New Story Just Out: My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?
As gyms open for business, new rules aim to limit the spread of COVID-19, including spacing equipment, regular cleanings and limiting attendance. But experts say it’s still safer to exercise at home.

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New Story Just Out: Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19
It’s not that young adults aren’t worried about the pandemic, psychologists say, but they are at far greater risk of dying by suicide. Finding ways beyond screens to foster social bonds is crucial.

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New Story Just Out: ‘Canada, Canada, Cana…da’: Researchers Spot Change To White-Throated Sparrow’s Song

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. ‘Canada, Canada, Cana…da’: Researchers Spot Change To White-Throated Sparrow’s Song
The white-throated sparrow’s song usually sounds like the word “Canada,” repeated several times. Researchers say that this well-known bird song is changing.

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New Story Just Out: Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project
Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens thousands of lives across the US can be saved by more people wearing face masks.

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New Story Just Out: A User’s Guide To Masks: What’s Best At Protecting Others (And Yourself)

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. A User’s Guide To Masks: What’s Best At Protecting Others (And Yourself)
They’re made of cotton. Or polyester. Or paper. Or polypropylene. Here’s what researchers say about the effectiveness of the different types of face mask during this pandemic.

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New Story Just Out: Why Latinx People Are Hospitalized From COVID-19 At Four Times The Rate Of Whites

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Why Latinx People Are Hospitalized From COVID-19 At Four Times The Rate Of Whites
Dr. Joseph Betancourt of Massachusetts General Hospital says a “perfect storm” of factors is causing the coronavirus to hit the nation’s Latinx population especially hard.

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New Story Just Out: Why Latinos Are Hospitalized From COVID-19 Four Times The Rate Of White Americans

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Why Latinos Are Hospitalized From COVID-19 Four Times The Rate Of White Americans
NPR’s Noel King discusses the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on Latino communities in the U.S. with Dr. Joseph Betancourt of Massachusetts General Hospital.

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New Story Just Out: To Be Young, A Doctor And Black: Overcoming Racial Barriers In Medical Training

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. To Be Young, A Doctor And Black: Overcoming Racial Barriers In Medical Training
Young African American doctors say they hope to change the lack of access to medicine in underserved communities. But many say the system that trains them also alienates them.

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