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No One Food Item Is ‘Bad’ For You

We are, as a society, obsessed with questions about whether an individual food is “good” or “bad” for us. But with the exception of things like poisonous mushrooms (which I would not classify as “food”), no food is bad for you. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Fall Asleep After Waking Up

For many people, sleeping isn’t easy. Roughly 70 million Americans suffer from some kind of sleep disorder, according to the Cleveland Clinic, and around 100 million people in the U.S. don’t typically get enough sleep. The problem has become even more pronounced during the pandemic.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Fall Asleep After Waking Up

For many people, sleeping isn’t easy. Roughly 70 million Americans suffer from some kind of sleep disorder, according to the Cleveland Clinic, and around 100 million people in the U.S. don’t typically get enough sleep. The problem has become even more pronounced during the pandemic.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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There Are Three COVID Vaccines Now and They’re All Good

This weekend, the FDA authorized another vaccine for COVID-19, bringing the total number of options in the US up to three. While there are subtle differences between the three vaccines, all of them appear to be safe and effective, and experts recommend that you get whichever one you can. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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There Are Three COVID Vaccines Now and They’re All Good

This weekend, the FDA authorized another vaccine for COVID-19, bringing the total number of options in the US up to three. While there are subtle differences between the three vaccines, all of them appear to be safe and effective, and experts recommend that you get whichever one you can. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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There Are Three COVID Vaccines Now and They’re All Good

This weekend, the FDA authorized another vaccine for COVID-19, bringing the total number of options in the US up to three. While there are subtle differences between the three vaccines, all of them appear to be safe and effective, and experts recommend that you get whichever one you can. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Your Cheese Might Have Been Recalled

Cheese fans: check your fridge. The El Abuelito Cheese company of Paterson, NJ is recalling all of its queso fresco, quesillo, and requeson products because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Here’s what to know about the recall, including the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Recover After Stubbing a Toe

Stubbing your toe is not only physically painful—it can hurt your ego, as you grab your foot in agony like a cartoon character, knowing that you did this to yourself. Fortunately, most of the time this isn’t a serious injury, and you’ll probably feel better relatively soon. But since it can really, really hurt, you…Read […]

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How to Recover After Stubbing a Toe

Stubbing your toe is not only physically painful—it can hurt your ego, as you grab your foot in agony like a cartoon character, knowing that you did this to yourself. Fortunately, most of the time this isn’t a serious injury, and you’ll probably feel better relatively soon. But since it can really, really hurt, you…Read […]

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Jab Me, I’m Fat

The vaccine rollout across the U.S. has been less than ideal, but finally, it looks like there is a dim light at the end of this long, dark tunnel. Jabs are going in the arms of frontline workers, and as more vaccines are administered, states across the country are opening up the eligibility requirements, allowing…Read […]

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Traffic Noise Could Hurt More Than Your Ears

Urbanization has its ups and downs, which mostly have to do with how the environment affects our physical wellbeing. Big cities have the best food, but they have pollution in many forms, and it turns out noise pollution is dangerous beyond causing harm to our hearing.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Get Rid of Mice Without Actually Killing Them

No one likes a mice infestation, but not everyone wants to hurt the furry vermin that may have infiltrated your home. Luckily, you can ward off mice without leaving their little carcasses strewn all over your floor, attic, or wherever else they might be hiding.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Deal With Relatives Who Disregard Your Parenting Rules

Grandparents who don’t follow parents’ rules are a tradition as old as time, but polarization over pandemic safety guidelines, social unrest, and a contentious election are among the many ways that disagreements between loved ones now have more serious implications. Grandma or grandpa sneaking candy to grandkids whose…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Your Partner’s Birth Control Can Affect Your Sex Life (And What to Do About It)

Birth control is unique among medical interventions, not least of all because its name straight-up tells you what it does—it controls birth by preventing pregnancy. Beyond that, though, there are a lot of other things birth control can do. Some are great: Hormonal birth control can clear skin and make periods or…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How Your Partner’s Birth Control Can Affect Your Sex Life (And What to Do About It)

Birth control is unique among medical interventions, not least of all because its name straight-up tells you what it does—it controls birth by preventing pregnancy. Beyond that, though, there are a lot of other things birth control can do. Some are great: Hormonal birth control can clear skin and make periods or…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Improve Your Chances of Scheduling a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

When not one, but two safe and highly efficacious vaccines received Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration in December 2020—less than a year after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States— it almost seemed too good to be true. (Which is not to imply that corners were cut in…Read […]

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How to Treat Frostbite Until You Can Get Medical Help

Frostbite occurs when the skin, sometimes along with other soft tissues, freezes due to prolonged exposure to the cold. Knowing first aid to treat frostbite until you can get medical aid can help prevent permanent damage, so here’s what you need to know if you’re spending time in extreme cold. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Vaccine Selfies Are Actually Good

I never realized how many of my friends and acquaintances are healthcare workers until my social media feeds started lighting up with vaccine selfies. People flash their reminder cards or brandish their bandages, and that’s a good thing: Each vaccine selfie is a little public health message, and you’re doing your part…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Parents Need to Know About Kids’ Dental Hygiene During the Pandemic

For the past year, we’ve had to scrutinize every appointment we’ve made, every errand we’ve run, and every invitation we’ve accepted or declined. It’s been a constant exercise in risk management. Is possible exposure to COVID-19 worth holding onto a steady paycheck, keeping my child in school, picking up some…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Parents Need to Know About Kids’ Dental Hygiene During the Pandemic

For the past year, we’ve had to scrutinize every appointment we’ve made, every errand we’ve run, and every invitation we’ve accepted or declined. It’s been a constant exercise in risk management. Is possible exposure to COVID-19 worth holding onto a steady paycheck, keeping my child in school, picking up some…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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