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Thoughts on Thanksgiving, groupthink, and staying safe

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Results reported today from the AstraZeneca vaccine are a little confusing, but ultimately a good thing

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A few key takeaways from America’s top infectious disease doctor

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It may not seem like it now, but you’ll feel better if you get up and move

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Message from experts is ‘you’re on your own’

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A health care worker talks to a person waiting in their car at a coronavirus testing site at Ascarate Park on October 31, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Photo: Cengiz Yar/Stringer/Getty Images


A Q&A with board member Céline Gounder

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The real-life, no BS, science-backed guide

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Feeling hopeful is critical for what lies ahead

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Reports of 90% efficacy are really good news, but many questions remain

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A day after Oregon legalizes psilocybin, a new study adds to a growing body of literature that psychedelics can be useful for psychiatry

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