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What’s Behind the Growth in Alcohol Consumption?

4 hours 12 min ago

A comparison across demographic groups over two decades offers some clues, and there has been a particular rise in misuse among women during the pandemic.

The Importance of Routines, Even Interrupted by a Pandemic

4 hours 23 min ago

By setting routines for myself, I was able to shield myself from chaos. Then the pandemic happened. I set out to get them back on track.

Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It's Called Languishing

4 hours 32 min ago

It’s the neglected middle child of mental health, and can dull your motivation and focus. And it may be the dominant emotion of 2021.

Emerging From the Pandemic With Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor

4 hours 41 min ago

Young people experiencing the body changes of puberty without being in school are facing a unique set of challenges. Here’s how parents can support them.

Empty Middle Seats on Planes Cut Coronavirus Risk in Study

6 hours 6 min ago

The risk of exposure on a flight is lowered by 23 to 57 percent if middle seats are kept unoccupied, according to the study. But it did not look at what protection mask-wearing could provide.

How Bhutan Out-Vaccinated Most of the World

Sun, 04/18/2021 - 22:31

The Himalayan nation has given more than 60 percent of its people a shot. Some villages were reached by helicopter, and health workers hiked through ice and snow.

It's OK Our Bodies Have Changed During the Pandemic

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 22:43

The coronavirus changed so much about our lives, including, for many of us, our bodies. It’s OK.

How To Clean Your Patio

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 22:22

Sprucing up for spring includes giving your lawn furniture the cleaning it deserves.

Things To Do At Home

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 21:41

This week, tune in to a drag-queen story hour, learn about equity in the cannabis industry with Snoop Dogg or listen to a conversation with the journalist Don Lemon.

Americans Reflect on How the Pandemic Has Changed Them

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 20:24

In a National desk project, people across the country describe, in their own words, how the pandemic has transformed the way they live, work and think.

Biden Administration Ends Limit on Fetal Tissue Research

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 15:56

The decision reverses Trump administration rules and allows scientists to use tissue derived from elective abortions to develop treatments for diseases including cancer and AIDS.

Biden Administration Ends Limits on Use of Fetal Tissue for Research

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 15:56

The decision reverses Trump administration rules and allows scientists to use tissue derived from elective abortions to develop treatments for diseases including cancer and AIDS.

Can Covid Research Help Solve the Mysteries of Other Viruses?

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 12:41

The coronavirus may help scientists understand why some people with common viral infections develop severe complications, like heart damage or blood clots.

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 12:29

Most tests should be able to detect the variants of concern, but test developers and health officials must remain vigilant, scientists say.

The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did We Learn From It?

Sat, 04/17/2021 - 10:00

The U.S. government invested $800 million in plasma when the country was desperate for Covid-19 treatments. A year later, the program has fizzled.

‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of a Woman’s J.&J. Vaccine-Related Blood Clot Case

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:49

The disorder is rare, but so severe that the vaccine is on hold while experts weigh the risks and alert doctors and patients about symptoms and treatment.

A Lawsuit Over Frozen Embryos

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:42

Elaine Meyer and Barry Prizant had given up on having more than one child. Then, in their 60s, they got a letter from the hospital where they’d long ago had IVF treatment.

How to Start Liking Running

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 19:35

It’s good for your mental and physical health, and doesn’t require any equipment. So why does it seem so hard to get started?

U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Blood Clotting Cases

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 18:49

Federal health officials called for a halt in the use of the company’s coronavirus vaccine while they study serious illnesses that developed in six American women.

Women and the Covid-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 18:41

Can it affect mammograms or the timing of fertility treatments? What side effects should you look out for? Experts weigh in.

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