Health Highlights: Jan. 18, 2023

Kids’ COVID more dangerous when the flu, RSV are also present. Those co-infected with COVID and the flu or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are more likely to need help breathing or spend time in the ICU, a new study shows. Read more

Pandemic funding helped many Americans avoid medical debt. Paying for health care has become less of a problem for many Americans since the pandemic began, a new study shows. Read more

How many calories a day can safely spur weight loss? Cutting just 500 calories a day will spur weight loss at a rate of roughly a pound a week, and keeping a food diary will help you see the best way to shed pounds, experts say. Read more