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Those who've had COVID boosters may think they're covered, but protection wanes after about 5 to 6 months. New variants are an issue, too.
How Music Relieved the Stress of COVID Quarantines
COVID lockdowns were hard on everyone everywhere. Listening to music was one way some people coped with the stress and isolation.
Fatty Fast Food Livers
Eating even a modest fast food meal daily -- a small burger and fries -- can lead to fatty liver disease.
Intermittent Fasting Changes Genes
A long, overnight break between meals gives cells a chance to reboot and changes gene expression in a good way. Try eating dinner earlier.
Water, The Real Fountain of Youth
The sensation of thirst dims as we age, increasing our risk of dehydration. Now a study finds seniors who are well-hydrated live longer.
What Prison Populations Can Tell Us about COVID Protection
Prisoners live in close quarters, so COVID rates trend high. Seeing what helps keep transmission in check there is a useful lesson for all.
Hooked on Video
Time on YouTube and video games can become all-consuming and lead to obsessive-compulsive behavior. Some kids may be especially vulnerable.
The Cannabis-Alcohol Connection
When recreational cannabis becomes legal, it appears to be accompanied by a rise in alcohol use, particularly among young men.
The Perks of Grandparenting
Caring for grandchildren helps ease seniors' loneliness and isolation. But there are other ways they can guard against being lonely, too.
Marijuana Smoke is Hard on the Lungs
Smoking pot irritates the lungs more than cigarettes do. Not only are joints unfiltered, but people tend to inhale and hold smoke longer.
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