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7 strategies for truly restorative rest

Many people suffer from a chronic sleep deficit, and that was the case even before the pandemic hit — bringing with it stress, fear and anxiety. A third of us get fewer than seven hours of shut-eye a night, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — and that’s before you factor…MORE

A pandemic playbook for a new year

It has been more than one year since the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States — a day that changed our country forever. The arrival of the novel coronavirus on our doorstep continues to challenge our public health officials, scientists, health care workers and, frankly, the American public, to go above and…MORE

UK should cut its 12-week delay between vaccine doses, doctors group says

UK should cut its 12-week delay between vaccine doses, doctors group says

The UK’s decision to wait up to 12 weeks before giving people their second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine should be scrapped, senior doctors have said, reigniting a debate over the British government’s unorthodox inoculation strategy. Britain is prioritizing giving more of its most at-risk citizens a first dose of a vaccine, and has…MORE

Foods that can reduce stress

Stress levels may be high these days, but did you know that what we choose to eat can help to reduce stress, ultimately allowing us to take charge of our mental health? “Instead of thinking of food as ‘stress eating’ or ‘guilty pleasures,’ we can think of using food to shape the lens in how…MORE

The face mask that could end the pandemic

The face mask that could end the pandemic

Getting Americans masked up is a top priority for the Biden Administration. Biden, who calls wearing masks “a patriotic act,” signed an executive order Wednesday — his very first as president — to ask Americans to wear masks of their choice for the first 100 days of the new administration. The executive order also requires…MORE

Severe allergic reactions to Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine are rare, CDC says

Severe allergic reactions to Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine are rare, CDC says

Severe allergic reactions to Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine are rare, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A CDC report published Friday revealed just 10 people had severe allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, out of more than 4 million people vaccinated with a first dose of the Moderna shot as of January 10. That’s…MORE

More vaccines could be coming soon and they could be a big boost to the rollout

More vaccines could be coming soon and they could be a big boost to the rollout

States may be scrambling for vaccines now, but the United States could see additional Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, if not sooner. Millions of vaccine doses could be added to the pipeline in the coming months, perhaps easing the squeeze that Americans have felt as vaccines slowly start rolling out. Janssen, the vaccine…MORE

Most common mistakes in online workouts that cause pain or injury

Most common mistakes in online workouts that cause pain or injury

Virtual workouts have become increasingly popular due to Covid-19 restrictions. Online sessions allow you to bring your workout with you wherever you are, a convenience hitting the gym can’t offer. However, without an in-person trainer or fitness instructor by your side, it can be easy to misinterpret the proper form for a new move. In…MORE

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