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The pandemic has encouraged Americans to turn to widely varying methods of self-care, including bath bombs and meditation. But, this researcher learned, the concept has strayed from its original meaning.

  • Angelica Puzio
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Rice is safe to eat, but experts say adults and especially young children should avoid eating it for every meal to avoid chronic arsenic exposure.

  • Cara Rosenbloom
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You don't like violent TV shows, but everyone's talking about "Squid Game." Here are tips for standing your ground or making watching more tolerable.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's proposed changes to recommendations for using low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke closely align with guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.


Recent research into longevity points to helpful strategies regarding diet and exercise. But don’t forget the joy.

  • Matt Fuchs
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Kickoff could begin in early November. Some warn administering vaccines to young children poses unique challenges.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children get inoculated to prevent covid-19, which has killed an estimated 300 to 600 children in the United States.

A bloody or metallic taste in your mouth during or after high-intensity or endurance workouts, such as running, generally isn’t something to panic over, experts said. Here’s what you need to know.

Recent scientific theories suggest potential links between frozen shoulder and the pandemic.

Our guide to doing pull-ups includes why they’re good for you, what foundational exercises to do and what pitfalls to avoid.

  • Pam Moore
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Washington Consumers’ Checkbook offers a list of questions to help make sure your acupuncturist is following best practices, plus local ratings.

  • Kevin Brasler and Washington Consumers' Checkbook
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The pandemic has encouraged Americans to turn to widely varying methods of self-care, including bath bombs and meditation. But, this researcher learned, the concept has strayed from its original meaning.

  • Angelica Puzio
  • ·

Advances in fabrics and styles are improving the comfort of bras and creating more alternatives.

Agency is looking at the safety of chemical sunscreen filters, ingredients that protect wearers from UV rays.

  • Janna Mandell
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Give yourself time to warm up to socializing, be choosy in whom you pick, find shared routines, and other strategies to make the most out of friendships.

  • Allie Volpe
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The cosmetic procedure, which freezes and kills fat cells, can go wrong in rare cases.

It is safe to get a coronavirus vaccine and a flu shot at the same time, according to experts and the CDC.

Online arguments can exact a psychological toll. Here’s how to help someone who can’t resist a social media battle.

  • Shira Feder
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Shots are expected to be available immediately at locations where the Pfizer vaccine is already being administered, including pharmacies, clinics and some doctor's offices.

The more decisions you have to make, the more stress, which can lead to bad decisions. Here’s how to avoid that.

  • Stacey Colino
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Many of us feel stress because we have too little free time. But a study shows that having too much also can harm our well-being. Here are tips to optimize your hours.

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