

A rare mosquito-borne illness caused a grandfather to go from healthy to brain-dead in 9 days, and it’s part of a scary trend

Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, has infected at least 21 people this year, making this season the biggest outbreak in decades.
Map showing the location of Koltsovo town, where a gas explosion took place at a viral research lab on September 16, 2019.

A gas explosion ripped through a Russian lab storing deadly diseases like smallpox, anthrax, and Ebola

A gas cylinder at a major Russian research lab known as Vector exploded in a sanitary inspection room and caused a fire on Monday.
Eastern equine encephalitis is a potential deadly but rare disease that causes brain damage.

A 14-year-old girl in Michigan was put on a ventilator after contracting EEE. The rare mosquito-borne virus kills a third of people infected, and it&#...

One woman in Massachusetts has already died from the disease, which is also in Florida, New York, Massachusetts, and Delaware.
You might be lifting germs, not just weights.

9 skin diseases you can pick up at the gym, and how to avoid them

Gym equipment, locker room floors, and community yoga mats can host germs that cause skin conditions like warts, staph infections, and athlete's foot.
The measles virus.

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise

Germany and New York recently introduced bills to fine people who fail to vaccinate. But policies that let people forgo vaccinations may be on the rise.