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Choose the safest sunscreen for your family with this 2021 guide

Choose the safest sunscreen for your family with this 2021 guide

As you choose your sunscreen for summer fun, be careful to avoid products with harmful chemicals and false advertising claims, according to the 15th Annual Guide to Sunscreens, published by the Environmental Working Group, a consumer organization that advocates for environmental safety. This year, EWG analyzed an additional 500 sunscreens, bringing the total to over…MORE

Life may feel more normal even before herd immunity is reached

Life may feel more normal even before herd immunity is reached

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, experts have said how crucial it is to reach some level of herd immunity. But now some say full herd immunity may not be necessary for life to look more normal. Herd immunity, or as some experts now call it, “population” or “community” immunity, is when most of…MORE

It’s not goodbye for podcast — it’s the start of a new chapter

It’s not goodbye for podcast — it’s the start of a new chapter

“Coronavirus, Fact vs Fiction,” the podcast I’d been hosting for the last 14 months, posted its last episode on Friday. That might come as a surprise, or even a shock, to some of our loyal listeners, who came to rely on its daily dose of scientific fact blended with calm assurances. But, almost 300 episodes…MORE

When to stop drinking caffeine to get a good night’s sleep

When to stop drinking caffeine to get a good night’s sleep

Many of us start our days the same way: with a cup of coffee or tea. Caffeine is as much a part of our routine as brushing our teeth or getting dressed for the day. Maybe your habit extends to a cup of coffee in the afternoon, or you have a soda with your dinner.…MORE

Don’t be blinded by the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel

Although we’re closer than ever to resuming life as usual in the United States, globally, the end of the pandemic is horrifyingly far away. India is now the epicenter of the worst ongoing coronavirus outbreak, and the situation there could get worse before it begins to get better. Despite hope in the United States, where…MORE

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