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Hurricane Ian flooded a hospital and forced evacuations from dozens of nursing homes – many health facilities face similar risks from severe storms

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Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S., tore part of the roof off a hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida, and flooded the building's lower level emergency room, sending staff scrambling to move patients as water poured in.

When should you get the new COVID-19 booster and the flu shot? Now is the right time for both

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At this point in the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly everyone has experienced the panic and uncertainty that come with having mild COVID-like symptoms - such as a cough and sore throat - only to test negative day after day. With cold and flu season just around the corner, that state of frustrating uncertainty is likely to strike most of us again.