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Three vaccine bottles - labeled 'RSV,' 'COVID-19' and 'Flu' sit next to a syringe and stethoscope on a medical table.

Cold, Flu or RSV? How to Tell Which Virus You Might Have, From Testing to Symptoms

Windmills are seen on a backdrop of orange skies.

How Climate Change Affects Your Life in the US

Two people walk past a sign that says 'UC Davis Health' - with a large hospital in the background.

Minimum Wage Hike for California Health Care Workers Could Cost the State Billions

A person wearing a mask and latex gloves administers a shot in another person's arm

Mpox Cases in California Are Rising. Where Can You Find a Vaccine?

A large group of people line the sidewalk in front of a large building.

Kaiser Strike to End Saturday, but Negotiations Will Continue

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Kaiser Strike: If You're a Patient, What Medical Services Will Be Affected?

A large office building with the words "Kaiser Permanente" written on it.

Looming Kaiser Strike Could Delay COVID, Flu Shots

A sign inside a Walgreens pharmacy that reads, "It's not too late to get your flu shot."

When Should You Get Your 2023 Flu Shot?

A nurse wearing a mask and hair net addresses a patient in a wheelchair near a window.

Growing Number of Bay Area Counties Requiring Masks in 'High-Risk' Health Care Facilities