With Hugs and Haircuts, U.S. Epidemiologists Start Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday Life

More said masks were necessary in outdoor situations when distance couldn’t be maintained, like picnicking or…

CDC Chief Defends Coronavirus Pandemic Guidance as Impatience Mounts

WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday defended the…

Why Haven’t You Scheduled Your Covid Vaccine?

The rate at which people are making appointments for their Covid-19 shots is decreasing across the…

C.D.C. Chief Defends Pandemic Guidance as Impatience Mounts

WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday defended the…

Diet Companies See Gains as Americans Try to Drop Pandemic Pounds

Maybe it was the frozen pizza. Or the cheesy snack crackers she mindlessly nibbled on as…

What Are Puberty Blockers? – The New York Times

How do they work? Typically, in puberty, gonadotropin-releasing hormone helps to produce follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and…

To Vaccinate Younger Teens, States and Cities Look to Schools, Camps, Even Beaches

Not all teenagers long for the vaccine. Many hate getting shots. Others say that because young…

Dunbar’s Number Debunked: You Can Have More Than 150 Friends

LONDON — Just how many friends can one person have? In a 1993 study, Robin Dunbar,…

The Strange New Life of Vaccine Sites

By Michael Kimmelman and Sinna Nasseri How a crisis can help us rethink space and reimagine…

Need a Pandemic Reset? Try This 10-Day Challenge

While some people did develop healthy new habits during pandemic lockdowns, it’s not too late if…