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Why You Should Think Twice Before Touching Air Vents on a Plane

Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock You’ll never look at this airplane surface the same way again. Cramming hundreds of people into a tight space for hours is going to spread germs. Airplanes, like most forms of public transportation, are ideal places for bacteria to thrive. And while you may not need warnings about how gross the airplane bathroom is,… Read More »

Should Kids Avoid This Kind of Milk?

Plant-based milk has become increasingly popular. Once regarded as a fringe product geared toward “health nuts,” it’s now gone mainstream and is available at many supermarkets and coffee shops. The health benefits, if any, of alternative milks are debatable, and new health guidelines released by a group of health organizations suggest most young children should… Read More »

What you should know about sleep, from 1 million nights of sleep data

The Dreem 2 headband tracks brain activity, heart rate, breathing and movement. Source: Dreem Getting a good night’s sleep is about much more than avoiding screens before you hit the hay. Dreem, a tech company that aims to help people sleep better, tracks brain activity, heart rate, breathing and movement of its customers with its… Read More »

5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

Water is an essential component of life. Covering 75% of the Earth and making up over 60% of the human body, this fluid is abundant. Nevertheless, despite its known importance it has been reported that 75% of people around the world are considered chronically dehydrated. Dehydration can be defined as a harmful reduction of the… Read More »

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »