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Try these 5 ways to practice mindfulness with your kids

Try these 5 ways to practice mindfulness with your kids

Back when Travis M. Spencer’s daughter was in fourth grade, there were times when she struggled to fall asleep. On those nights, Spencer used to take a few minutes for mindfulness. First, Spencer invited her to list a few things she was grateful for. That usually included friends or a favorite video game. “I’m like:…MORE

These are the two key groups now being hit hardest by Covid-19

These are the two key groups now being hit hardest by Covid-19

Covid-19 deaths have been falling dramatically in the US, but — with many people still unvaccinated — the number of daily deaths remains in the hundreds. And the groups most at risk are increasingly younger people and Black Americans. Throughout the pandemic, Black people have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19, accounting for about 12.5% of…MORE

FDA chief stays mum on plans for banning flavored vapes

FDA chief stays mum on plans for banning flavored vapes

Members of Congress pressed acting US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock on Wednesday to ban all flavored e-cigarettes, saying the sweet and fruity flavors are attracting too many children and teens. But Woodcock would not be drawn on whether the agency plans to ban or otherwise limit the sale of flavored vapes…MORE

Scientist says early coronavirus samples were deleted from NIH database

Scientist says early coronavirus samples were deleted from NIH database

Scientists investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic might be working with the wrong samples, because some early samples of the virus submitted by a Chinese researcher were deleted from a shared database, an expert in the evolution of viruses says. Jesse Bloom, a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, said he…MORE

Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary. Here’s what you need to know

Covid-19 vaccine boosters may be necessary. Here’s what you need to know

Vaccine makers are preparing for a next possible phase of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout: booster doses. Currently three coronavirus vaccines are authorized for emergency use in the United States — the two-dose Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for people 12 and older, the two-dose Moderna vaccine and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines for everyone 18 and older.…MORE

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