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Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe
Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.
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Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

By Christie Aschwanden |
Researchers tested twelve different antibody tests and found all but one turned up false positives — implying that someone had antibodies when they didn't ? with false-p...

Why Americans Are Tired of Social Distancing and Hand-Washing

Why Americans Are Tired of Social Distancing and Hand-Washing

May 30
In order to continue to contain the spread of the virus we'll still need to sustain these behaviors for weeks, maybe months, to come. Will people be able to maintain their vigilance?

How Bacteria in Your Gut Interact with Your Mind and Body

How Bacteria in Your Gut Interact with Your Mind and Body

May 30
Many people are familiar with the idea that gut bacteria are important for health. Given their location, you might assume that role is only about digestion.

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

By Christie Aschwanden | May 29
Researchers tested twelve different antibody tests and found all but one turned up false positives — implying that someone had antibodies when they didn't ? with false-positive rates reaching as high as 16%.

Going The Distance By Bus Through A Pandemic

Going The Distance By Bus Through A Pandemic

By Heidi de Marco | May 29
Despite the risk of the coronavirus in public places, people are still boarding public buses and trains because they have no other options to get to work, go shopping and fill prescriptions.

Friday Fitness: Leg and Trap Workout with Greg O'Gallagher

Friday Fitness: Leg and Trap Workout with Greg O'Gallagher

May 29
Fitness expert Greg O'Gallagher guides us through a detailed at-home workout with a few historical bodybuilding anecdotes for good measure.

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Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon Capital

Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon Capital

Manaus is one of the hardest hit cities in Brazil, which officially has lost more than 23,000 lives to the coronavirus. But the toll is likely a vast undercount.

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Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

Heading Back to the Gym? Doctors Explain How to Stay Safe

There are many legitimate concerns about how gyms and fitness studios can safely reopen without furthering the spread. But infectious disease experts say risk can be greatly mitigated.