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Mass tragedies can cause people to emotionally detach and disengage, but there are ways to avoid becoming desensitized, experts say. nyti.ms/3PJtgJr
Exercise, even in small doses, can improve your mood. But what if the workout itself consisted of moves associated with happiness? Try our eight-minute routine that's based on movements researchers say are inspired by joy. nyti.ms/3lK7bwp
Women who were denied an abortion had more psychological problems in the short term than those who received one, and also experienced more long-term physical and financial problems, landmark research known as the Turnaway study found. nyti.ms/3wFTbdp
There is no universal definition of long Covid, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge. Here's what we know so far. nyti.ms/3MHeh0O
Waist trainers — corset-like, compression garments — have been branded as tools for weight loss and maintaining an hourglass body shape. But can they actually do that? Here’s what experts say. nyti.ms/3lrDr7x
U.S. health officials are debating plans to pair coronavirus and flu vaccinations in the fall. Some experts question how well a renewed vaccination push would be received by a pandemic-weary public. nyti.ms/3wA24UO
Push-ups are a mainstay of exercise — they're simple, strenuous and possible to do almost anywhere. But getting the most out of them requires good technique. Here are some tips. nyti.ms/3G0UuXK
More than 75% of long Covid patients in the U.S. were not hospitalized when they were first infected — yet months later, they were experiencing symptoms that were diagnosed as post-Covid conditions, a large study found. nyti.ms/3Nq3Y0P
The Spanish government on Tuesday approved a draft law that would make Spain the first European country to grant women days off work because of menstrual pain, as well as extend access to abortion. nyti.ms/3Lke2qU
It can be confusing to know what to expect if you get Covid. Here’s what you need to know at every stage of an infection. nyti.ms/3Nnw6lg
More than one-third of U.S. adults routinely fail to get a healthy amount of sleep, according to the CDC. If you are looking to become more of a morning person, here are some steps you can take. nyti.ms/3PrhEL3
The FDA authorized booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine for children 5 to 11. nyti.ms/3lgjMY8
Some babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome have low levels of an enzyme in their blood, scientists in Australia found. The new study could pave the way for newborn screening and interventions if the results are corroborated by further research. nyti.ms/3wz18zN
The worsening formula shortage in the U.S is forcing many new mothers to push themselves harder to breastfeed — which for some, can be nearly impossible. “I have been crying about it because I’m trying my best, and nothing is working." nyti.ms/3PhHu3Y
Telehealth start-up Cerebral is under investigation after allegedly prescribing ADHD drugs without properly screening patients, raising questions about companies that quickly prescribe drugs through online-only evaluations. nyti.ms/3lb2MTc
Whether you’re lacing up your running shoes after a few months or a few years, getting back into an exercise routine can be intimidating. Here are tips to avoid injury and frustration. nyti.ms/3FGUtYN
A worsening U.S. baby formula shortage has left parents scrambling to find ways to feed their children. The New York Times spoke to experts about how to cope with the crisis. Here’s what to know. nyti.ms/3MhbWJG
Men are about twice as likely to snore as women, and it can be caused by a number of things, including allergies, aging, a cold or even just the distinctive shape of your throat. Here's how experts say you can find relief. nyti.ms/3l39zhA
With the U.S. in the midst of a baby formula shortage, some parents are making their own. But pediatricians strongly advise against homemade formula, citing significant health risks. nyti.ms/3yxCySQ
Friendship is an important factor in your health and well-being. Somewhere between three and six close friends may be the sweet spot, research suggests. nyti.ms/39Vo1Gb
Rising temperatures increase the risk for heat-related illnesses, including heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Here are expert tips on how to stay cool — even without air conditioning. nyti.ms/39bXzHO
The phrase “romanticize your life” became popular during some of the grimmest months of the pandemic, as a call to action on social media. Two years later, it's still around — in part as a new way of exploring mindfulness. nyti.ms/3kYZuSX
Baby formula shortages are worsening throughout the U.S. But there are workarounds available, experts say, so that parents can keep their infants fed and healthy. Here are some tips that may help. nyti.ms/3FCdWd1
Many popular cleaning practices aren’t effective, and some are just unnecessary, according to chemists and cleaning experts. Here's how to clean the right way. nyti.ms/3wlKSlR
Most people with IUDs are satisfied with their contraceptive method, research shows, but some women find the insertion process much more painful than they expected. Here’s how to prepare. nyti.ms/3yqtXkL
Baby formula shortages are worsening throughout the U.S. But there are workarounds available, experts say, so that parents can keep their infants fed and healthy. Here are some tips that may help. nyti.ms/3ypmHWj
The New York Times is collecting stories about chosen families in the LGBTQ community. Have you found kinship and strength outside traditional family structures? We want to hear about those relationships. nyti.ms/3smT43S
Women are more likely than men to dismiss the warning signs of a heart attack, studies show. But even when they do go to the hospital, health care providers are more likely to downplay their symptoms or delay treating them, researchers have found. nyti.ms/3FwxL5e
Sprained ankles are among the most common musculoskeletal injuries. Here are exercises that can help get you back on, and stay on, your feet. nyti.ms/3P4SfXt
Two-thirds of working parents meet the criteria for parental burnout, a new report says. The nonclinical term means they are so exhausted by the pressure of caring for their children, they feel they have nothing left to give. nyti.ms/3LOFC0p
Experts say climate change is creating more severe allergy seasons. But there are a few things you can do to fight the itchy redness and sniffles. nyti.ms/3K34qA8
There isn’t much research yet on the effects that phone use can have on the body. But some doctors are seeing more patients than ever with pain in their hands, necks, shoulders and upper backs — and say phones are most likely playing a part. nyti.ms/3s1wfCO
Scientists tried for years to quantify the ideal “dose” of exercise for most people — eventually settling on 150 minutes a week for most adults. But what’s the best way to space out those minutes? Here’s what researchers say. nyti.ms/3y2dine
A reader asks: How long does menopause actually last? And how do you know when (or if) you are done? Here’s what experts say. nyti.ms/3JVN2gw
You have symptoms but you’ve tested negative on a rapid home test. Now what? Here's what experts say about home testing. nyti.ms/3NUfItH
Many of us have, at the bottom of our workout drawer, a set of dusty, never-used exercise bands. It turns out, with a little creativity, those little rubber miracles can replace a full workout room.  nyti.ms/3DXWrmy
Many of these products claim to prevent or treat common vaginal problems like yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis. But do they actually work? nyti.ms/3LogRrQ
Allergy seasons have gotten longer and more intense, and they’re only getting worse. Here’s what you can do to prepare. nyti.ms/3xJE3gb
How well do you know the health news of the week? Take this quiz to find out. nyti.ms/3EUeFFW
It’s common for people to notice a headache coming on after eating certain foods, especially ones that are high in sugar or refined carbohydrates, like a slice of chocolate cake or a bowl of pasta. nyti.ms/3vHBQ2h
“There was no in-person conversation, no holding her hand,” Jennifer Spritzer writes about when her mother was hospitalized in April 2020 with Covid. “This was the way for so many of us, losing our loved ones at a distance.” nyti.ms/3rSyfgN
Most Americans have had the coronavirus at least once, the CDC said. By February, nearly 60% had shown signs of exposure, almost double the amount seen in December 2021. nyti.ms/3ESQ9Fd
The CDC issued an alert last week after clusters of severe and unexplained hepatitis cases popped up among otherwise healthy young children. Here’s what symptoms parents should watch for. nyti.ms/3Kh3CI7
People are flocking back to indoor rock climbing gyms for the intense workouts and amiable social scene. But for beginners, bouldering can be intimidating. Here's how to get started. nyti.ms/3xJ4mmI
Antidepressants are one of the most widely prescribed types of medications in the U.S., with more than one out of eight adults having recently taken them, according to a CDC survey. Yet little is known about their long-term benefits, experts say. nyti.ms/3K1eLg4
Some foods and diets, such as leafy greens, nuts and olive oil, may offer real benefits to an aging brain, a growing body of research suggests. nyti.ms/37Go5Zv
There are two oral antiviral therapies currently available to treat Covid-19 in the U.S. Here's who is eligible for the treatments and how to access them. nyti.ms/3L7kHp0
Pollen seasons are getting longer and more intense across the U.S., several studies show. Here are some practical steps you can take to manage symptoms, reduce allergens in your home and get long-term relief. nyti.ms/3L5uOe6
Aloe vera, olive oil, cucumber-ginger juices and boiled apples. All are remedies touted on TikTok for gut healing — but gastrointestinal experts say there’s not enough data to prove whether any of these supposed fixes improve digestive functions. nyti.ms/3K1rj7h
Doctors across the U.S. have seen a rise in patients reporting foot pain over the last two years, so much so that one doctor coined a term for the phenomenon: “pandemic foot.” Here's how the aches can be alleviated and prevented. nyti.ms/3KWH9kE
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