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Convincing Young Adults to Take a Shot
Many young adults are reluctant to get a COVID vaccine, and this could prolong the pandemic. Here are some of their reasons.
Lightning’s Striking Danger
The electrical discharge from a lightning strike can travel as much as five miles and carry 50,000 volts. Here's what to do to stay safe.
Sexist Tweets Spark Violence Against Women
Tweets reflecting disparaging attitudes toward women are more than just words. They are linked to increases in domestic abuse.
DUI Starts Sooner than You Think
The hand-eye coordination driving requires is affected by as little as half a beer. Ask NASA.
Progress on Peanut Allergies
Eighty percent of allergic children were able to eat a portion of peanuts without reaction after a year of small doses of peanut protein.
Gun Owners and Gun Safety Advocates Find Common Ground
Even people opposed to gun laws are concerned their guns could be used in a suicide, making certain gun safety measures attractive.
Secondhand Smoke Sends Kids to the ER
Kids exposed to cigarette smoke at home are 24 times more likely to be hospitalized. It could be a good opportunity to offer smokers help.
Not-So-Sudden Heart Attacks
The symptoms may be murky, but many heart patients know something is wrong weeks before a heart attack.
The Other Epidemic Heading Our Way
At least we have a vaccine for it. Flu season is approaching. It's time to think about which flu shot to take.
Getting Back to Business in a Pandemic
Models testing various ways of re-opening businesses as COVID cases subside show one approach is a clear winner.
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