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Don’t accept failure. Follow this one tip from experts on how to achieve more in your life
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Don’t accept failure. Follow this one tip from experts on how to achieve more in your life

Sleep longer. Eat healthier. Exercise more. Becoming a “better” version of yourself can quickly turn into a nearly endless list of tasks, leaving you overwhelmed. We often decide to try and tackle multiple habits but end up unable to master any of them from the sheer effort it takes to do them. If you’re failing…MORE

When the Delta variant dominated, vaccination and prior infection protected against Covid-19, but vaccination was safest, study finds
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When the Delta variant dominated, vaccination and prior infection protected against Covid-19, but vaccination was safest, study finds

When the Delta variant was dominant in the United States, both vaccination and prior infection helped protect against Covid-19, but vaccination was the safest way to be protected, according to a study published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The data included in the study was collected before the Omicron wave…MORE

Your eyes hold the key to your true biological age, study finds
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Your eyes hold the key to your true biological age, study finds

The eyes may offer a “window into the soul,” as poets say, but they also have a lot to say about your health. Dry eyes can be a sign of rheumatoid arthritis. High levels of cholesterol can cause a white, gray or blue ring to form around the colored part of your eye, called the…MORE

Oklahoma City hospitals are at breaking point, health care system leaders say
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Oklahoma City hospitals are at breaking point, health care system leaders say

Oklahoma City hospitals are short of staff and overwhelmed, with no ICU or inpatient beds available as the Omicron variant causes a surge of Covid-19 patients, according to an open letter from leaders of the city’s four major health care systems. “Our emergency departments are overflowing. Our caregivers are still strong, but they are exhausted.…MORE

Why therapists ARE talking about Bruno — and all the other ‘Encanto’ characters
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Why therapists ARE talking about Bruno — and all the other ‘Encanto’ characters

Kadesha Adelakun bought toys from “Encanto” before she even had a chance to see the movie. She knew characters from a multiracial Afro-Latino family would be an important addition to her office in Kennesaw, Georgia, where she holds play therapy sessions and makes a point of finding toys that reflect the diversity of her young…MORE

Omicron might mark the end of Covid-19’s pandemic phase — unless a certain scenario happens, Fauci says
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Omicron might mark the end of Covid-19’s pandemic phase — unless a certain scenario happens, Fauci says

It’s still too early to predict whether Omicron’s rapid spread will help push coronavirus from the pandemic phase to a more manageable endemic phase — but “I would hope that that’s the case,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. A disease that is endemic has a constant presence in a population but does not affect an…MORE

Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, researchers say, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthrough infections
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Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, researchers say, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthrough infections

Early data out of Israel suggests that a fourth dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccine can bring an increase in antibodies — more than what’s been seen after a third dose — but it still might not be enough to protect against breakthrough infections caused by the Omicron variant. “These are very…MORE

CDC’s suggestion to cancel football, band in nearly every US school called ‘unrealistic’
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CDC’s suggestion to cancel football, band in nearly every US school called ‘unrealistic’

If the scientists at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had their way, to curb the spread of Covid-19 right now, nearly every US school would cancel football, wrestling, band and loads of other mainstay school activities. In another piece of guidance, the CDC tells people who’ve recovered from Covid-19 that they can…MORE

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