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Health officials are predicting this winter could see an active flu season on top of potential COVID surges. In short, it's a good year to be a respiratory virus. Left: Image of SARS-CoV-2 omicron virus particles (pink) replicating within an infected cell (teal). Right: Image of an inactive H3N2 influenza virus. NIAID/Science Source hide caption

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Flu is expected to flare up in U.S. this winter, raising fears of a 'twindemic'

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Pianist and composer Chad Lawson hopes his music can heal people struggling with mental health challenges. Michael Zamora/NPR hide caption

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Pianist Chad Lawson seeks to heal in new album

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A voter passes large signs spelling out "Vote Here" in Minneapolis in September 2016. Voters in Minnesota can start casting their ballots for this year's midterm elections on Friday. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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Stop thinking just about Election Day. We're in voting season now

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