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Moral judgments about an activity’s COVID-19 risk can lead people astray

What do you think was riskier during the pre-vaccine days of the pandemic: having your lonely parents over for dinner or going...

Playing brain training games regularly doesn’t boost brainpower

It’s an attractive idea: By playing online problem-solving, matching and other games for a few minutes a day, people can improve such...

New delta variant studies show the pandemic is far from over

The coronavirus’s delta variant is different from earlier strains of the virus in worrying ways, health officials are discovering. And those differences...

‘This gives hope’: A third COVID-19 vaccine dose can boost protection for organ transplant recipients

A few months ago, transplant surgeon Dorry Segev was despondent about how COVID-19 vaccines were performing in patients like his, who have...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is OK for kids 12 to 15 years old, FDA says

Adolescents as young as 12 may soon begin rolling up their sleeves to get COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. The U.S....

50 years ago, scientists claimed marijuana threatened teens’ mental health

The White House Conference on Youth voted to legalize the sale of grass (with restrictions). On the same day, the Journal of...