Latest from Allyson Chiu
Covid-19 outbreaks are turning campuses into hot spots. Here’s how parents should talk to their college-age children about pandemic safety.
  • Oct 20, 2020
Choose your pod mates carefully, keep it small and agree on the rules in advance.
  • Oct 14, 2020
Inspired by her grandparents, Hita Gupta finds a new role for her nonprofit. “Being able to speak with someone who’s having a hard time … I think that’s so important.”
  • Oct 13, 2020
Ireland’s Supreme Court recently ruled that Subway bread has too much sugar to meet the country’s legal definition of “bread” as stated in an arcane tax law.
  • Oct 8, 2020
A tweet from former New Jersey governor Chris Christie (R) saying he checked himself in as a “precautionary measure” for a case of coronavirus sparked a flurry of questions online.
  • Oct 6, 2020
Miscarriages, stillbirths and neonatal deaths are not as rare as one may think, but they are not as openly talked about as other grief experiences, experts say.
  • Oct 2, 2020
For many, masks are the new normal. We talked to experts about how to navigate pandemic life in them.
  • Sep 30, 2020
Recent research suggests that people with “Dark Triad” or antisocial personality traits appear less willing to comply with public health guidelines.
  • Sep 28, 2020
The viral videos of people using nail files on their teeth have prompted alarm from experts warning of permanent damage.
  • Sep 24, 2020
The data collection was described as a “national study” that “conclusively found that fitness facilities are safe and are not contributing to the spread” of the novel coronavirus.
  • Sep 21, 2020