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What 20 years of screening 9/11 first responders for health risks has taught us
They were the first at the scene on 9/11. Twenty years later, they're helping us learn the long-term health consequences.
Here’s where all the COVID-19 vaccine candidates currently stand
Three vaccines have been authorized for use in the United States.
How does menstruation affect my muscle performance?
We still know surprisingly little.
There’s one magic substance that will help with America’s gut problems
Because you’re almost certainly not getting enough of it.
How long will we keep wearing masks?
Simple face coverings saved many lives this past year. They might be here to stay.
You could get the plague (but probably won’t)
The disease still thrives in some locations in the United States.
4 ways plant protein is healthier than animal protein
Sorry, steak fans.
You can injure yourself stretching—but it’s not easy
Stretching should never cause agonizing pain.
Willow trees could be a sustainable (and beautiful) way to treat wastewater
The trees not only filter waste, but benefit from the extra nutrients.
You might be overusing hand sanitizer
Alcohol doesn’t discriminate good microbes from bad ones.