Rudolf Kotula, MD
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Wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is a lifesaving public health tool, but it's not universally practiced, and misinformation is rampant. Whether you mask a lot, a little or not at all, read on as we debunk the most common masking myths.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so does another disease claiming thousands of lives worldwide every day – viral hepatitis. Educate yourself on the different strains and how to prevent them.
Vaccines are one of medicine’s greatest and safest tools to prevent dangerous and potentially deadly disease. Learn more about recommended vaccines by age and why getting vaccinated protects those around you.
For Fear of Bringing it Home: Protecting Your Family While Protecting Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Essential workers are dealing with a whole new level of anxiety right now. They're worried about their own health and safety. But even more daunting is the fear of bringing COVID-19 home.
What does social distancing mean, and how will canceling concerts and not going out to eat help save lives? Here are answers to some of your frequently asked questions.
Here’s how you can keep yourself and others safe from the nasty bugs going around.
Here's what you need to know for this year's flu season.
The parasite can cause an intestinal infection that’s no fun for those who come down with it. Here's what you need to know.
Here's what you need to know about West Nile virus.
As if we needed another reason to avoid ticks, they’ve been linked to an allergy to red meat.