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This is why being constantly online stresses you out

Feel a little frazzled after spending most of the day online? New research says that constantly checking emails, WhatsApps and Instagram, as well as browsing the web and getting notification after notification is a habit called ‘online vigilance.’ And, somewhat unsurprisingly, it stresses people out. A study published last month in Human Communication Research found […]

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Why Truck Drivers Should Be Next in Line for the Vaccine

The end of the pandemic depends on truck drivers transporting COVID-19 vaccines from factories and planes to hospitals and pharmacies, but they are not prioritized to get the vaccine they are delivering. Currently, healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities are up first for the vaccine. And as part of phase 1b, frontline essential […]

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Here’s Why Plogging Should Be Your New Go-To Workout

If you have never heard of “plogging,” you may assume it has something to do with blogging or vlogging. But actually, this strange-yet-catchy word refers to a type of eco-friendly exercise! Specifically, the term is an amalgamation of “picking up litter” and “jogging,” and proponents of the new trend sing its praises because it allows […]

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Why RNA vaccines for COVID-19 raced to the front of the pack

Developing and testing a new vaccine typically takes at least 12 to 18 months. However, just over 10 months after the genetic sequence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was published, two pharmaceutical companies applied for FDA emergency use authorization of vaccines that appear to be highly effective against the virus. Both vaccines are made from messenger […]

Kids Health

Why Busy Philipps' Daughter Birdie Hasn't Watched 'Dawson's Creek'

Freaks and Geeks fan! Busy Philipps’ 12-year-old daughter, Birdie, has been watching her mom’s 1999 show — but hasn’t seen Dawson’s Creek. Twinning! Nicole Richie and More Celebrities With Their Look-Alike Kids The Illinois native, who also shares daughter Cricket, 7, with her husband, Marc Silverstein, added, “Interestingly, she was at a vintage record shop here in New […]