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we may be over covid, but the covid isn’t done with us
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we may be over covid, but the covid isn’t done with us

As parts of the world attempt to return to their pre-COVID normal, millions of people are anxious about declaring the pandemic over. They’re right.

american boomers are experiencing an alarming cognitive decline. we should all worry.
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american boomers are experiencing an alarming cognitive decline. we should all worry.

This isn’t just younger generations griping, according to a study of over 30,000 baby boomers, the older generations’ mental capabilities are declining faster than expected.

the coronavirus paradox: too much news, too little useful data
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the coronavirus paradox: too much news, too little useful data

Despite having more news than ever before, people looking for information about COVID-19 are drowning in a tsunami of rumors, propaganda, misinformation, and scams.

why politicizing coronavirus will only make you sick or kill you
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why politicizing coronavirus will only make you sick or kill you

Pundits who turn every topic into a partisan contest or controversy are now doing it with a pandemic. It's a stupid game and the only prizes are a nasty illness or a painful death.

how and why coronavirus will change the world as we know it
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how and why coronavirus will change the world as we know it

The coronavirus pandemic may not be apocalyptic, but it came at just the right time to shake the foundations of our increasingly unstable world and expose its problems.

how your guts could define your personality, literally
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how your guts could define your personality, literally

When we say someone bold has guts, we mean that figuratively. But apparently, bravery, extroversion, and happiness could very well be in their intestines.

unicef sounds the alarm about the spread of processed foods
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unicef sounds the alarm about the spread of processed foods

Just as a lack of food can cause malnutrition, so can highly processed food full of empty calories. And UNICEF now seems equally concerned about both.

in one ear and out the other: are views on vaccination really immune to influence?
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in one ear and out the other: are views on vaccination really immune to influence?

Researchers tried to test whether debates about vaccination lead to more extreme polarization and found a complete shutdown of all debate. But is their study critically flawed?

you’re not biohacking, you have an eating disorder
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you’re not biohacking, you have an eating disorder

There's a lot of bad advice about diet and exercise floating on the Internet, and it's especially problematic when this bad advice masquerades as something scientific.

how invincible salmonella may give you the worst food poisoning ever
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how invincible salmonella may give you the worst food poisoning ever

A strain of salmonella immune to antibiotics of last resort has been found in the United States. This should be a wakeup call for both Big Pharma scientists and government regulators.

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