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What to do, and not do, before and after your Covid vaccine shot

What to do, and not do, before and after your Covid vaccine shot

It’s an all-out sprint to get Americans vaccinated against the deadly novel coronavirus. As you prepare to get your shot, here are 10 actions experts suggest doing — and avoiding. DO: Get your vaccine when it’s your turn. You should be able to find out when it’s your turn to be vaccinated and how to…MORE

7 strategies for truly restorative rest

7 strategies for truly restorative rest

Many people suffer from a chronic sleep deficit, and that was the case even before the pandemic hit — bringing with it stress, fear and anxiety. A third of us get fewer than seven hours of shut-eye a night, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — and that’s before you factor…MORE

A pandemic playbook for a new year

A pandemic playbook for a new year

It has been more than one year since the first reported case of Covid-19 in the United States — a day that changed our country forever. The arrival of the novel coronavirus on our doorstep continues to challenge our public health officials, scientists, health care workers and, frankly, the American public, to go above and…MORE

UK should cut its 12-week delay between vaccine doses, doctors group says

UK should cut its 12-week delay between vaccine doses, doctors group says

The UK’s decision to wait up to 12 weeks before giving people their second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine should be scrapped, senior doctors have said, reigniting a debate over the British government’s unorthodox inoculation strategy. Britain is prioritizing giving more of its most at-risk citizens a first dose of a vaccine, and has…MORE

Foods that can reduce stress

Stress levels may be high these days, but did you know that what we choose to eat can help to reduce stress, ultimately allowing us to take charge of our mental health? “Instead of thinking of food as ‘stress eating’ or ‘guilty pleasures,’ we can think of using food to shape the lens in how…MORE

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