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  1. coronavirus
    There Are Now More Than 7 Million COVID Cases in the U.S.And experts predict the death toll could reach 378,000 by the end of the year.
  2. hot bod
    Working Out in Virtual Reality, I Vanquish My Limited SelfWearing a headset makes me forget that I’m tired, that I’m exercising, that I even have a body at all.
  3. health
    Young Adults Are Now Getting COVID More Than Any Other Age GroupIn America, one in five new COVID cases are among people aged 20 to 29.
  4. diets
    Teddi Mellencamp’s ‘Accountability Program’ Sounds Like HellA week after facing widespread criticism for her $600, 500-calorie-a-day diet plan, Teddi has been fired from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  5. cry time
    Why Do We Cry? A Few Explanations for Emotional Tears.Humans are the only animals that weep out of an abundance of feeling, and researchers don’t really know why.
  6. health
    How to Motivate Yourself When Everything Is AwfulTen tricks to make yourself do the thing, according to experts.
  7. covid-19
    How Risky Is Indoor Dining Now?Infectious-disease specialists say it’s not perfect, but it’s time.
  8. tv
    The Celebs Are Going to Tell Us to Calm DownHBO Max has a new show based on a stress-management app.
  9. covid-19
    The CDC Reversed Its Controversial Testing RecommendationAfter considerable outcry, the CDC now says asymptomatic people do need to be tested after exposure to COVID-19.
  10. health
    Everything to Know About Iron DeficiencyIron deficiency is more common in women than men and especially common among pregnant people.
  11. hot bod
    Slouching Toward Six Months of Bad PostureJust give me a reason to stand up straight.
  12. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With School Reopenings?As many schools try to resume in-person classes, we’re seeing more and more Covid outbreaks.
  13. health
    At least 175 COVID-19 Cases and 7 Deaths Linked to a Single Wedding ReceptionMany of those infected didn’t even attend the event, but contracted COVID-19 from a guest.
  14. climate change
    Yet Another Terrifying Alarm Bell on Climate ChangeA massive chunk of the Arctic’s largest ice shelf has broken off and shattered.
  15. power
    Trump Gleefully Endangers Thousands of SupportersAt yet another massive indoor rally — this one in Nevada, where indoor gatherings larger than 50 people are banned.
  16. the cut opinion pages
    Why Is Canceling Your Gym Membership Such Hell?Please, just let us do it online already.
  17. hot bod
    The Little Trick Hardcore Cyclists Swear ByEven if you’re more of a runner than a biker, you could probably use this.
  18. mirror mirror
    The Only Thing I Have Control Over Are My BicepsWhat’s within my grasp is my physical body, which I pump with wine and then pump out with iron.
  19. coronavirus
    New York City Will Resume Indoor DiningCuomo said restaurants can reopen at 25 percent capacity at the end of the month.
  20. health
    It’s Official: No Trick-or-Treating This YearAt least in L.A., where the health department has banned trick-or-treating, haunted houses, and parties because of COVID-19.
  21. stress
    For the Love of God Unclench Your TeethThey should really only touch when you’re eating.
  22. flu season
    Is ‘Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever’ True?Doctors say the popular phrase is half right, half wrong.
  23. pets
    Do You Know Your Dog Better Now?Seventy percent of cat and dog owners say they’ve gotten to know their pets better as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns.
  24. hot bod
    Do I Want to Work Out or Do I Just Want a Toy?Hula-Hoops, trampolines, and jump ropes have never been so appealing.
  25. abortion rights
    The ‘Pro-Life’ Movement Doesn’t Care That Mothers Are DyingTed Cruz wants to ban the abortion pill because pregnancy “is not a life-threatening illness.” Maternal deaths in the U.S. are shockingly high.
  26. covid-19
    No, the CDC Is Not Overcounting COVID-19 DeathsA viral statistic falsely claims that only 6 percent of reported deaths were actually caused by the virus. Here’s what it gets wrong.
  27. health
    It’s a Golden Age for Pretending Not to Notice Acquaintances on the StreetNew research shows just how much harder it is to recognize people when they’re wearing masks.
  28. covid-19
    Bad News for Those of Us Who Are Loud As HellNew research shows that talking quietly could reduce virus transmission by 80 percent.
  29. hot bod
    Was This the Summer You Started Roller-Skating?You might have Instagram star Oumi Janta to thank for that.
  30. health
    Everything to Know About Social AnxietyMany people find social situations nerve-racking, but for some, symptoms can be debilitating.
  31. health
    Unpacking the F-Factor Diet DramaA fashion influencer started sharing anonymous allegations about the diet’s dangerous side effects. Things just got messier from there.
  32. coronavirus
    Colleges Are Suspending Students for PartyingAs universities resume in-person classes, you have to wonder: What did they expect?
  33. covid-19
    Can You Get the Coronavirus Twice?This week, researchers confirmed the first cases of COVID-19 reinfection. Here’s what we know.
  34. coronavirus
    What Is Convalescent Plasma Treatment for COVID-19?The FDA issued an emergency-use authorization for convalescent plasma in treating COVID-19. Here’s what we know.
  35. recalls
    This Is the Worst Food Recall YetFirst, onions and citrus. Now, peaches — at the height of stone-fruit season, no less.
  36. health
    It’s Not Too Early to Get a Flu ShotAnd it’s more important this year than ever.
  37. meat
    Yet Another Man Laid Low by an All-Meat DietSinger James Blunt says he once got scurvy from eating too much meat.
  38. childbirth
    Black Newborns Are 3 Times More Likely to Die When Treated by White DoctorsNew research exposes the harrowing racial disparities in childbirth and postnatal care.
  39. education
    Colleges Are Already Seeing Huge COVID OutbreaksThree schools have switched from in-person classes to remote learning, just days into the fall semester.
  40. coronavirus
    Reopening Gyms Seems Like a Bad IdeaTransmission in New York remains low, but for how long?
  41. health
    Please Actually Get a Flu Shot This YearPublic health officials are scrambling to prevent a “twindemic” in the fall and winter.
  42. coronavirus
    23 Sisters in One Sorority Have Tested Positive for CoronavirusYet another ominous sign as universities bring students back to campus.
  43. health
    Hamptons Parties, Now With 30-Minute COVID Testing at the DoorWhile many New Yorkers have to wait up to two weeks for their results, the wealthy are getting rapid tests outside of private events.
  44. hot bod
    The Flimsy Bands That Will Totally Change Your WorkoutYes, resistance bands really do work.
  45. burning questions
    Which Mask Is the Best Mask?A new study suggests that certain face coverings may be worse than none at all.
  46. explainer
    What We Know About Kids and the CoronavirusAnd why the question of when to reopen schools is among the most challenging of the pandemic.
  47. science of us
    How to Get Through a Workday on No SleepReluctant advice from sleep researchers.
  48. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Was Found on Frozen Chicken WingsChinese authorities say the meat was imported from Brazil.
  49. science of us
    Are You Good at Recognizing Faces?Also: What it means to be uncommonly skilled at face perception.
  50. science of us
    Psychologists Explain Your Phone Anxiety (and How to Get Over It)If the thought of calling someone makes you feel all squirmy inside, you’re in good company.
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